Thunder vs. Magic - 2/2/15 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Orlando Magic (15-35) at Oklahoma City Thunder (23-24)
NBA Basketball: Monday, February 2, 2015 at 8:00 pm (Chesapeake Energy Arena)
The Line: Oklahoma City Thunder -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: FSFL, FSOK
The Orlando Magic and Oklahoma City Thunder meet Monday at the Chesapeake Energy Arena.
The Orlando Magic have lost eight straight games and begin a two-game road trip. On the season, the Magic are averaging 95.8 points on 45.5 percent shooting and are allowing 102.1 points on 46.9 percent shooting. Nikola Vucevic is averaging 19.4 points and 11.4 rebounds while Tobias Harris is averaging 16.9 points and 6.5 assists. Elfrid Payton is dishing 5.7 assists and Channing Frye is grabbing 4.5 rebounds. The Orlando Magic are allowing 50.9 percent shooting from the field and 44 percent shooting from deep in their last five games. The Magic have allowed 100-plus points in 12 straight games. Victor Oladipo is questionable for this game with an achilles injury.
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The Oklahoma City Thunder have split their last 10 games and are looking to get back in the playoff race. On the season, OKC is averaging 99.1 points on 43.8 percent shooting and is allowing 98.3 points on 42.8 percent shooting. Kevin Durant is averaging 25.1 points and 6.7 rebounds while Russell Westbrook is averaging 24.8 points and 7.4 assists. Serge Ibaka is grabbing 7.6 rebounds and Reggie Jackson is dishing 4.4 assists. The Oklahoma City Thunder continue to struggle on the offensive end, as they’re shooting just 39.5 percent from the field and 29.7 percent from deep in their last five games. OKC has scored 92 or less points in three straight games.
The Magic are 17-8 ATS in their last 25 road games and 1-7 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The Thunder are 1-3-1 ATS in their last 5 home games and 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Magic are 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
While the Magic have been a lot better on the road than their home court, they're not playin g nearly as well as they have earlier in the year and have been even worse against the spread. With OKC needing to turn it on now, look for a blowout victory.