Toronto hosts Dallas after Doncic's 45-point game

Dallas Mavericks (33-25, eighth in the Western Conference) vs. Toronto Raptors (22-36, 12th in the Eastern Conference)

Toronto; Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NBA LINE: Mavericks -3; over/under is 240.5

BOTTOM LINE: Dallas takes on the Toronto Raptors after Luka Doncic scored 45 points in the Mavericks' 121-119 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers.

The Raptors have gone 12-16 at home. Toronto is 10-15 in games decided by 10 or more points.

The Mavericks are 15-12 on the road. Dallas has a 3-2 record in games decided by 3 points or fewer.

The Raptors are shooting 47.8% from the field this season, 0.4 percentage points lower than the 48.2% the Mavericks allow to opponents. The Mavericks average 15.1 made 3-pointers per game this season, 1.8 more made shots on average than the 13.3 per game the Raptors give up.

The teams square off for the second time this season. The Raptors won 127-116 in the last matchup on Nov. 9. Pascal Siakam led the Raptors with 31 points, and Doncic led the Mavericks with 31 points.

TOP PERFORMERS: Scottie Barnes is shooting 47.5% and averaging 20.0 points for the Raptors. Immanuel Quickley is averaging 2.8 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Toronto.

Doncic is averaging 34.5 points, 8.8 rebounds, 9.6 assists and 1.5 steals for the Mavericks. Kyrie Irving is averaging 24.8 points, 5.1 rebounds and 4.6 assists over the last 10 games for Dallas.

LAST 10 GAMES: Raptors: 5-5, averaging 115.0 points, 44.8 rebounds, 29.2 assists, 7.0 steals and 5.6 blocks per game while shooting 47.4% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 119.8 points per game.

Mavericks: 7-3, averaging 120.3 points, 44.9 rebounds, 25.2 assists, 8.0 steals and 5.4 blocks per game while shooting 50.5% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 112.1 points.

INJURIES: Raptors: Jakob Poeltl: day to day (ankle).

Mavericks: Dante Exum: out (knee).


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

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