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Pointspread favors Magic in battle with 76ers

Philadelphia 76ersOrlando Magic
6-9November 27, 2013, 07:00 | Amway Center5-9



Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Philadelphia when they hit take on the Magic on Wednesday in pro hoops betting action.

The Magic bring a 5-9 record (7-7 ATS) to the battle against the 6-9 76ers, who are 9-6 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Orlando go 7-7 so far and the 76ers go 11-4. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).

View Philadelphia 76ers vs Orlando Magic Odds and Stats.

Oddsmakers at 5Dimes opened the Magic as -6.5-point Favorite in this matchup earlier today, while the OVER/UNDER line was sitting around 208.5 earlier at GTbets.eu.

This game matches up the No. 25 (Magic) and the No. 27 (76ers) teams in the league, according to our current NBA Power Rankings at Odds Shark. A 94-90 result in favor of the Magic is predicted by handicapping models.

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The 76ers were a 106-98 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Pacers. They covered the 15-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (204) made winners of OVER bettors. Michael Carter-Williams scored 29 points for Philadelphia on Saturday, but the Pacers managed a 106-98 victory over the 76ers at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

The Magic were a 109-92 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Hawks. They covered the 7.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (201) made winners of OVER bettors. Orlando got 26 points from Arron Afflalo en route to a 109-92 victory over Atlanta on Tuesday at Philips Arena.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Orlando's No. 16-ranked offense, averaging 99.64 PPG, against a 76ers defense that ranks No. 30 at 109.33 PPG. The Magic field goal percentage has averaged 46.21% so far, more than the 76ers shooters have achieved on the year, 44.9% per game.

A few 76ers at Magic trends to consider:
Philadelphia is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Philadelphia's last 7 games
Philadelphia is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
Philadelphia is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Orlando is 0-4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Orlando is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games at home
Orlando is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
Orlando is 8-1 ATS in its last 9 games when playing Philadelphia


Next up:
Philadelphia home to Charlotte, Friday, November 29th
Orlando home to San Antonio, Friday, November 29th

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