Magic at 76ers - 11/7/15 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Orlando Magic (2-4) at Philadelphia 76ers (0-5)
NBA Basketball: Saturday, November 7, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Wells Fargo Center)
The Line: Philadelphia 76ers +5 -- Over/Under: 194.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSFL, CSN
The Orlando Magic and Philadelphia 76ers meet Saturday night at the Wells Fargo Center.
The Orlando Magic look for a road win to get victories in three of their last four games. The Orlando Magic are averaging 103.2 points on 43.3 percent shooting and allowing 103.2 points on 40.4 percent shooting. Evan Fournier is averaging 19 points and 4.3 rebounds while Tobias Harris is averaging 16.8 points and 8.3 rebounds. Victor Oladipo is dishing 4.8 assists and Aaron Gordon is grabbing 5.2 rebounds. The Orlando Magic gave the Raptors their first loss of the season on Friday thanks to holding Toronto to 34.9 percent shooting. The Magic have either won or lost each game this season by five or less points. The Magic have lost 10 of their last 13 road games. Nikola Vucevic is out with a knee injury.
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The Philadelphia 76ers look for their first victory after an 0-5 start to the season. The Philadelphia 76ers are averaging 91 points on 42.3 percent shooting and allowing 103.4 points and 45.9 percent shooting. Jahlil Okafor is averaging 19.8 points and 5.6 rebounds while Nerlens Noel is averaging 14.2 points and 11 rebounds. TJ McConnell is dishing 7.2 assists and Hollis Thompson is grabbing 5.2 rebounds. The Philadelphia 76ers are coming off a Friday loss to the Cavaliers in which they allowed 51.1 percent shooting and turned the ball over 16 times. The 76ers just can’t catch a break as they’ve now lost 15 straight games. The good news for Philly is that 10 of its last 11 victories have come on its home court.
The Magic are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 0 days rest and 2-5-1 ATS in their last 8 vs. NBA Atlantic. The 76ers are 5-1-1 ATS in their last 7 Saturday games and 1-6 ATS in their last 7 home games. The Magic are 10-2 ATS in the last 12 meetings in Philadelphia and 18-6 ATS in the last 24 meetings overall.
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