Basketball betting on Monday has the Charlotte Bobcats and Orlando Magic meeting for the second of four times this season.
The Magic won in NBA betting on Tuesday in Charlotte by a score of 93-81.
Basketball betting has seen the Bobcats go 2-2 on the road this season versus the NBA betting odds. Charlotte can play defense as they rank 3rd in the league but they can’t score as they rank near the bottom of the league in offense as basketball betting stats show. The Bobcats have outrebounded their opponents in six of the season’s first nine games and are averaging 43.44 rebounds per game, which ranks ninth in the league. Boris Diaw has scored in double figures in five of his last six games, including a basketball betting season-high 21 points on Saturday against Portland. Raymond Felton has scored in double figures in three of his last four games and is averaging 12.8 points and 5.5 assists during that time.
Orlando is 7-3 straight up this season and 6-4 against the basketball betting odds. Dwight Howard leads and offense that has struggled somewhat this season but it still potent enough to handle Charlotte in this basketball betting matchup. The Magic ranks just outside the Top 10 on defense.
Charlotte has been very good in basketball betting on Mondays as they are 8-2 ATS in their last 10 Monday games. The Bobcats have struggled in NBA betting versus the Southeast though as they are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 vs. the Southeast. The Bobcats are 1-7 ATS in the last 8 meetings in Orlando.
Orlando has been very good against the Southeast, winning 25 of their last 26 games in basketball betting but they have struggled on Mondays going 2-5 in their last 7 Monday games. The home team is 15-6 ATS in the last 21 basketball betting meetings.
Eight of the last nine basketball betting meetings between the two teams have gone under and five of the last six meetings in Orlando have gone under. Nine of the last ten in the series overall have gone under.
Orlando has won 8 of the last 10 meetings against Charlotte and they are 6-4 against the basketball betting odds. In addition to winning last week in Charlotte, the Magic have won the previous four. They are 3-2 against the NBA betting odds in those five games.