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Los Angeles Lakers vs. Orlando Magic

The Los Angeles Lakers and the Orlando Magic will both be gunning for a victory on Friday when they meet at Amway Center.

Los Angeles was a 109-102 loser in its last match on the road against the Heat. They covered the 11-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 211 sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Orlando lost its last outing, a 112-109 result against the Hawks on January 22. The Magic covered in that game as a 5.5-point underdog, while the 221 combined points took the game OVER the total.

Los Angeles:
Team record: 16-27 SU, 25-18 ATS
Current streak: lost 2 straight games.

The total has gone OVER in 5 of the LA Lakers last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of the LA Lakers last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of the LA Lakers last 5 games when playing on the road against Orlando
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of the LA Lakers last 9 games when playing Orlando

When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing New York are 8-2
After playing Miami are 4-6
After a loss are 2-8

Orlando:
Team record: 11-32 SU, 18-24-1 ATS
Current streak: lost 2 straight games.

The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 5 games when playing at home against LA Lakers
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of last 9 games when playing LA Lakers
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games at home
is 4-2 SU in their last 6 games when playing LA Lakers

When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing New Orleans are 6-4
After playing Atlanta are 6-4
After a loss are 1-9

Next up:
LA Lakers at New York, Sunday, January 26
Orlando at New Orleans, Sunday, January 26