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Orlando Magic vs. Oklahoma City Thunder
Date: Tuesday, December 29
Time: 8:00PM EST
Venue: Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
NBA Moneyline Odds: Magic -200
NBA Betting Odds: Magic -5
NBA Betting Total: 221
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The Magic are certainly a positive surprise to start the season. I am not convinced though.
Oklahoma City as just one data point so far. They are playing Monday night, making this a back to back.
The Thunder are expected to be one of the worst teams in the Western Conference. They have turned over so much of the roster the last two seasons.
Orlando is off to a good start. They dropped Miami in the opener and then beat Washington on back to back nights.
In the second one they needed a monster fourth quarter to get the win, scoring 43 points in the frame. That is not going to be a norm for this group.
Terrence Ross is off to a hot start. He is leading the team in scoring so far and that is not so terrible. When he is shooting well (over 50%) there is no reason for him to not let it fly and his hot streaks can be amazing.
Markelle Fultz is second on the team at 20ppg. That is a guy I am just not ready to believe in. He turns it over too much and cannot be counted on as a reliable outside threat.
Aaron Gordon is not off to a great start but I like when he is the fifth option for the offense. His want for shots has never matched his ability to produce.
This is a game where they may look inside more. Nikola Vucevic is averaging 17 and 12 and they haven’t really featured him much. Against OKC he should have some advantages inside.
Orlando is not an elite team but with three wins already a 4-0 start seems likely.
Oklahoma City Thunder
Oklahoma City is going to be a wild card most nights this season. They have some talent and some vets but how it works we will see.
On the talent side, more shots and plays for Shai Gilgeous-Alexander is a positive. They need him to do a little of everything so 24/9/7 in the opener shows that he knows it too and can do it.
Lu Dort and Darius Bazely are the wild cards. They might have high upside but neither is consistent just yet. I do like the way they play defense and that is going to be key.
Al Horford and George Hill are classic pros. I like that they are going to make sure that the effort level never dips with this team. There is not much on the bench with this team.
NBA Betting Trends:
- Over is 23-5 in ORL last 28 overall.
- ORL are 12-3-1 ATS in their last 16 road games.
- Over is 33-16-2 in ORL last 51 road games.
- Over is 7-3 in the last 10 meetings.
- Underdog is 11-5 ATS in the last 16 meetings.
Free Orlando Magic vs. Oklahoma City Thunder NBA Prediction:
Playing on back to back nights is hard for any team but a young team without much of an identity makes it even tougher. That is what OKC is right now.
A complete lack of bench production is going to be especially tough then the Thunder are in bad scheduling spots like this one.
4* Free NBA Betting Pick: Magic -5
Overall these teams can compete with each other when the starters are out there but Orlando has much better depth and is in a way better spot to get this road win.
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