Magic vs Cavaliers Prediction: Live Odds, Stats, History & Picks – Thursday, April 6, 2023

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The Orlando Magic (34-45) host the Cleveland Cavaliers (50-30) at Amway Center, beginning at 7:00 PM ET on Thursday, April 6, 2023. The Cavaliers are 5-point underdogs in the game. The matchup’s point total is set at 213.5.

How to bet Magic vs. Cavaliers

Orlando Magic vs. Cleveland Cavaliers Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 5 points, with sportsbooks listing the Magic as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, the Magic have -237 odds to pick up the win, while the Cavaliers are listed at +208 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 213.5 points.

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Magic vs. Cavaliers Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Thursday, April 6, 2023
  • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: BSF
  • Location: Orlando, Florida
  • Arena: Amway Center

Magic vs. Cavaliers Betting Trends

The Magic have 45 wins against the spread in 79 games this year. Orlando has been the favorite in 19 games this season and has come away with the win 10 times (52.6%) in those contests. Magic games this year have hit the over on 40 of 80 set point totals.

The Cavaliers have 42 wins against the spread in 80 games this year. Cleveland has compiled a 3-14 record in games it was the underdog on the moneyline (winning 17.6% of those games). Cavaliers games this season have gone over the point total 40 times in 80 opportunities (50%).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players

Magic

Magic Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Paolo Banchero 72 20 6.9 3.7 0.8 0.5 1.2
Franz Wagner 78 18.8 4.1 3.6 0.9 0.2 1.7
Wendell Carter Jr. 56 15.5 8.8 2.3 0.5 0.6 1.4
Markelle Fultz 58 14.2 4 5.8 1.5 0.4 0.4
Cole Anthony 59 13 4.7 3.9 0.6 0.5 1.2

Cavaliers

Cavaliers Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Cedi Osman 75 8.6 2.3 1.5 0.5 0.1 1.5
Lamar Stevens 59 5.3 3.3 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.5
Ricky Rubio 31 5.2 2 3.3 0.8 0.2 0.6
Dean Wade 42 4.5 3.4 0.8 0.6 0.5 1
Raul Neto 46 3 0.9 1.4 0.3 0.1 0.3
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Magic vs. Cavaliers Injury Report

Cavaliers: Caris LeVert: Out (Knee), Jarrett Allen: Out (Groin), Donovan Mitchell: Out (Finger), Isaac Okoro: Out (Knee), Darius Garland: Out (Leg), Dylan Windler: Out (Foot)

What you need to know about the Orlando Magic

While Orlando ranks in the bottom five in the NBA in points per game with 112 (fifth-worst), it ranks 16th in the league with 114 points given up per contest. Offensively the Magic have played better at home this season, posting 114.8 points per game, compared to 109.1 per game away from home. The Magic’s offense has been better over their last 10 games, racking up 114.8 points per contest compared to the 112 they’ve averaged this year.

While Orlando ranks in the bottom five in the NBA in three-pointers per game with 10.7 (fourth-worst), it ranks 24th in the league with a 34.9% three-point percentage. Of the shots attempted by the Magic in 2022-23, 64.4% of them have been two-pointers (73.7% of the team’s made baskets) and 35.6% have been from beyond three-point land (26.3%).

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What you need to know about the Cleveland Cavaliers

Cleveland is 24th in the league in points scored (112.4 per game) and best in points allowed (107.1). In 2022-23 the Cavaliers are averaging 2.4 more points per game at home (113.6) than away (111.2). The Cavaliers have performed better offensively over their last 10 games, averaging 115.1 points per contest, 2.7 more than their season average of 112.4.

Cleveland makes 11.5 3-pointers per game and shoots 36.7% from beyond the arc, ranking 19th and 10th, respectively, in the league. In 2022-23, the Cavaliers have taken 36.9% percent of their shots from behind the 3-point line, and 63.1% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 27.7% of the Cavaliers’ buckets have been 3-pointers, and 72.3% have been 2-pointers.

Magic vs. Cavaliers Predictions and Pick

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WRITTEN BY

Dan Weiner

Hailing from Atlanta and attending college at the University of Texas, Dan is passionate about sports, particularly college football and soccer. He's a diehard Atlanta pro sports and Texas Longhorns fan. He likes every sport and will watch anything and everything the weirder the better. He joined Betsperts after an 11 year career in television production at ESPN.

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