Miami Heat vs. Orlando Magic: 12/23/2020 Betting Trends, Computer Picks, Odds, Line and Preview

Written by on December 23, 2020

The Miami Heat (0-0) visit the Orlando Magic (0-0) in a matchup of Southeast Division teams at Amway Center, starting at 7:00 PM ET on Wednesday, December 23, 2020. The Heat are 4.5-point favorites in the game, the first matchup between the teams this season. The matchup’s over/under is set at 218.5.

Betting Information

Heat vs Magic Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Heat -4.5 -110 -110 218.5 -110 -110
Place a bet on Miami Heat or the Orlando Magic for Wednesday’s game.

Head to Head

Miami and Orlando have each won five of their last 10 head-to-head matchups.

Heat vs Magic in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
3/4/2020 Heat Heat -6.5 218.5 -267 212 Regular Season 116-113 MIA
2/1/2020 Heat Magic -2.5 209.5 -135 114 Regular Season 102-89 MIA
1/27/2020 Heat Heat -6.5 207.5 -281 228 Regular Season 113-92 MIA
1/3/2020 Magic Magic -0.5 206.5 -111 -107 Regular Season 105-85 ORL
3/26/2019 Heat Regular Season 104-99 ORL
12/23/2018 Magic Regular Season 115-91 MIA
12/4/2018 Heat Regular Season 105-90 ORL
10/17/2018 Magic Regular Season 104-101 ORL
2/5/2018 Heat Regular Season 111-109 ORL
12/30/2017 Magic Regular Season 117-111 MIA
  • 3/4/2020 DNP – Heat: Tyler Herro
  • 1/27/2020 DNP – Heat: Kendrick Nunn
  • Heat Betting Information

    • Against the spread, Miami was strong last season, posting a 51-39-3 record.
    • The Heat fared well when favored by at least 4.5 points, posting a 22-12-1 record against the spread.
    • In 52 of 93 (55.9%) contests last season, Miami and its opponents hit the total.
    Bet on the Miami Heat 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.
    • When they are at least 4.5-point underdogs, the Magic have a record ATS of 10-9.
    • In most of Orlando’s games this season, 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

    • The Heat and their opponents scored at least 218.5 points — this matchup’s over/under — in 53 of 94 outings (56.4%) last season.
    • Orlando combined with its opponents to score more than 218.5 points in 33 of 78 outings (42.3%) last season.
    • Opponents of the two teams averaged a combined 0.8 fewer points per game last season (217.7) than this game’s over/under of 218.5 points.
    • The average point total in Heat games last year was 1.9 more points than the over/under of 218.5 in this matchup.
    • Magic games last year averaged a total of 216.1 points, 2.4 less than the point total in this matchup.
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    Heat Leaders

    • Jimmy Butler scored 19.9 points per game and dished out 6.0 assists per game last season.
    • Bam Adebayo averaged 10.2 rebounds per game.
    • Duncan Robinson connected on 3.7 threes per game a season ago.
    • Butler averaged 1.8 steals per game. Adebayo collected 1.3 blocks a contest.

    Magic Leaders

    • Nikola Vucevic averaged 19.6 points per game last season and grabed 10.8 rebounds a contest.
    • Markelle Fultz dished out 5.1 assists per game.
    • Terrence Ross was prolific from the three-point line a season ago, hitting 2.6 per game.
    • Jonathan Isaac averaged 1.6 steals and 2.3 blocks per game.
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