Orlando Magic vs. Charlotte Hornets - 12/16/15 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Charlotte Hornets (14-9) at Orlando Magic (13-11)
NBA Basketball: Wednesday, December 16, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Amway Center)
The Line: Orlando Magic PK -- Over/Under: 197.5 See the Latest Odds
The Charlotte Hornets and Orlando Magic meet Wednesday night at the Amway Center.
The Charlotte Hornets look to keep rolling after winning five of their last seven games. The Charlotte Hornets are averaging 102.7 points on 44.5 percent shooting and allowing 98 points on 43.7 percent shooting. Kemba Walker is averaging 18 points and 4.7 assists while Nicolas Batum is averaging 17 points and 6.7 rebounds. Jeremy Lamb is grabbing 4.7 rebounds and Jeremy Lin is dishing 2.8 assists. The Charlotte Hornets are shooting 35.7 percent from beyond the arc and 76.7 percent from the free throw line. The Hornets are allowing 34 percent shooting from deep and are forcing 13.7 turnovers per game. The Charlotte Hornets have split their last six road games.
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The Orlando Magic also look to stay hot after winning seven of their last 10 games. The Orlando Magic are averaging 100.1 points on 43.9 percent shooting and allowing 98.5 points on 42.6 percent shooting. Nikola Vucevic is averaging 15.6 points and 8.6 rebounds while Evan Fournier is averaging 14.6 points and 2.2 assists. Tobias Harris is grabbing 7.4 rebounds and Victor Oladipo is dishing 3.7 assists. The Orlando Magic are shooting 34.7 percent from beyond the arc and 76.9 percent from the free throw line. The Magic are allowing 33.3 percent shooting from deep and are forcing 15.2 turnovers per game. The Orlando Magic have won six of their last eight home games.
The Hornets are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games playing on 3 or more days rest and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games. The Magic are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 vs. NBA Southeast and 8-1-1 ATS in their last 10 games overall. The road team is 21-7 ATS in the last 28 meetings.
You guys know who started the Orlando Magic bandwagon before the season started. Yours truely. With covers in eight of their last 10 games, there's no reason to hop off this money train. Keep backing the Magic until that cow runs dry.