The fans at Amway Arena will be treated to a game between the San Antonio Spurs and the Orlando Magic when they take their seats on Thursday.
Oddsmakers currently have the Magic listed as 3½-point favorites versus the Spurs, while the game’s total has not yet been posted.
The Spurs were toppled 90-83 by the Hornets last time out, as 2-point road underdogs. The game’s 173 points fell UNDER the posted total of 186.
Manu Ginobili had 17 points to go with nine rebounds in the loss.
Jameer Nelson put on a show with 32 points, four rebounds and four assists as Orlando beat Golden State 109-98 on Monday night.
The Magic covered the 3.5-point spread, while the final score played UNDER the posted total of 220.5.
Orlando has won 2 straight games.
San Antonio: 15-9 SU, 12-12 ATS
Orlando: 19-6 SU, 15-9-1 ATS
San Antonio most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing Toronto are 8-2
After playing New Orleans are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4
Orlando most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 8-2
Before playing LA Lakers are 3-7
After playing Golden State are 3-7
After a win are 7-3
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 8 of San Antonio’s last 9 games when playing on the road against Orlando
San Antonio is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
San Antonio is 11-3 SU in its last 14 games when playing Orlando
San Antonio is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games on the road
Orlando is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Orlando’s last 9 games when playing at home against San Antonio
Orlando is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
Orlando is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
San Antonio home to Toronto, Saturday, December 20
Orlando home to LA Lakers, Saturday, December 20