Dallas takes home win streak into matchup with Oklahoma City
Oklahoma City Thunder (14-28, 14th in the Western Conference) vs. Dallas Mavericks (24-19, fifth in the Western Conference)
Dallas; Monday, 8:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Dallas will try to keep its four-game home win streak intact when the Mavericks take on Oklahoma City.
The Mavericks are 19-10 in Western Conference games. Dallas scores 105.5 points while outscoring opponents by 2.8 points per game.
The Thunder are 10-19 in Western Conference play. Oklahoma City is sixth in the Western Conference with 10.3 offensive rebounds per game led by Jeremiah Robinson-Earl averaging 1.7.
The teams square off for the third time this season. In the last matchup on Jan. 3 the Mavericks won 95-86 led by 15 points from Marquese Chriss, while Josh Giddey scored 17 points for the Thunder.
TOP PERFORMERS: Tim Hardaway Jr. averages 2.5 made 3-pointers per game for the Mavericks, scoring 14.6 points while shooting 32.9% from beyond the arc. Jalen Brunson is shooting 54.4% and averaging 16.8 points over the last 10 games for Dallas.
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander is scoring 22.4 points per game with 4.7 rebounds and 5.4 assists for the Thunder. Luguentz Dort is averaging 15.9 points over the last 10 games for Oklahoma City.
LAST 10 GAMES: Mavericks: 8-2, averaging 105.1 points, 44.6 rebounds, 25.0 assists, 6.9 steals and 3.7 blocks per game while shooting 46.6% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 93.8 points per game.
Thunder: 2-8, averaging 102.9 points, 44.8 rebounds, 22.4 assists, 7.6 steals and 4.5 blocks per game while shooting 42.5% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 107.7 points.
INJURIES: Mavericks: None listed.
Thunder: Kenrich Williams: out (health and safety protocols).