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orlando magic vs toronto raptors prediction 11/21/2023 sport preview

Orlando Magic vs Toronto Raptors Prediction & Betting Tips 11/21/2023

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Orlando Magic vs Toronto Raptors 11/21/2023:
  • We like the Raptors on the moneyline (+101)
  • The Raptors are also our pick on the spread at +1.5
  • Projecting a combined 217 points, we like the over

Orlando Magic vs Toronto Raptors Preview

Planning on watching today’s Raptors and Magic game? Catch the action at Amway Center in Orlando, FL, as the Magic hosts this showdown at 7:00 ET on BSF.

The odds for this Eastern conference game currently have the Magic as the betting favorite with the over/under line sitting at 216 points. Check out BetCoco for Orlando Magic – Toronto Raptors odds

Orlando Magic vs Toronto Raptors Head-to-Head and Key Stats

Last season, the Raptors and Magic did not face off head-to-head. When looking back over the last three times these two teams have played, the Magic have the leg up at 2-1. The Magic also had the edge vs. the spread in these games, at 2-1. These games averaged a combined total of 222 points per game leading to an over/under record of 1-1-1.

  • In their last three road games, Toronto has averaged 114 points per game while allowing 116. The team’s record in this stretch was 2-1 while going 2-1 vs. the spread.
  • Across their last five home contests, Orlando has been good against the spread posting a mark of 4-1. Their overall mark in these games was 4-1, while averaging 109 points per game.
  • In their last five games as the betting underdog, the Raptors have a straight up record of 1-4 and an ATS mark of 2-3.
  • Orlando has done well both straight up and vs the spread when favored to win the game, going 3-0 SU and 3-0 ATS in their last three games.

Orlando Magic vs Toronto Raptors Prediction

Over the Raptors’ last five games, they are 2-3 and come in with an overall record of 6-7. This season, when playing on the road, the Raptors have a 2-3 record, while their record at home is 4-4.

Toronto is currently performing above .500 against the spread with an ATS record of 7-6. Toronto has covered the spread in two consecutive home games, while maintaining an ATS record of 4-4 at home as opposed to 3-2 on the road.

The Raptors come in with an over/under record of 6-7-0 for the current season. The average points per game in their played games is 191.0, with an average over/under line of 221.

Toronto finished with 142 points in their game against the Pistons. This total surpasses their season-average of 110.8 points per game. The top scorer for the Raptors was Pascal Siakam with 23 points, while Gary Trent Jr. also added 18 to the scoreboard.

The Raptors’ defense is presently ranked 10th in the league, allowing an average of 110.8 points per contest.

The Toronto defense has allowed opponents to shoot 35.5% from beyond the arc this season. Opposing teams are also hitting 46.6% of their field goal attempts vs. Toronto.

In today’s game against the Raptors, the Magic aim to continue their success with a record above .500, currently at 8-5. Currently, the team is 5th in the Eastern Conference as well as 2nd in the Southeast division.

The Magic have covered the spread successfully in their previous three games and maintain an overall ATS record of 10-3. Orlando has covered the spread in two straight home games and are 4-1 ATS at home compared to 6-2 on the road.

The Magic have achieved an over/under record of 5-8-0 so far this season. They have an average over/under line of 222.9 in their games, and their differential vs. the over/under line this season is -6.9.

The Magic offense is coming off a game in which they scored 128 points vs. the Pacers. Overall their field goal percentage was 49.4% while connecting on 7 threes. Paolo Banchero is the current leading scorer for the team, with an average of 18.7 as they approach today’s matchup. In addition, Franz Wagner brings a PPG average of 18.5 into the game.

Coming into today’s game, the Magic’s defense is giving up an average of 106.6 points per contest.

In terms of two point field goal attempts, the Magic defense has allowed a shooting percentage of 54.0% while allowing 34.2% from downtown.

Even though they are considered 1.5-point underdogs, our projection points to a 110-107 win for the Raptors.

Orlando Magic vs Toronto Raptors Betting Tips

  • We like the Raptors on the moneyline (+101)
  • The Raptors are also our pick on the spread at +1.5
  • Projecting a combined 217 points, we like the over

Orlando Magic Injury Report

  • Markelle Fultz – Knee – Out
  • Wendell Carter Jr. – Finger – Out

Toronto Raptors Injury Report

  • Thaddeus Young – Illness – Doubtful
  • Christian Koloko – Illness – Out

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