Miami Heat vs. Orlando Magic - 3/4/20 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Orlando Magic (27-34) at Miami Heat (39-22)
NBA Basketball: Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at 7:30 pm (AmericanAirlines Arena)
The Line: Miami Heat -8 -- Over/Under:
TV: FSFL, SUN
The Orlando Magic and Miami Heat meet Wednesday in NBA action at the AmericanAirlines Arena.
The Orlando Magic look for a win after splitting their last 12 games. The Orlando Magic are averaging 105.3 points on 43.7 percent shooting and allowing 106.9 points on 46.2 percent shooting. Nikola Vucevic is averaging 19.3 points and 10.8 rebounds while Evan Fournier is averaging 18.9 points and 2.6 rebounds. Aaron Gordon is the third double-digit scorer and Terrence Ross is grabbing 3.3 rebounds. The Orlando Magic are shooting 33.7 percent from beyond the arc and 76.6 percent from the free throw line. The Orlando Magic are allowing 37.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.7 rebounds per game. The Orlando Magic have split their last six road games.
The Miami Heat look for a win after splitting their last 10 games. The Miami Heat are averaging 112.7 points on 46.9 percent shooting and allowing 109.2 points on 44.8 percent shooting. Jimmy Butler is averaging 20.5 points and 6.7 rebounds while Goran Dragic is averaging 16.3 points and 5.1 assists. Bam Adebayo is the third double-digit scorer and Kendrick Nunn is dishing 3.5 assists. The Miami Heat are shooting 38.2 percent from beyond the arc and 77.8 percent from the free throw line. The Miami Heat are allowing 34.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.8 rebounds per game. The Miami Heat have won 12 of their last 15 home games.
The Magic are 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings in Miami. The under is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings in Miami and 4-0 in the last 4 meetings.
The Orlando Magic are an inconsistent team that's hard to figure out and are a club I usually don't look to back often because of it. The Miami Heat are coming off probably their most compelte performance of the season, and they stay home where they win by an average of 10.2 points and are an impressive 20-9-1 against the spread. The Magic do have a history of giving the Heat problems, but I'm going to lay the points anyway because how solid the Heat are at home.