At 6:00 ET, the Pacers (+107) will be in Orlando to take on the Magic (-129). The over/under line for this Eastern Conference matchup is 226.

Orlando (-2) is currently 5th in the East and 1st in the Southeast Division. Indiana is 8th in the East and 3rd in the Central Division. The game will be played at the Kia Center and can be seen on BSF.

INDIANA PACERS VS ORLANDO MAGIC BETTING PICK

The Pick: Indiana Pacers +2

This game will be played at Kia Center at 6:00 ET on Sunday, March 10th.

WHY BET THE INDIANA PACERS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 117-109 in favor of the Pacers.
  • Our projections have Pascal Siakam finishing with Pascal Siakam points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists.
  • From the field, we have the Pacers finishing with a field goal percentage of 52.2% and knocking down 12 threes.

Will Indiana Find a Way to Win on the Road?

Indiana is 35-29 this season after losing to the Timberwolves 113-111. In the Eastern Conference, they are currently in 8th place and are 3rd in the Central Division.

On the road, the Pacers are 15-16 this season and have an average scoring differential of -2.4 points per game. Against the spread, they are 16-14 on the road and 19-12 as the underdog.

Indiana has gone 33-29 ATS this season, including a 19-12 record as the underdog. Today, they are 2-point underdogs and have gone 2-9 as the underdog in their last 11 games.

The Pacers’ O/U record for the season is 34-30, and 63 of their 64 games have had higher over/under lines than today’s (226). On average, their games have seen 245.1 points scored.

Indiana leads the NBA in scoring at 123.3 points per game, and they are also the top-scoring team on the road at 120.6 points per game. The Pacers are 1st in field goal percentage at 50% and are 2nd in pace at 101.6 possessions per game. So far, they have outscored the NBA average in 68.8% of their games.

When it comes to three-point shooting, Indiana is 7th in three-point percentage at 37%. They are also 1st in two-point field goal percentage at 58% and lead the league in assists at 30.8 per game.

Overall, the Pacers are 1st in scoring, 1st in field goal percentage, and 2nd in pace. They are also 1st in two-point field goal percentage and 7th in three-point shooting. Indiana is 1st in assists but is just 21st in offensive rebounds. At the free-throw line, they are 22nd in made free throws and 25th in free-throw attempts.

At this time, the Pacers’ defense is positioned 29th in the NBA, permitting 121.8 points per game. Indiana’s defense is currently forcing 12.8 turnovers per game, which is 16th in the league. Additionally, they enter the game ranked 8th in blocked shots, with an average of 5.8 rejections per game.

Can the Magic Grab a Win at Home?

Orlando is favored by 2 points today and has gone 19-5 ATS as the home team. At home, the Magic have an average scoring margin of +7.2 PPG. In their last four games at home, they have won all four games ATS.

As the favorite this season, Orlando has gone 21-3 and has covered the spread in 11 straight games. Their scoring margin as the favorite is +10.7 PPG. In today’s game, the O/U line is set at 226.

For the season, the Magic are 42-22 ATS, including a 21-8 record at home. Their O/U record for the season is 30-34, and their games have averaged 220.2 points.

In their last game, the Magic lost to the Knicks by a score of 98-74. The O/U line for that game was 207.5, and Orlando was a 2.5-point underdog going into the game.

Orlando is currently 5th in the Eastern Conference with a record of 37-27. In the Southeast Division, they are in 1st place. Against Eastern Conference teams, the Magic are 26-16 and 11-11 in non-conference games.

This season, the Magic have been one of the NBA’s top teams at getting to the free-throw line, ranking 3rd in free-throw attempts. They are also 6th in free throws made per game at 18.9. In terms of scoring, Orlando is 26th in the league at 110.9 points per game.

When playing at home, the Magic are averaging 114.3 points per game, which is 19th in the NBA. However, they have struggled to get their three-point shooting going, as they are last in the league in three-point attempts and makes.

Overall, Orlando is 14th in field goal percentage and 27th in pace. In terms of assists, they are 28th in the NBA at 24.5 per game.

On defense, the Magic come into the game ranked 3rd in the league in points allowed at 109.4 per game. Over their last three games, the team is allowing 98.7 points per contest (1st). When it comes to forced turnovers, the Magic are forcing 14 per game, which is 24th in the league. They also come into the game sitting 12th in blocked shots at 5.3 per game.