Pacers vs Magic Prediction: Odds, Picks, Best Bets – Saturday, November 19, 2022

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The Indiana Pacers (8-6) and the Orlando Magic (5-11) take the floor at Gainbridge Fieldhouse in a game on Saturday, November 19, 2022 at 7:00 PM ET on BSF. The Pacers are 6.5-point favorites in the game. The over/under for the matchup is 224 points.

Indiana Pacers vs. Orlando Magic Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 6.5 points, with oddsmakers listing the Pacers as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, the Pacers have -244 odds to pick up the win, while the Magic are listed at +200 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 224 points.

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Pacers vs. Magic Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Saturday, November 19, 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 14 games this year. Indiana has been the favorite in three games this season and has come away with the win two times (66.7%) in those contests. Pacers games this year have gone over the point total seven times in 16 opportunities (43.8%).

The Magic have played 16 games, with seven wins against the spread. Orlando has gone 5-10 in games it was listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 33.3% of those games). Magic games this season have gone over the total in eight of 16 opportunities (50%).

Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players

Pacers

Pacers Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Tyrese Haliburton 14 20.5 4.6 10.2 1.9 0.1 2.9
Bennedict Mathurin 14 19.6 3.9 2.1 0.5 0.1 2.6
Buddy Hield 14 18.2 5.1 3.1 0.9 0.5 3.9
Myles Turner 9 18 8.7 1.6 0.3 3.2 1.2
Jalen Smith 14 10.9 8.3 1.3 0.2 0.9 1.1

Magic

Magic Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Paolo Banchero 11 23.5 8.3 3.6 0.7 0.9 1
Franz Wagner 16 18.7 4.2 4.6 0.8 0.3 1
Wendell Carter Jr. 15 16.6 9.1 3.3 0.5 0.5 1.2
Cole Anthony 4 15.5 4.5 4.3 0.8 0.8 1.8
Jalen Suggs 11 13.5 3.5 5.5 1.6 0.5 1.5
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Pacers vs. Magic Injury Report

Pacers: Daniel Theis: Out (Knee), Chris Duarte: Out (Ankle)

Magic: Wendell Carter: Probable (Foot), Gary Harris: Probable (Knee), 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 posting 116.6 points per game. It ranks 19th in the league in points allowed (115 per contest). The Pacers score 118.9 points per game in home games, compared to 114.3 points per game when playing on the road, a difference of 4.6 points per contest.

Indiana ranks top-five this year in three-point shooting, ranking third-best in the league with 14.9 three-pointers per game. Meanwhile, it ranks eighth with a 37.5% shooting percentage from beyond the arc. So far this season, the Pacers have taken 55.4% two-pointers, accounting for 63.7% of the team’s baskets. They have shot 44.6% from three-point land (36.3% of the team’s baskets).

What you need to know about the Orlando Magic

Orlando scores 109.8 points per game and allow 112.9, ranking them 24th in the NBA offensively and 14th on defense. At home the Magic are scoring 114.9 points per game, 11.8 more than they are averaging away (103.1). The Magic have fared better offensively in their previous 10 games, putting up 112.2 points per contest, 2.4 more than their season average of 109.8.

In 2022-23 Orlando is fourth-worst in the NBA in 3-point makes (10.3 per game) and rank 21st in 3-point percentage (34.2%). The Magic take 35.9% percent of their shots from behind the 3-point line, and 64.1% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 25.7% of the Magic’s baskets are 3-pointers, and 74.3% are 2-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 -6.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 224 points.

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How to bet Pacers vs. Magic

You can bet on Pacers vs. Magic at every legal online sportsbook. For more NBA odds, including moneylines, spreads, over/under totals as well as NBA prop odds, check out the latest NBA lines as well as our guide to the best NBA betting sites.

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WRITTEN BY

Luis Escalante

Luis has been a regular contributor to 4for4 since 2014 and is currently the Director of Strategy at Betsperts Group. Luis comes from an analytics background, leveraging his data skills with multiple years of experience in NFL, fantasy football, daily fantasy sports, and betting.

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