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NBA Game Preview - Magic underdogs vs 76ers at Philadelphia

Orlando MagicPhiladelphia 76ers
Jan 30, 7:00 PM | Wells Fargo Center

Orlando Magic vs Philadelphia 76ers Odds

12-8TEAM RECORD14-6

Wells Fargo Center will feature 76ers vs. Magic action on Monday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NBA action.

The Magic will try to spoil to the party on Monday; they are 10-10 ATS against the number this season, while the 76ers are 15-5 ATS. Orlando is 9-11 on the totals; Philadelphia is 7-13.

View Orlando vs Philadelphia Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to back the visiting Magic before tip-off in this one will find them as 5.5-point underdogs, while the total sits at 179.5.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the 76ers rated this week at No. 2 and the Magic sitting at No. 16. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction models that turned out a 104-93 result in favor of the 76ers today.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Philadelphia's No. 4-ranked offense (98.6 PPG) against a Magic defense that ranks No. 9 at 91.6 PPG. The 76ers have averaged 46.9% from the field per game, more than the Magic have managed so far this season (43.9% on average).

Defensively, the Magic feature the league's No. 8-rated defense on the road, allowing 93.1 points per game. Philadelphia, meanwhile, comes in at No. 12 in the league in scoring at home.

Last time out for Orlando, they were a 106-85 loser as they battled the Pacers at home. The Magic failed to cover in the match as a 3.5-point favorite, while 191 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Orlando was crushed on Sunday, getting run out of the gym by Indiana and falling 106-85 at Amway Center.

Philadelphia won its last outing, a 95-74 result against the Pistons on January 28. The 76ers covered in that game as a 13-point favorite, while the 169 combined points took the game UNDER the total. Philadelphia cruised to victory on Saturday, running Detroit out of the gym and running up a 95-74 score at Wells Fargo Center.

Orlando Magic Trends:
When playing on Monday are 9-1
Before playing Washington are 6-4
After playing Indiana are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3

Philadelphia 76ers Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Chicago are 5-5
After playing Detroit are 4-6
After a win are 6-4

A few Magic at 76ers trends to consider:
Orlando is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia
Orlando is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Orlando's last 5 games when playing Philadelphia
Orlando is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 5 games at home
Philadelphia is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games when playing Orlando

Next up:
Orlando home to Washington, Wednesday, February 1
Philadelphia home to Chicago, Wednesday, February 1

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