NBA Matchups  >>  Atlanta Hawks vs. Orlando Magic Preview 12/12/2012

 
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If familiarity breeds contempt, there should be animosity aplenty on Wednesday when the Atlanta Hawks and the Orlando Magic meet at Amway Center.
Oddsmakers currently have the Hawks listed as 4-point favorites versus the Magic, while the game's total is sitting at 188.
Atlanta lost its last outing, a 101-92 result against the Heat on December 10. The Hawks failed to cover in that game as a 6.5-point underdog, while the 193 combined points took the game UNDER the total.
In their last action, Orlando was a 98-90 winner on the road against the Suns. They covered the 4.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (188) was profitable news for UNDER bettors.
Atlanta:
Team record: 12-6 SU, 7-10-1 ATS

is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Orlando
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of last 9 games when playing Orlando
is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of last 11 games when playing on the road against Orlando

When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Charlotte are 3-7
After playing Miami are 3-7
After a loss are 7-3

Orlando:
Team record: 8-12 SU, 11-9 ATS

The total has gone UNDER in 8 of last 9 games when playing Atlanta
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of last 11 games when playing at home against Atlanta
is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games when playing at home against Atlanta

When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Golden State are 10-0
After playing Phoenix are 8-2
After a win are 3-7


NEXT UP:
Atlanta home to Charlotte, Thursday, December 13
Orlando home to Golden State, Friday, December 14