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The 17-44 Orlando Magic will travel to face the 44-14 Miami Heat in an NBA pro basketball game on Wednesday night. Tip off time from Miami scheduled for 7:30PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by the NBA League Pass Channel.
The odds from this NBA game has the home team Miami Heat favored by -15 ½ points with an over under line of 202 ½ points. There has been no line movement since the odds came out a few hours ago.
The teams met back on New Years Eve with the Heat posting the 112-110 road overtime victory against the Magic as a -10 point betting favorite. The game finished over 194 points.
Orlando has a road record of 8-21 on the year. They break a three game losing streak after a 105-102 road win on Monday night to the New Orleans Hornets as a +8 ½ point underdog. The total landed over 194 ½ points. The Magic outscored the Hornets 35-26 in the fourth period in the win. They shot 49.4% from the floor and connected on 7 of 21 from three. Orlando gave up 46.2% shooting to New Orleans. Arron Afflalo had 26 points and five rebounds on 10 of 20 shooting. Orlando has been horrid on the defensive end of the court in recent games. They have given up 110 or more points in four of their past eight games. They rank in the lower third in the NBA in points allowed and defensive field goal percentage.
The Heat at home this season is 26-3 straight up. They win their 15th straight following a 97-81 road win at the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday night as a -9 ½ point betting favorite. The game finished under 196 points. Miami shot 51.4% from the floor and hit on 5 of 21 from three point distance. They survived 24 turnovers and win because the Heat allowed the Timberwolves 37.5% shooting and by pulling down nine rebounds. Dwyane Wade had 32 points and 10 assists on 15 of 23 shooting. At home Miami puts up some strong offensive numbers as they push across 108.2 points per game and shoot 51.2% from the field.
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