Get ready for a Southeast Division battle as the Charlotte Hornets and the Orlando Magic will face off at 7 p.m. ET on Friday at the Spectrum Center. Charlotte is 23-19 overall and 12-5 at home, while Orlando is 7-35 overall and 5-20 on the road. The Hornets have won four consecutive games. The Magic, meanwhile, have lost 10 straight.
The Hornets have won the last three games between the teams. Charlotte is favored by 10.5-points in the latest Hornets vs. Magic odds from Caesars Sportsbook, and the over-under is set at 223.5. Before entering any Magic vs. Hornets picks, you’ll want to see the NBA predictions from the proven computer model at SportsLine.
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- Hornets vs. Magic spread: Hornets -10.5
- Hornets vs. Magic over-under: 223.5 points
What you need to know about the Hornets
The Hornets downed the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday, 109-98. Gordon Hayward had 30 points and seven assists. Miles Bridges finished with 21 points and eight rebounds, while Terry Rozier scored 22 points. Rozier has scored 20-plus points in seven of his last 10 games.
Bridges is averaging 18.5 points and 7.7 rebounds over his last six games. Kelly Oubre Jr. is in the league’s health and safety protocols.
What you need to know about the Magic
Meanwhile, Orlando took a 112-106 loss to the Washington Wizards on Wednesday. Cole Anthony (19 points) and Terrence Ross (17 points) were the top scorers for Orlando. The Magic have not won a game since Dec. 22. Washington jumped out to a 33-16 lead against Orlando, which was just too much to recover from.
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