Philadelphia 76ers vs Orlando Magic 12/27/2019 Odds Picks and Previews
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Philadelphia 76ers vs Orlando Magic 12/27/2019 – The Philadelphia 76ers proved that they can compete with the best after defeating the Milwaukee Bucks on Christmas Day. However, Philadelphia is struggling on the road as they lost more than they won. They have a chance to even out their win-loss record when they travel to meet the Orlando Magic at the Amway Center. Television rights of this match are given to NBATV while streaming can be availed through NBA League Pass and SofaScore. The Sixers own the upper hand according to Online Sports Betting over the Magic.
Philadelphia 76ers vs Orlando Magic 12/27/2019
Philadelphia 76ers vs Orlando Magic 12/27/2019 Betting Odds
Philadelphia 76ers Betting
Heading to Orlando, the Sixers are on a three-game winning streak and currently hold 23-10 record. Joel Embiid was amazing against the Bucks as he led the team with 31 points, 11 rebounds, 3 assists and 3 three-pointers. Ben Simmons is at his usual self flirting with triple-double at 15 points, 14 assists, 7 rebounds and 3 steals. Tobias Harris finished with 22 but Furkan Kormaz has been consistent lately as he contributed 16 of the 24 bench points of the Sixers. Philadelphia made a statement against the Bucks and they want to use that motivation by improving their road record.
Players to watch: J. Embiid C 26 GP 26 GS 30.8 MIN 23 PTS 2.7 OR 10 DR 12.6 REB 3.2 AST 0.9 STL 1.4 BLK 3.1 TO 3.3 PF 1.1 AST/TO 25.82 PER
Orlando Magic Betting
The Orlando Magic had been struggling this season after showing a lot of promise on paper. With a year older to their young core, they added a few pieces but it seems that nothing much has changed. The lost Nikola Vucevic for a few games and back to providing double-doubles per night. He currently averages 17.6 points, 10.9 rebounds. 3.3 assists and 1.1 blocks per game. Even Fournier has been their leading points leader at 19.9 while Aaron Gordon and Terrence Ross is averaging 13 points for the team. Markelle Fultz is showing that he belongs in the NBA but doesn’t have much of an upside aside from being a feel-good story. Embiid and Vucevic will cancel out each other but Orlando will have to worry about Tobias Harris, Al Horford and Ben Simmons as well.
Players to Watch: E. Fournier SG 30 GP 30 GS 30.7 MIN 19.2 PTS 0.1 OR 2.6 DR 2.7 REB 3.2 AST 1 STL 0.2 BLK 1.9 TO 2.3 PF 1.7 AST/TO 18.41 PER
Philadelphia 76ers vs Orlando Magic 12/27/2019 Betting Numbers
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Philadelphia’s last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Orlando’s last 6 games.
Al-Farouq Aminu PF Knee is out indefinitely
Philadelphia 76ers vs Orlando Magic Betting Picks
Basketball fans would love to see Joel Embiid pitted against Nikola Vucevic. But Philly is going to have the victory according to Best Sportsbook Online and it is mainly because of Embiid’s supporting cast that are All-Star quality. Struggles will continue for Orlando and maybe some changes will happen with the roster by the trade deadline.
Moneyline: An ML of -141 is given to Philadelphia who is at the upper hand in this game. Underdogs Orlando is handed a +128.
ATS: It is just 3.5 points across the spread between the two teams. Orlando is at +3.5 while Philadelphia is at -3.5.
TOTALs: The predicted total for this game is at 209 with Philadephia expected to go over while Orlando is on the opposite going under.
Score Prediction: 116 – 102 76ers