NBA Playoffs betting on Sunday has the Orlando Magic favored at home against the Philadelphia 76ers in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference Quarterfinal matchup.
The Magic have won 8 of the last 10 games against Philadelphia overall and they are solid favorites in NBA Playoffs odds in this series.
NBA Playoffs betting on the Magic will be popular but the 76ers do have some things going for them. The underdog in this series has done very well going 23-11 ATS in the last 34 meetings and Philadelphia has gone 9-3-1 ATS in their last 13 vs. the Southeast Division. The 76ers have three players who can score in Andre Iguodala, Andre Miller and Thaddeus Young. The 76ers also play decent defense, ranking 11th in the league. Not all is positive though in NBA Playoffs betting for Philadelphia. They are just 1-4 ATS in their last 5 Conference Quarterfinals games. They are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 road games. The 76ers are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The 76ers are 0-4 ATS in the last 4 meetings against Orlando and they are not expected to win in this NBA Playoffs odds matchup.
Not all of the NBA Playoffs betting numbers are pretty for Orlando either. The Magic are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Magic are 0-6 ATS in their last 6 vs. the Atlantic Division. The home team is 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings between the two teams. The Magic are one of the few teams that ranked in the Top 10 on both offense and defense in the league. The Magic were 10th in points scored and 6th in points allowed. With Kevin Garnett being out for the Celtics, the Magic are now expected to be the only team that can challenge Cleveland for the Eastern Conference title in NBA Playoffs betting.
Despite the fact that both teams play defense, the NBA Playoffs betting trends are mixed on the total in this game. The Over is 6-0 in the 76ers last 6 overall. The Over is 4-0 in the 76ers last 4 road games. The Under is 6-2 in the 76ers last 8 Conference Quarterfinals games.
NBA Playoffs odds statistics tell us that the Under is 6-1 in Orlando’s last 7 vs. the Atlantic Division, and it’s 8-2 in Orlando’s last 10 home games.
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