Let's take a look at an Eastern Conference matchup as the Orlando Magic take on the Brooklyn Nets. The game at Barclays Center on Monday night is scheduled to tip off at 7:30 PM, with television coverage provided by FSN. Currently, the Nets are listed as slight home underdogs.
The Magic are 12-11 SU and 15-7-1 ATS so far this season. They are 5-7 on the road, and eleven of their games have gone OVER the line, with the other twelve going UNDER. They are coming off of a 111-76 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers, where they lost against the spread as 2 ½ point home underdogs. The total went UNDER the 197 point line set by sport gambling oddsmakers in that game.
The Nets are 7-16 SU and 14-9 ATS overall this year. They are 6-5 at home, and nine of their games have gone OVER the line, with the other fourteen all going UNDER. They are coming off of a 105-100 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers, where they won against the spread as 6 ½ point home underdogs. The total went UNDER the 205 ½ point line set by gambling companies it that one.
Odds and Trends
Orlando is 4-0-1 ATS on the road, and 4-0 ATS against Atlantic Division teams. They are 7-1-1 ATS overall lately, and 8-20 ATS on Monday night. They are 3-9 ATS coming off of a loss spreadwise. The total has gone UNDER in 7 of their last 8 against the Atlantic Division, and UNDER in 5 of their last 6 games on Monday. The total has gone UNDER in 11 of their last 15 against Eastern Conference opponents, and OVER in 5 of their last 7 games on the road.
Brooklyn is 7-1 ATS at home, and 6-1 ATS coming off of a win spreadwise. They are 5-1 ATS after one day of rest, and 13-3 ATS overall lately. They are 4-1 ATS against the Eastern Conference. The total has gone UNDER in 6 of their last 7 games after a win spreadwise, and UNDER in 12 of their last 17 games against teams with a winning record. The total has gone UNDER in 8 of their last 11 against the Southeast Division, and OVER in 5 of their last 7 on Monday.
Head-to-Head Trends and Current Odds
Between these teams, the Magic are 4-1 ATS lately. The home team is 6-2 ATS, while the underdog is 4-1 ATS in this series. The total has gone UNDER in 21 of their last 30 matchups, and UNDER in 5 of their last 6 games in Brooklyn.
They last met in April 2015, when the Nets won 101-88, and won against the spread as 9 point home favorites. The total went UNDER the 203 point line set by the sportsbook.
For Monday night's game, the Magic are listed as 2 ½ point road favorites. The over/under is set at 198 ½ points.