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Milwaukee Bucks vs. Orlando Magic - 2/9/19 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Game
Orlando Magic at Milwaukee Bucks
Date & Time Saturday February 9, 2019, 9:00 PM (EST)
Location
Fiserv Forum
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
The Line
The Line: Milwaukee Bucks -11.5 -- Over/Under: 222.5
TV Channel
FSWI, FSFL
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The Orlando Magic and Milwaukee Bucks meet Saturday in NBA action at the Fiserv Forum.

The Orlando Magic could use a win after losing eight of their last 12 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 eight of their last 10 road games.

The Milwaukee Bucks look for another win to build on their six-game winning streak. The Milwaukee Bucks are averaging 117.8 points on 48.2 percent shooting and allowing 107.6 points on 43.1 percent shooting. Giannis Antetokounmpo is averaging 27 points and 12.4 rebounds while Khris Middleton is averaging 17.3 points and 4.2 assists. Eric Bledsoe is the third double-digit scorer and Malcolm Brogdon is dishing 3.3 assists. The Milwaukee Bucks are shooting 35.5 percent from beyond the arc and 76.7 percent from the free throw line. The Milwaukee Bucks are allowing 35.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 48.7 rebounds per game. The Milwaukee Bucks haven’t lost a home game since January 5.

The Magic are 4-9 ATS in their last 13 road games, 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 1 days rest and 4-0-1 ATS in their last 5 Saturday games. The Bucks are 20-9-1 ATS in their last 30 games playing on 0 days rest, 7-3 ATS in their last 10 home games and 15-5-1 ATS in their last 21 games overall. The Magic are 1-3-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings and the favorite is 3-1-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings. The under is 4-1 in Bucks last 5 home games. The over is 9-4 in Magic last 13 overall.

We've been backing the Milwaukee Bucks as double-digit favorites for quite some time now and they've done nothing but cashed. The Bucks have been covering machines for majority of the season, and they're winning their last five games by an average of 16.4 points while outscoring teams by an average of 14.4 points. The Bucks have also won the last three meetings against the Magic by double digits. If it's not broke don't fix it. Keep backing the Bucks and these big lines until it stops cashing.

Pick:
Milwaukee Bucks -11.5

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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