Orlando Magic vs Utah Jazz Odds
Bettors will be looking to hit pay dirt on Wednesday when the Jazz try to run the Magic off the court at EnergySolutions Arena in pro hoops action.
(Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). The Jazz currently sports a record of 9-10, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 8-10-1 ATS. The Magic are 7-10 and 9-8 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Jazz post a 10-8-1 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Magic have gone 7-9-1 against the number.
The visitors opened this morning as 9-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark (including 5Dimes), while the total was hovering around 196.5 at BetOnline and other shops.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 19-rated Magic taking on the No. 15-rated Jazz in this contest. Computer models indicate a possible 97-94 win for the Jazz on Wednesday.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Magic rank No. 10 in the league with 43.2 per game. That compares with Utah’s No. 8 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Utah is the NBA’s No. 16-ranked team at 6.9 per game, while the Magic rate No. 28 with 5.5 per contest.
Defensively, the Magic feature the league's No. 5-rated defense on the road, giving up 94 points per game. Utah, meanwhile, comes in at No. 9 in the league in scoring at home.
The Magic were a 102-94 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Warriors. They covered the 9.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (196) made winners of UNDER bettors. Arron Afflalo scored 24 points leading the Magic to a 102-94 victory over Golden State at Oracle Arena on Monday.
Utah was a 105-104 loser in its last match at home against the Clippers. They covered the 2-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 209 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. The Jazz got a 20-point performance from Mo Williams, who added 12 assists, but Los Angeles still ran past Utah 105-104 on Monday at EnergySolutions Arena.
Orlando Magic Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Sacramento are 6-4
After playing Golden State are 8-2
After a win are 4-6
Utah Jazz Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Toronto are 6-4
After playing LA Clippers are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6
A few Magic at Jazz trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Orlando's last 5 games when playing on the road against Utah
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Orlando's last 5 games when playing Utah
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Orlando's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Orlando's last 6 games
Utah is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
Utah is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Orlando
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Utah's last 5 games when playing Orlando
Utah is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Orlando
Orlando at Sacramento, Friday, December 7
Utah home to Toronto, Friday, December 7