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The Oklahoma City Thunder and the Orlando Magic will both be trying to pick up a win on Friday when they battle at Amway Center.

In their last action, Oklahoma City was a 90-89 loser on the road against the Grizzlies. They covered the 1.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (179) was profitable news for UNDER bettors.

Orlando lost its last outing, a 106-94 result against the Knicks on March 20. The Magic failed to cover in that game as a 10.5-point underdog, while the 200 combined points took the game OVER the total.

Oklahoma City:
Team record: 50-19 SU, 40-26-3 ATS
Current streak: lost 2 straight games.

is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Orlando
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of last 8 games when playing on the road against Orlando
is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 7 games

When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Portland are 5-5
After playing Memphis are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3

Orlando:
Team record: 18-51 SU, 31-38 ATS
Current streak: lost 5 straight games.

is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Oklahoma City
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of last 8 games when playing at home against Oklahoma City
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 8 of last 12 games

When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Miami are 6-4
After playing New York are 6-4
After a loss are 3-7

Next up:
Oklahoma City home to Portland, Sunday, March 24
Orlando home to Miami, Monday, March 25