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orlando magic vs detroit pistons prediction 12/08/2023 sport preview

Orlando Magic vs Detroit Pistons Prediction & Betting Tips 12/8/2023

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Orlando Magic vs Detroit Pistons 12/8/2023:
  • Take the Magic on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Pistons (+11.5)
  • Our NBA model projects 214 points, and we suggest taking the under

Orlando Magic vs Detroit Pistons Preview

Don’t miss out on the NBA showdown between the Pistons and Magic. The game is starting at 7:00 ET on BSF, and it’s hosted by the Magic at Amway Center in Orlando, FL. Get ready to place your bets!

This Eastern conference matchup has an over/under of 230.5 points, and the Magic are favored to win at home vs. the Pistons. Check out BetCoco for Orlando Magic – Detroit Pistons odds

Orlando Magic vs Detroit Pistons Head-to-Head and Key Stats

The last ten head-to-head matchups between then Pistons and Magic have gone in favor of the Pistons, putting together a record of 6-4. In the last five head to head games between the Pistons and Magic, the average combined point total is 228 points per game. The over/under record in these matchups is 3-2.

  • Through their last three road contests, the Pistons offense has averaged 112 points per game while allowing an average of 132. Detroit posted an overall record of 0-3 while going 1-2 ATS.
  • In their last five home games, Orlando has averaged 107 points per game while allowing 111. The team’s record in this stretch was 3-2 while going 3-2 vs. the spread.
  • Spanning across their last ten games as the betting underdog, the Pistons have gone 3-6-1 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 0-10.
  • The Magic have played well in their last three games as the betting favorite, going 3-0 straight up and 2-1 against the spread.

Orlando Magic vs Detroit Pistons Prediction

So far this season, the Pistons have a record of just 2-19, as they look to pick up a win over the Magic. In their 21 games, the Pistons have achieved a 2-11 record in games against Eastern Conference teams, and they have a 0-8 record in non-conference play.

So far, Detroit’s ATS record is below .500 at 8-12. This season, Detroit has a 0-2 record against the spread when they are favored, and they are 8-10 when playing as underdogs.

The Pistons have seen over half of their games surpassing the over/under lines, resulting in an over/under record of 12-9-0. Their games have an ongoing average of 205.0 points per game, with an average over/under line of 223.6.

In their latest game, the Pistons offense put up 102 points against the Grizzlies. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 45.1% and made 11 threes. The team’s top scorer is Cade Cunningham, who enters today’s matchup with an average of 22, while Isaiah Stewart also carries a PPG average of 11 into the game.

Currently, the Pistons’ defense holds the 23rd rank in the NBA, allowing 118.0 points per game.

When it comes to defending inside the arc, the Pistons squad is permitting opposing teams to shoot at a clip of 53.5% inside the arc, and they’re also giving up 36.9% from downtown.

In today’s game against the Pistons, the Magic aim to continue their success with a record above .500, currently at 14-7. In road games, the Magic have a 5-5 record this season, in contrast to their 9-2 record when playing at home.

In terms of the spread, Orlando currently holds an ATS record of 15-6, which is above .500. This season, Orlando has a 6-1 record against the spread when they are favored, and they are 9-5 when playing as underdogs.

For this season, the Magic has an over/under record of 12-9-0. They have an average over/under line of 223.9 in their games, and their differential vs. the over/under line this season is 0.6.

The Magic offense is coming off a game where they scored 111 points against the Cavaliers. They posted a field goal percentage of 48.8% and connected on 2 threes. One area that the Magic offense has been good this season is getting to the line. Currently, they are 1st in free-throw attempts per contest. Overall, they have a field goal percentage of 47%.

So far this season, the Magic defense has been performing well, ranking 7th in the NBA at 110.5 points allowed per contest.

When it comes to defending inside the arc, the Magic squad is permitting opposing teams to shoot at a clip of 54.0% inside the arc, and they’re also giving up 36.7% from downtown.

With the Magic being favored by 11.5, our NFL analytics models has this one playing out 108-106 in favor of the Magic.

Orlando Magic vs Detroit Pistons Betting Tips

  • Take the Magic on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Pistons (+11.5)
  • Our NBA model projects 214 points, and we suggest taking the under

Orlando Magic Injury Report

  • Markelle Fultz – Knee – Out
  • Jonathan Isaac – Ankle – Questionable
  • Wendell Carter Jr. – Finger – Out
  • Jalen Suggs – Ankle – Questionable

Detroit Pistons Injury Report

  • Joe Harris – Shoulder – Questionable
  • Monte Morris – Quadriceps – Out
  • Jalen Duren – Ankle – Out

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