Orlando Magic vs. Atlanta Hawks: Magic Slight Favorites at Atlanta

December 20th, 2010 by Jack Jones Leave a reply »
There will be plenty of new faces on the court for the Orlando Magic tonight when they go on the road to take on the Atlanta Hawks.

The Magic started the season 15-4 and were looking like they were right there with the Celtics as an elite threat to win the Eastern Conference, but have since won just one game, and as a result they revamped their lineup with a couple big trades.

While the Hawks have won just 4-5 in their last nine games, they have won six straight at home. The Hawks split two earlier games at Orlando  but this is a completely different Orlando team, and we don't know if it's going to help or hurt them in the long run.

Taking a look at the NBA spreads for tonight's games, the oddsmakers have the Magic favored by 1.5 points over the Hawks on the road.

Orlando acquired Gilbert Arenas, Jason Richardson, Hedo Turkoglu and Earl Clark, while they gave up Rashard Lewis, Vince Carter, Mickael Pietrus, Marcin Gortat and 2001 first-round pick. 

Magic head coach Stan Van Gundy has really been upset with the way his team has played on the defensive side of the ball lately, but it almost seems like the Ma ...

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