Game                        Indiana Pacers and Orlando Magic

Date & Time Thursday January 31, 2019, 7:00 PM (EST)

Location            Amway Center, Orlando, Florida

Indiana Pacers Preview:

In their last game, not even the ace of Pacers, Victor Oladipo could have rescued the Pacers from the Warriors on Monday night. The Pacers were eclipsed on both ends defending NBA champions. At the end of the first quarter, they were 40-22. It was basically an acclivitous showdown after that point as they urgently attempted to avert waves of umbrage. The Indiana Pacers could use a win here to snap a three-game losing streak. The Indiana Pacers are at 108.7 points on 47.8 percent shooting and allowing 103.8 points on 44.7 percent shooting.

Their win-loss record is 3-4 with an average point differential of -2.6. Their record against the spread is 2-5, with an average pre-game line of -2.8 and an average -5.4 against the spread during the last seven games played within two weeks.

Orlando Magics Preview

In the last battle, The Magic were leading by five points at one point in the fourth quarter of their game on Tuesday night opposing the Thunder, but all it did was detain the fate as the Thunder beat them up. Magic team that is appearing to be always on a losing skid.

The Magic have gone 1-7 with an average point differential of -2.5. ATS, in last six games, they recorded 3-5, with an average pre-game line of 3.8 and an average 1.3 against the spread.

Betting Odds

The Orlando Magic happens to be a -3 fav in this game, 78% peeps have picked the Orlando Magic to cover the spread. The over/under for total points scored is 210, 54.3% have picked the over. For bets, the line is Orlando Magic: -145, Indiana Pacers: +125 and 65.9% have picked the Orlando Magic to win the game.

Earlier Playoffs

In their earlier play offs this season the Pacers won with a 90-112 score on road. Magic have a 10-15 home record, while the Pacers are 14-10 on the road.

Lineup Prediction

IND Pacers: Expected Lineup

PG D. Collison   

SG Edmond Sumner

SF B. Bogdanovic      

PF T. Young  

C Myles Turner

Orlando Magics: Expected Lineup

PG D.J. Augustin

SG Evan Fournier

SF J. Isaac

PF Aaron Gordon

C N. Vucevic

Predictions

Magic are the front runner at home against the Oladipo-less Pacers and Vegas odds give them a -2.5 spread and predict them to beat the odds for the home victory. Indiana Pacers vs Orlando Magic Prediction: Orlando Magic -2.5 (-109)

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