Brooklyn Nets vs. Orlando Magic: 1/16/2021 NBA Betting Preview, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on January 16, 2021

The Orlando Magic (6-6) are underdogs (+9) in their attempt to break a four-game losing streak when they visit the Brooklyn Nets (7-6) at 6:00 PM ET on Saturday, January 16, 2021 at Barclays Center. The contest airs on YES. The matchup has an over/under set at 225.5 points.

Betting Information

Nets vs Magic Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Nets -9 -105 -115 225.5 -110 -110
Place a bet on Brooklyn Nets or the Orlando Magic for Saturday’s game.

Head to Head

In the last 10 head-to-head matchups, Brooklyn and Orlando have a tied 5-5 record. The Magic have a 3-1 record against the spread when playing the Nets.

Nets vs Magic in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
8/11/2020 Magic Magic -4.5 224.5 -195 161 Regular Season 108-96 BKN
7/31/2020 Magic Nets -7 210.5 -303 244 Regular Season 128-118 ORL
2/24/2020 Nets Nets -3.5 213 -165 138 Regular Season 115-113 ORL
1/6/2020 Magic Magic -5 212.5 -199 167 Regular Season 101-89 ORL
2/2/2019 Magic Regular Season 102-89 ORL
1/23/2019 Nets Regular Season 114-110 BKN
1/18/2019 Magic Regular Season 117-115 BKN
3/28/2018 Magic Regular Season 111-104 BKN
1/1/2018 Nets Regular Season 98-95 BKN
10/24/2017 Magic Regular Season 125-121 ORL
  • 8/11/2020 DNP – Nets: Caris LeVert, Joe Harris Magic: Evan Fournier, Terrence Ross, Aaron Gordon
  • 2/24/2020 DNP – Nets: Kyrie Irving
  • 1/6/2020 DNP – Nets: Kyrie Irving, Caris LeVert
  • Nets Betting Information

    • Brooklyn has covered in just six of 13 matchups this season.
    • The Nets have posted a losing record of 0-1 against the spread when the spread is -9 or bigger.
    • In 8 of 13 (61.5%) contests this season, Brooklyn and its opponents have hit the total.
    Bet on the Brooklyn Nets to win the NBA Championship.

    Magic Betting Information

    • Orlando’s record against the spread is 6-6.
    • In most of Orlando’s games this year, the teams have not hit the over (5 out of 12 games, 41.7%).
    Bet on the Orlando Magic to win the NBA Championship.

    Over/Under Analysis

    • The Nets and their opponents have combined to score more than 225.5 points in 261.5% of their games this year (34 of 13 opportunities).
    • In two of 12 games (16.7%) this year, Orlando and its opponents have combined to score at least 225.5 points.
    • The two teams average a combined 1.6 less points per game (223.9) than this game’s over/under of 225.5 points.
    • Opponents of the two teams average a combined 1.2 less points per game (224.3) than this matchup’s total of 225.5 points.
    • The average over/under the Nets have had set in matchups this year is 6.0 more points than this outing’s point total.
    • The average point total for the Magic this season is 8.7 points lower than this game’s over/under.
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    Nets Leaders

    • The Nets points and rebounds leader is Kevin Durant. He averages 29.4 points per game and pulls down 7.2 rebounds.
    • Brooklyn’s assists leader is James Harden, who averages 10.4 per game.
    • The Nets are led by Kyrie Irving from long distance. He connects on 3.7 shots from deep per game.
    • Brooklyn’s steals leader is Irving, who averages 1.6 per game. DeAndre Jordan leads the team averaging 1.3 blocks an outing.

    Magic Leaders

    • Nikola Vucevic is at the top of the Magic scoring and rebounding leaderboards with 21.9 points per game and 10.8 rebounds per game this season.
    • Markelle Fultz has the title of Orlando assist leader, dishing out 5.4 assists per game this season.
    • Vucevic is tops from three-point range for the Magic, hitting 2.4 threes per game.
    • Evan Fournier is at the top of Orlando’s steals hierarchy with 1.4 steals per game and Michael Carter-Williams leads the squad in blocks with 0.6 per game.
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