Today we will be previewing two games, both on the NBA slate.
Mavericks @ Pistons
The Dallas Mavericks (49-30) aim to get their 50th win of the season tonight when they travel to take on the Detroit Pistons (23-56). The last time they won 50 games in a season was 2014-2015. The Mavs responded from a 135-103 loss to the Wizards on Friday with a 118-112 over the defending champion Bucks in Milwaukee. Dallas is 4-1 in their last 5 games. The Pistons are on a 3-game winning streak for the first time this season, most recently coming off a victory in Indiana over the Pacers 121-117. They have also defeated the Thunder and the 76ers during this stretch. They are 3-2 in their last 5 games. The Mavericks are 1-0 against the Pistons this season, winning at home, 116-108.
Wizards @ Hawks
The Atlanta Hawks (41-38) will look to gain home court advantage in the play in tournament when they take on the Washington Wizards (35-44) tonight at home. The Hawks are coming off a loss to the Raptors, 118-108. Despite that loss, they have been 4-1 in their last 5 games and 6-2 in their last 8. The Wizards are coming off a 132-114 victory over the Timberwolves on the road, bouncing back from a 144-102 blowout loss to the Celtics. The Hawks are 2-1 against the Wizards this season, most recently winning 117-114 in March.