Raptors vs. Magic Prediction
The Orlando Magic have won three games in a row to move over .500 as they get set for a tough test tonight at home versus the Toronto Raptors. Can Orlando secure another quality victory to move their streak to four games?
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Amway Center at 7PM ET
TV: FSFL (ORL)
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Public Betting Information
According to oddsmakers at BetNow.eu, the Raptors are a 6-point favorite on the spread line. The total is set for 222.5 points. As of Tuesday morning, 78 percent of public bets are pouring in on visiting Toronto. Check out our NBA Public Betting Page for up-to-date information.
Raptors snap three-game skid
Toronto improved to 13-4 on the season Saturday night with a 122-83 victory at the Bulls. The Raptors led 57-44 at halftime before outscoring the hosts 32-12 in the third quarter. Fred VanVleet led Toronto with 18 points on 7-of-11 shooting plus 4-of-7 shooting. He also contributed four rebounds and four assists. Danny Green tallied 17 points, four rebounds and three assists. Serge Ibaka had 16 points, four rebounds, four blocked shots and two steals. Pascal Siakam accounted for 12 points, eight boards and five assists. Lorenzo Brown added 10 points, three steals and two assists off the bench.
Magic cruise past Knicks to stay hot
Orlando won its third consecutive contest Sunday night to improve to 9-8 on the seaosn with a 131-117 triumph over visiting New York. Aaron Gordon scored a team-high 31 points on 13-of-17 shooting plus 4-of-8 from 3-point range and also dished out two assists to lead the Magic. Orlando outscored the Knicks 64-51 in the second half to secure the win. Nikola Vucevic had a monster game with 28 points, 10 boards and nine assists. Evan Fournier had 19 points, six assists and four rebounds. Jonathan Isaac contributed 16 points, four rebounds, three assists and two steals. D.J. Augustin recorded 12 points, seven assists and three rebounds.
NBA Betting Trends
The Raptors are 4-1 ATS in their last five road games. Toronto is 4-1 ATS in its last five games versus a team with a winning straight up record.
The under is 4-0 in the last four meetings in Orlando. Toronto is 7-3-1 ATS in the last 11 meetings overall.
The Raptors should have Kawhi Leonard back for this game, but point guard Kyle Lowry is questionable with a sore ankle. Keep an eye on his status as he's important to Toronto's success on both ends of the court. Orlando is playing well and gets to stay at home here while Toronto could be fatigued by travel. Its victory over the Bulls comes against a team that has been getting blown out right and left around the NBA. I'm going to say Orlando plays with confidence and tries to prove itself against arguably the Eastern Conference's best team. Take the points with the Magic.
NBA DAILY PREDICTION: ORLANDO MAGIC +6