Orlando Magic vs. Los Angeles Clippers - 1/26/20 NBA Pick, Odds & Prediction

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Los Angeles Clippers at Orlando Magic

Sunday, January 26, 2020 at 6:00 PM (Amway Center)

ORL +3.5, O/U 218

The Los Angeles Clippers head to Orlando, FL on Sunday for a game against the Magic in a matchup of teams from the Western and Eastern Conference.  In their last game, the Clippers defeated the Miami Heat by the score of 122-117.  Kawhi Leonard led the Clippers in points on the night, scoring a total of 33 while shooting 9 of 22 from the field and 11 of 11 from the free throw line.  Leonard also led the Clippers in assists with 10 while playing a total of 39 minutes in the game against the Heat.  Montrezl Harrell led the Los Angeles in rebounds on the night as he recorded 11, including 2 offensively. 

After the win against the Miami Heat, the LA Clippers are now 32-14 on the season and are currently in 2nd in the Pacific Division.  Kawhi Leonard has led the Clippers in points per game with season with 27.3.  Los Angeles is also led in rebounds by Kawhi Leonard who has averaged 7.5 rebounds per game.  Lou Williams leads the Clippers in assists per game with 6.2.  The Clippers come into Sunday’s game with 2 player listed on their injury report as Patrick Beverley is listed as day to day while Paul George is out. 

The Orlando Magic welcome the Los Angeles Clippers to town on Sunday after losing their last game against the Boston Celtics by the score of 109-98.  Evan Fournier led the Magic in points as he scored 30 on the night while shooting 11 of 19 from the field and 3 of 4 from the free throw line. Nikola Vucevic was the leader in assists for the Magic on the night with 4 while playing 35 minutes in the game.  Vucevic also led Orlando in rebounds on the night as he recorded 12 with 1 coming offensively. 

On the year, the Magic are now 21-25, good enough for 2nd place in the Southeast Division.  The Magic are led in points per game by Evan Fournier, who has averaged 19.2 points per game this season. Nikola Vucevic leads the Magic in rebounds per game as is averaging 11.1 per game.  D.J. Augustin is the team’s leader in assists per game and is recording 4.7 per game.  The Magic come into the game against the Clippers with a clean bill of health as they do not have anyone listed on their injury report. 

The Los Angeles Clippers have scored an average of 115.7 points per game on the season while allowing 109.5 points per game. The Orlando Magic have scored 103.8 points per game this year while allowing 104.4 points per game.  In their last 5 games, the Clippers are 4-1 while the Magic are 1-4 and have lost 2 games in a row.  This will be the second and final meeting of the season between these two teams as the Clippers won the first matchup by the score of 112-95 in a game played in Los Angeles.  The Clippers are 4-2 against the spread in their last 6 games.  The Magic are 1-4 against the spread in their last 5 games.  The total has gone under in 4 of Orlando's last 6 games against Los Angeles.  The Clippers are 10-0 in their last 10 games against Orlando and have won by the average score of 110.90-97 and this is a trend that I look for the Clippers to continue.  Los Angeles wins 120-107 and covers the spread.

Travis’s Pick Los Angeles Clippers -3.5

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