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Orlando Magic vs Philadelphia 76ers Odds
The 76ers will be trying to slam the Magic on Monday when the teams tip off at Wells Fargo Center in NBA betting action.
(Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). The 76ers currently sports a record of 20-26, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 21-25 ATS. The Magic are 14-33 and 22-25 ATS. Betting totals have seen the 76ers post a 25-21 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Magic have gone 26-20-1 against the number.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game pits the 76ers, currently No. 24 in the Odds Shark NBA Power Rankings, against the Magic, who rate No. 25 in the most recent survey. Meanwhile, math and computer handicapping models run on this game predict a 93-91 victory for the 76ers.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Philadelphia's No. 27-ranked offense, averaging 93.3 PPG, against a Magic defense that ranks No. 21 at 99.4 PPG. The 76ers field goal percentage has averaged 44.6% so far, less than the Magic shooters have achieved on the year, 45.4% per game.
Defensively, the Magic feature the league's No. 15-rated defense on the road, giving up 99.5 points per game. Philadelphia, meanwhile, comes in at No. 26 in the league in scoring at home.
Orlando was a 107-98 loser in its last match on the road against the Bucks. They covered the 10-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 205 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Nikola Vucevic poured in 20 points and chipped in with 12 rebounds in a losing cause for Orlando on Saturday, as the Bucks rolled to a 107-98 victory over Orlando at Bradley Center.
The 76ers were an 89-80 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Kings. They covered the 6-point spread as favorites, while the total score (169) made winners of UNDER bettors. The 76ers got a 23-point performance from Thaddeus Young, who added 15 rebounds as Philadelphia ran past Sacramento 89-80 on Friday at Wells Fargo Center.
Orlando Magic Trends:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing LA Clippers are 5-5
After playing Milwaukee are 7-3
After a loss are 2-8
Philadelphia 76ers Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Indiana are 5-5
After playing Sacramento are 4-6
After a win are 1-9
A few Magic at 76ers trends to consider:
Orlando is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia
Orlando is 13-2 SU in its last 15 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 17 of Orlando's last 21 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Orlando's last 5 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games when playing at home against Orlando
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Philadelphia's last 8 games when playing Orlando
The total has gone OVER in 14 of Philadelphia's last 19 games at home
Orlando home to LA Clippers, Wednesday, February 6
Philadelphia home to Indiana, Wednesday, February 6