Orlando Magic at Cleveland Cavaliers Free NBA Picks & Odds
by Tony Sink - 11/23/2014
Monday, November 24, 2014 at 7:00 PM
Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland
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On Monday night, the Orlando Magic will try to improve upon their 4-5 road record when they go up against the Cleveland Cavaliers. Last season, the Cavs were able to sweep their four-game regular season series against the Magic.
The Magic lost their second consecutive home game on Saturday night when they were beaten 99-92 by the Miami Heat. They made just 44.9 percent of their shots in that loss and they ended up turning the ball over 14 times.
Through 17 games, the Magic have played pretty good defense, but they are scoring less than 97 points per game. Center Nikola Vucevic has been one of the best big men in the league so far this year by scoring 19.4 points per game and grabbing 12.1 rebounds per game.
On Saturday, the Cavaliers scored just 39 second-half points against the Toronto Raptors and were defeated 110-93 at home. They didn't do a good job of taking care of the ball in that loss, finishing with 18 turnovers.
The Cavs have struggled defensively so far this season, giving up over 102 points per game to their opponents. Small forward LeBron James has been able to score 24.7 points per game this season while also averaging 6.8 rebounds per game. Power forward Kevin Love is averaging 16.5 points and 9.9 rebounds per game in his first season in Cleveland.
Orlando Magic Betting Trends
Orlando Magic are 9-6-0 Against the Spread
Orlando Magic are 9-6-0 against the Over/Under
Cleveland Cavaliers Betting Trends
Cleveland Cavaliers are 4-8-0 Against the Spread
Cleveland Cavaliers are 4-7-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
11/22/14 F Tobias Harris Calf expected to miss Saturday vs. Miami
11/21/14 F Kyle O'Quinn Ankle out indefinitely
11/16/14 F Aaron Gordon Foot out indefinitely
11/13/14 G Devyn Marble Shoulder out indefinitely
11/06/14 G Matthew Dellavedova Knee out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Cleveland
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