Los Angeles Clippers vs. Orlando Magic - 1/11/17 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Orlando Magic (16-23) at Los Angeles Clippers (26-14)
NBA Basketball: Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at 10:30 pm (STAPLES Center)
The Line: Los Angeles Clippers -9.5 -- Over/Under: 208 See the Latest Odds
The Orlando Magic and Los Angeles Clippers meet Wednesday night in a NBA matchup at the Staples Center.
The Orlando Magic could use a bounce back win after losing five of their last six games. The Orlando Magic are averaging 98.9 points on 43.8 percent shooting and allowing 103.7 points on 45.8 percent shooting. Evan Fournier is averaging 17.5 points and 3.4 assists while Serge Ibaka is averaging 15.6 points and 7.1 rebounds. Nikola Vucevic is the third double-digit scorer and Elfrid Payton is dishing 5.8 assists. The Orlando Magic are shooting 33.7 percent from beyond the arc and 71.4 percent from the free throw line. The Orlando Magic are allowing 35.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.1 rebounds per game. The Orlando Magic have split their last eight road games.
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The Los Angeles Clippers look for another victory to build on their four-game winning streak. The Los Angeles Clippers are averaging 107.9 points on 46.4 percent shooting and allowing 102.4 points on 44.2 percent shooting. Chris Paul is averaging 17.7 points and 9.8 assists while J.J. Redick is averaging 15.6 points and 2.1 rebounds. Jamal Crawford is the third double-digit scorer and DeAndre Jordan is grabbing 13.5 rebounds. The Los Angeles Clippers are shooting 37.7 percent from beyond the arc and 75.5 percent from the free throw line. The Los Angeles Clippers are allowing 34.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.8 rebounds per game. The Los Angeles Clippers have won seven of their last nine home games.
The Magic are 7-2 ATS in their last 9 games playing on 2 days rest and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Clippers are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 home games and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The Magic are 5-2-1 ATS in the last 8 meetings in Los Angeles and 1-4-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings overall.
The Clippers seem to have found their groove again with CP3 back on the floor, and they've been solid at home both SU and ATS. Meanwhile, the Magic are starting to fall apart due to a defense that's allowing 49 percent shooting in their last five games. With the Clippers healthier than they've been in a while and the fact LAC just beat the Magic on the road about a month ago, you have to like the home team by double digits here.