The 6-10 Orlando Magic will play the back end of a back to back when they face the 10-6 Golden St Warriors in an NBA pro basketball game on Monday night. Tip off time from Golden St is scheduled for 10:30PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by the NBA League Pass Channel.
As we check the NBA odds board we find the home team Golden St Warriors favored by -9 ½ points with an over under line of 195 ½ points. There has been no moved on the side or total since the odds were released a couple of hours ago.
During the lockout shortened season of 2011-12 they teams met once with the Magic posting the 117-109 road win as a -3 ½ point favorite. The total came in at over 187 ½ points. Trend: Orlando Magic is 3-1 ATS in their past four meetings with the Golden St Warriors
Orlando pulled a surprise win last night in a 113-103 road win at the LA Lakers as a +13 point underdog to break a three game losing streak. The Magic shot 50% from the field and made 19 of 20 free throws in the win. They held the Lakers to under 42% shooting. It was a major form reversal for a team that averages 92 points per game which ranks 27th in the league. Arron Afflalo now leads the team in scoring with 15 points a game. He poured in 30 points last night in the win at the Lakers.
The Warriors have enjoyed their home court this season as they check in with a 6-2 straight up record. They have won five straight at home with a notable win against Brooklyn and Denver in the mix. The Warriors last played on Saturday as they post the 103-92 home win against the Indiana Pacers as a -5 point favorite. Head coach has preached defense in his tenure at Golden St but we may finally be able to see it as the team allows just 98 points and 43% shooting to their opponents on the year. Stephen Curry is healthy this year and leads the Warriors with 18 points a game with 41% from three.