Magic vs. Pacers - Free Picks, Jan 27th

Orlando Magic

Jordan Sharp

Saturday, January 27, 2018 5:01 PM GMT

Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018 5:01 PM GMT

Indiana finally took a tough loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday night, and now here on Saturday they have a quick turnaround back at home against the Orlando Magic. The NBA Odds favor Indiana at -6, but I’m more interested in the total of 213 points.

Magic vs. Pacers

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Free NBA Pick: OVER 213Best Line Offered: at 5Dimes

Even though the Pacers have cashed the under at 15-6-1 in their last 22 overall games, the Magic don’t really present much of a challenge defensively. The Pacers overall have been a better under play all season, but against Orlando, that might change tonight.

As the Pacers come in on the second night of a back to back, their defense is going to suffer some. Even though they are 5-5 cashing the over this season on no rest, they are 2-1 cashing the over in their three home games played on no rest this season.

The last time these two teams played, the over easily cashed with a final score 121-109, and I could see a similar outcome on tonight’s game. Considering the Magic are allowing nearly 112 points per game on the road, the Pacers should have no trouble putting up points in this game at home.

If the Pacers get their starting center, Myles Turner back from injury tonight, that could help the offense even more against this average, to below average Magic defense. It's also going to hype up the Indiana crowd similar to this:

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