Orlando Magic Favored By Two Against Boston Celtics

December 24th, 2010 by Jack Jones Leave a reply »
Two of the Eastern Conference elites will face off this Christmas, as the Boston Celtics will go on the road to take on the Orlando Magic. Tip-off is set for 2:30 ET and will be aired nationwide on ABC. Our NBA spreads have the Magic favored by two points over the Celtics at home, with the total sitting at 193.

Orlando is hoping that their new look lineup will give them a chance to top the Celtics this postseason and will look to build off their first win since pulling off two trades to acquire Gilbert Arenas, Jason Richardson and Hedo Turkoglu.

After failing to win their first two games after the trade, Orlando crushed the San Antonio Spurs 123-101 at home on Thursday. Orlando, however, has won just twice in their last 10 games, but a win over the Celtics would definitely give this team some confidence, as they would have back to back wins over the top two teams in each conference.

Stopping the Celtics figures to be quite the challenge for the Magic. Boston has won 14 straight after topping the 76ers 84-80 on Wednesday and have really played well when going up against the higher caliber teams this season. Three of Boston's losses have come on th ...

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