|Game||Orlando Magic vs Minnesota Timberwolves|
|Date & Time||Friday February 28, 2020, 7:00 PM (EST)|
Amway Center Amway Center, Hughey Avenue, Thornton Park, Orlando, Orange County, Florida, 32801, USA
ORL -7.5 Total 234
The Friday NBA schedule will tip-off with a matchup between the Minnesota Timberwolves and the Orlando Magic from the Amway Center. The Timberwolves (17-40) shook up their roster at the trade deadline and are excited about next season. On Wednesday, Minnesota rallied late to score a surprising 129-126 road victory against Miami.
Minnesota G D’Angelo Russell led all scorers with 27 points on 9-for-18 shooting and dished out six assists. Malik Beasley chipped in 21 points and six rebounds for the Timberwolves.
The Orlando Magic have won consecutive outings and trail Brooklyn by a half-game for seventh place in the Eastern Conference standings. On Wednesday, Orlando outscored Atlanta by ten points during the second half of a 130-120 road victory. The Magic (26-32) outrebounded the Hawks by a 61-51 margin and shot 49 percent from the field.
Evan Fournier led six Orlando players in double figures with 28 points on an 11-for-18 shooting performance. Aaron Gordon contributed 25 points and ten rebounds for the Magic.
Recent Betting Trends
- Timberwolves are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 road games.
- Magic are 10-3 ATS in their last 13 games vs. a team with a losing straight up record.
- Over is 4-0 in Timberwolves last 4 road games.
- Over is 5-0 in Magic last 5 overall.
- Timberwolves are 2-7 ATS in the last 9 meetings in Orlando.
Minnesota G D’Angelo Russell (rest) will not play in this contest and the team will be fined $25,000 under the league’s load management rules. The Timberwolves have been playing at a much faster pace as of late, so the over is worth a look. The stronger play is on Orlando to win and cover at home. Final Score Prediction, Orlando Magic win and cover ATS 124-112.