Magic vs. Clippers Prediction
Will the L.A. Clippers cover the point spread as a double-digit home favorite tonight when they host the Orlando Magic at 10:30 p.m. ET?
(509) Orlando Magic at (510) Los Angeles Clippers
10:30 p.m. ET, Saturday, March 10, 2018
Both the line and the total have moved off their original numbers. The Clippers went from -12 to -11.5 at most online sportsbooks, while the over/under has dropped from 220.5 down to 217.
As of this writing, 51% of the betting tickets are on the Magic to cover the point spread while 51% of the betting tickets wagered at online sportsbooks are on the over.
KEY INJURY TO WATCH
Aaron Gordon will miss another game due to a migraine while Evan Fournier (knee) and Terrence Ross (knee) are also out for the Magic. On the other side, the Clippers will be without Danilo Gallinari (hand) and Avery Bradley (groin).
The favorite is an impressive 20-4-2 at the betting window in the last 26 meetings between these two teams while the Clippers are 12-3-1 against the spread in their last 16 games versus a team with a winning percentage below .400. They're also 7-3 against the number in their last 10 games overall, are 4-1 against the number in their last five matchups with Eastern Conference opponents, and are 15-5-1 ATS in their last 21 games coming off a win of more than 10 points. On the other side, the Magic are just 1-4 against the spread in their last five games when facing a team with a winning record.
OUR PREDICTION: LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS -11.5