Utah takes on Orlando, aims for 5th straight victory
Orlando Magic (13-43, 14th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Utah Jazz (34-21, fourth in the Western Conference)
Salt Lake City; Friday, 9 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Utah comes into a matchup with Orlando as winners of four consecutive games.
The Jazz are 19-10 in home games. Utah is 1-5 in games decided by 3 points or fewer.
The Magic have gone 8-23 away from home. Orlando is 4-27 in games decided by 10 or more points.
The teams meet for the second time this season. The Magic won 107-100 in the last matchup on Nov. 7.
TOP PERFORMERS: Rudy Gobert is averaging 16 points, 15.1 rebounds and 2.3 blocks for the Jazz. Bojan Bogdanovic is averaging 18.2 points over the last 10 games for Utah.
Cole Anthony is averaging 17.8 points, 5.9 rebounds and 6.1 assists for the Magic. Franz Wagner is averaging 17.1 points and 3.8 rebounds while shooting 53.5% over the last 10 games for Orlando.
LAST 10 GAMES: Jazz: 5-5, averaging 108.1 points, 43.5 rebounds, 21.7 assists, 6.9 steals and 4.7 blocks per game while shooting 46.0% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 105.5 points per game.
Magic: 5-5, averaging 109.5 points, 41.2 rebounds, 27.7 assists, 6.5 steals and 4.9 blocks per game while shooting 46.5% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 112.3 points.
INJURIES: Jazz: Rudy Gobert: out (calf), Rudy Gay: out (knee), Nickeil Alexander-Walker: out (not with team).
Magic: Jonathan Isaac: out (knee), E’Twaun Moore: out (knee), Michael Carter-Williams: out (left ankle), R.J. Hampton: out (knee), Markelle Fultz: out (knee), Moritz Wagner: day to day (rib).