Nets vs. Magic Prediction, Odds & Best Bet for November 28 (Orlando No Match For Brooklyn's Stars)

Devon Platana
Brooklyn Nets vs Orlando Magic prediction, odds and betting insights for NBA regular season game.
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Nets vs. Magic Game Info

  • Date: Monday, November 28, 2022
  • Time: 7:30 PM ET
  • Venue: Barclays Center -- Brooklyn, New York
  • Coverage: YES and BSFL

The 2022-23 NBA season continues on Monday, Nov. 28 with 10 more exciting games, including a showdown between the Orlando Magic and Brooklyn Nets. The Magic have been as bad as advertised this campaign, dropping their fourth straight game in the form of a 133-103 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers on Sunday.

Meanwhile, the Nets have had issues stringing together back-to-back games lately. The good news is that they do have some momentum on their side after getting a solid 111-97 win over the Portland Trail Blazers yesterday, led by a 31-point effort from none other than Kevin Durant.

Nets vs. Magic Odds & Spread

  • All NBA betting lines, odds and prop bets are from FanDuel Sportsbook.
  • Moneyline: BKN: (-420) | ORL: (+330)
  • Spread: BKN: -10 (-108) | ORL: +10 (-112)
  • Total: 223.5 -- Over: (-110) | Under: (-110)

The Nets enter this contest as heavy home favorites on the moneyline and spread per FanDuel Sportsbook's odds. This 7:30 p.m. ET clash also features an over/under of 223.5 points, which is the lowest of Monday's projected totals.

Nets vs. Magic Betting Trends

  • The Nets won 32 games against the spread last season, while failing to cover or pushing 50 times.
  • The Magic's ATS record as underdogs of 10.5 points or greater was 10-13 last year.
  • Last season, the combined scoring went over the point total 41 times in Nets games.
  • There were 42 Magic games (out of 82) that hit the over last season.

Nets vs. Magic Prediction & Pick

The Magic have been bad all season long, but have looked even worse lately. Their minus-19.7 point differential over their last three games is, by far, the worst in the Association. On top of that, Orlando also averages a league-low 104.1 points on the road due to a lack of star power.

Meanwhile, the Nets have won three of five games since Kyrie Irving returned to the lineup. The veteran guard is averaging 21.6 points over his last five games, while Kevin Durant has operated on a 25.0 PPG clip since his running mate's return.

Even with Paolo Bancher playing great for the Magic, his team is banged-up from top to bottom. Orlando simply doesn't have the talent to compete with Irving, Durant and co. With extra support from the Brooklyn crowd, the Nets shouldn't break too much of a sweat here.

Final Score Prediction: Nets: 115 | Magic: 103

Nets vs. Magic Best Bet

The Nets are one of those teams that the Magic struggle against, losing six of the last eight matchups. Brooklyn actually beat Orlando by 42 points in their last meeting and has actually picked up four of its last six wins against the Magic by double-digit totals.

With Orlando being bad this season and banged-up heading into tonight, I'll take the Nets covering the spread.

Bet: Nets -10 (-112)

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Devon Platana is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, Devon Platana also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username PepeSilvia0. While the strategies and player selections recommended in his articles are his personal views, he may deploy different strategies and player selections when entering contests with his personal account. The views expressed in their articles are the author's alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of FanDuel.

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