Phoenix Suns at Orlando Magic - 3/24/21 NBA Picks and Prediction
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Orlando Magic (14-29) vs Phoenix Suns (29-13)
Game Info: Wednesday, March 24, 2021 at 8:00 pm (Amway Center)
Betting Odds: Orlando Magic +7.5 -- Over/Under: Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Phoenix Suns and Orlando Magic meet Wednesday in NBA action at the Amway Center.
The Phoenix Suns look for a win after winning nine of their last 11 games. The Phoenix Suns are averaging 114.1 points on 49 percent shooting and allowing 107.5 points on 45.8 percent shooting. Devin Booker is averaging 25.2 points and 4.6 assists while Chris Paul is averaging 15.9 points and 4.8 rebounds. Deandre Ayton is the third double-digit scorer and Mikal Bridges is dishing 2.4 assists. The Phoenix Suns are shooting 38.4 percent from beyond the arc and 82.8 percent from the free throw line. The Phoenix Suns are allowing 34.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.4 rebounds per game.
The Orlando Magic need a win after losing eight of their last nine games. The Orlando Magic are averaging 104.5 points on 43.1 percent shooting and allowing 111.3 points on 46.8 percent shooting. Nikola Vucevic is averaging 24.6 points and 11.8 rebounds while Evan Fournier is averaging 19.1 points and 3.6 assists. Terrence Ross is the third double-digit scorer and Aaron Gordon is grabbing 6.8 rebounds. The Orlando Magic are shooting 35.7 percent from beyond the arc and 78.5 percent from the free throw line. The Orlando Magic are allowing 36.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 46.5 rebounds per game.
The Suns are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 0 days rest and 38-14 ATS in their last 52 games overall. The Magic are 3-0-1 ATS in their last 4 home games and 5-2-1 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The over is 5-2 in Suns last 7 road games. The under is 4-1 in Magic last 5 overall. The Suns are 6-1 ATS in the last 7 meetings in Orlando.
The Phoenix Suns continue to be a winning and covering machine and you probably shouldn't be eager to bet against them as long as the lines are reasonable. The Orlando Magic have not only lost eight of their last nine games, but they're losing their last five games by an average of 8.2 points while shooting just 42.5 percent from the field. It's tough to bet against the Suns these days, but it's even tougher to back the Magic. Give me the Suns and the chalk.