Indiana Pacers vs. Orlando Magic - 11/9/15 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Orlando Magic (3-4) at Indiana Pacers (3-4)
NBA Basketball: Monday, November 9, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Bankers Life Fieldhouse)
The Line: Indiana Pacers -3.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: FSFL, FSMW
The Orlando Magic and Indiana Pacers meet Monday night at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
The Orlando Magic look for a nice road win to get back to a .500 record. The Orlando Magic are averaging 103.4 points on 43.8 percent shooting and allowing 102.3 points on 41 percent shooting. Evan Fournier is averaging 18.7 points and 2.4 assists while Victor Oladipo is averaging 16.3 points and 7.6 rebounds. Tobias Harris is grabbing 7.7 rebounds and Elfrid Payton is dissing 5.7 assists. The Orlando Magic have won three of their last four games and have covered in all seven games this season. The Magic are allowing 29.2 percent shooting from deep and are getting a solid 74 points from their starting five. The Magic have split their last eight road games. Nikola Vucevic is doubtful with a knee injury.
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The Indiana Pacers also look to get back to a .500 record with a victory here. The Indiana Pacers are averaging 93.7 points on 41.8 percent shooting and allowing 97 points on 44 percent shooting. Paul George is averaging 21.5 points and nine rebounds while George Hill is averaging 15 points and 3.5 assists. Monta Ellis is dishing 5.2 assists and Jordan Hill is grabbing eight rebounds. The Indiana Pacers are coming off a Sunday loss to the Cavaliers in which they shot 43.3 percent from the field and turned the ball over seven times. The Pacers have played their best ball at home and have actually won seven of their last nine games at home overall. Rodney Stuckey is questionable with an ankle injury.
The Magic are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 road games and 6-14 ATS in their last 20 Monday games. The Pacers are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games playing on 0 days rest and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 vs. NBA Southeast. The Magic are 1-6 ATS in the last 7 meetings in Indiana and 0-4 ATS in the last 4 meetings overall.
You guys know I've been riding the Magic from the beginning and think this is a playoff team in the East. With seven straight covers, I'm still driving this bandwagon.