Sacramento Kings vs. Orlando Magic - 1/13/20 NBA Pick, Odds & Prediction

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Orlando Magic at Sacramento Kings

Monday, January 13, 2020 at 10:00 PM (Golden 1 Center)

SAC -2.5 . Total

The Orlando Magic are on the road for a clash with the Sacramento Kings.  The Magic are (18-21), coming off a 98-94 loss to the Phoenix Suns.  The Kings are (15-24), after falling to the Milwaukee Bucks 127-106.

In the Magic loss to the Suns, Orlando was led throughout the game by Evan Fournier.  Fournier was 9 of 21 from the floor, hitting 7 of 8 from the foul line, totaling 28 points.  The magic shot 37% from the floor and 27% from 3-point range.  The Magic out rebounded Phoenix, 58 to 52.  The Magic lost by 4 and were out scored from the charity stripe 23 to 19.

In the Kings loss to the Bucks, Sacramento was guided offensively by DeAaron Fox.  Fox recorded a double-double in the loss, finishing with 19 points and 10 assists.  The Kings shot 46% from the floor and 28% from deep.  Sacramento was smoked from the foul line, being out scored 23 to 8.  The Kings trailed by as many as 22 in the game.  

Recent Betting Trends:

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

Magic are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games against the Kings.

The under is 5-0 in Magic last 5 games.

Kings are 4-9 ATS in their last 13 games.

Kings are 3-10 SU in their last 13 games.

The under is 7-1 in Kings last 8 games against Orlando.

The Magic have the 30th ranked scoring offense in the league, averaging just under 103.5 per game.  The Kings aren't much better, ranking 24th in scoring.  However, the Magic are outstanding on defense, holding opponents to less than 104 per game.  I'll side with Orlando on the road, as the Magic have been consistent all year on defense.  Final score prediction, Magic will outright win, 105-101.

 

Chris’s Pick ORLANDO MAGIC +2.5

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