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Sacramento Kings vs Orlando Magic

Game Date: Wednesday, February 27, 2013 | Game Time: 7:05 PM | Home Line: 2.5 | Total: 206.0

by Steve Miller

Sacramento Kings v Orlando Magic Series Betting Trends

The Sacramento Kings travel to Orlando to play the Magic at 7:05 PM on Wednesday, February 27, 2013. Orlando is the underdog in this matchup, getting 2.5 points here at home. The Total has been posted at Over/Under 206.0.

Before getting to specific team details, let's have a look at the recent games in this series to see if we can identify any NBA sports betting trends to assist in making the right pick in this game.

Recent Results in the Kings/Magic Series

DateAwayTeamScoreHomeTeamScoreHomeLineTotal
December 6, 2014 Orlando 105Sacramento96-6.0195.0
January 10, 2014 Orlando 83Sacramento103-7.0205.0
December 21, 2013 Sacramento 105Orlando100-3.0204.0
February 27, 2013 Sacramento 125Orlando1012.5206.0
December 7, 2012 Orlando 82Sacramento91-3.0194.0
January 8, 2012 Orlando 104Sacramento977.0195.5
March 9, 2011 Orlando 106Sacramento10210.0205.0
February 23, 2011 Sacramento 111Orlando105-13.5204.5
January 22, 2010 Sacramento 84Orlando100-10.0206.0
January 12, 2010 Orlando 109Sacramento883.5206.5

When looking at the last 30 games in this series, we can see the home team has won 17 games compared to 13 wins for the road team. Average points scored per game for the home team in the Sacramento/Orlando series is 102.9 ppg while the vistor has put up 101.8 ppg, creating an average margin of victory of 1.1 favoring the home team.

As stated, the exact advantage spanning the last 30 games represents a median average advantage for the home team in this series of 1.1 ppg. That represents a value number of 3.6 when meassured against the offered line of 2.5, suggesting a wager on Orlando makes the most sense - at least, when looking at betting against the number according to the historical series trends.

The average Total points scored spanning the last 30 games between the Kings and the Magic is 204.7 per game. That creates a differential of 1.3 against the line, suggesting a bet of Under 206.0 may hold the greatest value. At least in relation to the series history.

Now let's take a look at the series history in this exact situation, with Sacramento as the road team and with Orlando as the home team.

Recent Results when Sacramento visits Orlando

DateAwayTeamScoreHomeTeamScoreHomeLineTotal
December 21, 2013 Sacramento 105Orlando100-3.0204.0
February 27, 2013 Sacramento 125Orlando1012.5206.0
February 23, 2011 Sacramento 111Orlando105-13.5204.5
January 22, 2010 Sacramento 84Orlando100-10.0206.0
November 1, 2008 Sacramento 103Orlando121-11.5136.0
February 24, 2008 Sacramento 93Orlando112
March 17, 2007 Sacramento 95Orlando83

When looking at the last 14 games in this series while Orlando has been the home team, we can see the Magic have won 7 games compared to 7 wins for the Kings. Average points scored per game by Orlando in this situation is is 104.2 ppg while Sacramento has put up 104.5 ppg, creating an average margin of victory of 0.3 favoring the Magic.

Unlike most series', this one has leaned towards the road team. Specifically, the road team in this series has enjoyed an average advantage of 0.3 ppg. That represents a value number of 2.8 when meassured against the offered line of 2.5, suggesting a wager on the Magic makes the most sense. At least, that's the way it looks betting against the number looking at the series situation in the vacuum of this trend.

The average Total points scored spanning the last 14 games between the Kings and the Magic is 208.7 per game. That creates a face value cushion of 2.7 against the line, suggesting a bet of Over 206.0 may be in order. At least it appears as such on first impression when compared to the series history.

Can the Sacramento Kings Cover the Spread?

This season the Sacramento Kings have played 43 games, averaging 101.7 points per game, while allowing 104.3 points per game. This has led to a season record of 16-27. Let's have a closer look at recent Sacramento Kings results.

Recent Sacramento Kings Results

DateAwayTeamScoreHomeTeamScoreHomeLineTotal
January 23, 2015 Sacramento 101Golden St.126-15.5218.5
January 21, 2015 Brooklyn 103Sacramento100-5.5198.0
January 19, 2015 Sacramento 94Portland98-9.5206.0
January 17, 2015 (LAC) Los Angeles 117Sacramento1089.5208.5
January 16, 2015 Miami 95Sacramento83-3.0191.0
January 13, 2015 Dallas 108Sacramento1045.0214.0
January 11, 2015 Cleveland 84Sacramento103-3.5205.5

This season the Sacramento Kings have played 18 games on the road, averaging 100.8 points per game, while allowing 106.4 points per game. This has led to a season record of 6-12. Let's have a closer look at recent Sacramento Kings results on the road.

Recent Sacramento Kings Road Results

DateAwayTeamScoreHomeTeamScoreHomeLineTotal
January 23, 2015 Sacramento 101Golden St.126-15.5218.5
January 19, 2015 Sacramento 94Portland98-9.5206.0
January 4, 2015 Sacramento 95Detroit114-3.5206.5
January 1, 2015 Sacramento 110Minnesota1074.0210.5
December 31, 2014 Sacramento 84Boston106

Can the Orlando Magic Cover the Spread?

This season the Orlando Magic have played 47 games, averaging 96.0 points per game, while allowing 101.7 points per game. This has led to a season record of 15-27. Let's have a closer look at recent Orlando Magic results.

Recent Orlando Magic Results

DateAwayTeamScoreHomeTeamScoreHomeLineTotal
January 26, 2015 Orlando 94Memphis103-12.0204.0
January 25, 2015 Indiana 106Orlando991.5204.0
January 23, 2015 Orlando 106New York1132.5206.5
January 21, 2015 Orlando 118Detroit128-8.0210.0
January 18, 2015 Oklahoma City 127Orlando999.0213.5
January 16, 2015 Memphis 106Orlando96
January 14, 2015 Houston 113Orlando120
January 12, 2015 Orlando 121Chicago114-11.5190.5
January 10, 2015 Orlando 92Portland103-13.5195.0
January 7, 2015 Orlando 90Denver93-7.0201.0

This season the Orlando Magic have played 20 games here at home, averaging 96.6 points per game, while allowing 103.2 points per game. This has led to a season record of 5-15. Let's have a closer look at recent Orlando Magic results when playing at home.

Recent Orlando Magic Home Results

DateAwayTeamScoreHomeTeamScoreHomeLineTotal
January 25, 2015 Indiana 106Orlando991.5204.0
January 18, 2015 Oklahoma City 127Orlando999.0213.5
January 16, 2015 Memphis 106Orlando96
January 14, 2015 Houston 113Orlando120
January 3, 2015 Charlotte 98Orlando90-4.0187.5
January 2, 2015 Brooklyn 100Orlando981.5193.5
December 30, 2014 Detroit 109Orlando861.0194.5
December 26, 2014 Cleveland 98Orlando893.5196.0
December 23, 2014 Boston 95Orlando100-2.0200.5
December 21, 2014 Philadelphia 96Orlando88-9.0194.0

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