The Charlotte Hornets and the Orlando Magic will face off in a Southeast Division clash at 8 p.m. ET on Friday at the Spectrum Center. Charlotte is 32-34 overall and 17-15 at home, while Orlando is 21-45 overall and 10-21 on the road. The teams have split their first two meetings this season.
Charlotte is favored by 7.5-points in the latest Hornets vs. Magic odds from William Hill Sportsbook, and the over-under is set at 217. Before entering any Magic vs. Hornets picks, you'll want to see the NBA predictions from the model at SportsLine.
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- Hornets vs. Magic spread: Hornets -7.5
- Hornets vs. Magic over-under: 217 points
- Hornets vs. Magic money line: Charlotte -325, Orlando +265
What you need to know about the Hornets
The Hornets took a 120-99 beating from the Chicago Bulls on Thursday. Charlotte is the No. 8 seed in the Eastern Conference, three games behind the sixth seed. The Hornets have lost four of their past six games. P.J. Washington had 24 points, making six 3-point attempts.
What you need to know about the Magic
The Magic were trampled by the Boston Celtics on Wednesday, 132-96. Orlando was down 100-75 at the end of the third quarter. Mo Bamba dropped a double-double with 19 points and 15 boards along with four blocks. The Magic are tied for the second-worst record in the Eastern Conference.
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