Milwaukee Bucks vs. Orlando Magic August 22, 2020 Betting Preview: Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds, Line, Spread and Trends

Written by on August 21, 2020

On Saturday (August 22, 2020), the Milwaukee Bucks (56-17, 1-1) square off against the Orlando Magic (33-40, 1-1) in a game that Milwaukee is currently a substantial favorite by 13 points. A 228.5-point over/under has been set for the game. The clash between these two squads is one of four contests on the docket in the NBA for the day. Tip-off is scheduled for 1:00 PM ET at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Reunion, Florida.

Betting Information

Bucks vs Magic Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Bucks -13 -110 -110 228.5 -110 -110

Computer Picks

Computer picks for Bucks vs Magic
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Magic (+13) Under (228.5) Bucks 114 Magic 107

Head to Head

Milwaukee has a 5-1 record in head-to-head meetings with Orlando this season. The Bucks have an advantage against the spread as well (4-2) when playing the Magic.

Bucks vs Magic in 2019-20
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Result
8/20/2020 Bucks -13 228 -1111 721 111-96 MIL
8/18/2020 Bucks -13.5 225.5 -1518 881 122-110 ORL
2/8/2020 Bucks -9 220.5 -388 305 111-95 MIL
12/28/2019 Bucks -6 215.5 -254 207 111-100 MIL
12/9/2019 Bucks -12.5 218.5 -947 648 110-101 MIL
11/1/2019 Bucks -4.5 214.5 -193 159 123-91 MIL

Bucks Betting Information

  • Against the spread, Milwaukee has been strong this season, posting a 40-35 record.
  • The Bucks have posted a losing record of 8-11 against the spread when the spread is -13 or bigger.
  • Milwaukee and its opponents have converted the over just 36 times in 75 (48%) games this season.

Magic Betting Information

  • In most of Orlando’s games this season, the teams have combined to hit the over (40 out of 75 games, 53.3%).
  • Orlando has covered the spread in less than half of its outings, going 32-38-2 ATS.
  • When they play as 13-point underdogs, the Magic have a record ATS of 1-1.

Over/Under Analysis

Bucks vs Magic Total Facts
Games Over 228.5 % of Games Over 228.5 Average PPG Combined Average PPG Average Opponent PPG Combined Average Opponent PPG Average Total
Bucks 37 49.3% 118.5 225.8 108.6 216.9 227.1
Magic 21 28% 107.3 225.8 108.3 216.9 215.7

Bucks Leaders

  • The Bucks points, rebounds and assists leader is Giannis Antetokounmpo. He averages 29.5 points per game and adds 13.6 rebounds and 5.6 assists.
  • Milwaukee’s blocks leader is Brook Lopez, who records 2.4 per game. Donte DiVincenzo leads the team averaging 1.3 steals an outing.
  • Khris Middleton is the top three-point shooter for the Bucks, knocking down 2.4 per game.

Magic Leaders

  • Nikola Vucevic has the top Magic spot in two categories: scoring (19.6 points per game) and rebounding (10.8 rebounds per game).
  • The Orlando leader in assists is Markelle Fultz with 5.1 assists per game.
  • Jonathan Isaac is tops on Orlando in both steals (1.6) and blocks (2.3) per game.
  • Terrence Ross leads the Magic in shooting from beyond the arc, averaging 2.6 made threes per game.

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