At 6:00 ET in Orlando, the Detroit Pistons (9-50) will take on the Orlando Magic (34-26) in a Eastern Conference matchup. The Magic are favored by 10.5 and have won two straight games. The over/under line is set at 218.5.

This game will be played at the Kia Center and can be seen on BSF. The Pistons are currently 14th in the Eastern Conference, while the Magic are 7th. Detroit is +433 on the moneyline, while Orlando is -600.


The Pick: Orlando Magic -10.5

This game will be played at Kia Center at 6:00 ET on Sunday, March 3rd.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 136-112 in favor of the Magic.
  • Our projections have Paolo Banchero finishing with Paolo Banchero points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists.
  • From the field, we have the Magic finishing with a field goal percentage of 47.2% and knocking down 14 threes.

Can the Pistons Offense Score Enough on the Road?

Detroit’s games have gone under the O/U line in eight straight games, and today’s line is set at 218.5. This season, the Pistons have played to the under in 31 of their 59 games.

On average, Detroit’s games have seen 233.6 points scored, which is higher than today’s O/U line of 218.5. In 53 of their games, the O/U line has been higher than 218.5.

In their most recent game, the Pistons lost to the Cavaliers by a score of 110-100. Detroit was a 7-point underdog in that game, and they are 8-46 as underdogs this season. Against the spread, they are 28-25 as underdogs.

In the Eastern Conference, the Pistons are currently in 14th place with a record of 9-50. Against other teams in the East, they are 6-29 and 3-21 against non-conference opponents.

On the road, the Pistons are 5-25 for the season, and they have covered the spread in two straight road games. Their ATS record on the road is 16-14 compared to 13-15 at home.

When it comes to scoring, the Pistons are 22nd in the league at 112.5 points per game. On the road, they are averaging 113.5 points per game compared to 111.3 at home. Detroit has outscored the NBA scoring average in just 28.8% of their games.

So far this season, the Pistons are 17th in field goal percentage at 47%. In terms of pace, they are 9th in the league at 100.2 possessions per game.

When it comes to three-point shooting, Detroit is 29th in made threes per game at 11.3. Overall, they are 18th in three-point percentage at 36%. In terms of free throws, the Pistons are 18th in both made and attempted per game.

At present, the Pistons’ defense is ranked 27th, allowing 121.1 points per game. Most recently, the Pistons’ defense put together a solid performance, giving up just 110 points to the Cavaliers.

Will Orlando Win at Home?

Orlando is favored by 10.5 points today and has gone 16-5 ATS as the favorite this season. As the favorite, they have won eight straight games and have a scoring differential of +10.1 points per game.

The Magic have an average scoring differential of +6.6 points per game at home this season. In their last three home games, they have gone 3-0 ATS.

In their win over the Jazz, the Magic were favored by 7.5 points and covered the spread. The final score of the game was 115-107, and the O/U line was 225.5.

Orlando’s O/U record for the season is 29-31, and the under has hit in their last four games. This season, their games have averaged a combined 221.7 points, and today’s O/U line is set at 218.5.

With a record of 34-26, the Magic are currently 7th in the Eastern Conference. Against other Eastern Conference teams, they are 23-15 and 6-6 in their division.

At home, the Magic are averaging 114.4 points per game, which is 19th in the NBA. Overall, they are 26th in scoring at 111.5 points per game.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Magic are 30th in made threes per game at 11. However, they are 6th in free throws made per game at 19.1.

So far this season, the Magic have outscored the NBA scoring average in 33.3% of their games. In terms of pace, they are 24th in the league.

Coming into today’s game, the Magic’s defense is giving up an average of 110.2 points per contest. Inside the arc, the Magic defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 55.0% and 35.8% from three-point territory.