The Orlando Magic (28-40) visit the San Antonio Spurs (17-50) at AT&T Center, beginning at 8:00 PM ET on Tuesday, March 14, 2023. The Spurs are 5-point underdogs in the game. The matchup’s over/under is 232.5.
How to bet Magic vs. Spurs
Orlando Magic vs. San Antonio Spurs Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 5 points, with bookmakers listing the Magic as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Magic have -205 odds to pick up the win, while the Spurs are listed at +171 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 232.5 points.
Magic vs. Spurs Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Tuesday, March 14, 2023
- Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: BSSW
- Location: San Antonio, Texas
- Arena: AT&T Center
Magic vs. Spurs Betting Trends
Against the spread, the Magic are 36-30-2 this season. Orlando has been victorious in six, or 42.9%, of the 14 contests it has been chosen as favorites in this season. Magic games this year have hit the over 34 times in 67 opportunities (50.7%).
In the Spurs’ 67 games this year, they have 27 wins against the spread. San Antonio has won 15 of the 64 games it was the moneyline underdog this season (23.4%). Spurs games this year have eclipsed the over/under 37 times in 67 opportunities (55.2%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
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Magic vs. Spurs Injury Report
Spurs: Khem Birch: Out (Knee), Isaiah Roby: Out (Ankle), Keldon Johnson: Questionable (Foot), Tre Jones: Out (Illness), Joshua Primo: Out (Undisclosed), Malaki Branham: Out (Shoulder), Jeremy Sochan: Questionable (Knee)
What you need to know about the Orlando Magic
While Orlando ranks in the bottom five in the NBA in points per game with 111.6 (fourth-worst), it ranks 17th in the league with 114.3 points given up per contest. At home, the Magic are averaging 5.6 more points per game (114.3) than they are when playing on the road (108.7). The Magic have been scoring 115.6 points per game in their last 10 times on the court, an average that’s slightly higher than the 111.6 they’ve scored over the course of the 2022-23 season.
This season, Orlando is sinking 10.7 three-pointers per game (25th-ranked in NBA) and is shooting 34.8% (22nd-ranked) from downtown. This season, the Magic have taken 64.2% two-pointers, accounting for 73.6% of the team’s baskets. They have shot 35.8% from three-point land (26.4% of the team’s baskets).
What you need to know about the San Antonio Spurs
San Antonio is 24th in the NBA in points scored (112 per game) and worst in points allowed (122). The Spurs are scoring more points at home (112.8 per game) than on the road (111.1). In their previous 10 games, the Spurs are posting 108.7 points per game, 3.3 fewer points than their season average (112).
Beyond the arc, San Antonio is third-worst in the NBA in 3-pointers made per game (10.6). It is ranked 25th in 3-point percentage at 34%. In 2022-23, the Spurs have attempted 33.8% percent of their shots from beyond the arc, and 66.2% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 24.7% of the Spurs’ baskets have been 3-pointers, and 75.3% have been 2-pointers.
Our prediction to win this contest is the Magic, and we predict that Spurs will cover the spread (Magic -5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 232.5 points.
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