Magic vs 76ers Betting Preview
Philadelphia 76ers vs Orlando Magic Odds
Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Philadelphia when they hit take on the Magic on Sunday in pro hoops betting action.
Supporters of the 76ers have seen them go 23-38 and 28-33 ATS so far this season, while the Magic are at 17-46 and 28-35 ATS. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). In totals betting, the Magic are 35-27-1, while the 76ers are 32-29.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 23-rated 76ers taking on the No. 26-rated Magic in this contest. Computer models indicate a possible 92-89 win for the 76ers on Sunday.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Orlando's No. 24-ranked offense (94.1 PPG) against a 76ers defense that ranks No. 10 at 96.2 PPG. The Magic have averaged 45.2% from the field per game, more than the 76ers have managed so far this season (44% on average).
Defensively, the 76ers feature the league's No. 9-rated defense on the road, giving up 96.7 points per game. Orlando, meanwhile, comes in at No. 25 in the league in scoring at home.
The 76ers were a 102-93 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Heat. They covered the 13-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (195) made winners of OVER bettors. Philadelphia got 25 points from Thaddeus Young en route to a 102-93 loss against Miami on Friday at AmericanAirlines Arena.
Orlando was a 115-86 loser in its last match at home against the Pacers. They failed to cover the 9.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 201 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Orlando was run off the court by the Pacers on Friday as Indiana blasted them 115-86 at Amway Center.
Philadelphia 76ers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Brooklyn are 7-3
After playing Miami are 3-7
After a loss are 1-9
Orlando Magic Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing LA Lakers are 3-7
After playing Indiana are 1-9
After a loss are 3-7
A few 76ers at Magic trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Philadelphia's last 10 games when playing Orlando
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 6 games when playing on the road against Orlando
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Philadelphia's last 12 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Orlando's last 5 games at home
Orlando is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Orlando's last 6 games
Orlando is 14-3 SU in its last 17 games when playing Philadelphia
Philadelphia home to Brooklyn, Monday, March 11
Orlando home to LA Lakers, Tuesday, March 12