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Phoenix SunsOrlando Magic
March 21, 7:00 PM | Amway Center

Phoenix Suns vs Orlando Magic Odds

23-23TEAM RECORD29-18

The Magic will be trying to slam the Suns on Wednesday when the teams tip off at Amway Center in NBA betting action.

The Magic currently sports a record of 29-18, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 25-22 ATS. The Suns are 23-23 and 24-22 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Magic post a 23-23-1 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Suns have gone 16-28-2 against the number.

View Phoenix vs Orlando Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to back the visiting Suns before tip-off in this one will find them as 8-point underdogs, while the total sits at 193.5.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new Power Rankings at Odds Shark, it's the No. 7-rated Magic and the No. 22-rated Suns in this matchup. Predictive computer formulas point to a 96-94 win for the Magic on Wednesday.

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How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Orlando's No. 11-rated squad against Phoenix's No. 19-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Orlando rates No. 1 in the league with 10.1 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 14 with 6.7 per outing.

Defensively, the Suns feature the league's No. 20-rated defense on the road, allowing 98.4 points per game. Orlando, meanwhile, comes in at No. 20 in the league in scoring at home.

Phoenix lost its last outing, a 99-95 result against the Heat on March 20. The Suns covered in that game as a 10.5-point underdog, while the 194 combined points took the game UNDER the total. Phoenix suffered a 99-95 loss against Miami on Tuesday, getting 19 points from Grant Hill in a losing effort at AmericanAirlines Arena.

Last time out for Orlando, they were an 85-59 loser as they battled the Bulls at home. The Magic failed to cover in the match as a 2-point favorite, while 144 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Orlando was crushed on Monday, getting run out of the gym by Chicago and falling 85-59 at Amway Center.

Phoenix Suns Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Indiana are 8-2
After playing Miami are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3

Orlando Magic Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 9-1
Before playing Cleveland are 7-3
After playing Chicago are 7-3
After a loss are 8-2

A few Suns at Magic trends to consider:
Phoenix is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Phoenix's last 5 games when playing Orlando
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Phoenix's last 5 games when playing on the road against Orlando
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Phoenix's last 16 games when playing on the road against Orlando
Orlando is 6-0-1 ATS in its last 7 games when playing Phoenix
Orlando is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Orlando is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Phoenix
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Orlando's last 5 games when playing Phoenix

Next up:
Phoenix at Indiana, Friday, March 23
Orlando home to Cleveland, Friday, March 23

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