|NBA Jazz vs. Magic Picks & Predictions for Sunday, December 23, 2012|
|Written by ATSSportsline.com|
|Sunday, 23 December 2012 13:20|
Jazz vs. Magic Prediction
ODDS: Oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv have installed the Magic as 1.5-point favorites versus the Jazz, while the over/under total is currently sitting at 187.5. The Jazz enter this game with a 14-14 overall record while the Magic are 12-14 after missing out on getting back to .500 with their loss to the Raptors on Friday.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Magic opened as a 3-point underdog but the spread has flipped and now Orlando is -1.5. The total, meanwhile, opened at 186.5 and is now 187.5.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the current wagers placed on tonight’s game, 54% of NBA public bettors currently favor the Magic. 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 Orlando. According to latest NBA trends, Utah is: 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games following a S.U. loss, 5-13-1 ATS in their last 19 road games, 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall, and are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games playing on 0 days rest. Magic are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 vs. Western Conference, 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 1 days rest and are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 home games.
Last game: (Dec. 5). UTAH (-7) over Orlando, 87-81. Utah is playing a tough back-to back after falling to Miami on the road by 16, getting 7.5. Orlando lost at Toronto on Friday night, 93-90, getting 3.5.. Orlando faces road-challenged Utah on Sunday who has lost four of five and is 5-12 on the road. Orlando has held 10 straight opponents The Jazz are completing a four-game road excursion and lost by 16 to the Miami Heat on Saturday, three nights after being trounced by 20 points in Indiana. Utah slipped under 100 points and is allowing just 89 per game during the stretch. Both teams have key injuries as Glen Davis (shoulder) is out for a month and .G Mo Williams (thumb) is out for Utah. The Magic will take advantage of the loss of Williams and Utah's road fatigue to win this one at home.
2012 NBA FREE PICK: ORLANDO MAGIC -1