Orlando Magic (7-4) at Phoenix Suns (4-8)
NBA Basketball: Friday, November 10, 2017 at 9:00 pm (Talking Stick Resort Arena)
The Line: Phoenix Suns +3 -- Over/Under: 226 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The Orlando Magic and Phoenix Suns meet Friday in NBA action at the Talking Stick Resort Arena.
The Orlando Magic look for a nice road victory here after splitting their last six games overall. The Orlando Magic are averaging 109.3 points on 47.4 percent shooting and allowing 105.6 points on 45.3 percent shooting. Evan Fournier is averaging 20.5 points and 3.6 assists while Aaron Gordon is averaging 19.3 points and 8.3 rebounds. Nikola Vucevic is the third double-digit scorer and Jonathon Simmons is grabbing 3.3 rebounds. The Orlando Magic are shooting 40.6 percent from beyond the arc and 77.4 percent from the free throw line. The Orlando Magic are allowing 31.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.2 rebounds per game. The Orlando Magic have won three of their last four road games. D.J. Augustin is questionable with a hamstring injury.
The Phoenix Suns need a feel good victory here in order to snap a four-game losing streak. The Phoenix Suns are averaging 105.7 points on 43 percent shooting and allowing 115.8 points on 46.9 percent shooting. Devin Booker is averaging 22.3 points and 3.8 assists while TJ Warren is averaging 16.9 points and 6.3 rebounds. Mike James is the third double-digit scorer and Josh Jackson is grabbing 3.2 rebounds. The Phoenix Suns are shooting 34.2 percent from beyond the arc and 76.9 percent from the free throw line. The Phoenix Suns are allowing 38.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 46.2 rebounds per game. The Phoenix Suns have lost four of their last six home games. Tyson Chandler is questionable with a back injury.
The Magic are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 1 days rest, 15-36-1 ATS in their last 52 games following a ATS win and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 vs. Western Conference. The Suns are 11-5 ATS in their last 16 Friday games, 11-4 ATS in their last 15 vs. NBA Southeast and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The Magic are 5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings in Phoenix, the underdog is 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings and the road team is 6-0 ATS in the last 6 meetings.
The Suns have cooled off big time, as they've lost four straight and are allowing 114.4 points on 47.8 percent shooting from the field in their last five games. The Magic have actually played some of their best ball this season on the road, where they've won three of their last four and are outscoring teams by five points on average. Orlando should have little trouble putting the ball in the hoop, leading to another road victory and a cover of the small line.