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Orlando faces San Antonio on home skid

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San Antonio Spurs (25-26, ninth in the Western Conference) vs. Orlando Magic (17-36, 14th in the Eastern Conference)

Orlando; Monday, 8 p.m. EDT

LINE: Spurs -6.5; over/under is 220.5

BOTTOM LINE: Orlando looks to end its four-game home slide with a victory over San Antonio.

The Magic have gone 10-18 at home. Orlando is fourth in the Eastern Conference with 35.4 defensive rebounds per game led by Wendell Carter Jr. averaging 5.5.

The Spurs are 13-9 on the road. San Antonio ranks ninth in the Western Conference with 43.8 rebounds per game led by Jakob Poeltl averaging 8.0.

The teams meet for the second time this season. The Spurs won 104-77 in the last matchup on March 12. Rudy Gay led San Antonio with 19 points, and Nikola Vucevic led Orlando with 26 points.

TOP PERFORMERS: Carter is averaging 13.3 points and 8.4 rebounds for the Magic. Terrence Ross is averaging 11.7 points and 2.4 rebounds while shooting 26.0% over the last 10 games for Orlando.

DeMar DeRozan is averaging 21.2 points and 7.1 assists for the Spurs. Poeltl is averaging 9.3 rebounds and 12.6 points per game over the last 10 games for San Antonio.

LAST 10 GAMES: Magic: 3-7, averaging 103.7 points, 43.9 rebounds, 21.1 assists, eight steals and five blocks per game while shooting 42.4% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 114.7 points on 47.1% shooting.

Spurs: 3-7, averaging 113.7 points, 42.6 rebounds, 23.8 assists, 7.6 steals and 4.7 blocks per game while shooting 46.9% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 118.2 points on 48.4% shooting.

INJURIES: Magic: Otto Porter Jr.: out (foot), Karim Mane: out (hamstring), Markelle Fultz: out for season (knee), Jonathan Isaac: out for season (knee), Chuma Okeke: out (hip).

Spurs: Gorgui Dieng: out (shoulder), Trey Lyles: out (ankle).

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

The Associated Press