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Pelicans vs. Magic NBA Odds Prediction, Spread, Tip Off Time, Best Bets for April 3

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Pelicans vs. Magic NBA Odds Prediction, Spread, Tip Off Time, Best Bets for April 3

Pelicans vs. Magic Game Info

  • Date: Wednesday, April 3, 2024
  • Time: 8:00 PM ET
  • Venue: Smoothie King Center -- New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Coverage: BSNO and BSFL

The New Orleans Pelicans (45-30) play the Orlando Magic (44-31) as 4.5-point favorites on Wednesday, April 3, 2024 at 8:00 PM ET on BSNO and BSFL. The matchup has a point total of 207.5.

Pelicans vs. Magic Odds & Spread

All NBA betting lines, odds and prop bets are from FanDuel Sportsbook.

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Pelicans vs. Magic Prediction & Pick

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Pelicans vs. Magic Betting Trends

  • The Pelicans have put together a record of 41-32-2 against the spread this season.
  • The Magic have 48 wins against the spread in 75 games this year.
  • This season, Pelicans games have hit the over 32 times.
  • Magic games this season have gone over the point total 42.7% of the time (32 out of 75 games with a set point total).
  • New Orleans sports a worse record against the spread in home games (20-17-0) than it does in away games (21-15-2).
  • Looking at over/unders, the Pelicans hit the over more often at home, as they've eclipsed the total 17 times in 37 opportunities this season (45.9%). In away games, they have hit the over 15 times in 38 opportunities (39.5%).
  • Orlando has been better against the spread at home (26-13-0) than on the road (22-14-0) this season.
  • In terms of the over/under, Magic games have gone over 16 of 39 times at home (41%), and 16 of 36 on the road (44.4%).

Pelicans Leaders

  • Zion Williamson averages 22.9 points, 5.8 boards and 5 assists, shooting 58.3% from the floor (10th in league).
  • Jonas Valanciunas averages 12.4 points, 9.1 boards and 2.1 assists, shooting 55.9% from the floor.
  • CJ McCollum is averaging 18.8 points, 4.6 assists and 4.2 boards.
  • Herbert Jones averages 11.2 points, 3.5 rebounds and 2.6 assists, shooting 50.6% from the field and 42.5% from beyond the arc (ninth in NBA), with 1.5 made treys per game.
  • Trey Murphy III averages 14.1 points, 4.7 rebounds and 2.1 assists, shooting 43.4% from the floor and 37.2% from downtown, with 2.9 made 3-pointers per game.

Magic Leaders

  • Paolo Banchero averages 22.3 points, 6.8 boards and 5.3 assists. He is also draining 46.2% of his shots from the field and 35.1% from beyond the arc, with 1.5 triples per contest.
  • Per game, Franz Wagner gives the Magic 19.6 points, 5.3 boards and 3.8 assists. He also averages 1 steal and 0.4 blocks.
  • The Magic receive 11.9 points per game from Cole Anthony, plus 4 rebounds and 3 assists.
  • Jalen Suggs averages 12.4 points, 3.1 boards and 2.7 assists. He is draining 46.5% of his shots from the floor and 40% from 3-point range, with 2.1 treys per contest.
  • Moritz Wagner averages 10.8 points, 4.4 rebounds and 1.3 assists. He is making 59.7% of his shots from the field (eighth in NBA).

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