Milwaukee Bucks vs. Orlando Magic: August 18, 2020 Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds, Line, Spread and Betting Trends

Written by on August 17, 2020

Tuesday’s matchup (August 18, 2020) between the Milwaukee Bucks (56-17, 0-0) and the Orlando Magic (33-40, 0-0) features the Bucks as substantial 12-point favorites. The matchup has an over/under of 225. The battle between these two squads at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Reunion, Florida is one of four games slated in the NBA for the day. Tip-off is scheduled for 1:30 PM ET.

Betting Information

Bucks vs Magic Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Bucks -12 -110 -110 225 -110 -110

Computer Picks

Computer picks for Bucks vs Magic
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Bucks (-12) Under (225) Bucks 118 Magic 103

Head to Head

Milwaukee has taken each of its four head-to-head matchups against Orlando this year. The Bucks also have a 3-1 advantage against the spread when taking on the Magic.

Bucks vs Magic in 2019-20
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Result
2/8/2020 Bucks -9 220.5 -388 305 111-95 MIL
12/28/2019 Bucks -6 215.5 -254 207 111-100 MIL
12/9/2019 Bucks -12.5 218.5 -947 648 110-101 MIL
11/1/2019 Bucks -4.5 214.5 -193 159 123-91 MIL

Bucks Betting Information

  • Milwaukee and its opponents have covered the over/under in just 34 of 73 games this season (46.6%).
  • Milwaukee is solid against the spread, going 39-34 on the season.
  • The Bucks have struggled to cover, going just 10-13 ATS when favored by at least 12 points.

Magic Betting Information

  • Orlando has combined with its opponents to hit the over in 52.1% of matchups this season (38 out of 73 chances).
  • Orlando has a losing record against the spread, going 30-38-2 ATS (covering only 42.9% of the time).
  • The Magic have fared well as a 12-point underdog, going 1-0 against the spread when they are at least 12-point underdogs.

Over/Under Analysis

Bucks vs Magic Total Facts
Games Over Total % Over Total Average PPG Combined Average PPG Average Opponent PPG Combined Average Opponent PPG Average Total
Bucks 41 56.2% 118.7 226 108.6 216.9 227.3
Magic 25 34.2% 107.3 226 108.3 216.9 215.6

Bucks Leaders

  • Khris Middleton leads the Bucks in scoring (20.9 points per game) and rebounding (6.2 rebounds per game).
  • The team is led in assists by Eric Bledsoe’s 5.4 per game.
  • Milwaukee’s steals leader is Donte DiVincenzo, who collects 1.3 per game. Brook Lopez leads the team averaging 2.4 blocks a game.
  • Middleton connects on 2.4 threes per game to lead the Bucks.

Magic Leaders

  • Nikola Vucevic leads the team in both scoring (19.6 points per game) and rebounding (10.8 rebounds per game).
  • Markelle Fultz puts in work giving out assists and is Orlando’s assist leader with 5.1 per game.
  • Jonathan Isaac is a defensive force for Orlando, leading the team in both steals (1.6 per game) and blocks (2.3 per game).
  • Terrence Ross makes more threes per game than any other member of the Magic, averaging 2.6 treys per game.

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