Miami Heat vs. Orlando Magic: 3/14/2021 NBA Betting Preview, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on March 12, 2021

The Orlando Magic (13-24) are 8.5-point underdogs as they look to break a six-game losing streak when they host the Miami Heat (19-18) on Sunday, March 14, 2021 at Amway Center. The game airs at 7:00 PM ET on SUN.

Betting Information

Heat vs Magic Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Heat -8.5 -111 -125
Place a bet on Miami Heat or the Orlando Magic for Sunday’s game.

Head to Head

Miami has taken six of its last 10 head-to-head meetings with Orlando. The Magic have an advantage against the spread (4-2) when hitting the court against the Heat.

Heat vs Magic in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
3/11/2021 Heat Heat -9 210 -422 325 Regular Season 111-103 MIA
12/23/2020 Heat Magic -4.5 218 -192 159 Regular Season 113-107 ORL
3/4/2020 Heat Heat -6.5 218.5 -267 212 Regular Season 116-113 MIA
2/1/2020 Heat Magic -2.5 209.5 -135 114 Regular Season 102-89 MIA
1/27/2020 Heat Heat -6.5 207.5 -281 228 Regular Season 113-92 MIA
1/3/2020 Magic Magic -0.5 206.5 -111 -107 Regular Season 105-85 ORL
3/26/2019 Heat Regular Season 104-99 ORL
3/26/2019 Heat Regular Season 104-99 ORL
12/23/2018 Magic Regular Season 115-91 MIA
12/23/2018 Magic Regular Season 115-91 MIA

Heat Betting Information

  • Miami has struggled against the spread, going 16-21 on the year.
  • When favored by at least 8.5 points, the Heat have struggled to a 1-3 record ATS this season.
  • Miami has more often than not combined with its adversaries to fall short of the total, doing so 17 times in 37 contests (45.9%).
Bet on the Miami Heat to win the NBA Championship.

Magic Betting Information

  • Orlando has covered the spread in fewer than half of its contests, going 17-19-1 ATS.
  • Orlando has combined with its opponents to hit the over in 48.6% of matchups this year (18 out of 37 chances).
Bet on the Orlando Magic to win the NBA Championship.
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Heat Leaders

  • Jimmy Butler leads the Heat in points and assists. He scores 20.8 points per game while also adding 8.0 assists.
  • Miami is led in rebounds by Bam Adebayo’s 9.5 per game.
  • Duncan Robinson makes 3.2 threes per game to lead the Heat.
  • Miami’s steals leader is Butler, who averages 2.0 per game. Adebayo leads the team averaging 1.0 block an outing.

Magic Leaders

  • Nikola Vucevic is at the top of the Magic scoring and rebounding leaderboards with 24.6 points per game and 11.7 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, knocking down 2.6 threes per game.
  • Nobody on Orlando grabs more steals than Terrence Ross (1.1 per game) or blocks more shots than Aaron Gordon (0.9 per game).
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