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76ers vs Magic Pick – NBA Predictions & Odds 2/1/23

Orlando Magic (20-31) vs. Philadelphia 76ers (32-17)
February 1, 2023 7:00 pm EDT
The Line: Philadelphia 76ers -8.5; Over/Under: +231.5
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The Orlando Magic and Philadelphia 76ers meet Wednesday in NBA action at the Wells Fargo Center. Let’s preview this game and give out a pick and prediction.

The Orlando Magic Betting Preview

The Orlando Magic are averaging 111.3 points on 47.2 percent shooting and allowing 114.5 points on 47.5 percent shooting. Paolo Banchero is averaging 20.7 points and 3.7 assists, while Franz Wagner is averaging 19.9 points and 4 rebounds. Wendell Carter Jr. is the third double-digit scorer and Markelle Fultz is grabbing 3.8 rebounds. The Orlando Magic are shooting 35.3 percent from beyond the arc and 79.1 percent from the free throw line. The Orlando Magic are allowing 34.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.5 rebounds per game.

The Philadelphia 76ers Betting Preview

The Philadelphia 76ers are averaging 114.7 points on 48.3 percent shooting and allowing 111 points on 47.2 percent shooting. Joel Embiid is averaging 33.6 points and 4.2 assists, while James Harden is averaging 21.3 points and 11 assists. Tyrese Maxey is the third double-digit scorer and Tobias Harris is grabbing 6.2 rebounds. The Philadelphia 76ers are shooting 38.5 percent from beyond the arc and 82.5 percent from the free throw line. The Philadelphia 76ers are allowing 34.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 40.6 rebounds per game.

The Magic are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 road games and 20-7 ATS in their last 27 games overall. The 76ers are 16-6 ATS in their last 22 home games and 1-7 ATS in their last 8 Wednesday games. The over is 42-15-1 in Magic last 58 Wednesday games. The over is 20-7 in 76ers last 27 overall. The Magic are 2-5 ATS in the last 7 meetings in Philadelphia and 3-8 ATS in the last 11 meetings.

Randy’s Free Pick

The Orlando Magic continue to cover numbers in the underdog role, and they just beat the 76ers a couple of days ago. The Philadelphia 76ers also may be without Embiid for this contest. The Magic lose in the underdog role by an average of just 2.9 points. The Magic are 16-7-1 ATS when underdogs of 7.5 or more points. Give me the Magic.

Randy Chambers's Free Pick: Orlando Magic +8.5

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Randy Chambers

Randy has covered sports betting since 2014 and writes about everything from NFL to WNBA and is more than familiar with what it takes to navigate a 150 game college basketball Saturday and a 162 game MLB schedule. Randy has done it all. Follow Randy Chambers on Twitter or catch him on the PickDawgz YouTube channel.

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