Thunder vs. Magic Prediction
Can the Oklahoma City Thunder continue their hot streak tonight when they go on the road to face the Orlando Magic tonight at 7PM ET?
543 Oklahoma City Thunder vs. 544 Orlando Magic
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
7PM ET – Amway Center
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Public Betting Trends
According to oddsmakers at BetNow.eu, the Thunder are favored on the road, as they are getting odds of -5.5 points against the Magic. The over/under total for the contest is listed at 221.5 points. The public betting for this game currently has 81 percent going on the Thunder on the road. This information is subject to change, however, so be sure to check out our NBA Public Betting Page for updated figures on the game.
Oklahoma City is on a five-game win streak following a 118-112 win over Milwaukee on Sunday. The Thunder are 4-1 against the spread during this win streak. OKC is 31-18 on the season, 14-11 on the road, 27-22 against the spread and 25-24 with the over.
The Thunder are really improving on offense, as they now average 114.2 points per game. Defensively, OKC is holding opponents to 109.3 points per game. Paul George is leading the team in scoring with 27.1 points per game while adding 8.1 rebounds per contest. Russell Westbrook is adding 21.6 points, 10.8 rebounds and 10.7 assists per contest.
Orlando is coming off a 103-98 loss at Houston on Sunday for its third straight loss and sixth loss in seven games. The Magic have covered the spread in three of their last four games. Orlando is 20-30 on the season, 10-14 at home, 25-24-1 against the spread and 28-22 with the under.
The Magic are decent on defense, allowing just 107.6 points per game this season. Offensively, Orlando is putting up just 104 points per game while shooting 44.6 percent from the floor. Nikola Vucevic is leading the team with 20.6 points and 12.0 rebounds per game while Aaron Gordon is adding 15.9 points and 7.7 rebounds per contest.
NBA Betting Trends
The Thunder are 5-12 against the spread in their last 17 Tuesday games, but are 11-5 ATS in their last 16 games against Eastern Conference opponents.
The Magic are 2-6 against the spread in their last eight against West Conference opponents and 1-3-1 ATS in their last five home games against a team with a winning road record.
The Thunder have really turned the corner since the win at Philadelphia. They are playing great on offense right now, averaging over 120 points during this win streak. Orlando doesn’t have that offense to compete with the Thunder if they get rolling. The Magic have scored under 100 points in their last two games.
NBA Prediction: Oklahoma City Thunder -5.5