Don’t miss out on the NBA showdown between the Bucks and Magic. The game is starting at 6:00 ET on BSF, and it’s hosted by the Magic at Amway Center in Orlando, FL. Get ready to place your bets! The Bucks come into this Eastern conference matchup as the betting favorite. The over/under line currently sits at 232 points.
MILWAUKEE BUCKS VS ORLANDO MAGIC BETTING PICK
The Pick: Orlando Magic +3.5
This game will be played at Amway Center at 6:00 ET on Saturday, November 11th.
WHY BET THE ORLANDO MAGIC:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 109-106 in favor of the Bucks.
- Our projections have Giannis Antetokounmpo finishing with Giannis Antetokounmpo points, 7 rebounds and 3 assists.
- From the field, we have the Bucks finishing with a field goal percentage of 49.4% and knocking down 13 threes.
Taking a Look at the Bucks Chances on the Road
Facing the Magic today, the Bucks look to maintain their record above .500, which currently stands at 5-3. The Bucks have a 1-2 record on the road this season, compared to their 4-1 record when playing at home.
Milwaukee has an overall ATS record of 1-7 for the season so far. In their last two home games, Milwaukee has been unable to cover the spread, and they maintain an ATS record of 1-4 at home compared to 0-3 on the road.
The Bucks recently showcased a strong offensive performance, scoring 124 points against the Pacers. This output exceeded their season average of 118 points per game. Giannis Antetokounmpo was the leading scorer for the Bucks, putting up 54 points. In addition, Khris Middleton contributed 19 points.
The Bucks’ defense is presently ranked 25th in the league, allowing an average of 120.2 points per contest.
On two point field goal attempts, the Bucks’ defensive unit is allowing a field goal percentage of 57.0% and allowing 36.4% from beyond the arc.
Are the Magic Ready for a Home Win?
The Magic are set to play the Bucks, with a chance to surpass .500, considering their current record of 4-4. At the moment, the team holds 7th place in the Eastern Conference and 2nd place in the Southeast division.
Orlando arrives with an ATS record of 6-2 for the season up to this point. When playing on the road, the Magic hold an ATS record of 3-1 in contrast to a 3-1 record against the spread when playing at home.
The Magic offense is coming off a game where they scored 119 points against the Hawks. They posted a field goal percentage of 46.7% and connected on 10 threes. In terms of offense, the Magic have a season-long field goal percentage of 45%, putting them 23rd in the NBA. Regarding three-pointers, they are ranked 25th in percentage and 27th in three-pointers made.
Currently, the Magic’s defense holds the 5th rank in the NBA, allowing 107.2 points per game.
Orlando’s defense is currently forcing 15.8 turnovers per game, which is 26th in the league. Additionally, they enter the game ranked 12th in blocked shots, with an average of 5.6 rejections per game.