Dallas Mavericks vs. Orlando Magic: 3/1/2021 NBA Betting Preview, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on March 1, 2021

The Orlando Magic (13-21) are underdogs (+7) in their attempt to break a three-game losing streak when they host the Dallas Mavericks (16-16) at 7:00 PM ET on Monday, March 1, 2021 at Amway Center. The matchup airs on FS-FL. The point total in the matchup is 224.

Betting Information

Mavericks vs Magic Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Mavericks -7 -110 -110 224 -110 -110
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Head to Head

Dallas has taken seven of its last 10 head-to-head matchups against Orlando. The Mavericks also have a 2-1 record against the spread when playing the Magic.

Mavericks vs Magic in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/9/2021 Mavericks Mavericks -6 218 -240 195 Regular Season 112-98 DAL
2/21/2020 Mavericks Magic -4 221 -177 147 Regular Season 122-106 DAL
11/6/2019 Mavericks Mavericks -7 207.5 -321 255 Regular Season 107-106 DAL
3/8/2019 Magic Regular Season 111-106 ORL
12/10/2018 Mavericks Regular Season 101-76 DAL
4/4/2018 Magic Regular Season 105-100 ORL
1/9/2018 Mavericks Regular Season 114-99 DAL
2/11/2017 Mavericks Regular Season 112-80 DAL
11/19/2016 Magic Regular Season 95-87 ORL
3/1/2016 Mavericks Regular Season 121-108 DAL

Mavericks Betting Information

  • Dallas has not fared well against the spread this season, posting a 14-18 record.
  • When favored by at least 7 points, the Mavericks have struggled to a 0-3 record ATS this season.
  • Dallas has more often than not combined with its adversaries to fall short of the total, doing so 15 times in 32 contests (46.9%).
Bet on the Dallas Mavericks to win the NBA Championship.

Magic Betting Information

  • Orlando has failed to cover the spread in more than half of its outings, going 15-19 ATS.
  • Orlando has combined with its opponents to hit the over in 44.1% of matchups this year (15 out of 34 chances).
Bet on the Orlando Magic to win the NBA Championship.

Over/Under Analysis

  • In 43.8% of their games this season (14 of 32 chances), the Mavericks and their opponents have combined to record more than this matchup’s point total of 224 points.
  • Orlando has played in 12 games this year (out of 34 total matchups — 35.3% of chances) where they and their opponents combined to score more than 224 points.
  • The two teams average a combined 7.1 less points per game (216.9) than this game’s over/under of 224 points.
  • The Mavericks and the Magic have seen their opponents average a combined 0.6 more points per game than the over/under of 224 set for this game.
  • The average point total for Mavericks games this year is one more point than the over/under of 224 in this matchup.
  • The average total for Magic games this season is 7.5 fewer points than the point total of 224 in this outing.
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Mavericks Leaders

  • The Mavericks points, rebounds and assists leader is Luka Doncic. He scores 28.5 points per game and adds 8.4 rebounds and 9.0 assists.
  • The Mavericks are led by Tim Hardaway Jr. from beyond the arc. He hits 3.0 shots from deep per game.
  • Dallas’ steals leader is Dorian Finney-Smith, who collects 1.0 per game. Kristaps Porzingis leads the team averaging 1.7 blocks an outing.

Magic Leaders

  • Nikola Vucevic leads the team in both scoring (24.4 points per game) and rebounding (11.6 rebounds per game).
  • Markelle Fultz holds the title of Orlando assist leader, dishing out 5.4 assists per game this season.
  • Vucevic leads the Magic in shooting from beyond the arc, averaging 2.6 made threes per game.
  • Al-Farouq Aminu is at the top of Orlando’s steals hierarchy with 1.1 steals per game and Mohamed Bamba leads the squad in blocks with 0.8 per game.
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