Magic vs. Nets Player Props & Predictions – Tuesday, Feb 27

Nov 19, 2023; Indianapolis, Indiana, USA; Orlando Magic forward Franz Wagner (22) reacts to a made slam dunk in the first half against the Indiana Pacers at Gainbridge Fieldhouse.
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Are you in need of Magic vs. Nets predictions? Well, you’re in the right place as the Nets are on the road to face the Magic on Tuesday, Feb 27 at 7:00 ET. The current total is 213.5, and the Magic are favored by 9. Keep reading to get our Magic vs. Nets player props and predictions.

Magic vs. Nets Odds

  • Spread: Magic -9
  • Total 213.5

Game Info

  • Date: Tuesday, Feb 27
  • Time: 7:00 ET
  • Location: Kia Center, Orlando FL
  • TV: BSF

Nets Betting Trends

  • Over their last five games, the Nets have an over/under record of 1-4 and are 1-3-1 vs. the spread.
  • In their last five games away from home, the Nets have a straight up record of 2-3 while going 2-3 vs. the spread. The team averaged 102 points per game in this stretch.
  • In their last five games as the betting underdog, the Nets have a straight up record of 0-5 and an ATS mark of 0-4-1.

Magic Betting Trends

  • In their last five games, the Magic have an over/under record of 4-1 and are 4-1 vs. the spread.
  • Through their last ten home contests, the Magic offense has averaged 108 points per game while allowing an average of 109. Orlando posted an overall record of 5-5 while going 6-4 ATS.
  • In their last five games as the betting favorite, the Magic have a strong straight up record of 5-0. In addition, their ATS record was 4-1 in these scenarios.

Can the Nets Offense Score Enough in Orlando?

Today, the Nets are looking to extend their underdog ATS losing streak to four games. So far this season, they have been the underdog in 39 of their 57 games. As the underdog, they have gone 9-30 straight up and 14-22 ATS. The Nets are currently 9-point underdogs against the Magic.

In their last game, the Nets easily covered the spread as 2.5-point favorites with a 111-86 win over the Grizzlies. The O/U line for that game was 214.5 points, and the teams combined for just 197 points.

This season, the Nets have an O/U record of 26-31, and their games have averaged 227.4 points per game. Today’s O/U line of 213.5 is lower than their season average of 228.3.

Brooklyn is 11th in the Eastern Conference with a record of 22-35. Against the East, they are 14-18 and 2-8 against teams in their division. On the road, the Nets are 9-18 straight up and 10-17 ATS.

The Nets have been a below-average offensive team this season, ranking 23rd in scoring at 112.5 points per game. This trend has continued on the road, where they are averaging 110.8 points per game.

Brooklyn has been an above-average three-point shooting team, ranking 7th in the league with 13.7 made threes per game. However, their overall field goal percentage is just 28th in the NBA.

When it comes to pace, the Nets are 23rd in the league at 97.5 possessions per game. In terms of assists, Brooklyn is 15th in the NBA at 26.6 per game.

Brooklyn’s defense is currently in line with the NBA average for points allowed, allowing an average of 114.9 points per game. In terms of takeaways, Nets are causing 11.8 turnovers per game, ranking 6th in the league. They also enter the matchup ranked 15th in rejections, averaging 5.2 blocked shots each game.

Will Orlando Come Through as Home Favorites?

The Magic are 9-point favorites today against the Nets. This season, they have gone 37-21 ATS and have been favored in 19 of their 58 games. As the favorite, they are 16-3 and have an average scoring margin of +9.4 points per game.

Orlando’s O/U record for the season is 29-29, and their games have averaged 222.2 points per game. The Magic have gone under the O/U line in their last two games, and 53 of their games have had higher O/U lines than today’s (213.5).

In their last game, the Magic lost to the Hawks by a score of 109-92. They were 1.5-point underdogs in that game. The combined scoring in the game was 201 points, and the O/U line was 223.

Despite their loss to the Hawks, the Magic are currently 8th in the Eastern Conference with a record of 32-26. Against other Eastern Conference teams, they are 22-15 compared to 10-11 in non-conference games.

On the ATS side, the Magic have gone 18-8 at home and 19-13 on the road. However, they have failed to cover the spread in their last two games at home and on the road.

At home, the Magic are averaging 114.6 points per game, which is 18th in the NBA. Overall, they are 26th in the league at 111.5 points per game. When it comes to pace, Orlando is 24th with 97.5 possessions per game.

So far, the Magic have outscored the NBA scoring average in just 34.5% of their games. In terms of field goal percentage, Orlando is 16th at 47%. When it comes to two-pointers, they are 18th in the league at 54%.

One area where the Magic have struggled is three-point shooting. They are last in the NBA in three-pointers made per game at 11. In terms of attempts, Orlando is 28th at 31.1 per game. Overall, they are 25th in three-point shooting percentage at 35%.

On defense, the Magic come into the game ranked 7th in the league in points allowed at 110.8 per game. Over their last three games, the team is allowing 109 points per contest (8th). When it comes to defending inside the arc, the Magic squad is permitting opposing teams to shoot at a clip of 55.4% inside the arc, and they’re also giving up 35.9% from downtown.

Magic vs. Nets Player Props

A player prop we are looking at is Paolo Banchero and his points prop of 21.5.

Currently, the over for this prop is sitting at a payout of -120 while the under is at -110. Our model predicts that Paolo Banchero will finish the game going 8/17 from the field and scoring 22 points. Our suggested wager is to bet on the over for his prop bet, which comes with a payout of -120.

  • The Prop: Paolo Banchero Over 21.5 Points (-120)

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Magic vs. Nets Predictions

We’re calling a win for the Magic, with a final score of 137-121, and we’re taking them to cover the spread. Our recommendation is to bet on the Magic at -9.

Right now, the over/under line for the game is sitting at 213.5 and given that our model is projecting 258 points between the teams, we like the over.

The Pick: Magic -9 | at Fanduel Sportsbook

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