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Saturday, January 24, 2009

After flat outing against Celtics, Magic hope to improve tonight against Heat

The Magic (33-9) will be trying to avoid their first losing streak of the season since they started the season 0-2 as they take on the Heat in Miami tonight.

The good news is the Magic have a 10 game winning streak against Miami, and have not lost to them since February of 2006.

Key stat... the Heat are 13-4 this season when superstar Dwyane Wade scores 30+ points, and just 9-15 if he is held under 30. Wade scored 33 points against the Magic in their previous game, but was shutout in the fourth quarter as the Magic won a low-scoring affair 86-76.

The Magic are 7 1/2 point favorites tonight.

For a complete game preview from Yahoo! Sports, click here


  • At 2:22 PM, Blogger Mike from Illinois said…

    The Magic are now back in third place in the East after Cleveland's dramatic buzzer-beating win over Golden St. Friday night.

    Hopefully the guys can turn it around tonight on the road after an overall flat performance at home against the Celts.

  • At 4:28 PM, Blogger Big Figure said…

    The heat will play tough,but in the end they have nobody to guard dwight and i expect him to come out and dominate. I think the magic to get back on track and win this game with the heat. At some point the jumpers will start to fall and the heat cant match-up with us having so much inexperience in the line-up. Hedo gets a break as marion doesnt take many shots,but CL will have his hands full with DWade and the refs.


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