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Cleveland Cavaliers vs Orlando Magic Prediction & Betting Tips 12/6/2023

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Cleveland Cavaliers vs Orlando Magic 12/6/2023
  • We like the Magic on the moneyline (+155)
  • The Magic are also our pick on the spread at +4.5
  • Our NBA model projects 221 points, and we suggest taking the under

Cleveland Cavaliers vs Orlando Magic Preview

Betting on today’s Magic and Cavaliers game? Catch the action at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland, OH, as the Cavaliers hosts this showdown at 7:00 ET on BSOH.

The over/under for this Eastern conference contest is set at 222.5 points, with the Cavaliers being the favored team playing at home against the Magic. Check out BetCoco for Cleveland Cavaliers – Orlando Magic odds

Cleveland Cavaliers vs Orlando Magic Head-to-Head and Key Stats

The Cavaliers have gone a perfect 3-0 in their last three head to head matchups vs. the Magic. The over/under record in the five most recent head to head games between the Magic and Cavaliers is 2-3 with an average of 215 points per game. The last three times that the Magic have been on the road vs. the Cavaliers, the over/under record is 1-4.

  • When looking at their past five road matchups, Orlando has an ATS record of 3-2 while averaging 106 per game. The team went 3-2 overall in these games.
  • Across the Cavaliers last ten home games, the team averaged 111 points per game while allowing 111. Their record vs the spread in these contests was 4-5-1, while going 6-4 straight-up.
  • In their last three games as the betting underdog, the Magic have a strong straight up record of 2-1. In addition, their ATS record was 2-1 in these scenarios.
  • Over the team’s last three games as the favorite, the Cavaliers struggled vs the spread going just 1-1-1. However, they still had a straight up mark of 2-1.

Cleveland Cavaliers vs Orlando Magic Prediction

Coming into today’s game vs. the Cavaliers, the Magic have a 14-6 overall record and are 2-1 in their last three games. At home, the Magic are 9-2 compared to 5-4 on the road this season.

Orlando has an ATS record of 15-5 for this season, which includes their current two game losing streak against the spread. Orlando has gone 6-1 against the spread this season when they are the favorites, and they are 9-4 when playing as underdogs.

So far this season, the Magic have an over/under record of 11-9-0. The average over/under line in their games stands at 223.9, and they have a 0.3 differential against the over/under line for this season.

In their latest game, the Magic offense put up 101 points against the Nets. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 40.2% and made 9 threes. Magic has been good on the offensive glass this season, pulling down 11.2 offensive rebounds per game. Their three-point percentage this season is 35% while ranking 9th in terms of pace.

The Magic’s defense is presently ranked 6th in the league, allowing an average of 110.0 points per contest.

In terms of two point field goal attempts, the Magic defense has allowed a shooting percentage of 53.6% while allowing 36.5% from downtown.

As the Cavaliers enter today’s game, they are 3-2 in their last five games and have an overall record of 11-9. Currently, they are ranked 8th in the Eastern Conference and are 3rd in the Central division.

Cleveland comes in with an overall ATS record of 7-12 so far this season. The Cavaliers have a two game ATS win streak as underdogs, and they hold a 3-9 record against the spread when they are the favorites.

So far, Cleveland has achieved an over/under record of 10-10-0, and they have experienced four straight games remaining below the over/under lines. Their games have currently averaged 227.0 points per game and the average over/under line so far is 222.

Coming off their recent game, the Cavaliers offense tallied 110 points in a matchup against the Pistons. Their field goal percentage for the game was 49.4%, and they made 10 threes. So far, three-pointers haven’t been a huge part of Cleveland’s offense, as they average just 31.9 attempts per game. Their overall field goal percentage is 47% while averaging 98.5 possessions per contest.

At this time, the Cavaliers’ defense is positioned 8th in the NBA, permitting 111.2 points per game.

When it comes to forced turnovers, the Cavaliers are forcing 14 per game, which is 21st in the league. They also come into the game sitting 15th in blocked shots at 5.2 per game.

Even though they are considered 4.5-point underdogs, our projection points to a 111-110 win for the Magic.

Cleveland Cavaliers vs Orlando Magic Betting Tips

  • We like the Magic on the moneyline (+155)
  • The Magic are also our pick on the spread at +4.5
  • Our NBA model projects 221 points, and we suggest taking the under

Cleveland Cavaliers Injury Report

  • Ricky Rubio – Personal – Out
  • Caris LeVert – Knee – Out
  • Ty Jerome – Ankle – Out
  • Dean Wade – Ankle – Questionable

Orlando Magic Injury Report

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

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