Orlando Magic at Phoenix Suns - 2/14/21 NBA Picks and Prediction
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Phoenix Suns (16-9) vs Orlando Magic (10-17)
Game Info: Sunday, February 14, 2021 at 9:00 pm (PHX Arena)
Betting Odds: Phoenix Suns -8.5 -- Over/Under: Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Orlando Magic and Phoenix Suns square off Sunday night in NBA basketball action at the PHX Arena.
The Orlando Magic need a win after losing seven of their last nine games. The Orlando Magic are averaging 105.4 points on 43.1 percent shooting and allowing 111.9 points on 47.4 percent shooting. Nikola Vucevic is averaging 24 points and 11.5 rebounds while Evan Fournier is averaging 17.8 points and 3.6 assists. Terrence Ross is the third double-digit scorer and Aaron Gordon is grabbing 7.2 rebounds. The Orlando Magic are shooting 35.3 percent from beyond the arc and 78.1 percent from the free throw line. The Orlando Magic are allowing 37.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 46.8 rebounds per game.
The Phoenix Suns look to build on their five-game winning streak. The Phoenix Suns are averaging 110.5 points on 46.8 percent shooting and allowing 107.8 points on 45.6 percent shooting. Devin Booker is averaging 23.8 points and 4.2 assists while Chris Paul is averaging 16.9 points and 4.5 rebounds. Mikal Bridges is the third double-digit scorer and Deandre Ayton is dishing 1.9 assists. The Phoenix Suns are shooting 36 percent from beyond the arc and 82.7 percent from the free throw line. The Phoenix Suns are allowing 35.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.6 rebounds per game.
The Magic are 6-13 ATS in their last 19 games overall. The Suns are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 home games and 23-9 ATS in their last 32 games overall. The over is 33-16-3 in Magic last 52 road games. The Magic are 12-2 ATS in the last 14 meetings in Phoenix and 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings.
The Orlando Magic are just not a team worth backing right now, as they continue at both ends of the floor and have been rough ever since the Fultz injury. The Magic are also losing on the road by an average of 11.4 points. The Phoenix Suns appear to have figured things out and remain one of the most profitable teams in the league dating back to the NBA bubble. Two teams heading in different directions. I'll lay the chalk with the Suns.