Orlando managed to salvage their hold on the eighth spot in the Eastern Conference after a bad stretch. The team hopes to continue its winning ways in the Magic vs Timberwolves game Friday. After losing eight out of nine games, Magic won four out of five matches. The latest was a 130-120 win over the Hawks.
Against Atlanta, Mo Bamba had an excellent performance in the early parts of the game. Aaron Gordon scored 18 of his points in the third quarter. He finished with 25 in the game. Also, Evan Fournier scored 14 in the last quarter.
Prediction Analysis for 02/28/20
Orlando coach Steve Clifford told sports betting sites that he wants all his players to contribute. Everyone should play well. They won four out of five and will try to keep the momentum going to get closer to the seventh seed in the conference.
Bamba contributed 15 points, ten rebounds, and four blocked shots, which was a career-high in points for him. In February, Gordon averaged 19.9 points and nine rebounds. As a result, his season averages increased to 14.5 points and 7.5 rebounds.
Fournier is the team leader in points with a 19 point average per game. In the last three games, he averaged 25.7 points with 54.7 percent field goal percentage. As a result of their winning drive, Orlando has a four 1/2-game lead in the eighth spot. Also, the team is half away from seventh-seed Brooklyn, according to online gambling reports.
On the other hand, Minnesota came from behind to win against Miami Wednesday. The team was down 12 points with four minutes left in the fourth quarter. Thus, they swept the Heat for two straight seasons.
Magic vs Timberwolves Betting Pick
Game time: 02/28/20 at 7:00 PM ET
Bet on Orlando at -7.5
The Magic is looking for a win after winning four out of five games. Sports betting odds are in favor of Orlando.