Magic travel south to face the Heat
The Miami Heat have picked up the victory in each of their last six games against the Orlando Magic as those division rivals meet down in South Florida on Saturday night.
Miami blasted Orlando 120-92 as a 7-point road favorite on the NBA odds when the teams met for the first time this season on Wednesday night.
The Heat are now sitting at 7-3 SU and 5-5 ATS in their last 10 games against the Magic.
The Magic will try to spoil the party on Saturday; they are 5-6 ATS against the number this season, while the Heat are 6-6 ATS. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injury news). Orlando is 5-6 on the totals; Miami is 8-4.
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Heat at No. 5 and the Magic at No. 25 heading into this contest. Handicapping models run by the computers at Odds Shark project a 103-91 result in favor of the Heat.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Magic rank No. 12 in the league with 43.73 per game. That compares with Miami’s No. 30 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Miami is the NBA’s No. 5-ranked team at 9.42 per game, while the Magic rate No. 13 with 8.09 per contest.
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