Pistons at Mavericks
7:30 p.m. Wednesday, American Airlines Center, Dallas
Radio: ESPN/103.3 FM; Univision 1270/AM (Spanish)
Records: Pistons 13-13, Mavericks 6-18.
About the Pistons: Detroit has lost three of its past five games. That includes a stunning 97-79 home loss to the Philadelphia 76ers (who share the NBA cellar with the Mavericks) on Sunday, despite 28 points from Marcus Morris. ... The Pistons own victories against Oklahoma City (104-88), the Los Angeles Clippers (108-97), Boston (121-114) and Chicago (102-91). ... Tobias Harris (16.5 points per game), Andre Drummond (14.9 points, 13.6 rebounds per game), Morris (14.5 points) and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (14.3 points) and Jon Leuer (10.3 points, 6.4 rebounds) are the primary producers for the Pistons. ... The Pistons are 3-12 in their past 15 meetings with the Mavericks. ... The road team has won the past five games in this series.
About the Mavericks: This is the final game of a two-game homestand that opened with Monday’s convincing 112-92 victory over the Denver Nuggets. After Wednesday’s game, the Mavericks play at Utah on Friday before returning home to host the Sacramento Kings on Sunday. ... The Mavericks shot a season-high 58.4 percent from the field against the Nuggets and also scored a season-high 21 fast-break points. . ... Guard Wesley Matthews has been outstanding. In the past three games, Matthews has scored 26, 26 and 25 points while shooting 15 of 30 from 3-point territory. ... After a slow start, the Mavericks have won three of their past six games and will carry a season-high, two-game home winning streak into the game against the Pistons.