Orlando Magic vs. Brooklyn Nets - 1/6/20 NBA Pick, Odds & Prediction

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Brooklyn Nets at Orlando Magic

Monday, January 6, 2020 at 7:00 PM (Amway Center)

ORL -5.5 . Total 210.5

The Brooklyn Nets are on the road for a clash with the Orlando Magic.  The Nets are (16-18), coming off a 121-102 loss to the Toronto Raptors.  The Magic are (16-20), after falling to the Utah Jazz, 109-106.

In the Nets loss to the Raptors, Brooklyn was led on offense by Spencer Dinwiddie.  Dinwiddie converted on 6 of 12 attempts from the floor, hitting 9 foul shots, registering 23 points.  Brooklyn shot 48% from the floor and 37% from distance.  The Nets took the loss, thanks to their inability to protect the ball.  The Nets committed 24 turnovers in the loss.

In the Magic loss to the Jazz, Orlando was guided offensively by Terrance Ross. Ross connected on 9 of 16 attempts, making 4 foul shots, recording 24 points.  The Magic shot 45% from the floor and 30% from 3-point range.  Orlando took the loss, thanks to the Magic defense allowing the Jazz to connect 16 times from 3-point distance.  The Magic trailed by as many as 16 points in the game.

Recent Betting Trends:

Nets are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games overall.

Nets are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 road games.

The over is 5-2 in Nets last 7 overall.

Magic are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games as a favorite. 

Magic are 3-1-1 ATS in their last 5 games following a ATS loss.

The under is 5-0 in magic last 5 home games.

The over is 7-3-1 in the last 11 matchups.  The Nets have lost 5 in a row and 6 of their last 7.  This should be a low scoring game, as the Nets average just 110 per game, while the Magic rank 30th in points forwarded per contest.  Orlando also has the 2nd best scoring defense in the league, giving up less than 104 per game.  Brooklyn also has the 3rd best field goal percent defense.  Look for this to be a low scoring game, as the Magic come out on top.  Final score prediction, Magic win and the total goes under, 105-101. 

Chris’s Pick Under 210.5

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.