Orlando Magic vs. Los Angeles Lakers - 11/11/15 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Los Angeles Lakers (1-5) at Orlando Magic (3-5)
NBA Basketball: Wednesday, November 11, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Amway Center)
The Line: Orlando Magic -7.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Los Angeles Lakers pay a visit to the Orlando Magic tonight at the Amway Center.
The Magic were going for a third straight win heading into Indiana on Monday but instead lost to the Pacers by 97-84. Evan Fournier continued his great start to the season with a team-high 21 points while Victor Oladipo added 15 points, but the team shot just 39.7 percent from the field while committing 21 turnovers. Tobias Harris scored just eight points and the Magic really needed him to step up with Nikola Vucevic missing his third straight game as he deals with the bone bruise in his right knee, leaving his status as questionable for tonight's game.
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Meanwhile, the Lakers have won just one of their first seven games to start the season and they'll be looking to avoid a third straight loss on the road when they play the Magic tonight. Anthony Brown scored a team-high 17 points and Metta World Peace added 14 points as the Lakers fell to the Heat by 101-88 last night. Kobe Bryant was rested for the game and coach Byron Scott said he does not plan on playing Bryant in Wednesday's game against the Magic.
In ATS trends, the Lakers are 3-0-1 ATS in their last four against the Eastern Conference and 2-7 ATS in their last nine games overall, while the Magic are 7-1 ATS in their last eight games overall and 5-1 ATS in their last six home games.
Head to head, the Lakers are 1-4 ATS in the last five meetings in Orlando and the favorite is a perfect 5-0 ATS in the last five meetings.
The Magic will probably be without their starting center in Vucevic, but they really don't have an excuse for not beating the struggling Lakers at home.