Carter leads NJ in scoring with 24.8 ppg on 45.7% FG shooting. Jason Kidd, who was held scoreless by the Magic last week in the Magic victory, averages 14.4 ppg, 8.8 asts, and 8 rebs. DHoward has made 33 of 37 FGs (89%) in his last 3 games, setting an all-time NBA record over a 3 game span (with a minimum of 35 shots) by anyone not named Wilt Chamberlain. NJ averages 97.3 ppg, while allowing 98.2 ppg. The Magic average 94.5 ppg, while allowing 93.4 ppg.
NJ has beaten the Magic 3 straight times in NJ and 7 of 10 overall in NJ. The Nets are 5 pt favorites in tonight's game (www.pinnaclesports.com).