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Added January 13th, 2011 by Dwight

NBA Picks: Orlando Magic vs. Oklahomo City Thunder

Orlando Magic (25-12) @ Oklahoma City Thunder (25-13)

Time: 8:00 pm EST

Point Spread: Orlando Magic -1.5

Over/Under Line: 203.5

Preview: The Orlando Magic will invade the Ford Center on Thursday evening for a tilt between two teams destined for the postseason.

The Magic have won nine straight games; tied with the Miami Heat for the longest current winning streak. In their streak, Orlando remained four games behind the Heat. The Magic have seen “Superman” Dwight Howard continue his assault on the NBA with 21.2 points and 13.1 rebounds per game. The Magic are the fifth best defensive team in the league; allowing 93.4 points per game. The Magic, in their most recent game – went into Dallas and beat the Mavericks 117-107.

For Oklahoma City, Kevin Durant has led them to a first place tie with the Utah Jazz. The Thunder have won their last two, including a 109-100 win over Memphis on Saturday. Durant, the former Texas star is scoring 28.2 points per game. As a team, the Thunder rank 7th in the league with 103.1 points per game.

My Betting Picks: This should be an excellent basketball game. The hot teams has to go on the road. Streaks have to end at some point. This is where the run will end for Orlando. Oklahoma City picks up a thrilling home win on Thursday!

 
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