Magic at Heat 3/26/19 - NBA Picks & Predictions
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Orlando Magic vs. Miami Heat
NBA: 7:00 PM EST
Mar. 26, 2019
Latest Odds : MIA -5.5 Total 205
Southeast Division rivals will battle on Tuesday night, when the Orlando Magic invade American Airlines Arena to face the Miami Heat.
This will be the second of a back-to-back for Orlando, who outscored Philadelphia by 24 points during the second half of a 119-98 home victory last night. The Magic turned the ball over just seven times and shot 52 percent from the field.
All-Star C Nikola Vucevic led all scorers with 28 points on 11-for-21 shooting and pulled down 11 rebounds. Evan Fournier contributed 24 points and seven assists for the Magic.
The Miami Heat have won seven of their previous ten games and are a game behind Detroit for seventh place in the Eastern Conference standings. On Saturday, Miami made the plays down the stretch of a 113-108 road victory against Washington. The Heat were outrebounded by a 62-49 margin and shot 50 percent from the field.
Miami G Dwyane Wade scored 11 of his team high 20 points in the fourth quarter. Bam Adebayo contributed 16 points to go along with 11 rebounds and eight assists.
Recent Betting Trends:
Magic are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 road games.
Heat are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall.
Over is 8-3 in Magic last 11 games playing on 0 days rest.
Over is 18-7-1 in Heat last 26 home games vs. a team with a road winning % of less than .400.
Over is 9-4 in the last 13 meetings.
Free Betting Pick: OVER 205.5
Miami PG Justise Winslow (thigh, food poisoning) was unable to practice and is listed as questionable for this matchup. These two teams rank in the top ten in defensive efficiency, but the trends point to the over. With Orlando playing on consecutive nights, the over is the play. Final Score Prediction, Miami Heat win but our top play is the over 109-104.