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San Antonio Spurs vs Orlando Magic 10/6/22 NBA Picks, Predictions, Odds

Orlando Magic vs San Antonio Spurs
October 6, 2022 8:00 pm EDT
The Line: San Antonio Spurs +4 / Orlando Magic -4
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The Orlando Magic and San Antonio Spurs meet Thursday in preseason NBA action at the AT&T Center. The Orlando Magic have lost 6 of their last 8 preseason games. The San Antonio Spurs have lost 6 of their last 9 preseason games.

The Orlando Magic are averaging 97 points on 39.3 percent shooting and allowing 109 points on 43.9 percent shooting. Cole Anthony is averaging 17 points and 5 rebounds, while Moritz Wagner is averaging 15 points and 4 rebounds. R.J. Hampton is the third double-digit scorer and Wendell Carter, Jr. is grabbing 4 rebounds. The Orlando Magic are shooting 33.3 percent from beyond the arc and 69.2 percent from the free throw line. The Orlando Magic are allowing 27.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 38 rebounds per game.

The San Antonio Spurs are averaging 96 points on 35.5 percent shooting and allowing 134 points on 54.6 percent shooting. Devin Vassell is averaging 13 points and 2 rebounds, while Isaiah Roby is averaging 12 points and 2 assists. Zach Collins is the third double-digit scorer and Jakob Poeltl is grabbing 10 rebounds. The San Antonio Spurs are shooting 26.2 percent from beyond the arc and 65.5 percent from the free throw line. The San Antonio Spurs are allowing 44.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44 rebounds per game.

The Magic are 0-6 ATS in their last 6 Thursday games and 4-9 ATS in their last 13 games overall. The Spurs are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 home games and 10-1 ATS in their last 11 games overall. The under is 5-2 in Magic last 7 road games. The under is 4-1 in Spurs last 5 home games. The Magic are 0-4 ATS in the last 4 meetings.

The Orlando Magic are a young team that’s eager to prove themselves and despite being short on talent overall, they have a bit of a pep in their step. The San Antonio Spurs aren’t good, their coach already put them on blast, and they were downright horrible in their first preseason game. Tough to find the confidence for the Spurs at the moment. Give me the Magic and the small number.

Randy Chambers's Free Pick:
Orlando Magic -4
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