San Antonio Spurs vs. Orlando Magic - 3/13/18 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Orlando Magic (20-47) at San Antonio Spurs (37-30)
NBA Basketball: Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at 8:30 pm (AT&T Center)
The Line: San Antonio Spurs -9.5 -- Over/Under: 203.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSFL, FSSW
The Orlando Magic and San Antonio Spurs meet Tuesday in NBA action at the AT&T Center.
The Orlando Magic look to play spoiler here while snapping a four-game losing streak. The Orlando Magic are averaging 105.1 points on 46 percent shooting and allowing 109.5 points on 47.4 percent shooting. Aaron Gordon is averaging 18.3 points and 8.4 rebounds while Evan Fournier is averaging 17.8 points and 2.9 assists. Nikola Vucevic is the third double-digit scorer and Jonathon Simmons is grabbing 3.5 rebounds. The Orlando Magic are shooting 35.9 percent from beyond the arc and 75.8 percent from the free throw line. The Orlando Magic are allowing 36.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 41 rebounds per game. The Orlando Magic have lost seven straight road games.
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The San Antonio Spurs could use a victory here after losing five of their last six games. The San Antonio Spurs are averaging 102.3 points on 45.9 percent shooting and allowing 99.6 points on 45.2 percent shooting. LaMarcus Aldridge is averaging 22.2 points and 8.3 rebounds while Pau Gasol is averaging 10.7 points and 8.4 rebounds. Patty Mills is dishing 2.7 assists and Manu Ginobili is grabbing 2.1 rebounds. The San Antonio Spurs are shooting 35.5 percent from beyond the arc and 77.5 percent from the free throw line. The San Antonio Spurs are allowing 34.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.2 rebounds per game. The San Antonio Spurs have lost four of their last five home games.
The Magic are 11-3 ATS in their last 14 road games, 6-2 ATS in their last 8 vs. Western Conference and 18-8 ATS in their last 26 games overall. The Spurs are 0-6 ATS in their last 6 home games, 2-7 ATS in their last 9 games playing on 0 days rest and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Magic are 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings in San Antonio, 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings and the underdog is 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
The San Antonio Spurs are banged up and falling apart, and it doesn't help they're on the end of a back to back. However, the Orlando Magic are a team that's been getting beat into the ground this season and has given up on the season. The Spurs are also a solid 7-2 ATS this season as a double-digit favorite. Banged up or not, the Spurs should be able to win this game rather easily.