Don’t miss out on the NBA showdown between the Hawks and Magic. The game is starting at 9:30 ET on NBA, and it’s hosted by the Magic at Mexico City Arena in Mexico City, . Get ready to place your bets! The Hawks are the favorites in this Southeast division matchup against the Magic. The over/under for the game is set at 232.5 points.
ATLANTA HAWKS VS ORLANDO MAGIC BETTING PICK
The Pick: Atlanta Hawks -3.5
This game will be played at Mexico City Arena at 9:30 ET on Thursday, November 9th.
WHY BET THE ATLANTA HAWKS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 108-104 in favor of the Hawks.
- Our projections have Trae Young finishing with Trae Young points, 2 rebounds and 6 assists.
- From the field, we have the Hawks finishing with a field goal percentage of 48.8% and knocking down 12 threes.
Is a Road Win Possible for the Hawks?
Today’s game is crucial for the Hawks, as they seek to avoid falling back to .500, having a record of 4-3 through seven games. The team currently sits 5th in the Eastern Conference and 1st place in the Southeast division.
Atlanta arrives with an ATS record of 3-4 for the season up to this point. As the favorite this season, Atlanta is 0-2 vs. the spread while going 3-2 as the underdog.
In their previous game, the Hawks’ offense finished with 117 points, which is right in line with their current average of 122 points per contest. Dejounte Murray was the leading scorer for the Hawks, putting up 29 points. In addition, Trae Young contributed 22 points.
Currently, the Hawks’ defense holds the 23rd rank in the NBA, allowing 116.7 points per game.
In their previous game, the Hawks’ defense struggled against the Thunder, giving up 126 points on a field goal percentage of 37%.
Will the Magic Make it Happen at Home?
In today’s game, the Magic are determined to maintain their above .500 record, currently they are 4-3 over seven games. Away from home, the Magic have a 2-2 record this season, while maintaining a 2-1 record in their home games.
In terms of the spread, Orlando currently holds an ATS record of 5-2, which is above .500. This season, Orlando has a 3-0 record against the spread when they are the favorites, and they are 2-2 as underdogs.
The Magic’s offense, in their latest game, managed to score just 102 points versus the Mavericks. During the game, they attempted 27 three-point shots and had a field goal percentage of 47.1%. Offensively, the Magic hold a season-long field goal percentage of 45%, placing them 23rd in the national rankings. When it comes to three-pointers, they are ranked 27th in terms of percentage and 27th in three-pointers made.
Coming into today’s game, the Magic’s defense is giving up an average of 105.4 points per contest.
Orlando’s defense is currently forcing 15.3 turnovers per game, which is 24th in the league. Additionally, they enter the game ranked 14th in blocked shots, with an average of 5.6 rejections per game.