WAS is led by star Arenas, averaging 29.9 ppg on 43.1% shooting, 6.2 asts; Butler 21 ppg, 8.1 rebs; F Antawn Jamison 18.8 ppg, 8.2 rebs; former Magic guard Deshawn Stevenson 9.8 ppg on 49.8% FG shooting (46.3% 3 pt FG), and C Brendan Haywood 6.6 ppg, 6.9 rebs. The Wizards average 107.1 ppg, and allow 106.1 ppg. The Magic average 93.6 ppg, and allow 92 ppg.
Arenas has failed to score 20 pts in a game just 6 times this season, and has bounced back the game after all those games with impressive performances. The Magic better be wary since Arenas scored just 16 pts WED. Magic are a 3 1/2 pt favorite (www.pinnaclesports.com).