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The Boston Celtics are slight 56.8 percent favorites over the Orlando Magic. According to the simulations, the Magic are shooting 45.3 percent from the field and the Celtics are forecasted to shoot 47.6 percent. The Celtics have the rebounding advantage at 40 to 38.3. The Celtics are committing fewer turnovers at 12.8 vs 14.8 for the Magic. The Magic are making 9.8 three pointers on 39 percent from three point range. The Celtics are making 5.1 three pointers on 37 percent.
SIMULATED PLAYER STATISTICS (Player averages after 10,000 simulations of today's game)
PTS: Dwight Howard 22.9, Paul Pierce 18.5
ASSISTS: Jameer Nelson 4.9, Rajon Rondo 12.8
REBOUNDS: Dwight Howard 12.2, Kevin Garnett 8.6
SPORTS ODDS: Sportsbooks and handicappers have set the line at BOS -4.5 TOTAL 192.
'10-11 SEASON: We advise relying on these trends after the first 6 to 8 weeks of the season. UNITS EDGE FAVORS: Boston Celtics
|MAGIC||ATS RECORD||CELTICS||ATS RECORD||ATS EDGE|
|Record on the Road||14-12, 54% 200||Record at Home||22-4, 85% 1800||Celtics|
|VS Celtics||1-1, 50% -10||VS Magic||1-1, 50% -10||EVEN|
|vs Team .500 or Better||8-15, 35% -850||vs Team .500 or Better||17-6, 74% 1040||Celtics|
|Record As Road Underdog||1-5, 17% -450||Record As Home Favorite||21-4, 84% 1660||Celtics|
|After 1 or More Days Off||17-18, 49% -280||After 1 or More Days Off||19-17, 53% +30||Celtics|
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