Magic vs. Nets Prediction
Are the Magic a good underdog play this evening when they visit the Nets at 6:00PM ET?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Nets are 3-point home favorites versus the Magic while the over/under currently sits at 221.5 after opening at 219.5.
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Orlando has dropped seven of 10 coming into play tonight and is 3-7 against the spread during that same stretch. The Magic are also 30-45 at the betting window and 19-19 against the spread on the road this year. The Magic are also just 13-25 on the road straight up as well.
Brooklyn has dropped six of its last 10 games but has been solid at the betting window, covering in six of those 10 contests. The Nets are also 36-36 at the betting window and are 16-22 against the spread at home this year.
OUR PREDICTION: The Magic are 4-1 against the spread in their last five games in Brooklyn and are 7-2-1 against the number in their last 10 games overall versus the Nets. The road team is also 3-1-1 at the betting window and the Magic are 11-4 against the spread in their last 15 road games versus an opponent with a home winning percentage of less than .400. The Nets, meanwhile, have failed to cover in 15 of their last 21 home games.
SATURDAY NBA PREDICTION: ORLANDO MAGIC +3