Orlando Magic vs. Detroit Pistons: 2/21/2021 Matchup Betting Preview, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on February 21, 2021

The Detroit Pistons (8-21) are only 2-point underdogs as they attempt to break a nine-game road losing streak when they take on the Orlando Magic (12-18) on Sunday, February 21, 2021 at Amway Center. The game airs at 7:00 PM ET on FS-FL. The over/under for the matchup is set at 210.5.

Betting Information

Magic vs Pistons Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Magic -2 -110 -110 210.5 -110 -110
Place a bet on Orlando Magic or the Detroit Pistons for Sunday’s game.

Head to Head

Orlando and Detroit have split the last 10 games they’ve played. The Pistons have a 2-0 record against the spread when playing the Magic.

Magic vs Pistons in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/12/2020 Magic Magic -6.5 209 -260 212 Regular Season 116-112 ORL
11/25/2019 Pistons Pistons -4.5 207 -184 151 Regular Season 103-88 DET
3/28/2019 Pistons Regular Season 115-98 DET
1/16/2019 Pistons Regular Season 120-115 DET
12/30/2018 Magic Regular Season 109-107 ORL
11/7/2018 Magic Regular Season 103-96 DET
3/2/2018 Magic Regular Season 115-106 ORL
12/28/2017 Magic Regular Season 102-89 ORL
12/17/2017 Pistons Regular Season 114-110 DET
4/12/2017 Magic Regular Season 113-109 ORL

Magic Betting Information

  • Orlando has covered in just 14 of 30 matchups this season.
  • The Magic have covered half the time, going 3-3 against the spread when favored by at least 2 points.
  • Orlando has more often than not combined with its adversaries to fall short of the total, doing so 14 times in 30 contests (46.7%).
Bet on the Orlando Magic to win the NBA Championship.

Pistons Betting Information

  • Detroit has a 14-13-2 record against the spread, covering in 48.3% of their outings.
  • The Pistons have not fared well when playing as an underdog by 2 points or more, going 0-2 against the spread.
  • Detroit has combined with its opponents to hit the over in 51.7% of matchups this year (15 out of 29 contests).
Bet on the Detroit Pistons to win the NBA Championship.

Over/Under Analysis

  • The Magic and their opponents have scored more than 210.5 points in 60% of their games this year (18 of 30 opportunities).
  • Detroit and its opponents have added up to score more than 210.5 points in 65.5% of their matchups this season (19 of 29 chances).
  • The Magic and the Pistons combine to average 3.1 more points per game than the over/under of 210.5 set for this game.
  • Opponents of the two teams average a combined 9.8 more points per game (220.3) than this matchup’s over/under of 210.5 points.
  • The average point total for Magic games this year is 6.4 more points than the total of 210.5 in this matchup.
  • The average point total for the Pistons this season is 10.3 points higher than this game’s over/under.
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Magic Leaders

  • Nikola Vucevic leads the Magic in points and rebounds. He averages 23.6 points per game while adding 11.7 rebounds.
  • Orlando’s assists leader is Markelle Fultz, who averages 5.4 per game.
  • Vucevic is the top three-point shooter for the Magic, connecting on 2.6 per game.
  • Evan Fournier leads the team with 1.1 steals per game. Mohamed Bamba collects 0.8 blocks an outing to pace Orlando.

Pistons Leaders

  • The Pistons leader in scoring is Jerami Grant with 23.5 points per game. He also adds 5.1 rebounds per game and 2.9 assists per game.
  • When it comes to Detroit leaders in rebounds and assists, the team has two players at the top: Mason Plumlee with 9.1 rebounds per game and Delon Wright with 4.9 assists per game.
  • Wayne Ellington makes more threes per game than any other member of the Pistons, cashing in 2.6 treys per game.
  • Wright is at the top of Detroit’s steals hierarchy with 1.4 steals per game and Grant leads the squad in blocks with 1.2 per game.
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