Magic vs. Pelicans NBA Odds Prediction, Spread, Tip Off Time, Best Bets for March 21

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Magic vs. Pelicans NBA Odds Prediction, Spread, Tip Off Time, Best Bets for March 21

Magic vs. Pelicans Game Info

  • Date: Thursday, March 21, 2024
  • Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • Venue: Amway Center -- Orlando, Florida
  • Coverage: BSFL and BSNO

The New Orleans Pelicans (42-26) take a three-game win streak into a road matchup with the Orlando Magic (41-28), who have won four straight. The Magic are underdogs by just 3 points in the contest, which begins at 7:00 PM ET (on BSFL and BSNO) on Thursday, March 21, 2024. The matchup has an over/under set at 207 points.

Magic vs. Pelicans Odds & Spread

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Magic vs. Pelicans Prediction & Pick

All NBA win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: Pelicans win (51.6%)

Magic vs. Pelicans Betting Trends

  • The Pelicans are 39-27-2 against the spread this season.
  • The Magic have 46 wins against the spread in 69 games this season.
  • Pelicans games have finished with a final combined score above the over/under 29 times out of 69 chances this season.
  • Magic games this year have eclipsed the over/under 44.9% of the time (31 out of 69 games with a set point total).
  • New Orleans has covered the spread in a higher percentage of its home games than away games. It has covered 19 times in 33 opportunities at home, and it has covered 20 times in 35 opportunities in away games.
  • In terms of over/unders, the Pelicans hit the over more often at home, as they've eclipsed the total 15 times in 33 opportunities this season (45.5%). In away games, they have hit the over 14 times in 35 opportunities (40%).
  • In 2023-24 against the spread, Orlando has a better winning percentage at home (.727, 24-9-0 record) than away (.611, 22-14-0).
  • Magic games have gone above the over/under 45.5% of the time at home (15 of 33), and 44.4% of the time away (16 of 36).

Pelicans Leaders

  • Brandon Ingram's numbers on the season are 21 points, 5.1 boards and 5.8 assists per game, shooting 48.9% from the floor and 35.7% from beyond the arc, with an average of 1.4 made 3-pointers.
  • Zion Williamson averages 22.7 points, 5.8 boards and 5 assists, shooting 58.4% from the field (ninth in NBA).
  • Jonas Valanciunas is averaging 12.7 points, 2.2 assists and 9.3 boards.
  • CJ McCollum is averaging 18.3 points, 4.2 rebounds and 4.4 assists. At the other end, he averages 1 steal and 0.7 blocked shots.
  • Herbert Jones is averaging 11 points, 2.5 assists and 3.6 rebounds.

Magic Leaders

  • Paolo Banchero's numbers on the season are 22.7 points, 6.7 rebounds and 5.3 assists per game. He is also draining 46.6% of his shots from the floor and 36.8% from beyond the arc, with an average of 1.5 triples.
  • Per game, Franz Wagner gets the Magic 19.9 points, 5.5 boards and 3.9 assists. He also averages 1.1 steals and 0.4 blocks.
  • Cole Anthony's numbers on the season are 11.7 points, 4 rebounds and 3 assists per contest. He is sinking 43.4% of his shots from the field and 31.8% from 3-point range, with an average of 1 triples.
  • The Magic receive 12.4 points per game from Jalen Suggs, plus 3.2 boards and 2.6 assists.
  • The Magic are getting 11 points, 4.5 boards and 1.2 assists per game from Moritz Wagner.

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