Orlando Magic vs. Washington Wizards - 11/25/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Washington Wizards (4-9) at Orlando Magic (6-9)
NBA Basketball: Friday, November 25, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Amway Center)
The Line: Orlando Magic PK -- Over/Under: 203 See the Latest Odds
The Washington Wizards and Orlando Magic clash Friday night in NBA action at the Amway Center.
The Washington Wizards could use a feel good victory after losing six of their last nine games. The Washington Wizards are averaging 102.8 points on 44.7 percent shooting and allowing 105.6 points on 46.1 percent shooting. John Wall is averaging 23.5 points and 8.9 assists while Bradley Beal is averaging 20.2 points and 2.7 rebounds. Otto Porter Jr. is the third double-digit scorer and Markieff Morris is grabbing 6.3 rebounds. The Washington Wizards are shooting 35.4 percent from beyond the arc and 76.9 percent from the free throw line. The Washington Wizards are allowing 39.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.5 rebounds per game. The Washington Wizards have lost five straight road games.
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The Orlando Magic could also use a feel good victory after losing six of their last nine games. The Orlando Magic are averaging 91.9 points on 40.7 percent shooting and allowing 98.9 points on 44.3 percent shooting. Evan Fournier is averaging 17.4 points and 2.9 assists while Serge Ibaka is averaging 13.7 points and 6.7 rebounds. Nikola Vucevic is the third double-digit scorer and Elfrid Payton is dishing 5.6 assists. The Orlando Magic are shooting 31.9 percent from beyond the arc and 71.5 percent from the free throw line. The Orlando Magic are allowing 34.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45 rebounds per game. The Orlando Magic have split their last six home games.
The Wizards are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 road games and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Magic are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 home games and 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games overall. The Wizards are 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings and the under is 6-2 in the last 8 meetings.
The Orlando Magic are playing some decent basketball recently and have played their best at home. Meanwhile, the Washington Wizards are downright trash and unbackable against most teams. In a pick-em game, I'm going to side with the Magic at home. The Wizards have nothing going for them this season.