The Indiana Pacers (9-6) host the Orlando Magic (5-12) at Gainbridge Fieldhouse on Monday, November 21, 2022. The contest tips at 7:00 PM ET and airs on BSF. The Pacers are 7-point favorites in the game, the second matchup between the squads this season. The over/under for this contest is set at 226.5.
Indiana Pacers vs. Orlando Magic Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 7 points, with oddsmakers listing the Pacers as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Pacers have -269 odds to pick up the win, while the Magic are listed at +221 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 226.5 points.
Pacers vs. Magic Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Monday, November 21, 2022
- Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: BSF
- Location: Indianapolis, Indiana
- Arena: Gainbridge Fieldhouse
Pacers vs. Magic Betting Trends
The Pacers have 10 wins against the spread in 15 games this year. Indiana has been the favorite in four games this season and has come away with the win three times (75%) in those contests. Pacers games this year have eclipsed the over/under eight times in 17 opportunities (47.1%).
In the Magic’s 17 games this year, they have eight wins against the spread. Orlando has been the underdog on the moneyline 16 total times this season. Orlando has gone 5-11 in those games. Magic games this season have eclipsed the over/under nine times in 17 opportunities (52.9%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
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Pacers vs. Magic Injury Report
Pacers: Daniel Theis: Out (Knee), Chris Duarte: Out (Ankle)
Magic: Wendell Carter: Questionable (Foot), Gary Harris: Out (Injury Management), Paolo Banchero: Out (Ankle), Cole Anthony: Out (Oblique), Moritz Wagner: Out (Ankle), Jonathan Isaac: Out (Hamstring), Markelle Fultz: Out (Toe)
What you need to know about the Indiana Pacers
Indiana has been carried by its offense, as it ranks fifth-best in the NBA by scoring 116.4 points per game. It ranks 21st in the league in points allowed (114.9 per contest). Offensively the Pacers have played better in home games this year, averaging 118.3 points per game, compared to 114.3 per game in road games. The Pacers’ offense has been better over their last 10 games, racking up 116.6 points per contest compared to the 116.4 they’ve averaged this year.
Indiana sports a 37.6% three-point percentage this year (ninth-ranked in NBA), but it has really thrived by making 15.1 treys per game (third-best). The Pacers are attempting 49.1 two-pointers per game this year, which account for 55.0% of the shots they’ve attempted (and 63.1% of the team’s baskets). Meanwhile, they are attempting 40.2 threes per contest, which are 45.0% of their shots (and 36.9% of the team’s buckets).
What you need to know about the Orlando Magic
Offensively Orlando is the 21st-ranked squad in the league (109.9 points per game). Defensively it is 14th (112.9 points allowed per game). In 2022-23 the Magic are averaging 10.5 more points per game at home (114.9) than away (104.4). In their last 10 games, the Magic are scoring 113 points per game, 3.1 more than their season average (109.9).
Beyond the arc, Orlando is fourth-worst in the league in 3-pointers made per game (10.6). It is ranked 19th in 3-point percentage at 34.5%. The Magic take 63.5% percent of their shots from inside the 3-point line, and 36.5% percent from beyond it. In terms of makes, 73.4% of the Magic’s baskets are 2-pointers, and 26.6% are 3-pointers.
Pacers vs. Magic Predictions and Pick
Our pick to win this matchup is the Pacers, and we predict that Pacers will cover the spread (Pacers -7). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 226.5 points.
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