Indiana Pacers vs. Orlando Magic - 11/14/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Orlando Magic (4-5) at Indiana Pacers (4-6)
NBA Basketball: Monday, November 14, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Bankers Life Fieldhouse)
The Line: Indiana Pacers -7 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Orlando Magic and Indiana Pacers square off Monday night in NBA action at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
The Orlando Magic look for another road victory after beating the Oklahoma City Thunder on Sunday. The Orlando Magic are averaging 92.3 points on 40.6 percent shooting and allowing 102.7 points on 46.3 percent shooting. Evan Fournier is averaging 17.3 points and three assists while Nikola Vucevic is averaging 12.7 points and 10.7 rebounds. Serge Ibaka is the third double-digit scorer and Aaron Gordon is grabbing 5.4 rebounds. The Orlando Magic are shooting 31.6 percent from beyond the arc and 70.7 percent from the free throw line. The Orlando Magic are allowing 34 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.9 rebounds per game. The Orlando Magic have lost six of their last eight road games.
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The Indiana Pacers could use a nice home victory after losing six of their last nine games. The Indiana Pacers are averaging 108.4 points on 46.7 percent shooting and allowing 112 points on 46.7 percent shooting. Paul George is averaging 21.9 points and 6.7 rebounds while Myles Turner is averaging 15.2 points and seven rebounds. C.J. Miles is the third double-digit scorer and Jeff Teague is dishing 6.4 assists. The Indiana Pacers are shooting 36 percent from beyond the arc and 77 percent from the free throw line. The Indiana Pacers are allowing 35.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 41.8 rebounds per game. The Indiana Pacers have won seven of their last eight home games.
The Magic are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 road games and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The Pacers are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games playing on 1 days rest and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The Magic are 1-4 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Indiana and 1-7 ATS in the last 8 meetings overall.
The Magic played yesterday and used a lot of energy and emotion to get Ibaka a victory against his former team. The Pacers usually play their best ball at home and are the clear better team in this matchup. This line seems fair, and I'm going to back Indiana to win this contest by double digits.