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Indiana Pacers vs Orlando Magic Prediction & Betting Tips 12/23/2023

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Indiana Pacers vs Orlando Magic 12/23/2023:
  • Take the Pacers on the moneyline
  • The Pacers should also cover at -1
  • Our NBA model projects 222 points, and we suggest taking the under

Indiana Pacers vs Orlando Magic Preview

Looking to win big? The Magic and Pacers face off at 7:00 ET on BSIN. The Pacers are hosting the game at Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, IN.

The odds for this Eastern conference game currently have the Pacers as the betting favorite with the over/under line sitting at 244 points. Check out BetCoco for Indiana Pacers – Orlando Magic odds

Indiana Pacers vs Orlando Magic Head-to-Head and Key Stats

The last ten head-to-head matchups between then Pacers and Magic have gone in favor of the Pacers, putting together a record of 6-4. When looking at the last three head-to-head matchups between the Magic and Pacers, only 1 point per game has separated the teams, with the Magic going 2-1 vs. the spread.

  • Across the Magic last five road games, the team averaged 106 points per game while allowing 122. Their record vs the spread in these contests was 1-4, while going 0-5 straight-up.
  • Across their ten previous home games, Indiana has an ATS mark of 5-5. Their straight up record in these matchups was 5-5 while averaging 128 points per game.
  • Spanning across their last three games as the betting underdog, the Magic have gone 1-2 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 0-3.
  • Indiana has done well both straight up and vs the spread when favored to win the game, going 3-2 SU and 3-2 ATS in their last five games.

Indiana Pacers vs Orlando Magic Prediction

Coming into today’s game against the Pacers, the Magic have a 16-11 overall record and are above .500. At home, the Magic are 11-3 compared to 5-8 on the road.

Against the spread, Orlando are currently above .500, at 18-9 ATS. This season, Orlando has a 8-2 record against the spread when they are favored, and they are 10-7 when playing as underdogs.

The Magic have seen over half of their games surpassing the over/under lines, resulting in an over/under record of 14-13-0. They have an average over/under line of 224.8 in their games, and their differential vs. the over/under line this season is -1.4.

In their recent game, the Magic’s offense concluded with 114 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 113 points per contest. 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 33% while ranking 14th in terms of pace.

The Magic’s defense is presently ranked 4 in the league, allowing an average of 110.4 points per contest.

In the terms of takeaways, Magic are causing 13.9 turnovers per game, ranking 22nd in the league. They also enter the matchup ranked 13th in rejections, averaging 5.5 blocked shots each game.

Coming into today’s game against the Magic, the Pacers are looking to stay above .500 and are currently 14-13 overall. On the road, the Pacers are 6-7 this season compared to a 8-6 record at home.

Indiana currently has an ATS record of 14-13, placing them above .500 against the spread. In their last four games as underdogs, the Pacers have faced ATS losses, and they have a 7-6 record against the spread as favorites.

In terms of their over/under record, the Pacers are 21-6-0 so far this season. The average points per game in their played games is 263.0, with an average over/under line of 241.9.

In their latest game, the Pacers offense put up 103 points against the Grizzlies. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 42.2% and made 18 threes. Obi Toppin led the team in scoring, putting up 22 points. Additionally, Tyrese Haliburton contributed 17 points for the Pacers.

Facing Orlando, the Pacers aims for a better defensive performance, given their current average of 126.1 points allowed per game (29).

Inside the arc, the Pacers defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 56.1% and 39.5% from three-point territory.

Our projections indicate that the Pacers should come out top with a projected score of 113-109.

Indiana Pacers vs Orlando Magic Betting Tips

  • Take the Pacers on the moneyline
  • The Pacers should also cover at -1
  • Our NBA model projects 222 points, and we suggest taking the under

Indiana Pacers Injury Report

  • Jalen Smith – Heel – Questionable
  • Tyrese Haliburton – Ankle – Questionable

Orlando Magic Injury Report

  • Joe Ingles – Ankle – Questionable
  • Markelle Fultz – Knee – Out
  • Kevon Harris – Coach’s Decision – Out
  • Jalen Suggs – Wrist – Questionable

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