Charlotte Hornets (7-9) at Orlando Magic (7-10)
NBA Basketball: Monday, January 25, 2021 at 7:00 pm (Amway Center)
The Line: Orlando Magic +1 -- Over/Under: 214 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
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The Charlotte Hornets and Orlando Magic meet Monday in NBA action at the Amway Center.
The Charlotte Hornets need a win after losing four of their last five games. The Charlotte Hornets are averaging 107.8 points on 44.8 percent shooting and allowing 109.1 points on 45.2 percent shooting. Gordon Hayward is averaging 23.1 points and 5.1 rebounds while Terry Rozier is averaging 19.3 points and 2.9 assists. Devonte’ Graham is the third double-digit scorer and PJ Washington is dishing 2.9 assists. The Charlotte Hornets are shooting 35.8 percent from beyond the arc and 73.7 percent from the free throw line. The Charlotte Hornets are allowing 34.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.7 rebounds per game.
The Orlando Magic need a win after losing seven of their last eight games. The Orlando Magic are averaging 104.9 points on 42.8 percent shooting and allowing 110.4 points on 47.5 percent shooting. Nikola Vucevic is averaging 23.3 points and 10.9 rebounds while Evan Fournier is averaging 17.7 points and three assists. Terrence Ross is the third double-digit scorer and Aaron Gordon is grabbing 7.3 rebounds. The Orlando Magic are shooting 32.8 percent from beyond the arc and 78.3 percent from the free throw line. The Orlando Magic are allowing 36.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 46.7 rebounds per game.
The Hornets are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 road games and 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The Magic are 7-15 ATS in their last 22 home games and 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The over is 7-3 in Hornets last 10 road games. The under is 8-3-1 in Magic last 12 overall. The Hornets are 13-4 ATS in the last 17 meetings in Orlando and 0-4 ATS in the last 4 meetings.
The Charlotte Hornets are probably the more trustworthy team given what they've done over the course of the season and they just beat the Magic last night. However, the Orlando Magic are better than what they've shown up to this point and they had last night won until they got outscored 33-18. The Magic should be motivated for a bounce back performance and have to feel like they let a game slip away. We're also getting some value on the line, as the public is all over the Hornets. Give me the Magic.