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San Antonio Spurs vs Orlando Magic: Prediction, Key Players, Injuries

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The San Antonio Spurs take on the Orlando Magic on Wednesday night at the American Airlines Center.

The game is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. CT and will be televised on Fox Sports Southwest. The game can also be heard on the radio on WOAI 1200 AM.

The matchup is the first of two between the two teams.

How will the Spurs fare against the Magic? We take a look at recent history, injuries, and key players to predict the outcome of the game!

Recent Games

San Antonio Spurs

The San Antonio Spurs are 30-18 overall and 18-7 at home. The Spurs are coming off a 105-85 loss against the Los Angeles Clippers. Kawhi Leonard led the Spurs with 24 points.

Orlando Magic

The Orlando Magic are 15-36 overall and 10-19 on the road. They are coming off a 104-97 loss against the Oklahoma City Thunder. Victor Oladipo led the way for Orlando with 22 points and grabbed 7 rebounds.

Injuries

San Antonio Spurs

Marco Belinelli– Marco Belinelli is out with a left groin injury.

Orlando Magic

No significant injuries.

Players to Watch For The Orlando Magic

Tobias Harris– Tobias Harris is one of the better young players in the league. However, the 21 year-old forward has been in a slump as of late. In the last five games, he is averaging 10.4 points on 33% field goals. On the season he is averaging 17 points and 6.5 rebounds.

Nikola Vucevic– Nikola Vucevic was arguably the biggest all-star snub in the Eastern Conference. Vucevic is averaging 19.4 points and 11.2 rebounds.

Victor Oladipo- Victor Oladipo is only in his second season, but his game is rapidly improving. Oladipo has always been a terrific athlete that can defend, but his offense is catching up. He is averaging 16.8 points and 3.8 assists.

Prediction

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The Magic have a terrific young trio (Harris, Vucevic & Oladipo) to go with their two lottery picks (Aaron Gordon & Elfrid Payton), but they aren’t ready to take down the Spurs. The Spurs will pull away early in the second half.

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