The Raptors and Magic are set to face off at 7:00 ET on BSF. The Magic will host the game at Amway Center in Orlando, FL. This Eastern conference matchup has an over/under of 216 points, and the Magic are favored to win at home vs. the Raptors.
TORONTO RAPTORS VS ORLANDO MAGIC BETTING PICK
The Pick: Toronto Raptors +1.5
This game will be played at Amway Center at 7:00 ET on Tuesday, November 21st.
WHY BET THE TORONTO RAPTORS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 110-107 in favor of the Raptors.
- Our projections have Pascal Siakam finishing with Pascal Siakam points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists.
- From the field, we have the Raptors finishing with a field goal percentage of 49.4% and knocking down 11 threes.
Will the Raptors Win on the Road?
So far this season, the Raptors have a record of just 6-7, as they look to pick up a win over the Magic. Currently, in the Eastern Conference, the team is ranked 11th, and they are 5th in the Atlantic division.
Toronto comes in with an overall ATS record of 7-6 so far this season. When playing on the road, the Raptors hold an ATS record of 3-2 in contrast to a 4-4 record against the spread when playing at home.
Toronto’s offense is coming off a strong performance, scoring 142 points against the Pistons. They had an overall field goal percentage of 53.9% and made 18/29 free throws. Leading the team in scoring is Scottie Barnes, who is averaging 20.1 heading into today’s matchup. Additionally, Pascal Siakam also maintains a PPG average of 19.4 heading into game.
At present, the Raptors’ defense is ranked 10th, allowing 110.8 points per game.
For the season, Toronto is ranked 22nd in fewest fouls per game. Team’s are averaging 21.8 free-throws per game vs. the Raptors and have an overall field goal percentage of 46.6%.
Will Orlando Secure A Victory as Home Favorites?
Coming into today’s matchup, the Magic will be looking to build on their current three game winning streak and their overall record is currently 8-5. Away from their home court, the Magic have a 5-3 record this season, in contrast to their 3-2 record at home.
Presently, Orlando boasts an ATS record of 10-3, which is above .500 against the spread. As the favorite this season, Orlando is 3-0 vs. the spread while going 7-3 as the underdog.
The Magic are coming off a good offensive performance, putting up 128 points vs. the Pacers. This figure is more than their season average of 109.4 points per game. Paolo Banchero led the scoring for the Magic, contributing 24 points. Additionally, Franz Wagner chipped in with 19 points.
So far, the Magic defense is giving up 106.6 points per contest, which has them sitting 4th in the NBA. One thing to note, is they have given up more points than their season average in two straight matchups.
The Orlando defense has allowed opponents to shoot 34.2% from beyond the arc this season. Opposing teams are also hitting 46.4% of their field goal attempts vs. Orlando.