Free NBA Pick: Magic vs Cavaliers NBA Odds
Looking for Orlando Magic vs. Cleveland Cavaliers free NBA picks & NBA odds? NBA betting sees the Magic taking on the Cavaliers on Saturday October 21, 2017 at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. Cappers Picks provides complimentary expert handicapping picks on all NBA basketball matchups so stay tuned for more FREE daily NBA hoops predictions like this Magic Cavaliers matchup.
(1-0) Orlando Magic vs. Cleveland Cavaliers (1-0)
Date: Saturday October 21
Time: 8:00PM EST
Venue: Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, Ohio
NBA Moneyline Odds: OFF
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NBA Betting Total: OFF
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The defending Eastern Conference Champion Cleveland Cavaliers host longtime east coast rival Orlando from Quicken Loans Arena Saturday, October 20.
Each team enters with a season-opening win, and each will be on the tail end of a back-to-back slate in this hard-nosed conference showdown. However, the Magic enter Cleveland on short turnaround after visiting Brooklyn Friday night.
After a disappointing 16-17 campaign, Orlando gained a measure of confidence Tuesday night by defeating favored Miami, 116-109
Opposite a Heat squad many feel is playoff caliber, six Magic scored in double-digits, led by Evan Fournier (23 points) and Nicola Vucevic (19 points, 13 rebounds).
Overall, the Magic shot 47/38/75 and held a sizable 51-44 rebounding edge over their southeast division charge.
Obviously, there exists a large talent-gap between Miami and 2016 NBA Champion Cleveland. Moreso, as stated, the Magic enter the Q on the wrong end of a back-to-back slate.
While the odds heavily favor LeBron James’ new-look, yet ever potent, crew, Orlando will need both luck and all its collective skill to earn a road victory.
After 15 season, and seven-consecutive Finals appearances, LeBron James shows no signs of regression. “The King” (29 points, 16 assists, 9 rebounds) sparked a late run to hold off Boston in a high-profile season opener.
While James elevated a supporting cast consisting of new faces and old fixtures, the Cavaliers again proved the class of the east on a night which saw their main EC competition lose Gordon Hayward to a season-ending injury.
Though James suffered a tweaked ankle, he is nonetheless expected to go tonight vs. upstart Milwaukee.
If James remains healthy, the Cavs’ favored spread vs. Orlando could be sizable.
NBA Betting Trends:
- Cavaliers are 1-0 SU this season
- Cavaliers are 0-1 ATS this season
- Orlando is 1-0 SU this season
- Orlando is 1-0 ATS this season
Free Orlando Magic vs. Cleveland Cavaliers NBA Prediction:
Cleveland holds every advantage in this inrtaconference matchup. That stated, Orlando will battle, but that battle will likely not be enough to cover the odds, much less take a SU win.
4* Free NBA Betting Pick: Odds are off. Final score prediction posted below.
Both teams’ legs will be heavy, and due to nagging ankle issues, LeBron may rest. Although, hypothetically, even without LBJ Cleveland is a healthy favorite.
NBA Free Score Prediction: Cleveland 103 – Orland 95
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