|NBA Pacers vs. Magic Picks & Predictions for Friday, March 8, 2013|
|Written by Anthony Rome|
|Friday, 08 March 2013 16:30|
Pacers vs. Magic Free Pick
ODDS: Oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv have installed the Pacers as 9.5-point favorites versus the Magic, while the over/under total is currently sitting at 189.5 points. Indiana is 38-23 overall and 13-16 on the road, while Orlando is 17-45 overall and 9-23 at home.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Pacers opened as 9-point favorites but the spread has been bet up to 9.5 or 10 at most online sports books. As for the total, it opened at 188.5 but has jumped to 189.5 or 190 depending on the sports book.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the current wagers placed on tonight’s game, 65% of NBA public bettors currently favor the Pacers. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided to get the most updated public betting numbers.
NBA FREE PICK: Take Indiana. According to latest NBA trends, the Pacers are 4-0 against the spread in their last four road games, 4-1 ATS in their last five games versus the Southeast and 10-4 ATS in their last 14 games versus Eastern Conference opponents. They're also 4-1 in their last five games on Friday and 12-5 ATS in their last 17 games overall. The Magic, meanwhile, are 7-17 ATS in their last 24 games overall, 7-20 ATS in their last 27 home games and 8-21 ATS in their last 29 games versus Eastern Conference foes. They're also 1-4 against the number in their last five games versus the Central Division and 1-7 ATS in their last eight games following an ATS win.
2013 NBA FREE PICK: INDIANA PACERS -9.5