Recap - Hornets Defeat Orlando 93-67
The battle between the Hornets and Magic didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Orlando was handed a 93-67 defeat on Friday at New Orleans Arena.
New Orleans was an underdog by 3.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 175.5.
New Orleans got 17 points from Carl Landry and another 15 points from Marco Belinelli. Jarrett Jack contributed 9 assists, while Trevor Ariza cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
The Magic got a 28-point performance from Dwight Howard, who was supported by 9 points from J.J. Redick. Chris Duhon had 5 assists in a losing cause for Orlando, while Dwight Howard grabbed 16 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed New Orleans were victorious, as the score was 47-34 at the break.
New Orleans won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 43-36.
New Orleans heads into a battle against the Hawks. Orlando, meanwhile, will have their next action against Indiana.