Bucks battle vs Magic highlights NBA odds
Orlando Magic vs Milwaukee Bucks Odds
Milwaukee looks to cover the Bucks-Magic pointspread on Sunday and improve its overall 32-32 mark when they host Orlando in NBA action.
(Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). The Bucks are 32-32 so far on the season, and 29-34-1 ATS vs. the number. The Magic, meanwhile, are 18-48 and 30-36 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Milwaukee go 33-31 and the Magic go 36-29-1 on the totals.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Bucks - Magic odds would favor the Bucks if the lines were set according to power ranks. Milwaukee is rated No. 13 in our latest Odds Shark poll, while the Magic sit at No. 26. Math models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 97-92 win for the Bucks.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Milwaukee's No. 12-ranked offense, averaging 98.9 PPG, against a Magic defense that ranks No. 21 at 100.8 PPG. The Bucks field goal percentage has averaged 43.8% so far, less than the Magic shooters have achieved on the year, 45.2% per game.
In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Magic own the league's No. 15-rated mark, allowing 99.5 points per game when playing on the road. Milwaukee, on the other hand, rates No. 15 in scoring on their home court.
In their last action, Orlando was a 117-104 loser on the road against the Thunder. They covered the 17.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (221) was profitable news for OVER bettors. Orlando got 26 points from Jameer Nelson en route to a 117-104 loss against Oklahoma City on Friday at Chesapeake Energy Arena.
In their last action, Milwaukee was a 107-94 loser at home against the Heat. They failed to cover the 6-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (201) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. Milwaukee got 26 points and 17 rebounds from Ersan Ilyasova in a losing cause in a 107-94 loss to Miami on Friday at Bradley Center.
Orlando Magic Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Indiana are 3-7
After playing Oklahoma City are 9-1
After a loss are 3-7
Milwaukee Bucks Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing Portland are 6-4
After playing Miami are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7
A few Magic at Bucks trends to consider:
Orlando is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing Milwaukee
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Orlando's last 10 games when playing on the road against Milwaukee
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Orlando's last 10 games when playing Milwaukee
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Orlando's last 18 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Milwaukee's last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Milwaukee's last 10 games when playing at home against Orlando
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Milwaukee's last 10 games when playing Orlando
Orlando at Indiana, Tuesday, March 19
Milwaukee home to Portland, Tuesday, March 19