Brooklyn Nets vs Orlando Magic NBA Betting Prediction

NBA Brooklyn Nets vs Orlando Magic Prediction 2/27/2024

The Brooklyn Nets (22-35) travel to face off against the Orlando Magic (32-26) on Tuesday, February 27th. This game will be played at Kia Center in Orlando and televised on BSF. The Nets are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Magic are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Grizzlies. Tip-off is set for 7:00 ET.

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The Nets Are Coming Off A Win

The Nets won vs. the Grizzlies in their most recent game, ending with a score of 111-86. The Nets not only won the game but also covered the spread as -2.5-point favorites. As for the over/under, the combined score of 197 points didn’t reach the over/under line of 214.5.

The Nets come into today’s game with a 22-35 record and have gone 1-2 in their last three games. In the Eastern Conference, the Nets are in 11th place and are currently 4th in the Atlantic division.

Brooklyn comes in with an overall ATS record of 25-29 so far this season. This season, Brooklyn has a 11-7 record against the spread when they are favored, and they are 14-22 when playing as underdogs.

The Magic Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

In their most recent game, the Magic fell to the Hawks by a score of 109-92. Alongside their straight-up loss, the Magic couldn’t cover as +1.5 point underdogs. In terms of the over/under, the combined 201 points was below the over/under line of 223.

Currently, the Magic have an overall record of 32-26 and are 2-1 in their last three games. In the Eastern Conference, they are ranked 8th and are 2nd in the Southeast division.

Currently, Orlando holds an above .500 ATS record of 37-21 so far this year. Orlando has struggled to cover the spread in their last two road games and has an ATS record of 19-13 on the road, while it is 18-8 at home.

Nets Offense Breakdown

The Nets come into today’s game as the 23rd ranked scoring offense at 112.5 points per game.

When it comes to scoring, the Nets are averaging 112.5 points per game, which is 23rd in the NBA. However, they have been better at home, where they are averaging 114.0 points per game compared to 110.8 on the road.

So far this season, Brooklyn has outscored the NBA scoring average in 40.4% of their games. In terms of pace, they are 23rd in the league at 97.5 possessions per game.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Nets are 7th in the NBA with an average of 13.7 made threes per game. Overall, they are shooting 36% from beyond the arc.

Magic Offense Breakdown

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Through 58 games the Magic are averaging 111.5 points per contest, placing them 26th in the NBA.

At home, the Magic are averaging 114.6 points per game, which is 18th in the NBA. Overall, they are 26th in scoring at 111.5 points per game. In terms of pace, Orlando is 24th in the league.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Magic are last in the NBA in three-pointers made per game at 11. However, they are 6th in free throws made per game and 12th in offensive rebounds.

For the season, the Magic are shooting 47% from the field, which is 16th in the league. In terms of assists, they are 24th in the NBA.

Nets Team Defense

Currently, the Nets’ defense holds the 16th rank in the NBA, allowing 114.9 points per game. When it comes to defending inside the arc, the Nets squad is permitting opposing teams to shoot at a clip of 53.1% inside the arc, and they’re also giving up 37.9% from downtown.

Magic Team Defense

On defense, the Magic come into the game ranked 7th in the league in points allowed at 110.8 per game. Over their last three games, the team is allowing 109 points per contest (8th). Most recently, the Magic’s defense put together a solid performance, giving up just 109 points to the Hawks.

Key Players For The Nets And Magic

In today’s game, our projections have Cam Thomas leading the Nets with 21 points on 7/17 shooting from the field. Throughout this season, his average stands at 20.9 points per game, along with 2.9 rebounds.

On the flip side, our predictions place Paolo Banchero as the leading scorer for the Magic. We expect him to conclude the game with a team-high 22 while also collecting 7 rebounds. For the season, he has a field goal percentage of 45.6% and is averaging 22.7 points per contest.

Nets vs Magic Trends

  • In their last ten games away from home, the Nets have a straight up record of 3-7 while going 3-7 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 106 points per game in these contests.
  • Through their last three home games, Orlando has an ATS record of just 1-2. However, their overall record was 2-1 while averaging 106 points per game.
  • As the betting underdog, the Nets have an ATS mark of just 0-3 in their last three games. Brooklyn posted a straight up mark of 0-3 in these matchups.
  • Orlando has done well both straight up and vs the spread when favored to win the game, going 3-0 SU and 3-0 ATS in their last three games.

Nets vs Magic Prediction

The Magic is our pick to not only win with a projected score of 137-121. But we also favor them to cover the spread. Our bet is on the Magic at -9.5.

Right now, the over/under line for the game is sitting at 215.5 and given that our model is projecting 258 points between the teams, we like the over.

All odds are courtesy of Action247 Sportsbook. Good luck!!

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