Philadelphia 76ers at Orlando Magic Free NBA Picks & Odds
by Guy Bruhn - 12/20/2014
Sunday, December 21, 2014 at 6:00 PM
Amway Center in Orlando
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On Sunday night, the Philadelphia 76ers will attempt to snap their two-game road losing streak when they visit the Orlando Magic. In their first game against each other this year, the Magic edged the 76ers 91-89 in Philadelphia.
On Friday night, the 76ers lost their sixth consecutive game when the Charlotte Hornets came into town and beat them 109-91. They didn't take care of the ball in that loss, turning it over 24 times.
Through 25 games this season, the 76ers have one of the worst offenses in the NBA by averaging about 91 points per game. Their best all-around player has been point guard Michael Carter-Williams, who has averaged 15.4 points, 7.8 assists and 7.2 rebounds per game this year. Shooting guard Tony Wroten is currently their top scorer by averaging 16.6 points per game.
The Magic lost their third straight game on Friday when the Utah Jazz beat them 101-94 in Orlando. They didn't shoot well in that game and they ended up being outrebounded 42-34.
So far this year, the Magic are one of the worst passing teams in the NBA by averaging less than 20 helpers per game. Center Nikola Vucevic has made 51.3 percent of his shot attempts this season and is currently averaging 18.2 points and 11.5 rebounds per game. Small forward Tobias Harris has scored a team-high 18.6 points per game this year.
Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
Philadelphia 76ers are 11-13-1 Against the Spread
Philadelphia 76ers are 11-14-0 against the Over/Under
Orlando Magic Betting Trends
Orlando Magic are 16-13-0 Against the Spread
Orlando Magic are 14-15-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
12/19/14 F Furkan Aldemir Foot "?" Sunday vs. Orlando
10/27/14 G Jason Richardson Foot out for season
10/23/14 F Joel Embiid Foot out indefinitely
11/16/14 F Aaron Gordon Foot out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Orlando
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