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New Jersey NetsOrlando Magic
March 25, 7:00 PM | Amway Center

New Jersey Nets vs Orlando Magic Odds

23-47TEAM RECORD46-26

Bettors will be looking to hit pay dirt on Friday when the Magic try to run the Nets off the court at Amway Center in pro hoops action.

The Magic currently sports a record of 46-26, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 30-40-2 ATS. The Nets are 23-47 and 33-37 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Magic post a 28-40-4 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Nets have gone 34-35-1 against the number.

View New Jersey vs Orlando Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 26-rated Nets taking on the No. 4-rated Magic in this contest. Computer models indicate a possible 102-91 win for the Magic on Friday.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Orlando's No. 14-ranked offense, averaging 99.9 PPG, against a Nets defense that ranks No. 15 at 99.3 PPG. The Magic field goal percentage has averaged 46.2% so far, more than the Nets shooters have achieved on the year, 43.7% per game.

In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Nets own the league's No. 16-rated mark, allowing 101.1 points per game when on the road. Orlando, on the other hand, rates No. 18 in home scoring.

Last time out for New Jersey, they were a 98-94 winner as they battled the Cavaliers on the road. The Nets covered in the match as a 3-point favorite, while 192 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Kris Humphries scored 18 points leading the Nets to a 98-94 victory over Cleveland at Quicken Loans Arena on Wednesday.

Last time out for Orlando, they were a 111-99 winner as they battled the Knicks on the road. The Magic covered in the match as a 1-point favorite, while 210 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Dwight Howard went off for 33 points and added 11 rebounds leading Orlando to a 111-99 win over New York on Wednesday at Madison Square Garden.

New Jersey Nets Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Atlanta are 1-9
After playing Cleveland are 3-7
After a win are 6-4

Orlando Magic Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing New York are 9-1
After playing New York are 8-2
After a win are 6-4

A few Nets at Magic trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of New Jersey's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of New Jersey's last 15 games when playing Orlando
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of New Jersey's last 15 games when playing on the road against Orlando
The total has gone OVER in 9 of New Jersey's last 13 games
Orlando is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against New Jersey
Orlando is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing New Jersey
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Orlando's last 6 games at home
Orlando is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games

Next up:
New Jersey at Atlanta, Saturday, March 26
Orlando at New York, Monday, March 28

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