At 8:00 ET, the Pistons host the Magic in an Eastern Conference matchup. Detroit (8-47) has lost four straight games and is a 7-point underdog against Orlando (31-25).

This game will be played at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit. The Magic (-285) are currently 8th in the East, while the Pistons are 15th. The over/under line for this game is 225 points.


The Pick: Orlando Magic -7

This game will be played at Little Caesars Arena at 8:00 ET on Saturday, February 24th.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 126-102 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 47.4% and knocking down 14 threes.

Is It the Magic Game to Lose on the Road?

Currently 8th in the Eastern Conference, the Magic have a record of 31-25. Within the Southeast Division, they are 2nd.

Orlando is favored by 7 points today and has gone 15-3 as the favorite this season. As the favorite, they have an average scoring margin of +9.7 PPG. For the season, they are 16-22 as the favorite.

The Magic have won two straight games and are 37-19 ATS for the season. As the favorite, they have covered the spread in five straight games.

In their most recent game, the Magic defeated the Cavaliers by a score of 116-109. The O/U line for that game was 215, and Orlando was a 5.5-point underdog.

This season, Orlando has an O/U record of 29-27. The over has hit in their last six games, and their games have averaged 222.6 points per game.

On the road, the Magic have an ATS record of 19-11, and they are 13-17 straight-up. Their average scoring differential on the road is -3.2 PPG.

On the road, the Magic are averaging 109.4 points per game, which is 26th in the NBA. Overall, they are 25th in scoring at 111.8 points per game.

When it comes to three-point shooting, Orlando is last in the league in made threes at 10.9 per game. They are also 28th in three-point attempts.

So far this season, the Magic have outscored the NBA scoring average in just 35.7% of their games. In terms of pace, they are 24th in the league at 97.6 possessions per game.

In the current season, the Magic defense has excelled, sitting 6th in the NBA by allowing 110.8 points per game. Opponents are hitting 55.6% of their two-point field goal attempts this season, and they’re also connecting on 35.6% of their three-point attempts.

Will the Pistons Win at Little Caesars Arena?

Detroit is looking to snap a four-game losing streak and improve on their 8-47 record as they take on the Magic. In the Eastern Conference, the Pistons are currently in 15th place.

As the underdog this season, the Pistons are 7-43 and have gone 3-26 straight up in non-conference games. Today, they are getting 7 points and are 3-24 ATS as the underdog.

Detroit’s O/U record for the season is 31-23-1, and they have gone under the total in their last four games. On average, their games have finished with 235 points, and today’s O/U line is set at 225.

In their last game, the Pistons lost to the Pacers by a score of 129-115. Detroit was 11.5-point underdogs in that game, and the O/U line was 246.5.

In games against other Eastern Conference teams, the Pistons are 5-26 compared to 3-21 in non-conference matchups. Their ATS record vs. the East is 26-28, and they are 12-14 ATS at home.

At home, the Pistons are averaging 111.9 points per game this season, which is 26th in the NBA. Overall, they are 23rd in scoring at 112.9 points per game.

When it comes to three-point shooting, Detroit is 29th in the league in both makes (11.2) and attempts (31) per game. Their three-point shooting percentage is 20th at 36%.

In terms of pace, the Pistons are 7th in the NBA at 100.6 possessions per game. They are also one of the top offensive rebounding teams, ranking 8th in the league.

Looking at the Pistons defense, they will be looking for a better performance considering they are currently conceding 122.1 points per game (27th). So far this season, the Pistons’ defense has struggled with fouls, averaging 1st in fouls per contest. On average, opponents are getting to the line 26.5 times per game vs. Detroit.