Philadelphia 76ers vs. Orlando Magic: 12/31/2020 Matchup Betting Preview, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

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The Orlando Magic (4-0) are 3-point underdogs as they look to extend a four-game winning streak when they host the Philadelphia 76ers (3-1) on Thursday, December 31, 2020 at Amway Center. The game airs at 6:30 PM ET on NBA TV. The matchup has an over/under set at 217 points.

Betting Information

76ers vs Magic Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
76ers -3 -110 -110 217 -110 -110
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Head to Head

Philadelphia has a 6-4 record in the last 10 head-to-head matchups against Orlando. The Magic hold a 2-1 advantage against the spread when taking on the 76ers.

76ers vs Magic in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
8/7/2020 76ers 76ers -5 222 -212 174 Regular Season 108-101 PHI
12/27/2019 76ers Magic -3.5 210 -166 139 Regular Season 98-97 ORL
11/13/2019 Magic Magic -2.5 207.5 -140 117 Regular Season 112-97 ORL
3/25/2019 Magic Regular Season 119-98 ORL
3/5/2019 76ers Regular Season 114-106 PHI
11/14/2018 Magic Regular Season 111-106 ORL
10/20/2018 76ers Regular Season 116-115 PHI
3/22/2018 Magic Regular Season 118-98 PHI
2/24/2018 76ers Regular Season 116-105 PHI
11/25/2017 76ers Regular Season 130-111 PHI
  • 8/7/2020 DNP – 76ers: Ben Simmons; Magic: Aaron Gordon
  • 11/13/2019 DNP – 76ers: Joel Embiid
  • 76ers Betting Information

    • Philadelphia struggled against the spread, going 30-42-4 last year.
    • The 76ers struggled to cover, going just 18-24-1 ATS when favored by at least 3 points.
    • In 40 of 76 (52.6%) contests last season, Philadelphia and its opponents hit the over.
    Bet on the Philadelphia 76ers to win the NBA Championship.

    Magic Betting Information

    • Orlando covered the spread in less than half of its outings, going 35-41-2 ATS.
    • When they play as at least 3-point underdogs, the Magic have a record ATS of 14-10.
    • Orlando and its opponents hit the over in more than half of their games last season — 41 of 78 (52.6%).
    Bet on the Orlando Magic to win the NBA Championship.

    Over/Under Analysis

    • In 50.6% of their games last season (39 of 77 chances), the 76ers and their opponents combined to score more than this matchup’s point total of 217 points.
    • In 36 of 78 games (46.2%) last season, Orlando and its opponents combined to score more than 217 points.
    • Opponents of these two teams averaged a combined 217.4 points per game last season, 0.4 more than the over/under for this matchup.
    • The average point total in 76ers games last year was 1.8 more points than the over/under of 217 in this matchup.
    • The average point total for the Magic last year was 0.9 points lower than this game’s over/under.
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    76ers Leaders

    • Joel Embiid was solid last season with 23.0 points and 11.6 rebounds per game.
    • Ben Simmons racked up 8.0 assists per game.
    • Seth Curry connected on 2.3 threes per game a season ago.
    • Simmons collected 2.1 per game. Embiid averaged 1.3 blocks a game.

    Magic Leaders

    • Nikola Vucevic put up 19.6 points per game last season and pulled down 10.8 rebounds a contest.
    • Markelle Fultz racked up 5.1 assists per game.
    • Terrence Ross had a strong showing from beyond the arc a season ago. He hit 2.6 shots from deep per game.
    • Jonathan Isaac racked up 1.6 steals and 2.3 blocks per game.
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