Magic at Hornets - 4/13/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Orlando Magic (35-46) at Charlotte Hornets (47-34)
NBA Basketball: Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at 8:00 pm (Time Warner Cable Arena)
The Line: Charlotte Hornets -10.5 -- Over/Under: 209.5 See the Latest Odds
The Orlando Magic and Charlotte Hornets end the regular season Wednesday at the Time Warner Cable Arena.
The Orlando Magic look for another win after winning six of their last nine games. The Orlando Magic are averaging 102 points on 45.5 percent shooting and allowing 103.5 points on 45.9 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 75.9 percent from the free throw line. The Magic are allowing 35.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.4 rebounds per game. The Orlando Magic have lost six of their last seven road games.
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The Charlotte Hornets look for another win after winning six of their last nine games. The Charlotte Hornets are averaging 103.2 points on 43.7 percent shooting and allowing 100.7 points on 44.4 percent shooting. Kemba Walker is averaging 21.2 points and 5.1 assists while Nicolas Batum is averaging 15.1 points and 6.2 rebounds. Jeremy Lin is dishing three assists and Marvin Williams is grabbing 6.5 rebounds. The Charlotte Hornets are shooting 36.2 percent from beyond the arc and 79.2 percent from the free throw line. The Hornets are allowing 35 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.9 rebounds per game. The Charlotte Hornets have won 10 of their last 12 home games.
The Magic are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 road games and 3-8 ATS in their last 11 games following a straight up win. The Hornets are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 home games and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 Wednesday games. The Magic are 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Charlotte.
The Orlando Magic don't get blown out very often, and the last two meetings between these two teams have been close, including an overtime game back in January. So, while the Hornets should win, I'll take the points.