Orlando Magic vs. Utah Jazz - 11/13/15 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Utah Jazz (4-4) at Orlando Magic (3-5)
NBA Basketball: Friday, November 13, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Amway Center)
The Line: Orlando Magic +1.5 -- Over/Under: 187 See the Latest Odds
TV: ROOT, FSFL
The Utah Jazz and Orlando Magic square off early Friday night at the Amway Center.
The Utah Jazz look for their fourth road win to get a game above a .500 record. The Utah Jazz are averaging 95.6 points on 42.6 percent shooting and allowing 90 points on 41.6 percent shooting. Derrick Favors is averaging 16.3 points and 9.4 rebounds while Gordon Hayward is averaging 16.8 points and 2.8 assists. Alec Burks is dishing 2.5 assists and Trey Burke is grabbing 2.4 rebounds. The Utah Jazz are coming off a Thursday loss to the Heat in which they shot 38.2 percent from the field and had 10 turnovers. The Jazz continue to rely on their defense that has allowed less than 100 points in 14 of their last 18 games. Rudy Gobert is questionable with an ankle injury.
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The Orlando Magic look for a nice victory to get back to a .500 record. The Orlando Magic are averaging 101 points on 42.9 percent shooting and allowing 101.3 points on 42.1 percent shooting. Evan Fournier is averaging 18.7 points and four rebounds while Nikola Vucevic is averaging 16.2 points and 7.5 rebounds. Tobias Harris is grabbing 8.3 rebounds and Elfrid Payton is dishing 6.1 assists. The Orlando Magic are allowing 30.9 percent shooting from three and are allowing just 29.1 points from opponents bench. The Magic have lost seven of their last 10 home games. C.J. Watson and Jason Smith are questionable while Victor Oladipo is doubtful.
The Jazz are 9-1-1 ATS in their last 11 games playing on 0 days rest and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Magic are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 home games and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 Friday games. The Jazz are 5-0 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Orlando and 8-3 ATS in the last 11 meetings overall.
We've been on the Magic all season and that's not going to change against a Jazz team that played last night. Give me Orlando and the free point here at home.