Orlando Magic at San Antonio Spurs - 3/12/21 NBA Picks and Prediction
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San Antonio Spurs (18-15) vs Orlando Magic (13-24)
Game Info: Friday, March 12, 2021 at 9:00 pm (AT&T Center)
Betting Odds: San Antonio Spurs -7 -- Over/Under: Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Orlando Magic and San Antonio Spurs meet Friday in NBA action at the AT&T Center.
The Orlando Magic need a win here to snap a six-game losing streak. The Orlando Magic are averaging 105.6 points on 43.2 percent shooting and allowing 112.2 points on 47.1 percent shooting. Nikola Vucevic is averaging 24.6 points and 11.6 rebounds while Evan Fournier is averaging 18.5 points and 3.8 assists. Terrence Ross is the third double-digit scorer and Aaron Gordon is grabbing 7.2 rebounds. The Orlando Magic are shooting 35.6 percent from beyond the arc and 79.1 percent from the free throw line. The Orlando Magic are allowing 37.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 46.4 rebounds per game.
The San Antonio Spurs need a win after losing four of their last six games. The San Antonio Spurs are averaging 110.8 points on 45.6 percent shooting and allowing 111.1 points on 46.6 percent shooting. DeMar DeRozan is averaging 20.3 points and 4.7 rebounds while Dejounte Murray is averaging 15.6 points and seven rebounds. Keldon Johnson is the third double-digit scorer and Patty Mills is dishing 2.6 assists. The San Antonio Spurs are shooting 36.5 percent from beyond the arc and 79 percent from the free throw line. The San Antonio Spurs are allowing 38.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.5 rebounds per game.
The Magic are 4-9 ATS in their last 13 road games and 1-3-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Spurs are 36-16-1 ATS in their last 53 Friday games. The under is 4-1 in Magic last 5 road games. The under is 5-2 in Spurs last 7 home games. The Magic are 6-1 ATS in the last 7 meetings in San Antonio.
The Orlando Magic are on the end of a back to back, are dealing with some injuries all of a sudden and are losing their last five games by an average of 14.6 points. With that said, the San Antonio Spurs have had their issues as well lately and they're expected to be without DeRozan for this contest. The Spurs also lose at home by an average of 2.6 points and only win in the favorite role by an average of 1.3 points. I'd lean toward the Magic and the free points.