Bucks vs. Magic - 1/26/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Orlando Magic (20-22) at Milwaukee Bucks (19-27)
NBA Basketball: Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at 8:00 pm (Bradley Center)
The Line: Milwaukee Bucks -5 -- Over/Under: 195.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSFL, FSWI
The Orlando Magic and Milwaukee Bucks square off Tuesday night at the BMO Harris Bradley Center.
The Orlando Magic need a victory to snap a tough six-game losing streak. The Orlando Magic are averaging 98.7 points on 44.9 percent shooting and allowing 99.2 points on 44.2 percent shooting. Nikola Vucevic is averaging 16.8 points and 8.6 rebounds while Victor Oladipo is averaging 13.9 points and 3.9 assists. Tobias Harris is grabbing 7.2 rebounds and Elfrid Payton is dishing six assists. The Orlando Magic are shooting 35.1 percent from beyond the arc and 77 percent from the free throw line. The Magic are allowing 34.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.6 rebounds per game. The Orlando Magic have lost five of their last six road games.
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The Milwaukee Bucks look for some consistency after splitting their last 10 games. The Milwaukee Bucks are averaging 98.2 points on 46.2 percent shooting and allowing 103 points on 45.2 percent shooting. Khris Middleton is averaging 17.7 points and four assists while Greg Monroe is averaging 16 points and 9.8 rebounds. Giannis Antetokounmpo is grabbing 7.2 rebounds and Michael Carter-Williams is dishing 5.6 assists. The Milwaukee Bucks are shooting 35.4 percent from beyond the arc and 75.6 percent from the free throw line. The Bucks are allowing 36.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 41.4 rebounds per game. The Milwaukee Bucks have won five of their last seven home games. O.J. Mayo is out with a hamstring injury.
The Magic are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 vs. NBA Central and 7-3 ATS in their last 10 Tuesday games. The Bucks are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 vs. Eastern Conference and 7-3-1 ATS in their last 11 home games. The Magic are 6-2 ATS in the last 8 meetings in Milwaukee and 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings overall.
We've been backing the Magic all year and have made a killing. While Orlando has cooled off big time, its a team that continues to play hard and has come close to stopping the bleeding. I'm not high on the Bucks. I'll take the points here.