NBA Monday Betting System Pick: Exploiting Recent ATS Performances in Trail Blazers vs. Magic
Todd Kirkland/Getty Images. Pictured: CJ McCollum #3 of the Portland Trail Blazers
- The updated odds in Monday's matchup between the Portland Trail Blazers and Orlando Magic list the Magic as 7-point favorites to cover at home.
- The Blazers are in the midst of a postseason push, but have lost three-straight and will be without Damian Lillard.
- John Ewing previews how to bet this matchup using our Bet Labs database.
The Magic are 7-point favorites at home against the Blazers on Monday (7 p.m. ET). As the line indicates, Orlando and Portland are two teams trending in opposite directions.
The Magic have won five of their last six games and are currently the 7-seed in the East. The Blazers have lost three in a row and six of seven.
Orlando is expected to win, but will the Magic cover? Using historical betting data, let’s look at how savvy bettors can find value in tonight’s matchup.
Trail Blazers vs. Magic NBA Betting System Pick
Contrarian bettors buy on bad news and sell on good. That often means taking road dogs, betting teams that failed to cover and fading those that cashed tickets in their previous game.