Basketball Betting – Los Angeles New Orleans Hornets vs. Orlando Magic

February 1st, 2024 Live NBA Betting Lines

Basketball betting on Christmas Day has the Orlando Magic favored at home against the New Orleans Hornets in a game you can see on ESPN. You want to be aware of the early start time with this NBA betting matchup as it is scheduled for noon, Eastern.

Basketball scheduling information shows that this is the last of a four-game homestand for the Magic. It is the first of a back-to-back situation for the Hornets as the Basketball schedule shows, as they are back home against the Rockets tomorrow.

Basketball history shows that the Hornets and Magic have split their last ten meetings both straight up and against the NBA betting pointspread.

Last year the teams split their two meetings with both teams winning and covering the basketball betting number on the road.  The Hornets won 98-97 at Orlando while the Magic returned the favor 95-88 in New Orleans as basketball betting results tell us.  At Orlando, the teams have split their last four meetings overall according to basketball betting results.

This is a great matchup between two excellent teams in the NBA who have superstar players.  The Hornets have Chris Paul who can impact the basketball line at any moment while the Magic have Dwight Howard.  The winner in this NBA betting contest could be the team that gets more support for their two stars.  Orlando has Rashard Lewis and Hedo Turkoglu providing support for Howard while New Orleans has David West helping out Paul.

If you like wagering on basketball betting totals there is a big trend in this game.  Eight of the last ten games between the two teams have gone under the NBA betting total.  At Orlando, three of the last four have gone under the basketball number including last year’s game.  That could be the result again.

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