Orlando Magic vs Milwaukee Bucks NBA Betting Prediction

NBA Orlando Magic vs Milwaukee Bucks Prediction 4/10/2024

The Orlando Magic (46-33) travel to face off against the Milwaukee Bucks (48-31) on Wednesday, April 10th. This game will be played at Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee and televised on WMLW. The Bucks are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Magic are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Celtics. Tip-off is set for 8:00 ET.

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The Magic Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

In the Magic’s most recent game against the Rockets, Paolo Banchero led the Magic with 21 points while going 7/19 from the field. While Jalen Suggs was 2nd on the team with 21 points, Orlando fell short in the game with a final score of 118-106.

In their most recent five games, the Magic have gone 3-2 and have an overall record of 46-33. In Eastern Conference matchups, the Magic are 31-18 and are 15-15 in non-conference games.

Orlando comes in with an overall ATS record of 50-29 so far this season. The Magic maintain an ATS record of 23-16 on the road, while they have a 27-13 record vs. the spread when playing at home.

The Bucks Are Coming Off A Win

The Bucks clinched a 104-91 win over the Celtics in their previous game. As the second half got underway, the Bucks were leading by a score of 63-43.

With their above .500 record of 48-31, the Bucks are looking to add to their win total as they take on the Magic today. While playing on the road this season, the Bucks have gone 18-20 compared to their 30-11 record at home.

So far, Milwaukee is below .500 in their ATS record, currently standing at 34-45. The Bucks maintain an ATS record of 16-22 on the road, while they have a 18-23 record vs. the spread when playing at home.

Magic Offense Breakdown

Through 79 games the Magic are averaging 110.5 points per contest, placing them 25th in the NBA.

When it comes to scoring, the Magic are averaging 110.5 points per game, which ranks 25th in the league. On the road, they are averaging 108.5 points per game.

So far this season, the Magic have outscored the NBA scoring average in just 35.4% of their games. In terms of pace, they are 26th in the league at 96.6 possessions per game.

When it comes to field goal shooting, the Magic are 14th in the league at 47%. However, they are just 22nd in three-point shooting at 35%.

Bucks Offense Breakdown

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The Milwaukee offense will take the floor in today’s game with the league’s 4th ranked offense at 119.5 points per game.

This season, the Bucks have been one of the best offensive teams in the league, ranking 4th in scoring at 119.5 points per game. At home, they are averaging 121.3 points per game.

In terms of pace, Milwaukee is 6th in the league at 100.1 possessions per game. They have also been one of the top three-point shooting teams, ranking 5th in both made threes and three-point attempts.

When it comes to getting to the free-throw line, the Bucks are 3rd in the NBA in attempts. Overall, they are 7th in field goal percentage and 6th in true shooting percentage.

Magic Team Defense

This season, the Magic’s defense is the 3rd ranked defense in the NBA at 3rd PPG. So far, they have held opposing offenses below the NBA scoring average in 68.4% of their games. The Magic defense is coming off a game in which they held the Rockets offense to just 45.3% shooting. Overall, they gave up 118 points to Houston.

Bucks Team Defense

On defense, the Bucks are ranked 21st in the NBA this season. So far, they have given up more points than the NBA scoring average in 58.2% of their games. Milwaukee’s defense is currently forcing 12.3 turnovers per game, which is 12th in the league. Additionally, they enter the game ranked 13th in blocked shots, with an average of 5.1 rejections per game.

Key Players For The Magic And Bucks

The outlook for today’s matchup points to Paolo Banchero as the primary point contributor for the Magic, finishing with 23 points while maintaining a 8/18 shooting accuracy. During this season, he is delivering an average of 22.5 points per game, along with 6.8 rebounds.

On the flip side, our predictions place Giannis Antetokounmpo as the leading scorer for the Bucks. We expect him to conclude the game with a team-high 31 while also collecting 12 rebounds. This season, he has put together a field goal percentage of 61.1%, and he is contributing 30.4 points per game on average.

Magic vs Bucks Trends

  • Across the Magic last five road games, the team averaged 105 points per game while allowing 110. Their record vs the spread in these contests was 2-3, while going 2-3 straight-up.
  • Across the Bucks last five home games, the team averaged 109 points per game while allowing 117. Their record vs the spread in these contests was 2-3, while going 1-4 straight-up.
  • In their last five games as the betting underdog, the Bucks have a straight up record of 2-3 and an ATS mark of 3-2.
  • Against the spread, the Magic have put together of 2-3 in their last five games as the betting favorite. In these same games, they went 3-2 straight up.

Magic vs Bucks Prediction

Entering the game as underdogs with a spread of +1, the Bucks is our point spread pick. Our projections not only see them covering the spread but also indicate a solid chance of an outright victory. This is a good choice for those looking for a higher moneyline payout.

As for the over/under, the the line is currently at 215.5, and our model projects the Magic and Bucks to reach a combined total of 224 points. Our bet is on taking the over.

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

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