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Game 37: Magic vs. Bulls GameThread

The Magic, who have lost their last six games at Chicago, are expected to have D.J. Augustin back

NBA: Chicago Bulls at Orlando Magic Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports

Who: Orlando Magic (16-20) at Chicago Bulls (10-27)

When: Wednesday at 8 p.m. Eastern

Where: United Center - Chicago, Illinois

TV: Fox Sports Florida, NBA League Pass

Line: Bulls -1.5, Over/Under 199

Injuries: Orlando - D.J. Augustin (expected to play - ankle), Jonathon Simmons (doubtful - ankle)

Storyline: The Magic, in the midst of a six-game road trip, have struggled offensively against the Bulls this season. They’ve scored 97 and 80 points, respectively, and shot a combined 36.9 percent while splitting the two games.

Chicago Orlando
Pace: 99.35 (23rd) Pace: 98.29 (26th)
ORtg: 100.2 (30th) ORtg: 104.6 (26th)
DRtg: 109.1 (18th) DRtg: 108.7 (15th)
Projected Starters:
Chicago Orlando
PG - Kris Dunn PG - D.J. Augustin
SG - Zach LaVine SG - Evan Fournier
SF - Justin Holiday F - Jonathan Isaac
F - Lauri Markkanen PF - Aaron Gordon
C - Wendell Carter Jr. C - Nikola Vucevic

Check out our in-depth preview of Wednesday’s Magic/Bulls game here.

For some pre-game reading material, here is Garrett Townsend’s story listing New Year’s Resolutions for each member of the Magic core. Also be sure to check out our collection of the best OPP stories of 2018.

For some perspective from the other side, visit our friends over at the Bulls community Blog A Bull.

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