Magic host Suns in basketball action
Phoenix Suns vs Orlando Magic Odds
Orlando looks to cover the Magic-Suns pointspread on Sunday and improve its overall 1-0 mark when they host Phoenix in NBA action.
The Magic currently sports a record of 1-0, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 1-0 ATS. The Suns are 1-1 and 0-2 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Magic post a 0-1 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Suns have gone 0-2 against the number.
The visitors opened as 1.5-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, while the total was hovering around 193 at most shops.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Magic at No. 13 and the Suns at No. 20 heading into this contest. Handicapping models run by the computers at Odds Shark project a 105-92 result in favor of the Magic.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Orlando's No. 6-ranked offense (102 PPG) against a Suns defense that ranks No. 5 at 88 PPG. The Magic have averaged 48.8% from the field per game, more than the Suns have managed so far this season (41.9% on average).
Defensively, the Suns feature the league's No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 0 points per game. Orlando, meanwhile, comes in at No. 11 in the league in scoring at home.
The Suns were a 92-89 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Pistons. They failed to cover the 4.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (181) made winners of UNDER bettors. Phoenix earned a 92-89 victory over Detroit on Friday, getting 16 points from Michael Beasley at US Airways Center.
In their last action, Orlando was a 102-89 winner at home against the Nuggets. They covered the 6-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (191) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. Orlando got 29 points and 10 rebounds from Glen Davis en route to a 102-89 victory over Denver on Friday at Amway Center.
Phoenix Suns Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Miami are 6-4
After playing Detroit are 3-7
After a win are 4-6
Orlando Magic Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Chicago are 8-2
After playing Denver are 5-5
After a win are 4-6
A few Suns at Magic trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 13 of Phoenix's last 17 games when playing on the road against Orlando
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Phoenix's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Phoenix's last 10 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Phoenix's last 6 games when playing Orlando
Orlando is 7-0-1 ATS in its last 8 games when playing Phoenix
Orlando is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Phoenix
Orlando is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Phoenix
The total has gone OVER in 13 of Orlando's last 17 games when playing at home against Phoenix
Phoenix at Miami, Monday, November 5
Orlando at Chicago, Tuesday, November 6