Washington Wizards vs. Orlando Magic - 11/12/18 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Washington Wizards vs. Orlando Magic - 11/12/18 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction Photo by Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Orlando Magic (6-7) at Washington Wizards (3-9)

NBA Basketball: Monday, November 12, 2018 at 7:00 pm (Capital One Arena)

The Line: Washington Wizards -8 -- Over/Under: 222 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds

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The Orlando Magic and Washington Wizards meet Monday in NBA action at the Capital One Arena.

The Orlando Magic look for another victory after winning four of their last five games. The Orlando Magic are averaging 102.6 points on 43.6 percent shooting and allowing 109.7 points on 46.7 percent shooting. Nikola Vucevic is averaging 17.8 points and 10.7 rebounds while Evan Fournier is averaging 16.5 points and 4.4 assists. Aaron Gordon is the third double-digit scorer and Terrence Ross is grabbing 2.9 rebounds. The Orlando Magic are shooting 32.1 percent from beyond the arc and 74.1 percent from the free throw line. The Orlando Magic are allowing 37.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.8 rebounds per game. The Orlando Magic have won three of their last four road games.

The Washington Wizards could use a win after losing seven of their last nine games. The Washington Wizards are averaging 110.5 points on 44.9 percent shooting and allowing 119.3 points on 47.5 percent shooting. Bradley Beal is averaging 22.6 points and 4.4 rebounds while John Wall is averaging 21.8 points and 8.1 assists. Kelly Oubre Jr. is the third double-digit scorer and Dwight Howard is grabbing 9.6 rebounds. The Washington Wizards are shooting 32.2 percent from beyond the arc and 77.9 percent from the free throw line. The Washington Wizards are allowing 39 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 40.1 rebounds per game. The Washington Wizards have lost three of their last four home games.

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The Magic are 8-2 ATS in their last 10 games playing on 0 days rest, 15-7-1 ATS in their last 23 road games and 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The Wizards are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 vs. Eastern Conference, 1-4 ATS in their last 5 home games and 3-11 ATS in their last 14 games overall. The Magic are 4-9-1 ATS in the last 14 meetings in Washington, 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings and the road team is 7-3 ATS in the last 10 meetings.

The Washington Wizards don't deserve to be laying this much chalk with the way they've played up to this point, and a win over the Miami Heat doesn't move the needle much. The Wizards are horrible defensively and haven't gotten consistent play outside of their backcourt. The Magic are also that sneaky decent team that does a good job of covering big numbers. Give me the points.

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Randy’s Pick Orlando Magic +8

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.

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