The Brooklyn Nets (44-36) host the Orlando Magic (34-46) at Barclays Center, starting at 7:30 PM ET on Friday, April 7, 2023. The Magic are 11-point underdogs in the game. The over/under for this matchup is 218.5.
How to bet Nets vs. Magic
Brooklyn Nets vs. Orlando Magic Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 11 points, with oddsmakers listing the Nets as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Nets have -636 odds to pick up the win, while the Magic are listed at +459 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 218.5 points.
Nets vs. Magic Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Friday, April 7, 2023
- Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
- TV Channel: YES
- Location: Brooklyn, New York
- Arena: Barclays Center
Nets vs. Magic Betting Trends
The Nets have played 80 games, with 42 wins against the spread. Brooklyn has been the favorite in 42 games this season and has come away with the win 30 times (71.4%) in those contests. The Nets have eclipsed the over/under in 45% of their opportunities this year (36 times over 80 games with a set point total).
The Magic are 45-32-3 against the spread this season. Orlando has won 40% of the games this season it was the moneyline underdog (24-36). Magic games this year have gone over the total in 40 of 80 opportunities (50%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
Nets: Dorian Finney-Smith: Probable (Wrist), Ben Simmons: Out (Back/Knee)
Magic: Patrick Beverley: Out (Trade Pending), Jonathan Isaac: Out (Injury Management), Gary Harris: Out (Adductor), Markelle Fultz: Out (Knee), Wendell Carter: Out (Hip), Franz Wagner: Out (Ankle), Paolo Banchero: Out (Back)
What you need to know about the Brooklyn Nets
Brooklyn ranks 18th in the NBA with 113.6 points per game this year. At the other end, it ranks eighth with 112.6 points allowed per game. When playing at home, the Nets are putting up 0.2 fewer points per game (113.5) than they are when playing on the road (113.7). On the offensive side of the ball, the Nets have picked up their production slightly over their last 10 games, scoring 114.3 points per contest over that span as opposed to the 113.6 they’ve racked up over the course of this year.
With a 38.1% three-point percentage this season, Brooklyn is fourth-best in the NBA. It ranks ninth in the league by making 12.8 threes per contest. The Nets have taken 60.4% two-pointers and 39.6% three-pointers this year. Of the team’s baskets, 69.1% are two-pointers and 30.9% are threes.
What you need to know about the Orlando Magic
Offensively, Orlando is the fifth-worst team in the league (111.8 points per game). Defensively, it is 16th (114 points allowed per game). The Magic are scoring more points at home (114.3 per game) than away (109.1). Over their last 10 games, the Magic are putting up 112.9 points per contest, 1.1 more than their season average (111.8).
Orlando is the fourth-worst squad in the NBA in 3-pointers made (10.7 per game) and 24th in 3-point percentage (34.8%). The Magic take 64.2% percent of their shots from inside the arc, and 35.8% percent from beyond it. In terms of makes, 73.6% of the Magic’s baskets are 2-pointers, and 26.4% are 3-pointers.
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