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