Thursday, September 18th, 2014

NBA: Orlando Magic at Phoenix Suns

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Orlando Magic (41-25) @ Phoenix Suns (33-30)

Time: 3:30 pm EST

Preview: The Orlando Magic will take on the Phoenix Suns out in the desert on Sunday. The Magic come in as the fourth seed in the Eastern Conference postseason chase. Orlando is 3.5 games ahead of fifth seeded Atlanta; a divisional foe. The Magic are 6-4 in their last 10 overall games. We bet on Phoenix to win this game.

The Magic are 17-14 when playing on the road, while going just 14-13 against the Western Conference. Dwight Howard has been the man this season for the Magic, scoring 22.8 points and grabbing 14 rebounds per game.

The Magic lost in overtime on Friday night at Golden State. For Phoenix, they continue to make a run towards the eighth seed in the Western Conference. Currently they are in a mix with Utah and Houston, all chasing the 8th seeded Memphis.

The Suns are led by Jason Richardson and his 19.3 points per game. The Suns are the 4th best scoring team in the league, scoring 105.3 points per game. On Thursday the Suns lost to Denver to end their winning streak.

Prediction for this game: Orlando goes on the road and plays well, but not enough for a win. Phoenix wins in overtime 111-108.

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