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San Antonio Spurs vs. Orlando Magic - 11/4/18 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Game
Orlando Magic (2-6) at San Antonio Spurs (6-2)
Date & Time Sunday November 4, 2018, 7:00 PM (EST)
The Line
The Line: San Antonio Spurs -8 -- Over/Under: 210
TV Channel
FSSW, FSFL
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NBA | Orlando Magic (2-6) at San Antonio Spurs (6-2)
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The Orlando Magic and San Antonio Spurs meet Sunday in NBA action at the AT&T Center.

The Orlando Magic could use a big road win here to snap a four-game losing streak. The Orlando Magic are averaging 99.9 points on 41.4 percent shooting and allowing 111.9 points on 46.8 percent shooting. Nikola Vucevic is averaging 19 points and 10.9 rebounds while Evan Fournier is averaging 15.6 points and four assists. Aaron Gordon is the third double-digit scorer and Terrence Ross is grabbing 2.4 rebounds. The Orlando Magic are shooting 30 percent from beyond the arc and 71.6 percent from the free throw line. The Orlando Magic are allowing 37.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45.2 rebounds per game. The Orlando Magic have lost two of their first three road games.

The San Antonio Spurs look for another victory to build on their four-game winning streak. The San Antonio Spurs are averaging 114.6 points on 46.6 percent shooting and allowing 113 points on 47.8 percent shooting. DeMar DeRozan is averaging 27.9 points and 7.8 assists while LaMarcus Aldridge is averaging 20.6 points and 9.1 rebounds. Rudy Gay is the third double-digit scorer and Bryn Forbes is dishing 2.7 assists. The San Antonio Spurs are shooting 39.1 percent from beyond the arc and 82.7 percent from the free throw line. The San Antonio Spurs are allowing 38 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 46 rebounds per game. The San Antonio Spurs have won three straight home games.

The Magic are 3-1-1 ATS in their last 5 Sunday games, 1-5 ATS in their last 6 vs. Western Conference and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The Spurs are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 Sunday games, 12-4 ATS in their last 16 home games and 3-8 ATS in their last 11 games playing on 0 days rest. The Magic are 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings in San Antonio and the road team is 7-3 ATS in the last 10 meetings.

The San Antonio Spurs are starting to hit their stride and are fresh off an impressive beatdown over the New Orleans Pelicans. The Orlando Magic are dead last in points per game, field goal percentage and 29th in three point percentage. The Magic have also failed to cover each of their last four games. Taking the Spurs and the chalk here is the only play to make. The Magic are just horrible offensively in a league where everybody is scoring, and four of their six losses have been decided by double digits.

Pick:
San Antonio Spurs -8

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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