Magic at Spurs - 2/1/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Orlando Magic (20-25) at San Antonio Spurs (39-8)
NBA Basketball: Monday, February 1, 2016 at 8:30 pm (AT&T Center)
The Line: San Antonio Spurs -16 -- Over/Under: 202.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSFL, FSSW
The Orlando Magic and San Antonio Spurs square off Monday night at the AT&T Center.
The Orlando Magic look for back-to-back wins for the first time since December. The Orlando Magic are averaging 98.7 points on 44.8 percent shooting and allowing 99.9 points on 44.4 percent shooting. Nikola Vucevic is averaging 16.7 points and 8.8 rebounds while Victor Oladipo is averaging 13.7 points and four assists. Tobias Harris is grabbing 7.1 rebounds and Evan Fournier is dishing 2.7 assists. The Orlando Magic are shooting 35.5 percent from beyond the arc and 77.1 percent from the free throw line. The Magic are allowing 34.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.5 rebounds per game. The Orlando Magic have lost four straight road games.
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The San Antonio Spurs look for a bounce back win after splitting their last four games. The San Antonio Spurs are averaging 104.5 points on 49.1 percent shooting and allowing 91.2 points on 43 percent shooting. Kawhi Leonard is averaging 20 points and 2.5 assists while LaMarcus Aldridge is averaging 15.8 points and 8.6 rebounds. Tony Parker is dishing 5.1 assists and Manu Ginobili is grabbing three rebounds. The San Antonio Spurs are shooting 38.7 percent from beyond the arc and 79 percent from the free throw line. The Spurs are allowing 32 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.8 rebounds per game. The San Antonio Spurs haven’t lost a home game since March 12th. Tim Duncan is out with a knee injury.
The Magic are 7-1-1 ATS in their last 9 vs. Western Conference and 3-13 ATS in their last 16 games overall. The Spurs are 9-3 ATS in their last 12 Monday games and 33-16-2 ATS in their last 51 home games. The Magic are 2-6 ATS in the last 8 meetings.
You guys know how I feel about double-digit chalk. I rarely lay it unless we're talking about the Warriors in Oracle. I've also been riding the Magic bandwagon all season long and like they've value with Duncan out. I'll take my chances with the points.