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Charlotte BobcatsOrlando Magic
Jan 17, 7:00 PM | Amway Center

Charlotte Bobcats vs Orlando Magic Odds

3-11TEAM RECORD9-3

Charlotte pays a visit to Orlando on Tuesday, hoping to send the Magic to a loss while also covering the spread in NBA action at Amway Center.

This season the Magic are 9-3 overall and 8-4 ATS against the number, while the Bobcats are 3-11 and 5-9 ATS. As for the totals, Orlando is 6-6 on the OU, and Charlotte is 8-6.

View Charlotte vs Orlando Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had the Magic installed as 12-point favorites in this particular matchup. The over-under number was listed by most sportsbooks at 192.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game pits the Magic, currently No. 21 in the Odds Shark NBA Power Rankings, against the Bobcats, who rate No. 28 in the most recent survey. Meanwhile, math and computer handicapping models run on this game predict a 102-85 victory for the Magic.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Orlando's No. 7-ranked offense, averaging 98.6 PPG, against a Bobcats defense that ranks No. 30 at 102.1 PPG. The Magic field goal percentage has averaged 46.6% so far, more than the Bobcats shooters have achieved on the year, 42.8% per game.

Defensively, the Bobcats feature the league's No. 30-rated defense on the road, allowing 109.2 points per game. Orlando, meanwhile, comes in at No. 17 in the league in scoring at home.

The Bobcats were a 102-94 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Cavaliers. They failed to cover the 1-point spread as favorites, while the total score (196) made winners of OVER bettors. Charlotte suffered a 102-94 loss against Cleveland on Monday, getting 24 points from D.J. Augustin in a losing effort at Time Warner Cable Arena.

The Magic were a 102-93 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Knicks. They covered the 2-point spread as favorites, while the total score (195) made winners of OVER bettors. The Magic got a 30-point performance from Ryan Anderson as Orlando handed New York a 102-93 defeat on Monday at Madison Square Garden.

Charlotte Bobcats Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Chicago are 7-3
After playing Cleveland are 4-6
After a loss are 2-8

Orlando Magic Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing San Antonio are 5-5
After playing New York are 8-2
After a win are 6-4

A few Bobcats at Magic trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Charlotte's last 5 games when playing on the road against Orlando
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Charlotte's last 5 games when playing Orlando
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Charlotte's last 8 games on the road
Charlotte is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Orlando is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Charlotte
Orlando is 13-1 SU in its last 14 games when playing at home against Charlotte
Orlando is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
Orlando is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games

Next up:
Charlotte at Chicago, Saturday, January 21
Orlando home to San Antonio, Wednesday, January 18

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