A matchup featuring a struggling NBA team, the Indiana Pacers (26-35) and the Orlando Magic (25-35) will commence at Amway Center on February 25, 2023. The Pacers are 2-8 in their past 10 games. They are 2.5-point underdogs. The matchup has a 230 point total.
How to bet Magic vs. Pacers
Orlando Magic vs. Indiana Pacers Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 2.5 points, with bookmakers listing the Magic as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Magic have -142 odds to pick up the win, while the Pacers are listed at +120 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 230 points.
Magic vs. Pacers Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Saturday, February 25, 2023
- Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: BSF
- Location: Orlando, Florida
- Arena: Amway Center
Magic vs. Pacers Betting Trends
Against the spread, the Magic are 33-25-2 this year. Orlando has been the favorite in 10 games this season and has come away with the win five times (50%) in those contests. Magic games this year have hit the over on 29 of 61 set point totals.
The Pacers are 32-28-1 against the spread this year. Indiana is 18-31 in games it was listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 36.7% of those games). Pacers games this year have hit the over 47.5% of the time (29 out of 61 games with a set point total).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
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Magic vs. Pacers Injury Report
What you need to know about the Orlando Magic
Orlando is averaging only 110.9 points per game (third-worst in NBA), but it has played better at the other end, where it is allowing 113.5 points per game (16th-ranked). The Magic are scoring 113.3 points per game at home. Away from home, they are averaging 108.4 points per contest. The Magic have seen a downturn in scoring recently, putting up 109.6 points per game in their last 10 contests, 1.3 points fewer than the 110.9 they’ve scored this year.
Orlando is draining 10.7 three-pointers per game (fifth-worst in NBA), and it owns a 35.1% three-point percentage (21st-ranked). Of the shots taken by the Magic in 2022-23, 64.1% of them have been two-pointers (73.2% of the team’s made baskets) and 35.9% have been from beyond the arc (26.8%).
What you need to know about the Indiana Pacers
Indiana puts up 114.9 points per game and allow 117.5, making them 12th in the NBA offensively and 23rd on defense. The Pacers average 117.4 points per game at home, and 112 on the road. Over their last 10 games, the Pacers are posting 112.1 points per game, 2.8 fewer points than their season average (114.9).
In 2022-23, Indiana is sixth in the NBA in 3-point makes (13.9 per game) and 11th in 3-point percentage (36.4%). In 2022-23, the Pacers have taken 42.8% percent of their shots from beyond the arc, and 57.2% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 33.9% of the Pacers’ baskets have been 3-pointers, and 66.1% have been 2-pointers.
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