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Orlando Magic at Charlotte Hornets 1/14/22 - NBA Picks & Predictions

Charlotte Hornets vs Orlando Magic Odds & Info

Game Charlotte Hornets vs Orlando Magic
Date & Time Friday January 14, 2022, 7:00 PM (EST)
Location
Spectrum Center Charlotte, NC
Latest odds
CHA -11 ; O/U 224
TV Channel
BSSE

The Orlando Magic look to snap a 10-game losing streak when visiting the Charlotte Hornets on Friday. Orlando is 7-35 and last in the Southeast Division 19 ½ games behind the first-place Miami Heat. Orlando was defeated by the Washington Wizards 112-106 on Wednesday. Cole Anthony scored 19 points in the loss for Orlando but the Magic shot only 41.4% overall.

Cole Anthony is the leading scorer and leader in assists with averages of 19.9 points and 5.7 assists per game, while Wendell Carter Jr. is the leading rebounder with an average of 10.3 rebounds per game. Orlando has six players averaging in double-figures in scoring and as a team the Magic are scoring an average of 101.7 points a game while shooting 42.4% overall and 32.4% from 3-point territory.

Charlotte looks for its fifth consecutive victory on Friday when hosting Orlando. The Hornets are 23-19 and second in the Southeast Division 3 ½ games behind the first-place Miami Heat. Charlotte defeated the Philadelphia 76ers 109-98 on Wednesday night. The leading scorer for Charlotte was Gordon Hayward with 30 points and the Hornets defeated the 76ers for the first time in 16 games.

Miles Bridges is the leading scorer for Charlotte with an average of 19.5 points per game, while LaMelo Ball is the second leading scorer, leading rebounder and leader in assists with averages of 19.4 points, 7.3 rebounds and 7.6 assists per game. Charlotte has six players averaging in double figures in scoring and as a team the Hornets are scoring an average of 115.2 points per game.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Orlando is 4-2 ATS in the last 6
  • The OVER has cashed in 4 of the Magic‘s last 5 on the road versus Charlotte
  • Charlotte is 8-2 ATS in its last 10
  • The UNDER has cashed in 8 of the Hornets last 10

Free NBA Pick:

Charlotte Hornets -11

Free Daily NBA Expert Tip - Celtics vs Sixers - Friday 1/14/22 (100% Confidence Release)

Charlotte is playing very well at the moment, as the Hornets have moved to within 3 ½ games of first place Miami in the Southeast Division. Charlotte has won each of its last four straight up and the Hornets are 8-2 ATS over their last 10. In contrast, Orlando has lost each of his last 10 SU and the Magic are allowing an average of 110.9 points per game which is 22nd in the NBA, while scoring an average of only 101.8 points per game which is 28th. Final Score Prediction, Charlotte Hornets win and cover ATS 115-100. 

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