Washington Wizards vs. Orlando Magic: 12/27/2020 Betting Trends, Computer Picks, Odds, Line and Preview

Written by on December 27, 2020

The Washington Wizards (0-2) host the Orlando Magic (2-0) as 1-point favorites after Bradley Beal went off for 39 points in the Wizards’ 130-120 loss to the Magic. The matchup airs on NBCS-DC at 7:00 PM ET on Sunday, December 27, 2020. The matchup has a point total of 227.5.

Betting Information

Wizards vs Magic Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Wizards -1 -105 -115 227.5 -110 -110
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Head to Head

Orlando has come out on top in seven of its last 10 head-to-head meetings with Washington. The Magic have an advantage against the spread as well (4-1) when squaring off against the Wizards.

Wizards vs Magic in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
12/26/2020 Wizards Wizards -2 232.5 -130 107 Regular Season 130-120 ORL
1/8/2020 Magic Magic -10 218.5 -515 390 Regular Season 123-89 ORL
1/1/2020 Magic Wizards -3 222 -152 127 Regular Season 122-101 ORL
12/3/2019 Wizards Wizards -0.5 229.5 -110 -110 Regular Season 127-120 ORL
11/17/2019 Magic Magic -6 225.5 -235 193 Regular Season 125-121 ORL
3/13/2019 Wizards Regular Season 100-90 WAS
1/25/2019 Magic Regular Season 95-91 WAS
11/12/2018 Wizards Regular Season 117-109 WAS
11/9/2018 Magic Regular Season 117-108 ORL
4/11/2018 Magic Regular Season 101-92 ORL
  • 1/8/2020 DNP – Wizards: Bradley Beal, Davis Bertans, Rui Hachimura, Thomas Bryant
  • 1/1/2020 DNP – Wizards: Davis Bertans, Rui Hachimura, Thomas Bryant Magic: Aaron Gordon
  • 12/3/2019 DNP – Wizards: Thomas Bryant; Magic: Nikola Vucevic
  • 11/17/2019 DNP – Wizards: Jordan McRae
  • Wizards Betting Information

    • Washington covered in just 35 of 72 matchups last season.
    • The Wizards posted a winning record of 9-8 against the spread when the spread was -1 or higher.
    • In 40 of 72 (55.6%) contests last season, Washington and its opponents hit the over.
    Bet on the Washington Wizards to win the NBA Championship.

    Magic Betting Information

    • Orlando failed to cover the spread in more than half of its outings, going 35-41-2 ATS.
    • The Magic fared well as a 1-point underdog, going 17-15 against the spread when they were at least 1-point underdogs.
    • In the majority of Orlando’s games this year, the teams combined to hit the over (41 out of 78 games, 52.6%).
    Bet on the Orlando Magic to win the NBA Championship.

    Over/Under Analysis

    • In 43 of 72 outings (59.7%) last year, the Wizards and their opponents put up at least this matchup’s over/under of 227.5 points.
    • Orlando combined with its opponents to score at least 227.5 points in 25 of 78 outings (32.1%) last year.
    • The two teams averaged a combined 5.8 fewer points per game last season (221.7) than this game’s over/under of 227.5 points.
    • The Wizards and the Magic saw their opponents average a combined 0.4 more points per game last season than the over/under of 227.5 set for this game.
    • The average total the Wizards had set in games last season was 6.0 more points than this outing’s point total.
    • Magic games last season averaged a total of 216.1 points, 11.4 fewer than the point total in this matchup.
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    Wizards Leaders

    • Russell Westbrook did a little bit of everything last season, averaging 7.9 rebounds per game and 7.0 assists per game.
    • Beal had a strong season offensively, scoring 30.5 points per game.
    • Davis Bertans made 3.7 threes per game a season ago.
    • Westbrook averaged 1.6 steals per game. Thomas Bryant collected 1.1 blocks a game.

    Magic Leaders

    • Nikola Vucevic contributed 19.6 points per game last season while also adding 10.8 rebounds.
    • Markelle Fultz racked up 5.1 assists per game.
    • Terrence Ross had a solid showing from long distance a season ago. He knocked down 2.6 shots from deep per game.
    • Jonathan Isaac racked up 1.6 steals and 2.3 blocks per game.
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