Magic vs. Wizards - 12/10/14 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Washington Wizards (14-6) at Orlando Magic (9-14)
NBA Basketball: Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 7:00 pm (Amway Center)
The Line: Orlando Magic -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: CSNB, FSFL
The Washington Wizards and Orlando Magic play Wednesday night at the Amway Center.
The Washington Wizards have won five of their last six games and play their second road contest of the month. On the season, the Wizards are averaging 101.4 points on 46.8 percent shooting and are allowing 97.6 points on 42.9 percent shooting. John Wall leads Washington with 18 points and 10.4 assists while Bradley Beal is averaging 14.2 points and 3.2 assists. Marcin Gortat is grabbing nine rebounds per game and Paul Pierce is shooting 44.1 percent from the field. The Washington Wizards have always been a solid offensive team this season, but they’re shooting 48.5 percent from the field and 40.6 percent from deep in their last five games. Four of the Wizards six losses this season have come on the road. Nene Hilario is questionable for this game with a knee injury.
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The Orlando Magic have split their last six games and play their first home contest of the month. On the season, the Magic are averaging 94.9 points on 45.6 percent shooting and are allowing 100.1 points on 46.1 percent shooting. Tobias Harris leads Orlando with 18.9 points and 7.9 rebounds while Victor Oladipo is averaging 14.8 points and four rebounds. Elfrid Payton is averaging five assists per game and Channing Frye is shooting 41.4 percent from the field. The Orlando Magic are still struggling with consistency on the offensive end but have bumped their shooting percentage to 46.6 percent in their last five games. The Orlando Magic have not won a home game since Nov. 14th. Nikola Vucevic remains questionable with a back injury.
The Wizards are 13-4 ATS in their last 17 road games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 vs. Eastern Conference. The Magic are 2-7 ATS in their last 9 home games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Wizards are 9-3-1 ATS in the last 13 meetings and the road team is 3-1-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
The Washington Wizards have been money against the number on the road all year and that shouldn't change against an Orlando team that still has a ways to go.