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NBA Predictions: Are Bucks laying too many points to Magic? 1/10/18

Are the Milwaukee Bucks laying too many points to the Orlando Magic tonight? Tip-off for this game is set for 8:00 p.m. ET.

WHO ODDSMAKERS LIKE: Milwaukee. According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Bucks are 10.5-point home favorites to beat the Magic, who opened as 9.5-point road underdogs. The total, meanwhile, sits at 219.5 after hitting the board at 216.5.

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WHO PUBLIC BETTORS LIKE: Milwaukee. As of this writing, 63% of betting tickets are on the Bucks but 61% of the money is on the Magic.

INJURY REPORT: Nikola Vucevic (hand) is out for the Magic and so are Terrence Ross (knee) and Jonathan Isaac (ankle). For the Bucks, Jabari Parker (knee) remains out and so does Mirza Teletovic (lungs), while Matthew Dellavedova (knee) is questionable.

WHO WE LIKE: Milwaukee. The home team is 5-2 against the spread in the last seven meetings between these two teams while the Bucks have covered in five of their last seven games overall. They’re also 5-1 at the betting window in their last six games coming off a loss and are 4-1 against the number in their last five games when their opponent allows 100 points or more in their previous game.

The Magic, meanwhile, are winless against the spread in their last five road games, are 0-5 against the number in their last five games playing on zero rest, and are 6-20-1 at the betting window in their last 27 games overall.

 

WEDNESDAY NBA PREDICTION: MILWAUKEE BUCKS -10.5

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