Orlando Magic versus Indiana Pacers Sports Betting Odds Pick Preview

| February 3, 2012

The Orlando Magic will travel to face the Indiana Pacers in an NBA pro basketball game on Saturday night.

Tip off time from Indiana is scheduled for 7PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by the NBA TV.

The betting odds opened up in this game with the home team Indiana Pacers favored by –4 points with a total of 183 ½ points.

Early money from the NBA bettors has landed on the side of the home team as the Indiana Pacers are now favored by -6 points.

The total has moved up to 185 ½ points.

Indiana Pacers money line bettors will lay –230 odds with the road underdog Orlando Magic bringing back +210 odds to win straight up with no need for points on their side.

This will be the third meeting between these two teams as each club won and covered the point spread in their road contest.

Both games went over the total.

Orlando will travel to Indiana with a mark of 14-9 this year. The team is 6-5 on the highway.

The Magic put up 92 points and hits on 43.4% from the floor with 38.7% coming from beyond the arc. Orlando makes 64.4% of their free throws.

On the defensive end of the court the team allows 91 points and 43.9% shooting. Opponents connect on 34.1% from the three point line against them.

They have won two straight games.

The team is coming off the 102-94 home win last night to the Cleveland Cavaliers as a -7 ½ point betting favorite.

The total in the game came in at over the total of 189 ½ points.

The Magic shot 42.5% from the floor with 9 of 26 coming from the three point line.

They survived being outrebounded by the Cavaliers by a 57-45 margin.

Jason Richardson had 19 points with four rebounds on 7 of 12 shooting.

Dwight Howard scored 19 points and pulled down 16 rebounds as he made 5 of his 12 shots.

Hedo Turkoglu had 19 points and seven boards in the win.

Orlando allowed Cleveland 36.7% shooting with 7 of 18 coming from beyond the arc.

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Indiana will host Orlando with a mark of 16-6 on the year. The team is 6-1 at home.

The Pacers post 94 points and connect on 42.8% from the floor with 38.8% coming from the three point line. The team hits on 79.4% of their free throws.

Defensively Indiana allows 91 points and 41.8% shooting. Teams hit on 34.1% from the three point line against them.

The club is coming off the 98-87 road victory at the Dallas Mavericks last night as a +4 ½ point underdog.

The over under in the game came in at under the total of 191 ½ points.

Indiana Pacers connected on 42.5% from the floor with 12 of 25 coming from beyond the arc.

They had 48 rebounds and gave up 42 to the Mavs.

Paul George led Indiana with 30 points and nine rebounds on 11 of 19 shooting and 7 of 11 from beyond the arc.

David West scored 20 points and had six boards as he converted on 9 of his 11 shots.

Danny Granger contributed with 16 points and five assists in the upset win.

Indiana allowed Orlando 42.2% shooting with 6 of 16 coming from beyond the arc.

Trend: Orlando Magic and Indiana Pacers are 2-0 in their past two meetings

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