Orlando Magic at Cleveland Cavaliers - 11/27/21 NBA Picks and Prediction
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Cleveland Cavaliers (9-10) vs Orlando Magic (4-15)
Game Info: Saturday, November 27, 2021 at 8:00 pm (Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse)
Betting Odds: Cleveland Cavaliers -7.5 -- Over/Under: Click Here for the Latest Odds
The Orlando Magic and Cleveland Cavaliers meet Saturday in NBA action at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. The Orlando Magic look to snap a five-game losing streak. The Cleveland Cavaliers also look to snap a five-game losing streak.
The Orlando Magic are averaging 100.8 points on 41.4 percent shooting and allowing 110.6 points on 45.4 percent shooting. Cole Anthony is averaging 19.6 points and 6.8 rebounds, while Franz Wagner is averaging 12.6 points and 4.1 rebounds. Wendell Carter Jr. is the third double-digit scorer and Jalen Suggs is grabbing 3.4 rebounds. The Orlando Magic are shooting 33.3 percent from beyond the arc and 75.9 percent from the free throw line. The Orlando Magic are allowing 34.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45.1 rebounds per game.
The Cleveland Cavaliers are averaging 101.7 points on 44.7 percent shooting and allowing 101.7 points on 44.6 percent shooting. Darius Garland is averaging 17.8 points and 6.5 assists, while Ricky Rubio is averaging 15 points and 3.6 rebounds. Evan Mobley is the third double-digit scorer and Jarrett Allen is grabbing 10.9 rebounds. The Cleveland Cavaliers are shooting 33.2 percent from beyond the arc and 76.5 percent from the free throw line. The Cleveland Cavaliers are allowing 33.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.9 rebounds per game.
The Magic are 5-13-1 ATS in their last 19 Saturday games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Cavaliers are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 Saturday games and 12-5 ATS in their last 17 games overall. The over is 9-4 in Magic last 13 road games. The under is 12-5 in Cavaliers last 17 overall. The Magic are 5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings in Cleveland and 5-0 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
The Orlando Magic are getting blasted left and right, and they're on the end of a back to back here on the road where they lose by an average of 7.8 points. The Cleveland Cavaliers are a scrappy bunch that has thrived in the underdog role. Not sure how I feel about the Cavs as a favorite, but there's no doubt the Magic are terrible, and they should lose this game comfortably. The return of Evan Mobley makes the Cavs a somewhat safe bet given just how awful the Magic are.
Randy’s Pick Cleveland Cavaliers -7.5
AUTHOR: Randy Chambers
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