Magic vs. Thunder Prediction

Magic vs. Thunder Predictions: Will NBA Bettors Cash the Under? 2/26/18

Will NBA bettors cash the under tonight when the Orlando Magic visit the Oklahoma City Thunder at 8:00 p.m. ET?

CURRENT ODDS

According to oddsmakers from online sportsbook YouWager, the Thunder are 10.5-point home favorites to beat the visiting Magic tonight in OKC. The total, meanwhile, sits at 218.5 points.

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LINE MOVEMENT

Orlando opened as a 9.5-point road underdog but the number has since cracked the key number of 10 and climbed to 10.5 at most sportsbooks. As for the total, the number hit the board at 221 and has dropped significantly, all the way down to 218.5 at most books.

PUBLIC BETTING

As of this writing, 68% of betting tickets wagered at online sportsbooks are on the Thunder to cover the point spread. Meanwhile, 66% of the betting tickets are on the over.

KEY INJURY TO WATCH

There are no injuries to starters worth noting but Terrence Ross (knee) remains out for the Magic while Andre Roberson (leg) is out for the year for OKC.

BETTING STRATEGY

The under is 8-2 in the Magic's last 10 games against Western Conference competition, is 7-2 in their last nine games played on Monday, and is 17-7 in their last 24 games after scoring 100 points or more in their previous contest. On the other side, the under is 5-1 in the Thunder's last six games when facing an opponent that scored 100 points or more in its previous game. The under has also cashed in 16 of OKC's last 21 games played on Monday and is 4-1 in the Thunder's last five games playing on one day of rest.

 

OUR PREDICTION: MAGIC/THUNDER UNDER 218.5

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