Orlando Magic vs Milwaukee Bucks Odds
The Bucks will look to boost their win total and cover the spread when the Magic tip off at Bradley Center on Saturday in NBA play.
This season the Bucks are 24-20 overall and 23-20-1 ATS against the number, while the Magic are 14-31 and 21-24 ATS. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). As for the totals, Milwaukee is 23-21 on the OU, and Orlando is 25-19-1.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 12 (Bucks) and the No. 23 (Magic) teams in the league, according to our current NBA Power Rankings at Odds Shark. A 97-93 result in favor of the Bucks is predicted by handicapping models.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Magic rank No. 13 in the league with 42.2 per game. That compares with Milwaukee’s No. 7 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Milwaukee is the NBA’s No. 19-ranked team at 6.5 per game, while the Magic rate No. 16 with 6.9 per contest.
In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Magic own the league's No. 14-rated mark, allowing 99.3 points per game when playing on the road. Milwaukee, on the other hand, rates No. 16 in scoring on their home court.
In their last action, Orlando was a 97-84 loser on the road against the Celtics. They failed to cover the 8-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (181) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. The Magic endured a 97-84 loss at the hands of the Celtics on Friday, despite a 15-point effort from J.J. Redick at TD Garden.
Milwaukee was a 96-86 loser in its last match on the road against the Knicks. They failed to cover the 4.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 182 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Milwaukee got 19 points from Ersan Ilyasova but lost anyway 96-86 against the Knicks on Friday at Madison Square Garden.
Orlando at Philadelphia, Monday, February 4
Milwaukee at Denver, Tuesday, February 5