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Orlando Magic vs Oklahoma City Thunder Prediction & Betting Tips 13/2/2024

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Orlando Magic vs Oklahoma City Thunder 13/2/2024:
  • We like the Magic on the moneyline (+120)
  • The Magic are also our pick on the spread at +2.5
  • Projecting a combined 260 points, we like the over

Orlando Magic vs Oklahoma City Thunder Preview

The Thunder (-144) are favored by 2.5 points on the road against the Magic (+120) in a non-conference matchup. OKC is 36-17 and 2nd in the Western Conference, while Orlando is 6th in the East and has won two straight.

This game will be played at the Kia Center in Orlando and will tip-off at 7:30 ET. TNT will have the TV coverage.

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Orlando Magic vs Oklahoma City Thunder Head-to-Head and Key Stats

In the last three head-to-head matchups, the Thunder are averaging 114 points per game, compared to the Magic at 111. These figures have led to Oklahoma City posting a record of 2-1.

  • Although Oklahoma City has a straight up record of 5-5 in their last ten road games, they have not held up as well vs the spread going 5-5. The team averaged 116 points per game in these games.
  • Although Orlando has a straight up record of 4-6 in their last ten home games, they have not held up as well vs the spread going 6-4. The team averaged 105 points per game in these games.
  • In their last three games as the betting underdog, the Magic have a straight up record of 1-2 and an ATS mark of 2-1.
  • Looking back on the team’s last three games as the favorite, the Thunder have a straight up record of 1-2. Their record vs the spread in these games was 1-2.

Orlando Magic vs Oklahoma City Thunder Prediction

Today, the Thunder are favored by 2.5 points on the road against the Magic. This season, Oklahoma City has been favored in 37 of their 53 games and has a record of 27-10 in those games.

Oklahoma City’s O/U record for the season is 30-23, and their games have averaged 234.3 points per game. The over has hit in their last five games.

In their most recent game, the Thunder defeated the Kings by a score of 127-113. The O/U line for that game was 239.5, and Oklahoma City covered the spread (-3).

For the season, the Thunder are 2nd in the Western Conference with a record of 36-17. In the West, they have gone 22-13 compared to 14-4 against the East.

Oklahoma City’s road record this season is 15-11, and they have an ATS record of 15-11 on the road. Currently, they are 13th in the NBA in road wins.

When it comes to scoring, the Thunder are one of the top offensive teams in the league, averaging 120.7 points per game (4th). However, their scoring numbers are slightly lower on the road at 118.3 points per game (7th).

So far, the Thunder have outscored the NBA scoring average in 67.9% of their games this season. In terms of field goal percentage, Oklahoma City is 3rd in the league at 49%. They are also one of the top three-point shooting teams, connecting on 39% of their attempts (3rd).

When it comes to pace, the Thunder are 12th in the league at 99.5 possessions per game. In terms of assists, they are 10th in the league at 27.2 per game.

Coming into the game, the Thunder defense has held opposing team’s to fewer points than the league average in 45.3% of their games. Currently, they are 13th in the NBA at 113.6 points per game allowed. In terms of two point field goal attempts, the Thunder defense has allowed a shooting percentage of 51.6% while allowing 36.8% from downtown.

Today, the Magic are looking to extend their home winning streak to four games. Orlando is currently 17-7 straight-up at home this season, and they have an average scoring margin of +6.1 points per game.

As the underdog, the Magic have gone 15-21 this season and are 22-14 against the spread as the underdog. Orlando’s scoring differential as the underdog is -3.1 PPG. The O/U record in their games as the underdog is 13-16.

Against the spread, the Magic have covered in their last three home games and are 35-18 overall. Today, they are getting 2.5 points as the underdog. Orlando’s O/U record for the season is 26-27.

In their most recent game, the Magic defeated the Bulls by a score of 114-108. The O/U line for that game was 217.5, and Orlando covered the spread as 5-point favorites.

Orlando is currently 6th in the Eastern Conference with a record of 29-24. In the East, they are 19-14 compared to 10-10 against the West. The Magic have won their last two games and are 5th in the Southeast Division.

This season, the Magic’s games have averaged a combined 222.3 points per game, and today’s O/U line is set at 223.5. Orlando’s last three games have gone over the posted O/U lines.

This season, the Magic have been an excellent free-throw shooting team, ranking 5th in free throws made per game and 3rd in free throw attempts per game. However, they have struggled from beyond the arc, ranking 28th in three-point shooting percentage and 30th in three-pointers made per game.

At home, Orlando is averaging 114.5 points per game, which is 18th in the NBA. Overall, they are 26th in scoring at 111.6 points per game. So far, they have outscored the NBA scoring average in just 34% of their games.

When it comes to pace, the Magic are 22nd in the league with 98 possessions per game. In terms of field goal percentage, they are 20th at 47%. In terms of assists, Orlando is 27th in the NBA.

So far this season, the Magic defense has been performing well, ranking 5th in the NBA at 110.8 points allowed per contest. In the terms of takeaways, Magic are causing 13.8 turnovers per game, ranking 22nd in the league. They also enter the matchup ranked 16th in rejections, averaging 5.2 blocked shots each game.

In spite of being 2.5 point underdogs, we anticipate the Magic winning this one 137-123.

Orlando Magic vs Oklahoma City Thunder Betting Tips

  • We like the Magic on the moneyline (+120)
  • The Magic are also our pick on the spread at +2.5
  • Projecting a combined 260 points, we like the over

Orlando Magic Injury Report

No Injuries Reported

Oklahoma City Thunder Injury Report

  • Bismack Biyombo – Not With Team – Out
  • Gordon Hayward – Calf – Out

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