At 7:00 ET in Orlando, the Magic (-277) will host the Nets (+224) in an Eastern Conference matchup. Orlando is favored by 7 points and the over/under line is set at 205.5.

BSF will have the TV coverage for this game. The Magic have lost two straight and currently sit fifth in the East, while the Nets are 11th in the conference and have a record of 26-39.

BROOKLYN NETS VS ORLANDO MAGIC BETTING PICK

The Pick: Brooklyn Nets +7

This game will be played at Kia Center at 7:00 ET on Wednesday, March 13th.

WHY BET THE BROOKLYN NETS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 108-107 in favor of the Nets.
  • Our projections have Cam Thomas finishing with Cam Thomas points, 3 rebounds and 3 assists.
  • From the field, we have the Nets finishing with a field goal percentage of 46.0% and knocking down 15 threes.

Taking a Look at the Nets Chances on the Road

As the underdog, the Nets have gone 12-31 this season and are 12-10 against the spread as the underdog. Their average scoring margin as the underdog is -6.8 points per game. Currently, they have covered the spread in three straight games as the underdog.

This season, Brooklyn has an O/U record of 32-33, and the over has hit in their last five games. On average, their games have finished with 225.8 points, compared to today’s line of 205.5.

Brooklyn’s last game was a 120-101 win over the Cavaliers. They covered the spread as 7-point underdogs and the O/U line for that game was 208.

For the season, the Nets are 26-39 and are in 11th place in the Eastern Conference. Against other teams in the East, they are 18-21 and 3-8 in their division. On the road, they are 10-21 compared to 16-18 at home.

This season, the Nets are 24th in the NBA in scoring, averaging 111.9 points per game. However, they have been slightly better on the road, averaging 109.8 points per game compared to 113.9 at home.

When it comes to three-point shooting, Brooklyn is 6th in the league in made threes at 13.8 per game. They are also 7th in three-point attempts, shooting 37.6% from beyond the arc.

So far this season, the Nets have outscored the NBA scoring average in 41.5% of their games. In terms of pace, they are 24th in the league at 97 possessions per game.

On defense, Nets is currently around the league average in points allowed, giving up an average of 113.9 points per game. Opponents are hitting 53.4% of their two-point field goal attempts this season, and they’re also connecting on 37.8% of their three-point attempts.

Will the Magic Find a Way to Win at Home?

Today, the Magic are favored by 7 points at home against the Nets. This season, Orlando has been favored in 25 of their 65 games and has a record of 21-4 as the favorite. Their ATS record as the favorite is 19-6.

Orlando’s O/U record for the season is 30-35, and their games have averaged 220 points per game. Today’s O/U line of 205.5 is lower than all of their previous games.

In their last game, the Magic lost to the Pacers by a score of 111-97. The over/under line for that game was 222, and Orlando was favored by 1 point. This loss dropped their overall record to 37-28, which is currently 5th in the Eastern Conference.

For the season, the Magic are 42-23 against the spread, including a record of 21-9 ATS at home. As the favorite, they have an ATS record of 19-6. In non-conference games, the Magic are 11-11 on the ATS.

At home, the Magic are averaging 113.8 points per game, which is 20th in the league. Overall, they are 26th in scoring at 110.6 points per game. In terms of pace, they are 25th in the NBA.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Magic are last in the league in both makes (10.8 per game) and attempts (30.9 per game). In terms of three-point percentage, they are 26th at 35%.

Overall, the Magic are 14th in field goal percentage at 47%. In terms of two-point shooting, they are 15th in both makes and attempts. From the free-throw line, they are 5th in makes at 18.9 per game.

This season, the Magic defense has been impressive, holding the 3rd position in the league while permitting an average of 109.4 points per contest. In terms of two point field goal attempts, the Magic defense has allowed a shooting percentage of 54.8% while allowing 35.7% from downtown.