Orlando Magic vs Atlanta Hawks 10/26/2019 NBA Expert Picks and Preview
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Orlando Magic vs Atlanta Hawks 10/26/2019 – Both triumphant from their season-openers, the Orlando Magic and Atlanta Hawks will lock horns on Saturday for a clean 2-0 slate. NBA betting sites will be watching this game very closely because this game could provide their experts a clue of what to expect from these two promising teams this season.
Orlando Magic vs Atlanta Hawks 10/26/2019
Orlando Magic vs Atlanta Hawks 10/26/2019 Betting Odds
Orlando Magic Betting
The Magic easily booked their first win of the season at the expense of the rebuilding Cleveland Cavaliers. All-Star center Nikola Vucevic led the charge with 21 points and 10 rebounds, while Evan Fournier tallied 16 markers. The game also saw the Magic debut of former No.1 overall pick Markelle Fultz, who finished with 12 points and 6 dimes.
Players to Watch: Nikola Vucevic (21 PPG, 10 RPG, 3 APG), Evan Fournier (16 PPG, 3 RPG, 4 APG), and Markelle Fultz (12 PPG, 6 APG)
Atlanta Hawks Betting
The up-and-coming Hawks turned heads on Wednesday after putting up a stunning performance against the Detroit Pistons 117-110. Trae Young dropped 38 points, 7 rebounds and 9 assists in his season debut, while Jabari Parker and John Collins added 18 apiece for Atlanta, who shot 51 percent from the field.
Players to Watch: Trae Young (38 PPG, 7 RPG, 9 APG), Jabari Parker (18 PPG, 1 RPG), and John Collins (18 PPG, 10 RPG, 1 APG)
Orlando Magic vs Atlanta Hawks 10/26/2019 Betting Numbers
Orlando is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
Hawks are 8-3 ATS in their last 11 games.
No injured players
Allen Crabbe – Questionable (Neck)
Orlando Magic vs Atlanta Hawks Betting Picks
The Magic controlled the head-to-head battle in the last 10 meetings with the Hawks, sporting a 7-3 record while averaging 109 points on 45 percent FG shooting. The Hawks averaged 102 points on 45 percent FG shooting in those games.
Moneyline: Betting experts pick the Magic to win, but watch out for this Hawks team and their young guns. Their win vs. the Pistons showed that they are ready to compete for a playoff spot right now, and there’s no better way to send that message than beating another postseason contender.
ATS: Again, the Magic are -2 favorite, yet there’s a feeling in the air that Young and the Hawks are in for another big night. My bet is the Hawks blowing out the Magic for a 2-0 start this season.
TOTALs: The O/U total for this game is set at 223 points. This is an easy bet. The Magic and the Hawks are two run-and-gun teams who thrive in a high-scoring contest. With that, this game is bound to exceed the O/U totals easily.
Score Prediction: 123-119 Hawks