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Cavaliers home to Magic in NBA betting action

Orlando MagicCleveland Cavaliers
April 15, 6:00 PM | Quicken Loans Arena

Orlando Magic vs Cleveland Cavaliers Odds

34-25TEAM RECORD20-38

The Cavaliers will try to cover the spread at Quicken Loans Arena on Sunday when they get a visit from the Magic in basketball action.

Supporters of the Magic have seen them go 34-25 and 30-29 ATS so far this season, while the Cavaliers are at 20-38 and 29-29 ATS. In totals betting, the Cavaliers are 27-31, while the Magic are 31-27-1.

View Orlando vs Cleveland Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors opened as 5.5-point favorites in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, while the total was hovering around 190.5 at most shops.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game pits the Cavaliers, currently No. 26 in the Odds Shark NBA Power Rankings, against the Magic, who rate No. 10 in the most recent survey. Meanwhile, math and computer handicapping models run on this game predict a 96-89 victory for the Magic.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Cleveland's No. 22-ranked offense, averaging 93.7 PPG, against a Magic defense that ranks No. 4 at 92.8 PPG. The Cavaliers field goal percentage has averaged 42.4% so far, less than the Magic shooters have achieved on the year, 44.1% per game.

Defensively, the Magic feature the league's No. 4-rated defense on the road, allowing 93.2 points per game. Cleveland, meanwhile, comes in at No. 24 in the league in scoring at home.

The Magic were a 109-81 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Hawks. They failed to cover the 2-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (190) made winners of OVER bettors. Orlando was run off the court by the Hawks on Friday as Atlanta blasted them 109-81 at Amway Center.

Cleveland won its last outing, a 98-89 result against the Wizards on April 14. The Cavaliers covered in that game as a 5.5-point underdog, while the 187 combined points took the game UNDER the total. Luke Harangody scored 16 points leading the Cavaliers to a 98-89 victory over Washington at Verizon Center on Saturday.

Orlando Magic Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 9-1
Before playing Philadelphia are 5-5
After playing Atlanta are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6

Cleveland Cavaliers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Detroit are 4-6
After playing Washington are 5-5
After a win are 3-7

A few Magic at Cavaliers trends to consider:
Orlando is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Cleveland
Orlando is 18-6-1 ATS in its last 25 games when playing Cleveland
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Orlando's last 7 games when playing on the road against Cleveland
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Orlando's last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cleveland's last 7 games when playing at home against Orlando
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cleveland's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cleveland's last 6 games at home
Cleveland is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games at home

Next up:
Orlando home to Philadelphia, Monday, April 16
Cleveland at Detroit, Tuesday, April 17

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