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Atlanta Hawks vs. Orlando Magic - 2/10/19 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Game
Orlando Magic at Atlanta Hawks
Date & Time Sunday February 10, 2019, 7:30 PM (EST)
Location
State Farm Arena
Atlanta, Georgia
The Line
The Line: Atlanta Hawks +1.5 -- Over/Under: 224
TV Channel
FSSE, FSFL
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The Orlando Magic and Atlanta Hawks meet Sunday in NBA action at the State Farm Arena.

The Orlando Magic look for another win after winning four of their last five games. The Orlando Magic are averaging 104.9 points on 44.8 percent shooting and allowing 107.9 points on 46.1 percent shooting. Nikola Vucevic is averaging 20.6 points and 11.9 rebounds while Aaron Gordon is averaging 15.9 points and 7.4 rebounds. Evan Fournier is the third double-digit scorer and D.J. Augustin is dishing 4.7 assists. The Orlando Magic are shooting 34.9 percent from beyond the arc and 78 percent from the free throw line. The Orlando Magic are allowing 36.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.7 rebounds per game. The Orlando Magic have lost four of their last six road games.

The Atlanta Hawks could use a win here after losing seven of their last 11 games. The Atlanta Hawks are averaging 110.7 points on 45.3 percent shooting and allowing 118.2 points on 47.6 percent shooting. John Collins is averaging 19.4 points and 10 rebounds while Trae Young is averaging 16.8 points and 7.4 assists. Kent Bazemore is the third double-digit scorer and Jeremy Lin is dishing 3.5 assists. The Atlanta Hawks are shooting 34.4 percent from beyond the arc and 74.5 percent from the free throw line. The Atlanta Hawks are allowing 36.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45.4 rebounds per game. The Atlanta Hawks have lost their last four home games.

The Magic are 1-3-1 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 0 days rest, 4-9 ATS in their last 13 road games and 7-2-1 ATS in their last 10 Sunday games. The Hawks are 7-2 ATS in their last 9 Sunday games, 1-4 ATS in their last 5 home games and 1-7 ATS in their last 8 games playing on 0 days rest. The home team is 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings and the under is 41-18 in the last 59 meetings. The over is 9-4 in Magic last 13 overall. The over is 5-2 in Hawks last 7 overall.

The Orlando Magic are coming off a late game Saturday night against the Milwaukee Bucks and could be in for a letdown spot. If anything, we could see some tired legs from the Magic with a quick turnaround. The home team has won six of the last seven meetings between the Magic and Hawks. The Hawks are also playing better basketball than the results suggest, as Collins and Young are really starting to put things together. This game could truly go either way, so I'll take the free bucket with the home team. 

Pick:
Atlanta Hawks +1.5

Randy Chambers has been with Sports Chat Place since 2014 and covers everything from the NFL to WNBA and tennis. Nobody works harder in this business in terms of content produced and amount of sports covered. Formerly a lead college football writer with Bleacher Report and has had his work featured at Fox Sports, CBS Sports and various other outlets.

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