The Thunder (-144) are favored by 2.5 points in a non-conference matchup against the Magic (+120). Tip-off is scheduled for 7:30 ET at the Kia Center in Orlando. TNT will have the TV coverage.

Oklahoma City (36-17) is currently 2nd in the Western Conference and 2nd in the Northwest Division. The Magic (29-24) are 6th in the Eastern Conference and 1st in the Southeast Division. Orlando has won two straight games.


The Pick: Orlando Magic +2.5

This game will be played at Kia Center at 7:30 ET on Tuesday, February 13th.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 137-123 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.

Will the Thunder Win in Orlando?

The Thunder have an O/U record of 30-23 this season, and the over has hit in their last five games. Today’s O/U line of 223.5 is lower than their season average of 234.3 points per game.

Oklahoma City’s ATS record for the season is 33-20, and they have covered the spread in their last three road games. As the favorite, they are 22-15 ATS and 27-10 straight-up.

In their most recent game, the Thunder beat the Kings by a score of 127-113. The O/U line for that game was 239.5 points. OKC was favored by 3 points going into the game.

The Thunder are 36-17 on the season, which is the 2nd-best record in the Western Conference. Against the West, they are 22-13 and 14-4 in non-conference games.

In their games this season, the Thunder have averaged 234.3 points per game, which is higher than today’s O/U line. In 50 of their 53 games, the O/U line has been higher than 223.5.

So far this season, the Thunder are the 4th highest-scoring team in the NBA, averaging 120.7 points per game. When playing on the road, they have averaged 118.3 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage, they are 3rd in the league at 49%.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Thunder are 11th in the league with an average of 13.4 made threes per game. Overall, they have made 39% of their three-point attempts, which is 3rd in the NBA.

So far this season, the Thunder have outscored the NBA scoring average in 67.9% of their games. In terms of pace, they are 12th in the league at 99.5 possessions per game. In terms of assists, they are 10th in the league at 27.2 per game.

Coming into today’s game, the Thunder’s defense is giving up an average of 113.6 points per contest. The Oklahoma City defense has allowed opponents to shoot 36.8% from beyond the arc this season. Opposing teams are also hitting 45.4% of their field goal attempts vs. Oklahoma City.

Will Orlando Come Through as Home Underdogs?

Orlando’s O/U record for the season is 26-27, and the over has hit in their last three games. Today’s O/U line is set at 223.5, and the average combined scoring in their games is 222.3.

The Magic have an ATS record of 35-18 for the season, and they have covered the spread in three straight games at home. As the underdog, they are 22-14 vs. the spread and 15-21 straight-up.

In their last game against the Bulls, Orlando won by a score of 114-108. They were favored by 5 points and are now 13-4 vs. the spread as the favorite. This win improved their overall record to 29-24, which is 6th in the Eastern Conference.

Against Eastern Conference teams, the Magic are 19-14 compared to 10-10 in non-conference games. At home, they are 17-7 straight-up and have an average scoring margin of +6.1 points per game.

At home, the Magic are averaging 114.5 points per game, which is 18th in the NBA. Overall, they are 26th in scoring at 111.6 points per game. In terms of pace, they are 22nd in the league.

Orlando has been one of the more aggressive teams in terms of getting to the free-throw line. They are 3rd in free-throw attempts at 25.9 per game. In terms of field goal percentage, they are 20th at 47%.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Magic are last in the league in made threes per game at 10.9. They are also 28th in three-point shooting percentage at 34%. However, they are 12th in offensive rebounds.

At this time, the Magic’s defense is positioned 5th in the NBA, permitting 110.8 points per game. Orlando’s defense is currently forcing 13.8 turnovers per game, which is 22nd in the league. Additionally, they enter the game ranked 16th in blocked shots, with an average of 5.2 rejections per game.