Indiana Pacers vs. Orlando Magic - 10/14/16 NBA Preseason Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Orlando Magic vs. Indiana Pacers
NBA Basketball: Friday October 14, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Amway Center)
The Line: Orlando -1 -- Over/Under: 205 See the Latest Odds
The Orlando Magic play host to the Indiana Pacers at the Amway Center Friday night.
The Indiana Pacers will be going for another win after downing the Milwaukee Bucks 101-83. The Pacers took firm control of this game in the first half with a 62-31 lead heading to the locker room which essentially put this in the win column. Indiana didn’t set the world on fire at 43% from the floor but the Bucks couldn’t buy a basket at 33.7% which made a difference of nine field goals. Indiana received a game high 21 points and five assists from Rodney Stuckey with Jeff Teague next in line with 15 points on 5-10. Former Temple star Lavoy Allen gave the Pacers 12 points and eleven rebounds while Glenn Robinson III added eleven points.
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The Orlando Magic never got their offense in gear in Wednesday night’s 95-89 defeat at the hands of visiting San Antonio. This was competitive throughout with the Spurs icing it late with a few foul shots while Orlando couldn’t sink a basket late. In reality, neither team were great shooting the ball at around 39% with SAS going 11-24 on threes while the Magic were 7-21 from distance and committed 23 turnovers. Orlando received a game high 20 points on 7-14 shooting from Evan Fournier with Jeff Green tossing in 18 points while Aaron Gordon, Nikola Vucevic and BIsmack Blyombo combined 21 points and 31 rebounds.
The Pacers are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games following a straight up win of more than 10 points and the under is 4-0 in Pacers last 4 games playing on 1 days rest while the Pacers are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The over is 4-0 in Magic last 4 games playing on 1 days rest and the Magic are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games following a ATS loss while the Magic are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games following a straight up loss. The Pacers are 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings in Orlando and the Pacers are 7-1 ATS in the last 8 meetings while the under is 8-3-1 in the last 12 meetings.
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