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Magic battle vs Wizards highlights NBA odds

Washington WizardsOrlando Magic
33-31March 14, 2014, 07:00 | Amway Center19-47



Washington travels to Orlando on Friday, hoping to boost its 33-31 mark with a victory over the Magic.

The Wizards will look to vanquish their hosts on Friday, as they are 33-29-2 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Magic are 27-36-3 ATS. Washington is 35-29 against the total, while Orlando is 30-36 versus the number. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). View Washington Wizards vs Orlando Magic Odds and Stats.

The visitors opened this morning as -5-point favorites in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark (including 5Dimes), while the total was hovering around 202.5 at BetOnline and other shops.

The Magic sit at No. 22 in the current NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Wizards are at No. 8 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Wizards will win this game 93-88.

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In their last action, Washington was a 98-85 loser at home against the Bobcats. They failed to cover the 6-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (183) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. The Wizards endured a 98-85 loss at the hands of the Bobcats on Wednesday, despite a 23-point effort from John Wall at Verizon Center.

Last time out for Orlando, they were a 120-112 loser as they battled the Nuggets at home. The Magic failed to cover in the match as a 3-point underdog, while 232 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Orlando got 24 points from Arron Afflalo but lost anyway 120-112 against the Nuggets on Wednesday at Amway Center.

How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Orlando's No. 20-rated squad against Washington's No. 18-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Orlando rates No. 20 in the league with 6.91 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 15 with 8.03 per outing.

A few Wizards at Magic trends to consider:
Washington is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
Washington is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games
Washington is 8-2 ATS in its last 10 games on the road
Washington is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Orlando is 4-7-2 ATS in its last 13 games
Orlando is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
Orlando is 9-3 ATS in its last 12 games at home
Orlando is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games at home


Next up:
Washington home to Brooklyn, Saturday, March 15th
Orlando at Golden State, Tuesday, March 18th

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