Orlando Magic vs. Detroit Pistons 2/23/2021 Betting Preview: Computer Picks, Odds, Line, Spread and Trends

Written by on February 22, 2021

The Orlando Magic (13-18) are favored (-5.5) to build on a three-game winning streak when they host the Detroit Pistons (8-22) at 7:00 PM ET on Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at Amway Center. The matchup airs on FS-FL. The matchup has an over/under set at 214.5 points.

Betting Information

Magic vs Pistons Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Magic -5.5 -105 -125 214.5 -117 -117
Place a bet on Orlando Magic or the Detroit Pistons for Tuesday’s game.

Head to Head

Orlando and Detroit have split the last 10 games they’ve played. The Pistons have a 2-1 advantage 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
2/21/2021 Magic Magic -3 210.5 -155 128 Regular Season 105-96 ORL
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
  • 2/12/2020 DNP – Pistons: Luke Kennard, Blake Griffin
  • 11/25/2019 DNP – Magic: Nikola Vucevic, Aaron Gordon Pistons: Reggie Jackson
  • Magic Betting Information

    • Orlando has covered in just 15 of 31 matchups this season.
    • When favored by at least 5.5 points, the Magic have fared well against the spread, putting together a 2-0 record.
    • Orlando and its opponents have converted the over just 14 times in 31 (45.2%) games this season.
    Bet on the Orlando Magic to win the NBA Championship.

    Pistons Betting Information

    • Detroit has covered the spread in half of its games, going 14-14-2 ATS.
    • When they are at least 5.5-point underdogs, the Pistons have a record ATS of 0-1.
    • In 15 out Detroit’s 30 games this year, (50%) the teams have combined to hit the over.
    Bet on the Detroit Pistons to win the NBA Championship.

    Over/Under Analysis

    • The Magic and their opponents have put up more than 214.5 points in 54.8% of their games this season (17 of 31 opportunities).
    • Detroit and its opponents have added up to score more than 214.5 points in 56.7% of their matchups this year (17 of 30 chances).
    • The two teams average a combined 1.4 fewer points per game (213.1) than this game’s over/under of 214.5 points.
    • The Magic and the Pistons have seen their opponents average a combined 5.2 more points per game than the point total of 214.5 set for this outing.
    • The average point total in Magic games this year is 1.9 more points than the total of 214.5 in this matchup.
    • The average point total for the Pistons this year is 5.6 points higher than this game’s over/under.
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    Magic Leaders

    • Nikola Vucevic leads the Magic in points and rebounds. He puts up 24.1 points per game while tacking on 11.7 rebounds.
    • The team is led in assists by Markelle Fultz’s 5.4 per game.
    • Evan Fournier is the top three-point shooter for the Magic, connecting on 2.5 per game.
    • Vucevic leads the team with 1.1 steals per game. Mohamed Bamba collects 0.8 blocks a contest to pace Orlando.

    Pistons Leaders

    • Jerami Grant outpaced his teammates on the Pistons scoring front by putting up 23.5 points per game. He adds 5.1 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game this season.
    • The Detroit leaders in rebounds and assists are Mason Plumlee (9.0 rebounds per game) and Delon Wright (4.9 assists per game).
    • Wayne Ellington is tops from three-point range for the Pistons, knocking down 2.6 threes 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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