Orlando takes on Detroit, aims to break 3-game skid

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Orlando Magic (1-5, 13th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Detroit Pistons (0-4, 15th in the Eastern Conference)

Detroit; Saturday, 7 p.m. EDT

LINE: Pistons -5.5; over/under is 207

BOTTOM LINE: Orlando heads into the matchup with Detroit after losing three games in a row.

Detroit finished 20-52 overall and 12-30 in Eastern Conference games last season. The Pistons averaged 16.5 points off of turnovers, 12.7 second chance points and 41.3 bench points last season.

Orlando went 21-51 overall and 13-29 in Eastern Conference action during the 2020-21 season. The Magic averaged 104.0 points per game last season, 16.6 from the free throw line and 32.7 from deep.

INJURIES: Pistons: Isaiah Livers: out (right foot), Jerami Grant: day to day (right oblique).

Magic: Jonathan Isaac: out (knee), E'Twaun Moore: out (knee), Michael Carter-Williams: out (left ankle), Chuma Okeke: out (right hip), Markelle Fultz: out (knee).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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