The NBA's Wednesday schedule showcases some of the most exciting performers across the league!
When the Atlanta Hawks and the Orlando Magic face-off, Franz Wagner will look to translate his positive run of form into a victory. DeMar DeRozan's non-scoring production will be under the microscope when the Chicago Bulls host the New York Knicks. And when the Oklahoma City Thunder play the Miami Heat, Luguentz Dort's production on the glass will be the focus.
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Franz Wagner has grown in his sophomore season with the Orlando Magic, showing off true star potential. At DraftKings, Wagner is a -125 to clear 18.5 points when he faces off against the Atlanta Hawks.
On the season, Wagner is averaging 19.8 points, 4.1 rebounds, and 3.6 assists on 49.6% shooting from the field and 33.6% from three-point range. He's been even better over his last four games though, averaging 24.3 points, 5.0 rebounds, and 2.3 assists on 52.5% from the field and 38.1% from three. In that four-game stretch, Wagner led the Magic to a 3-1 record.
Definitely not one of the league's stronger defensive teams, the Atlanta Hawks are likely to give Wagner many opportunities. Especially with up to five players possibly out for this game, the Hawks don't look set to limit Wagner's excellent scoring form.
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DeMar DeRozan has been a bright spot for the struggling Chicago Bulls throughout this season. At bet365, DeRozan is a +105 to clear 10.5 on rebounds and assists combined when he takes on the New York Knicks.
On the season, DeRozan is averaging 26.0 points, 5.0 rebounds, and 4.8 assists on 50.7% shooting from the field and 31.4% shooting from three-point range. Over his last three games though, DeRozan has averaged 29.7 points, 9.7 rebounds, and 5.7 assists on 54.5% from the field and 33.3% from three-point range.
As teams get more aggressive with DeRozan on the defensive end, the more his production is varied. The Knicks play an aggressive brand of defense that should help DeRozan to thrive beyond his scoring ability.
Oklahoma City Thunder guard Luguentz Dort is one of the league's most exciting young two-way players. At PointsBet, Dort is a +100 to clear 4.5 rebounds when he faces the Miami Heat.
Dort's scoring is down this season, but overall he's improved. On the season he's averaging 13.8 points, 4.6 rebounds, and 2.3 assists on 39.7% from the field and 30.7% from three-point range. However, over his last three games, Dort is averaging 10.0 points, 6.0 rebounds, and 2.0 assists on 27.0% shooting from the field.
Considering Dort has been struggling with his offense, he's been much more aggressive on the offensive glass. In his last game, he collected four offensive rebounds despite the loss and he's also cleared 4.5 rebounds in 13 of his 26 appearances. Expected that effort to carry over against a Heat team who certainly aren't the strongest on the glass.
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