Spurs vs. Magic - 2/4/15 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Orlando Magic (15-36) at San Antonio Spurs (30-18)
NBA Basketball: Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at 8:30 pm (AT&T Center)
The Line: San Antonio Spurs -12.5 -- Over/Under: 204 See the Latest Odds
TV: FS-Florida, FS-Southwest
The San Antonio Spurs and the Orlando Magic face off on Wednesday at the AT&T Center in NBA action.
The San Antonio Spurs are 30-18 this season and they are coming off of a loss to the Clippers that ended a three game winning streak. The Spurs are averaging 101 points and they are shooting 45.6 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 97.3 points and their opponents shoot 44.2 percent. Kawhi Leonard leads San Antonio averaging 15.6 points and 7.9 rebounds per game. Tim Duncan is averaging 14.5 points and 10 rebounds, Tony Parker is averaging 14.2 points, and Danny Green is averaging 12.3 points. The Spurs are 18-7 at home and 7-3 in their last 10 games.
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The Orlando Magic are 15-36 this season and they have lost their last nine games. The Magic are averaging 95.8 points and they are shooting 45.5 percent while defensively they are allowing 102.1 points and their opponents are shooting 47 percent. Nikola Vucevic leads the Magic averaging 19.4 points and 11.2 rebounds per game. Tobias Harris is averaging 17.5 points and 6.5 rebounds, Victor Oladipo is averaging 16.8 points, and Eric Fournier is averaging 12.4 points. The Magic are 10-19 on the road and 1-9 in their last 10 games.
San Antonio is 9-4-2 against the spread following a loss, 1-5 against the spread against the Eastern Conference, and 0-4-1 against the spread in their last five games. Orlando is 7-3 against the spread in their last 10 road games, 2-7 against the spread in their last nine games, and 2-6 against the spread following a loss. The favorite has covered the point spread in eight of the last 10 meetings of these two.
This is a big number but the Spurs are simply much the better team and my pick.