Kings vs. Magic - 3/11/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Orlando Magic (27-36) at Sacramento Kings (25-38)
NBA Basketball: Friday, March 11, 2016 at 10:00 pm (Sleep Train Arena)
The Line: Sacramento Kings -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: FSFL, CSAC
The Orlando Magic and Sacramento Kings square off Friday night at the Sleep Train Arena.
The Orlando Magic could use a win after losing six of their last eight games. The Orlando Magic are averaging 100.8 points on 44.8 percent shooting and allowing 102.5 points on 45.4 percent shooting. Nikola Vucevic is averaging 17.8 points and nine rebounds while Victor Oladipo is averaging 15 points and 3.9 assists. Evan Fournier is dishing 2.7 assists and Elfrid Payton is grabbing 3.4 rebounds. The Orlando Magic are shooting 34.9 percent from beyond the arc and 77 percent from the free throw line. The Magic are allowing 36 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.1 rebounds per game. The Orlando Magic have lost four straight road games.
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The Sacramento Kings also need a win after losing seven of their last eight games. The Sacramento Kings are averaging 107 points on 46.4 percent shooting and allowing 109.6 points on 46.2 percent shooting. DeMarcus Cousins is averaging 27.4 points and 11.5 rebounds while Rudy Gay is averaging 17.6 points and 6.6 rebounds. Rajon Rondo is dishing 11.9 assists and Marco Belinelli is grabbing 1.8 rebounds. The Sacramento Kings are shooting 35.7 percent from beyond the arc and 72.2 percent from the free throw line. The Kings are allowing 36.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.9 rebounds per game. The Sacramento Kings have lost four straight home games.
The Magic are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games following a ATS loss and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 vs. Western Conference. The Kings are 16-34-1 ATS in their last 51 Friday games and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 home games. The Magic are 2-5 ATS in the last 7 meetings.
The Kings play their best ball on their home court, and the Magic have been falling apart for a while now. So, in a toss-up game, give me the Kings on their home court.