Magic vs. Pacers - 1/6/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Indiana Pacers (19-15) at Orlando Magic (19-16)
NBA Basketball: Wednesday, January 6, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Amway Center)
The Line: Orlando Magic -1 -- Over/Under: 199.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSMW, FSFL
The Indiana Pacers and Orlando Magic square off Wednesday night at the Amway Center.
The Indiana Pacers need a nice win after losing six of their last nine games. The Indiana Pacers are averaging 102.4 points on 44.2 percent shooting and allowing 98.7 points on 44.1 percent shooting. Paul George is averaging 24.7 points and 7.7 rebounds while Monta Ellis is averaging 13.2 points and 4.6 assists. Rodney Stuckey is dishing 2.7 assists and Jordan Hill is grabbing 7.7 rebounds. The Indiana Pacers are shooting 36.7 percent from beyond the arc and 74.9 percent from the free throw line. The Pacers are allowing 32.7 percent shooting from deep and are forcing 15.8 turnovers per game. The Indiana Pacers have lost seven of their last 10 road games. C.J. Miles and George Hill are questionable.
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The Orlando Magic look for consistency after splitting their last 10 games. The Orlando Magic are averaging 99.8 points on 45.4 percent shooting and allowing 99.2 points on 43.9 percent shooting. Nikola Vucevic is averaging 16.8 points and 8.3 rebounds while Tobias Harris is averaging 14 points and 7.2 rebounds. Evan Fournier is dishing 2.6 assists and Victor Oladipo is grabbing 4.8 rebounds. The Orlando Magic are shooting 35.2 percent from beyond the arc and 77.3 percent from the free throw line. The Magic are allowing 33.7 percent shooting from deep and are forcing 14.3 turnovers per game. The Orlando Magic have won seven of their last 10 home games. Elfrid Payton is questionable with an ankle injury.
The Pacers are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 Wednesday games and 2-6 ATS in their last 8 road games. The Magic are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 Wednesday games and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The Pacers are 5-0 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
Even though the Magic have cooled off a bit, we've made a ton of money backing them this season and they continue to crush the spread. I'm not fading Orlando in a toss up situation at home.