|The Orlando Magic and the Philadelphia 76ers will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at Wachovia Center.
Oddsmakers currently have the Magic listed as 2½-point favorites versus the 76ers, while the game’s total has not yet been posted.
The Magic fell 93-85 to the Pistons last time out, as 9.5-point favorites on the road. That game’s combined score fell UNDER the posted total of 187.
Dwight Howard netted 21 points and 13 rebounds for a double-double in the loss.
The 76ers controlled the tempo late in the game and managed to come away with a 108-103 victory over the Knicks. The 76ers won the game as a 2-point underdog, while the combined score fell UNDER the posted total of 213.5.
Andre Miller led the 76ers with 25 points, and Thaddeus Young added 23 in the win.
Philadelphia has won 2 straight games.
Orlando: 42-16 SU, 36-21-1 ATS
Philadelphia: 29-28 SU, 27-28-2 ATS
Orlando most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Phoenix are 5-5
After playing Detroit are 5-5
After a loss are 9-1
Philadelphia most recently:
A few trends to consider:
Orlando is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing Philadelphia
Orlando is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia
Orlando is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Philadelphia
Orlando is 13-5 ATS in its last 18 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Philadelphia’s last 5 games at home
Philadelphia is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Philadelphia is 16-8 SU in its last 24 games
Philadelphia is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
Orlando home to Phoenix, Tuesday, March 3
Philadelphia home to New Orleans, Monday, March 2