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Orlando MagicMilwaukee Bucks
Feb 20, 8:00 PM | Bradley Center

Orlando Magic vs Milwaukee Bucks Odds

20-12TEAM RECORD13-18

Bettors will be looking to hit pay dirt on Monday when the Bucks try to run the Magic off the court at Bradley Center in pro hoops action.

The Bucks bring a 13-18 record (13-18 ATS) to the battle against the 20-12 Magic, who are 18-14 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Milwaukee go 18-12-1 so far and the Magic go 15-16-1.

View Orlando vs Milwaukee Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Bucks sit at No. 21 in the current NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Magic are at No. 12 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Magic will win this game 96-92.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Magic rank No. 9 in the league with 43.2 per game. That compares with Milwaukee’s No. 18 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Milwaukee is the NBA’s No. 11-ranked team at 6.9 per game, while the Magic rate No. 1 with 10.2 per contest.

Defensively, the Magic feature the league's No. 3-rated defense on the road, allowing 90.7 points per game. Milwaukee, meanwhile, comes in at No. 11 in the league in scoring at home.

Orlando was a 90-78 loser in its last match on the road against the Heat. They failed to cover the 9.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 168 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. The Magic endured a 90-78 loss at the hands of the Heat on Sunday, despite a 17-point effort from J.J. Redick at AmericanAirlines Arena.

Last time out for Milwaukee, they were a 92-85 winner as they battled the Nets on the road. The Bucks covered in the match as a 2-point favorite, while 177 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Ersan Ilyasova scored 29 points and added 25 rebounds for a double-double, leading Milwaukee over New Jersey, 92-85, on Sunday at Prudential Center.

Orlando Magic Trends:
When playing on Monday are 8-2
Before playing New Jersey are 7-3
After playing Miami are 7-3
After a loss are 7-3

Milwaukee Bucks Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Chicago are 5-5
After playing New Jersey are 4-6
After a win are 5-5

A few Magic at Bucks trends to consider:
Orlando is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Milwaukee
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Orlando's last 7 games when playing Milwaukee
Orlando is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Orlando's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Milwaukee's last 12 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Milwaukee's last 7 games when playing Orlando
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Milwaukee's last 8 games when playing at home against Orlando
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Milwaukee's last 16 games

Next up:
Orlando at New Jersey, Wednesday, February 22
Milwaukee at Chicago, Wednesday, February 22

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