Jan 20 NBA Action: Philadelphia 76ers @ Orlando Magic
Philadelphia 76ers @ Orlando Magic -7 (-107)
Amway Center, Orlando, Florida
January 20, 2016, 4:00PM PST
Our power rankings work anticipates a double-digit margin of victory for the Magic at home versus the Sixers this evening. Similarly, our near-term logistic regression model (which is based on the output of three independent simulation routines) estimates a 56% probability of the home cover. Accordingly, we are laying the 7 and backing Orlando.
The Magic are 8-8 ATS when cast as the favorite this season, and are 12-9 at Amway Center this year. Philly is 12-12 versus the number on the road.
Further the Magic have covered in 7 of the last ten facing the 76ers, including in the most recent outing. Also, ince 2012, Orlando is 5-2 when facing the Sixers at home.
Look for the favorable betting trends for Orlando to persist through this evening's matchup. Back the home favorite to cover.