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Portland favored by -12.5 against Orlando on Wednesday

Orlando MagicPortland Trail Blazers
10-24January 08, 2014, 10:00 | Rose Garden26-9



The Trail Blazers hope to be unwelcoming hosts on Wednesday as the Magic pay a visit to Rose Garden in NBA betting action.

The Magic will try to spoil the party on Wednesday; they are 15-18-1 ATS against the number this season, while the Trail Blazers are 20-15 ATS. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injury news). Orlando is 15-19 on the totals; Portland is 26-9.

View Orlando Magic vs Portland Trail Blazers Odds and Stats.

Bettors looking to side with the Trail Blazers in this one found them as -12.5-point Favorite earlier at Bovada, while the total had been sitting in the area of 205 at Bovada.

The Trail Blazers sit at No. 2 in the current NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Magic are at No. 25 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Trail Blazers will win this game 100-90.

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Orlando lost its last outing, a 101-81 result against the Clippers on January 6. The Magic failed to cover in that game as an 8-point underdog, while the 182 combined points took the game UNDER the total. Orlando was crushed on Monday, getting run out of the gym by Los Angeles and falling 101-81 at STAPLES Center.

Last time out for Portland, they were a 123-119 loser as they battled the Kings on the road. The Trail Blazers failed to cover in the match as a 5-point favorite, while 242 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Trail Blazers got a terrific 41-point performance from Damian Lillard but Sacramento handed them a 123-119 defeat on Tuesday at Sleep Train Arena.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Magic rank No. 18 in the league with 42.88 per game. That compares with Portland’s No. 3 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Portland is the NBA’s No. 1-ranked team at 10.34 per game, while the Magic rate No. 17 with 7.38 per contest.

Next up:
Orlando at Sacramento, Friday, January 10th
Portland home to Boston, Saturday, January 11th

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