Magic vs. Warriors - 2/25/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Golden State Warriors (51-5) at Orlando Magic (25-30)
NBA Basketball: Thursday, February 25, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Amway Center)
The Line: Orlando Magic +8 -- Over/Under: 221 See the Latest Odds
TV: CSNB, FSFL
The Golden State Warriors and Orlando Magic square off Thursday at the Amway Center.
The Golden State Warriors look to build on their ridiculous 51-5 record. The Golden State Warriors are averaging 115 points on 48.7 percent shooting and allowing 103.5 points on 43.2 percent shooting. Stephen Curry is averaging 29.8 points and 6.6 assists while Klay Thompson is averaging 21.6 points and 3.8 rebounds. Draymond Green is dishing 7.3 assists and Harrison Barnes is grabbing 4.5 rebounds. The Golden State Warriors are shooting 41.8 percent from beyond the arc and 75.6 percent from the free throw line. The Warriors are allowing 32.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 46.7 rebounds per game. The Golden State Warriors have lost five road games all season.
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The Orlando Magic look for consistency after splitting their last 10 games. The Orlando Magic are averaging 100.1 points on 44.9 percent shooting and allowing 101.2 points on 44.8 percent shooting. Nikola Vucevic is averaging 17.5 points and 9.1 rebounds while Victor Oladipo is averaging 14.6 points and 4.1 assists. Evan Fournier is grabbing 2.9 rebounds and Brandon Jennings is dishing 4.7 assists. The Orlando Magic are shooting 35.3 percent from beyond the arc and 77 percent from the free throw line. The Magic are allowing 35.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.1 rebounds per game. The Orlando Magic have lost seven of their last 10 home games.
The Warriors are 6-0 ATS in their last 6 Thursday games and 19-7-1 ATS in their last 27 games playing on 0 days rest. The Magic are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games playing on 1 days rest and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The road team is 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings.
The Magic are way too inconsistent to think they can with this Warriors team. Golden State also usually bounces back in a big way after being scared in their previous game. Give me Golden State by double digits.