Orlando Magic vs. Sacramento Kings - 11/21/15 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Sacramento Kings (4-9) at Orlando Magic (6-6)
NBA Basketball: Saturday, November 21, 2015 at 5:00 pm (Amway Center)
The Line: Orlando Magic -2 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: CSAC, FSFL
The Sacramento Kings and Orlando Magic square off Saturday afternoon at the Amway Center.
The Sacramento Kings could use a big road win after splitting their last six games. The Sacramento Kings are averaging 103.7 points on 45.4 percent shooting and allowing 108.2 points on 47.1 percent shooting. DeMarcus Cousins is averaging 27.5 points and 11.1 rebounds while Darren Collison is averaging 13.9 points and 3.6 assists. Rajon Rondo is dishing 10.2 assists and Omri Casspi is grabbing 5.8 rebounds. The Sacramento Kings are shooting 39.1 percent from downtown but are turning the ball over nearly 17 times. Also, the Kings have allowed 100-plus points now in 12 of their 13 games this season. The Kings have lost 10 of their last 11 road games. Rudy Gay is questionable with a shoulder injury.
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The Orlando Magic look for a win to get a game above a .500 record. The Orlando Magic are averaging 101.2 points on 42.4 percent shooting and allowing 101.2 points on 42.3 percent shooting. Evan Fournier is averaging 19.4 points and 2.9 assists while Nikola Vucevic is averaging 15.6 points and 8.2 rebounds. Tobias Harris is grabbing 8.7 rebounds and Elfrid Payton is dishing six assists. The Orlando Magic are allowing teams to shoot 31.4 percent from deep and have allowed less than 100 points in five of their last seven games. The Magic need wins like this if they’re going to be a playoff team. Four of the Magic’s six wins this season have come at home. C.J. Watson is questionable with a calf injury.
The Kings are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games vs. a team with a winning home record and 7-19 ATS in their last 26 games following a ATS win. The Magic are 7-2 ATS in their last 9 games following a S.U. win and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The underdog is 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
The Magic are simply the better team, especially on the defensive side where the Kings just watch teams score. You guys know I've been backing the Magic all season long and that's not going to cange againt the Kings.