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(37-44) Detroit Pistons vs. Orlando Magic (28-53)
Date: Wednesday April 12
Time: 8 PM EST
Venue: Amway Center Orlando, FLA.
NBA Moneyline Odds: OFF
NBA Betting Odds: Magic -2
NBA Betting Total: 206.5
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This game is simply for pride with both teams out of the playoffs. The Magic lost their first game facing the Pistons on the season, but have won their last 2 facing them.
The Pistons had won 2 in a row before a loss in their last game.
The Magic are coming off an embarrassing loss where they were outscored by 47 points.
In their last games the Pistons lost to the Washington Wizards 105-101 and the Magic lost to the Chicago Bulls 122-75.
This season the Pistons only rank 26th in the league in points per game, but a solid 6th in points allowed.
In their loss to the Wizards in their last game they did not play their usual solid defense allowing Washington to shoot 50.6% from the floor. They shot 45.7% and while they forced 17 turnovers their poor doomed them.
The loss to the Wizards was their last one at the Palace at Auburn Hills, as next season they will play at the Little Caesars Arena.
Tobias Harris led all Pistons in the loss to the Wizards with 22 points off the bench and 3 of 5 starters scored in double figures. He leads 6 players for Detroit on the season that are averaging in double figures going for 16.2 ppg.
The Pistons are 7-2 ATS in their last 9 games facing the Magic, but the last time they played them they were crushed losing by 28 points.
This season the Pistons are only 13-27 on the road.
This season the Magic have struggled on both ends of the floor ranking 27th in the league in points per game and 22nd in points allowed.
In their bad loss to the Bulls in their last game they allowed Chicago to shoot 53.9% from the floor and they only shot 34.5% and 18.5% from 3-pt range. The game was a laugher early with the Bulls ending the first quarter with a 21-point lead and they were up 27 at the half.
Nikola Vucevic and Evan Fournier each went for 14 points in the loss to the Bulls and they were the high scorers. 4 of 5 starters scored in double figures in the game, but no bench player had more than 7 points.
In the blowout win over the Pistons in their last game facing them in late March Nikola Vucevic and Evan Fournier combined for 31 points and Elfrid Payton had a triple double.
The Magic have to play better D than they have in losing their last 2 games when they have given up 122 points and 127 points respectively.
The Magic are 15-25 at home this season.
NBA Betting Trends:
- DET is 11-5 ATS in their last 16 games following a ATS loss.
- DET is 2-9 ATS in their last 11 vs. Eastern Conference.
- DET is 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games vs. a team with a losing straight up record.
- ORL is 2-5 ATS in their last 7 home games.
- ORL is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall.
- ORL is 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games vs. a team with a losing straight up record.
Free Detroit Pistons vs. Orlando Magic NBA Prediction:
The Pistons have been playing pretty well in the last few games and in their season finale they will get the W sending the Magic to the off-season with a loss.
4* Free NBA Betting Pick: Pistons +2
NBA Free Score Prediction: Detroit 110 Orlando 106
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