Magic vs. Pistons - 4/6/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Detroit Pistons (41-36) at Orlando Magic (33-44)
NBA Basketball: Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Amway Center)
The Line: Orlando Magic -2 -- Over/Under: 210 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSFL, FSDT
The Detroit Pistons and Orlando Magic meet Wednesday night at the Amway Center.
The Detroit Pistons look for another win after winning 10 of their last 16 games. The Detroit Pistons are averaging 101.9 points on 43.9 percent shooting and allowing 101.2 points on 46 percent shooting. Reggie Jackson is averaging 18.5 points and 6.3 assists while Tobias Harris is averaging 16.5 points and 6.1 rebounds. Andre Drummond is grabbing 14.9 rebounds and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope is dishing 1.9 assists. The Detroit Pistons are shooting 34.2 percent from beyond the arc and 66.2 percent from the free throw line. The Pistons are allowing 35.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 46.4 rebounds per game. The Detroit Pistons have lost five of their last eight road games.
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The Orlando Magic could use a nice win after losing six of their last 10 games. The Orlando Magic are averaging 101.9 points on 45.4 percent shooting and allowing 103.3 points on 45.7 percent shooting. Nikola Vucevic is averaging 18 points and 8.9 rebounds while Victor Oladipo is averaging 16.1 points and four assists. Evan Fournier is dishing 2.6 assists and Aaron Gordon is grabbing 6.5 rebounds. The Orlando Magic are shooting 35.1 percent from beyond the arc and 76.1 percent from the free throw line. The Magic are allowing 35.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.6 rebounds per game. The Orlando Magic have won four of their last five home games.
The Pistons are 8-1 ATS in their last 9 games playing on 0 days rest and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 vs. NBA Southeast. The Magic are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 Wednesday games and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games playing on 2 days rest. The Pistons are 5-0 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
The Detroit Pistons are still fighting for playoff position, and the Magic simply struggle against teams better than them. In a toss up contest, I'm siding with Detroit.