Orlando Magic vs. Atlanta Hawks - 12/20/15 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Atlanta Hawks (16-12) at Orlando Magic (15-11)
NBA Basketball: Sunday, December 20, 2015 at 6:00 pm (Amway Center)
The Line: Orlando Magic -1 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Atlanta Hawks and Orlando Magic square off Sunday afternoon at the Amway Center.
The Atlanta Hawks look for a strong road win after splitting their last 10 games. The Atlanta Hawks are averaging 101 points on 45.6 percent shooting and allowing 100 points on 44.2 percent shooting. Paul Millsap is averaging 18.2 points and 8.9 rebounds while Al Horford is averaging 15.4 points and 7.2 rebounds. Jeff Teague is dishing 5.9 assists and Kent Bazemore is grabbing 4.3 rebounds. The Atlanta Hawks are shooting 34.1 percent from beyond the arc and 80.1 percent from the free throw line. The Hawks are allowing 37.4 percent shooting from deep and are forcing 16 turnovers per game. The Atlanta Hawks have lost five of their last eight road games.
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The Orlando Magic look to remain red hot after winning seven of their last 10 games. The Orlando Magic are averaging 100.7 points on 44.4 percent shooting and allowing 98.3 points on 42.8 percent shooting. Nikola Vucevic is averaging 15.9 points and 8.7 rebounds while Tobias Harris is averaging 14.6 points and 7.5 rebounds. Victor Oladipo is dishing 3.8 assists and Evan Fournier is grabbing 3.2 rebounds. The Orlando Magic are shooting 35.1 percent from beyond the arc and 76.8 percent from the free throw line. The Magic are allowing 33.7 percent shooting from deep and are forcing 15.3 turnovers per game. The Orlando Magic have won eight of their last 10 home games.
The Hawks are 1-5-2 ATS in their last 8 Sunday games and 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games following a ATS win. The Magic are 7-1-1 ATS in their last 9 games playing on 1 days rest and 18-7-1 ATS in their last 26 games overall. The Hawks are 9-4 ATS in the last 13 meetings in Orlando and 1-6 ATS in the last 7 meetings overall.
We've been backing the Magic since the beginning of the season and it's put money in our account. No reason to fade Orlando against a subpar Atlanta squad. Magic keep the money train rolling.