Wizards vs. Magic - 2/9/15 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Orlando Magic (16-38) at Washington Wizards (32-20)
NBA Basketball: Monday, February 9, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Verizon Center)
The Line: Washington Wizards -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: FSFL, CSNB
The Orlando Magic and Washington Wizards meet Monday at the Verizon Center.
The Orlando Magic have lost 11 of their last 12 games and continue to fall apart. On the season, the Magic are averaging 96.1 points on 45.7 percent shooting and are allowing 102.2 points on 46.9 percent shooting. Nikola Vucevic is averaging 19.7 points and 11.3 rebounds while Tobias Harris is averaging 17.5 points and 6.5 rebounds. Victor Oladipo is dishing 3.8 assists and Evan Fournier is shooting 43.2 percent from the field. The Orlando Magic are coming off a last-second loss on Sunday to the Bulls and look for their first road win since January 12th. The Magic are a complete mess right now and have pretty much thrown in the towel on the season. Luke Ridnour is questionable for this game due to personal reasons.
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The Washington Wizards look to get back on track after losing five of their last six games. On the season, the Wizards are averaging 99.9 points on 47.2 percent shooting and are allowing 97.7 points on 43.8 percent shooting. John Wall is averaging 17.5 points and 10.2 assists while Paul Pierce is averaging 12.6 points and 4.3 rebounds. Marcin Gortat is grabbing eight rebounds and Nene Hilario is shooting 51.9 percent from the field. The Washington Wizards are shooting just 44.9 percent from the field in their last five games and have scored 96 or less points in three of their last four games. The Wizards need more consistent offensive production if they hope to get back on track and win consistently. Bradley Beal is questionable for this game with a toe injury.
The Magic are 8-3 ATS in their last 11 road games and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games playing on 0 days rest. The Wizards are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 Monday games and 1-9 ATS in their last 10 games overall. The Magic are 1-5-1 ATS in the last 7 meetings in Washington and 4-9-1 ATS in the last 14 meetings overall.
The Magic have been one of those teams that's much better on the road, as you've seen they've covered eight of their last 11 games away from home. Take the points here.