If there is one team that can end the Cleveland Cavaliers 12-game winning streak it might be the Orlando Magic. The Magic have the second best NBA betting record in the Eastern Conference and they took out the Cavaliers in last year’s Eastern Conference Finals. The two teams meet on Thursday in Cleveland in a game that can be seen on TNT.
Cavaliers are 6.5 point favorite at SBG Global with total of 193.
The Cavaliers have the best record in the league at 42-11 and have won 12-straight overall. They are tied for the best record after 53 games in franchise history with last season’s team. The team also holds the best point differential in the league at +7.4. With a win tonight, the Cavaliers will tie their franchise record for consecutive wins with their 13th in a row. The problem for Cleveland is that they did the same thing last year and still lost in the playoffs to Orlando. This year’s Cleveland team does look deeper though and more confident. The Cavs have won 10 straight at home and have the best home record in the league at 23-3. Over their last 22 home games, Cleveland is 21-1 and has averaged 104.4 points while holding their opponents to just 93.9 points per game.
The Cavaliers defeated the Magic 102-93 in their first matchup this season on Nov. 11th. The Cavs and Magic will face each other again in just 10 days in Orlando. The Magic went 2-1 last NBA betting season against the Cavs plus they beat the Cavaliers in six games in the playoffs. The Magic have won eight of the last 12 regular season matchups with the Cavaliers including three of the last five at Cleveland.
The Magic are 3-8 ATS in their last 11 vs. the Central. The Magic are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 Thursday games. The Magic are 7-1 ATS in the last 8 meetings in Cleveland.
The Cavaliers are 3-0-1 ATS in their last 4 Thursday games. The Cavaliers are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games overall.
The Under is 4-0 in Orlando’s last 4 vs. the Central. The Under is 5-1 in Orlando’s last 6 overall. The Under is 21-8 in Orlando’s last 29 road games. The Over is 5-1-1 in the Cavaliers last 7 home games. The Over is 4-0 in the last 4 meetings between the two teams.