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brooklyn nets vs orlando magic prediction 12/02/2023 sport preview

Brooklyn Nets vs Orlando Magic Prediction & Betting Tips 12/2/2023

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Brooklyn Nets vs Orlando Magic 12/2/2023:
  • Take the Nets on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Magic (+2.5)
  • Our NBA model projects 217 points, and we suggest taking the under

Brooklyn Nets vs Orlando Magic Preview

Making on a bet on this NBA game featuring the Magic versus the Nets? Tip off is at at 7:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on YES. The game will be played at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY.

The over/under for this Eastern conference contest is set at 225.5 points, with the Nets being the favored team playing at home against the Magic. Check out BetCoco for Brooklyn Nets – Orlando Magic odds

Brooklyn Nets vs Orlando Magic Head-to-Head and Key Stats

When looking back on the last three head-to-head matchups between Orlando and Brooklyn, the Nets hold the edge with a record of 2-1. Not only does the team have the better record, but they have won in convincing fashion, posting an average scoring differential of 8 points.

  • When looking at their past ten road matchups, Orlando has an ATS record of 6-4 while averaging 104 per game. The team went 5-5 overall in these games.
  • In their last five home games, Brooklyn has averaged 117 points per game while allowing 120. The team’s record in this stretch was 2-3 while going 3-2.
  • Through their last three games as the underdog, the Magic have an ATS record of 3-0 and a straight up mark of 3-0.
  • As the betting favorite, the Nets have an ATS mark of just 8-2 in their last ten games. Brooklyn posted a straight up mark of 8-2 in these matchups.

Brooklyn Nets vs Orlando Magic Prediction

Coming into today’s matchup, the Magic is focused on adding to their nine game winning streak, with an overall record of 14-5. Away from their home court, the Magic have a 5-3 record this season, in contrast to their 9-2 record at home.

In terms of the spread, Orlando currently holds an ATS record of 15-4, which is above .500. This season, Orlando has a 6-1 record against the spread when they are the favorites, and they are 9-3 as underdogs.

Orlando’s games have surpassed the over/under line in three straight games and their overall record is 10-9-0. They have an average over/under line of 223.8 in their games, and their differential vs. the over/under line this season is 0.1.

The Magic recently showcased a strong offensive performance, scoring 130 points against the Wizards. This output exceeded their season average of 114.9 points per game. So far, three-pointers haven’t been a huge part of Orlando’s offense, as they average just 30 attempts per game. Their overall field goal percentage is 47% while averaging 99.8 possessions per contest.

Orlando’s defense has been playing well, ranking 5th in the NBA with 108.9 points allowed per game.

In the terms of takeaways, Magic are causing 15.1 turnovers per game, ranking 26th in the league. They also enter the matchup ranked 11th in rejections, averaging 5.6 blocked shots each game.

Over the Nets’ last five games, they are 3-2 and come in with an overall record of 9-9. During their 18 games, the Nets have gone 8-8 against teams in the Eastern Conference and 1-1 in non-conference matchups.

Brooklyn comes in with an overall ATS record of 13-4 so far this season. This season, Brooklyn has a 6-1 record against the spread when they are favored, and they are 7-3 when playing as underdogs.

The over/under record for this season for the Nets is 10-8-0. Across the games they’ve played, the combined scoring average is 227.0 points per game, with an average over/under line of 225.

In their recent matchup, the Nets offense ended with 128 points against the Hornets. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 49.5% and made 14 threes. Offensively, the Nets have a season long field goal percentage of 47%, which is 17th in the league In terms of three-pointers, they are 2nd in percentage and 3rd in three-pointers made.

Currently, the Nets’ defense holds the 20th rank in the NBA, allowing 114.7 points per game.

Opponents are hitting 52.6% of their two-point field goal attempts this season, and they’re also connecting on 36.4% of their three-point attempts.

Coming in as 2.5 point favorites, our projections have the Nets picking up a 109-108 win.

Brooklyn Nets vs Orlando Magic Betting Tips

  • Take the Nets on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Magic (+2.5)
  • Our NBA model projects 217 points, and we suggest taking the under

Brooklyn Nets Injury Report

  • Ben Simmons – Lower Back – Out
  • Dennis Smith Jr. – Lower Back – Probable
  • Lonnie Walker IV – Hamstring – Out
  • Noah Clowney – Shoulder – Out
  • Dariq Whitehead – Right Foot – Out

Orlando Magic Injury Report

  • Markelle Fultz – Knee – Out
  • Jonathan Isaac – Ankle – Questionable
  • Wendell Carter Jr. – Finger – Out
  • Kevon Harris – Coach’s Decision – Out

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