At 7:30 ET, the Orlando Magic (-287) will visit the Toronto Raptors (+231) in an Eastern Conference matchup. The Magic (-7) are favored by seven points over the Raptors, who have lost five straight and are 23-43 overall.

This game will be played at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto and can be seen on TSN. The over/under line is 215.5 points.

ORLANDO MAGIC VS TORONTO RAPTORS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Toronto Raptors +7

This game will be played at Scotiabank Arena at 7:30 ET on Friday, March 15th.

WHY BET THE TORONTO RAPTORS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 111-107 in favor of the Raptors.
  • Our projections have Immanuel Quickley finishing with Immanuel Quickley points, 4 rebounds and 4 assists.
  • From the field, we have the Raptors finishing with a field goal percentage of 43.1% and knocking down 10 threes.

Will Orlando Be The Talk of Scotiabank Arena?

Orlando is favored by 7 points on the road today and has gone 20-6 ATS as the favorite this season. As the favorite, they have a scoring differential of +9.7 points per game.

As the favorite, the Magic have a record of 22-4 and have gone 43-23 straight up for the season. In the Eastern Conference, they are currently 5th and are 1st in the Southeast Division with a record of 38-28.

Orlando’s ATS record on the road is 21-14, and they have an average scoring differential of -3.2 points per game on the road. Overall, they are 16-19 on the road.

In their last game, the Magic defeated the Nets by a score of 114-106. The O/U line for that game was 205.5, and Orlando covered the spread as 6-point favorites.

This season, Orlando has an O/U record of 31-35, and their games have averaged a combined 220 points. In 52 of their 66 games, the O/U line has been higher than today’s line of 215.5.

This season, the Magic are 26th in the league in scoring at 110.7 points per game. On the road, they are averaging 108 points per game.

So far, the Magic have outscored the NBA scoring average in just 36.4% of their games. In terms of pace, they are 26th in the league at 97 possessions per game.

When it comes to three-point shooting, Orlando is 30th in the league in both three-point makes and attempts. They are hitting just 35% of their looks from beyond the arc.

This season, the Magic defense has been impressive, holding the 3rd position in the league while permitting an average of 109.3 points per contest. 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.

Can Toronto Lock in a Home Win?

Toronto is coming off a 113-104 loss to the Pistons, and they are 23-43 on the season, which is 12th in the Eastern Conference. The Raptors have lost five straight games overall.

As the underdog, the Raptors are 11-33 this season, and they are 22-22 against the spread as the underdog. Today, they are getting 7 points against the Magic and have an ATS record of 31-35.

In their games this season, the Raptors have averaged 232.3 points per game, and their O/U record for the season is 35-30-1. Today’s O/U line is 215.5, and their games have averaged 229.7 points.

Against other Eastern Conference teams, the Raptors are 16-24 compared to 7-19 against non-conference opponents. In the Atlantic Division, they are in 5th place.

This season, the Raptors have been one of the best teams in the league in terms of two-point shooting. They are currently 5th in the NBA in two-point field goals made per game and have a two-point shooting percentage of 54%. However, they have struggled from beyond the arc, ranking just 25th in three-point shooting at 35%.

When playing at home, the Raptors have averaged 111.2 points per game, which is 25th in the league. Overall, they are 17th in scoring at 114.1 points per game. In terms of pace, Toronto is 13th in the NBA.

So far this season, the Raptors have outscored the NBA scoring average in 47% of their games. In terms of assists, they are 3rd in the league with an average of 29.3 per game.

So far, the Raptors’ defense is ranked 24th in the league at 118.2 points per contest. Inside the arc, the Raptors defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 55.9% and 37.4% from three-point territory.