Raptors vs. Magic Player Props, Odds & Predictions – Friday, Mar 15

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If you’re looking for Raptors vs. Magic predictions, you’ve come to the right place. The Magic are on the move to take on the Raptors on Friday, Mar 15 at 7:30 ET. At present, the total is set at 217, and the Magic are favored by 8.5 on the road. Keep reading to get our Raptors vs. Magic player props and predictions.

Raptors vs. Magic Odds

  • Spread: Magic -8.5
  • Total 217

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Game Info

  • Date: Friday, Mar 15
  • Time: 7:30 ET
  • Location: Scotiabank Arena, Toronto ON
  • TV: TSN

Magic Betting Trends

  • Over their last five games, the Magic have an over/under record of 2-3 and are 3-2 vs. the spread.
  • Across their last three road contests, Orlando has been good against the spread posting a mark of 2-1. Their overall mark in these games was 2-1, while averaging 98 points per game.
  • Through their last three games as the favorite, the Magic have an ATS record of 2-1 and a straight up mark of 2-1.

Raptors Betting Trends

  • In their last five games, the Raptors have an over/under record of 2-3 and are 1-4 vs. the spread.
  • Although Toronto has a straight up record of 3-7 in their last ten home games, they have not held up as well vs the spread going 5-5. The team averaged 116 points per game in these games.
  • In their last five games as the betting underdog, the Raptors have a straight up record of 0-5 and an ATS mark of 2-3.

Pressure Builds for Orlando as Away Favorites

Orlando is looking to extend their winning streak to three games after defeating the Nets 114-106. The combined scoring in that game was 220 points, which easily went over the O/U line of 205.5. The Magic covered the spread as 6-point favorites.

This season, Orlando has an O/U record of 31-35, with an average over/under line of 223.3. Today’s line of 217 is lower than 50 of their games, and the average combined scoring in their games is 220 points.

In the Eastern Conference standings, the Magic are currently in 5th place with a record of 38-28. Within the Southeast Division, they are in 1st place.

Against the spread, Orlando is 43-23 for the season and 21-14 on the road. As the favorite, they have a record of 20-6 ATS and have gone 22-9 straight-up on the road.

On the season, the Magic have been favored in 26 of their 66 games and have a record of 22-4 in those games. As the favorite, they are 9.7 points better than their opponents. Their ATS record as the favorite is 20-6.

On the road this season, the Magic have averaged 108.0 points per game (27th). Overall, they are 26th in scoring at 110.7 points per game.

When it comes to three-point shooting, Orlando is last in the NBA in both three-pointers made and attempted. They have made just 10.9 threes per game while shooting 35% from beyond the arc.

So far this season, the Magic have been outscored by the NBA scoring average in 63.6% of their games. They are also 26th in pace at 97 possessions per game.

This season, the Magic defense has been impressive, holding the 3rd position in the league while permitting an average of 109.3 points per contest. On two point field goal attempts, the Magic’s defensive unit is allowing a field goal percentage of 54.9% and allowing 35.6% from beyond the arc.

Will the Raptors Win at Scotiabank Arena?

This season, the Raptors have an O/U record of 35-30-1, and their games have averaged 232.3 points per game. Today’s O/U line of 217 is lower than 61 of their games this season.

Toronto’s ATS record for the season is 31-35, and they have failed to cover the spread in their last four home games. As underdogs, they are 22-22 vs. the spread and 11-33 as underdogs.

In their last game vs. the Pistons, the Raptors lost 113-104 as 3.5-point underdogs. The O/U line for that game was 233, and their ATS record for the season is 13-19 at home.

The Raptors are currently 12th in the Eastern Conference with a record of 23-43. In the East, they are 16-24 and 1-11 against other teams in their division. As the underdog, they have lost five straight games.

The Raptors have been one of the better teams in terms of pace this season, ranking 13th in the league at 99.5 possessions per game. In terms of scoring, Toronto has been slightly below the NBA average at 114.1 points per game (17th).

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Raptors have struggled this season, hitting just 35% of their attempts (25th). However, they have been one of the better teams in terms of getting to the free-throw line, averaging 21.8 attempts per game (16th).

At home, Toronto is averaging 111.2 points per game, which is 25th in the league. Overall, they have outscored the NBA scoring average in 47% of their games this season.

On defense, the Raptors are ranked 24th in the NBA this season. So far, they have given up more points than the NBA scoring average in 62.1% of their games. Inside the arc, the Raptors defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 55.9% and 37.4% from three-point territory.

Raptors vs. Magic Player Prop

A player prop we are looking at is Paolo Banchero and his points prop of 22.5. Currently, the over for this prop is sitting at a payout of -111 while the under is at -123. Our projections have Paolo Banchero finishing with a stat line of 22 points, 7 and 5 assists. As for his points prop, we like the under at 22.5.

  • The Prop: Paolo Banchero Under 22.5 Points (-123)

Raptors vs. Magic Predictions

The Raptors come in as the underdog at +8.5, making them our top choice on the point spread. We not only expect them to cover the spread but also believe they have a strong chance of winning the game outright, especially if you’re aiming for a higher moneyline payout.

Right now, the over/under line for the game is sitting at 217 and given that our model is projecting 216 points between the teams, we like the under.

The Pick: Raptors +8.5 | at Fanduel Sportsbook