Pistons vs. Magic - 3/23/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Orlando Magic (29-41) at Detroit Pistons (37-34)
NBA Basketball: Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at 7:30 pm (The Palace of Auburn Hills)
The Line: Detroit Pistons -7 -- Over/Under: 210 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSFL, FSDT
The Orlando Magic and Detroit Pistons meet Wednesday night at The Palace of Auburn Hills.
The Orlando Magic could use a feel good win after losing five of their last six games. The Orlando Magic are averaging 100.8 points on 44.9 percent shooting and allowing 103.1 points on 45.5 percent shooting. Nikola Vucevic is averaging 17.8 points and nine rebounds while Victor Oladipo is averaging 16.1 points and 3.9 assists. Evan Fournier is dishing 2.7 assists and Aaron Gordon is grabbing 6.5 rebounds. The Orlando Magic are shooting 34.9 percent from beyond the arc and 76.3 percent from the free throw line. The Magic are allowing 36.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.7 rebounds per game. The Orlando Magic have lost eight of their last nine road games.
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The Detroit Pistons hope for another win after winning six of their last nine games. The Detroit Pistons are averaging 102.1 points on 44 percent shooting and allowing 101.5 points on 46.4 percent shooting. Reggie Jackson is averaging 18.8 points and 6.2 assists while Andre Drummond is averaging 16.5 points and 14.9 rebounds. Tobias Harris is grabbing 5.9 rebounds and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope is dishing 1.9 assists. The Detroit Pistons are shooting 34.2 percent from beyond the arc and 65.7 percent from the free throw line. The Pistons are allowing 35.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 46 rebounds per game. The Detroit Pistons have won six of their last seven home games.
The Magic are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 Wednesday games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Pistons are 27-13-2 ATS in their last 42 home games and 1-3-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Magic are 1-4 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Detroit and 0-4 ATS in the last 4 meetings overall.
The Magic have checked out and are simply waiting for the season to come to an end. The Pistons have played well at home and are still fighting for a playoff spot. Motivated team against team that gave up a while ago. Give me the Pistons by double digits.