Orlando Magic at Denver Nuggets - 4/4/21 NBA Picks and Prediction
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Denver Nuggets (30-18) vs Orlando Magic (17-32)
Game Info: Sunday, April 4, 2021 at 10:00 pm (Ball Arena)
Betting Odds: Denver Nuggets -12.5 -- Over/Under: 215.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Orlando Magic and Denver Nuggets meet Sunday in NBA action at the Ball Arena.
The Orlando Magic need a win after losing five of their last eight games. The Orlando Magic are averaging 104.5 points on 43 percent shooting and allowing 110.6 points on 46.5 percent shooting. Terrence Ross is averaging 16 points and 3.4 rebounds while Wendall Carter Jr. is averaging 13.3 points and 1.7 assists. Cole Anthony is the third double-digit scorer and Dwayne Bacon is grabbing three rebounds. The Orlando Magic are shooting 35.4 percent from beyond the arc and 78.5 percent from the free throw line. The Orlando Magic are allowing 36.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 46.5 rebounds per game.
The Denver Nuggets look for a win after winning 13 of their last 16 games. The Denver Nuggets are averaging 115.2 points on 48.8 percent shooting and allowing 110 points on 46.8 percent shooting. Nikola Jokic is averaging 26.5 points and 11 rebounds while Jamal Murray is averaging 21.3 points and 4.8 assists. Michael Porter Jr. is the third double-digit scorer and Aaron Gordon is grabbing four rebounds. The Denver Nuggets are shooting 38.9 percent from beyond the arc and 78.4 percent from the free throw line. The Denver Nuggets are allowing 36.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.1 rebounds per game.
The Magic are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games and 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Nuggets are 10-3 ATS in their last 13 Sunday games and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The under is 5-1 in Magic last 6 road games. The under is 5-2 in Nuggets last 7 overall. The Magic are 0-3-1 ATS in the last 4 meetings in Denver and 7-18-3 ATS in the last 28 meetings.
The Orlando Magic are on the end of a back to back with a G League roster, and now they have to play in possibly the toughest venue due to the altitude. This is just a rough spot for the Magic, and they'll have their heads down in this matchup after getting blasted last night by the Jazz. The Denver Nuggets have the rest advantage and are winning in the favorite role by an average of 7.2 points. Big number, but there's not much the Magic can do here. Give me Nuggets in a beatdown.
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Randy’s Pick Denver Nuggets -12.5
AUTHOR: Randy Chambers
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