Bucks vs Magic Prediction: Live Odds, Stats, History & Picks – Monday, December 5, 2022

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The Milwaukee Bucks (16-6) visit the Orlando Magic (5-19) on December 5, 2022 at Amway Center. The Magic are underdogs by a 9.5-point margin as they enter the matchup with a 6-4 record in their last 10 games. A 225.5-point over/under has been installed for the matchup.

How to bet Bucks vs. Magic

Milwaukee Bucks vs. Orlando Magic Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 9.5 points, with bookmakers listing the Bucks as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, the Bucks have -452 odds to pick up the win, while the Magic are listed at +348 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 225.5 points.

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Bucks vs. Magic Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Monday, December 5, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: BSF
  • Location: Orlando, Florida
  • Arena: Amway Center

Bucks vs. Magic Betting Trends

The Bucks have 13 wins against the spread in 22 games this year. Milwaukee has been victorious in 15, or 75%, of the 20 contests it has been chosen as favorites in this season. Bucks games this year have gone over the total in 10 out of 24 opportunities (41.7%).

The Magic have played 24 games, with nine wins against the spread. Orlando has won five of the 21 games it was the underdog on the moneyline this season (23.8%). Magic games this season have gone over the total in 12 of 24 opportunities (50%).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players

Bucks

Bucks Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Giannis Antetokounmpo 18 31.8 11.2 5.5 0.8 1 0.7
Jrue Holiday 17 18.4 5 7.4 1.6 0.5 2.2
Khris Middleton 1 17 2 7 0 0 3
Brook Lopez 22 15.3 5.9 1.1 0.6 3 2.4
Bobby Portis 22 13.7 10.4 2.4 0.4 0.3 1.2

Magic

Magic Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Paolo Banchero 17 21.8 6.5 3.6 0.8 0.6 0.9
Franz Wagner 24 19 4 3.8 0.8 0.3 1.3
Wendell Carter Jr. 15 16.6 9.1 3.3 0.5 0.5 1.2
Cole Anthony 7 14.9 4.4 3.9 1.1 0.6 1.6
Bol Bol 24 12.9 7.7 1 0.5 1.9 0.8
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Bucks: Grayson Allen: Questionable (Foot), Brook Lopez: Questionable (Rest), Khris Middleton: Probable (Wrist), MarJon Beauchamp: Out (Illness), Serge Ibaka: Out (Illness), Joe Ingles: Out (Acl)

Magic: Mohamed Bamba: Questionable (Back), Jonathan Isaac: Out (Knee), Gary Harris: Out (Hamstring), Jalen Suggs: Out (Ankle), Chuma Okeke: Out (Knee), Wendell Carter: Out (Foot)

What you need to know about the Milwaukee Bucks

Milwaukee is scoring 112.7 points per game this season (15th-ranked in NBA), but it has really thrived defensively, giving up only 108 points per contest (third-best). When playing at home, the Bucks are averaging 10.6 more points per game (116.6) than they are when playing on the road (106). In their last 10 games, the Bucks have been racking up 113.7 points per contest, an average that’s a little higher than the 112.7 they’ve scored over the course of the 2022-23 season.

Milwaukee ranks seventh in the NBA with 13.1 treys per game so far this season. Meanwhile, it ranks 16th with a 35.2% shooting percentage from three-point land. The Bucks have taken 58.4% two-pointers and 41.6% from three-point land this year. Of the team’s buckets, 68.2% are two-pointers and 31.8% are threes.

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What you need to know about the Orlando Magic

On offense, Orlando is the second-worst team in the NBA (107.8 points per game). On defense, it is 18th (114.4 points allowed per game). The Magic average 112 points per game at home, and 103.6 away. In their past 10 games, the Magic are tallying 104.7 points per game, compared to their season average of 107.8.

Beyond the arc, Orlando is fifth-worst in the NBA in 3-pointers made per game (10.5). It is ranked 19th in 3-point percentage at 34%. The Magic take 37.2% percent of their shots from beyond the arc, and 62.8% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 26.9% of the Magic’s buckets are 3-pointers, and 73.1% are 2-pointers.

Bucks vs. Magic Predictions and Pick

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You can bet on Bucks vs. Magic at every legal online sportsbook. For more NBA odds, including moneylines, spreads, over/under totals as well as NBA prop odds, check out the latest NBA lines as well as our guide to the best NBA betting sites.

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WRITTEN BY

Luis Escalante

Luis has been a regular contributor to 4for4 since 2014 and is currently the Director of Strategy at Betsperts Group. Luis comes from an analytics background, leveraging his data skills with multiple years of experience in NFL, fantasy football, daily fantasy sports, and betting.

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