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Magic Have Awful History vs Cavs

The Cleveland Cavaliers are beginning to stretch the gap between themselves and everyone else in the Eastern Conference and will be looking for their eighth victory in 10 games when they welcome the Orlando Magic to town Saturday.

Shark Bites
  • The Magic are 6-1-1 ATS in their last 8 road games.
  • The Cavaliers are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 Saturday games.
  • The Magic are 0-5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings between the teams in Cleveland.

To say the Cavs have given the Magic fits as of late would be a massive understatement. Orlando is winless in their previous 12 games against the wine and gold. The good news for Magic backers is they’ve recently fared well coming off a loss, going 4-1 ATS in their last 5 after dropping the previous game.

The UNDER is trending ahead of this one for both sides. Cleveland has seen its prior six contests go below the closing total, while the UNDER is also 4-1 in the last five meetings between the clubs in Ohio.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sports bettors looking to pick the Cleveland Cavaliers as their prediction for this matchup, they were listed earlier as -8.5-point favorites on the betting odds board at Bovada. Those betting on the total over/under for points scored have seen that line set at 195.5 for Saturday at shops such as MyBookie.

Handicapping prediction models run by the computers at Odds Shark pick a 99-95 result in favor of the Cavaliers. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Orlando Magic vs Cleveland Cavaliers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Cleveland Cavaliers bring a 21-9 record (12-17-1 ATS) to the battle against the 19-14 Orlando Magic, who are 22-11 ATS. Fans OVER/UNDER betting have seen Cleveland Cavaliers go 13-17 so far and the Orlando Magic go 15-18. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Cleveland vs Orlando injuries news.

The Cleveland Cavaliers sit at No. 5 in the current NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Orlando Magic are at No. 10 on that betting chart.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively the game matches up Cleveland's No. 21-ranked offense (99.67 PPG) against a Orlando Magic defense that ranks No. 6 at 98.55 PPG. The Cleveland Cavaliers have averaged 44.64% from the field per game, less than the Orlando Magic have managed so far this NBA season (45.58% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Magic got 20 points from Victor Oladipo, but it was Washington that prevailed in a 103-91 final on Friday at Verizon Center.

Cleveland got 34 points from LeBron James en route to a 93-87 victory over Denver on Tuesday at Pepsi Center.

Betting Trends
  • Orlando is 14-5 ATS in its last 19 games
  • Orlando is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Orlando's last 5 games
  • Orlando is 7-1 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
  • Cleveland is 1-3-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Cleveland is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cleveland's last 5 games
  • Cleveland is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Orlando at Detroit, Monday, January 4th
Cleveland home to Toronto, Monday, January 4th