Orlando Magic vs. Oklahoma City Thunder: 12/29/2020 Computer Picks, Odds, Line, Spread and Betting Trends

Written by on December 29, 2020

The Orlando Magic (3-0) will try to build on a three-game winning streak when they visit the Oklahoma City Thunder (1-1) on Tuesday, December 29, 2020 at Chesapeake Energy Arena as 5-point favorites. The matchup airs at 8:00 PM ET on FS-OK. The matchup has an over/under of 219.5.

Betting Information

Magic vs Thunder Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Magic -5 -110 -110 219.5 -110 -110
Place a bet on Orlando Magic or the Oklahoma City Thunder for Tuesday’s game.

Head to Head

Oklahoma City has won eight of its last 10 head-to-head matchups against Orlando. The Thunder also hold a 2-0 edge against the spread when playing the Magic.

Magic vs Thunder in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/22/2020 Magic Magic -2.5 209.5 -137 115 Regular Season 120-114 OKC
11/5/2019 Thunder Thunder -3 201.5 -149 125 Regular Season 102-94 OKC
2/5/2019 Thunder Regular Season 132-122 OKC
1/29/2019 Magic Regular Season 126-117 OKC
2/26/2018 Thunder Regular Season 112-105 OKC
11/29/2017 Magic Regular Season 121-108 ORL
3/29/2017 Magic Regular Season 114-106 OKC
11/13/2016 Thunder Regular Season 119-117 ORL
2/3/2016 Thunder Regular Season 117-114 OKC
10/30/2015 Magic Regular Season 139-136 OKC

Magic Betting Information

  • Orlando struggled against the spread, going 35-41-2 last year.
  • The Magic fared well when favored by at least 5 points, posting a 9-7 record against the spread.
  • In 41 of 78 (52.6%) contests last season, Orlando and its opponents hit the over.
Bet on the Orlando Magic to win the NBA Championship.

Thunder Betting Information

  • Oklahoma City covered the spread in more than half of its contests, going 46-31-1 ATS.
  • When they were at least 5-point underdogs, the Thunder fared well, going 6-14-1 against the spread.
  • In the majority of Oklahoma City’s games last year, the teams did not hit the over (36 out of 78 games, 46.2%).
Bet on the Oklahoma City Thunder to win the NBA Championship.

Over/Under Analysis

  • In 42.3% of their opportunities last season (33 of 78 chances), the Magic and their opponents put up more than this matchup’s over/under of 219.5 points.
  • In 36 of 79 games (45.6%) last season, Oklahoma City and its opponents combined to score at least 219.5 points.
  • The two teams averaged a combined 2.4 less points per game last season (217.1) than this matchup’s over/under of 219.5 points.
  • The Magic and the Thunder saw their opponents average a combined 2.1 less points per game last season than the over/under of 219.5 set for this outing.
  • The average total the Magic had set in games last season was 3.4 less points than this outing’s point total.
  • The average point total for the Thunder last season was 1.0 point lower than this game’s over/under.
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Magic Leaders

  • Nikola Vucevic put up 19.6 points per game last season while adding 10.8 rebounds.
  • Markelle Fultz dished out 5.1 assists per game.
  • Terrence Ross hit 2.6 threes per game a season ago.
  • Jonathan Isaac grabbed 1.6 steals and 2.3 blocks per game.

Thunder Leaders

  • Al Horford did a little bit of everything last season, averaging 6.8 rebounds per game and 4.0 assists per game.
  • Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 19.0 points per game.
  • Trevor Ariza was prolific from the three-point line a season ago, connecting on 1.6 per game.
  • Ariza swiped 1.6 steals per game. Horford collected 0.9 blocks a game.
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