The Orlando Magic will take on the Brooklyn Nets at 7:30 p.m. ET on Friday at Barclays Center. Brooklyn is 11-5 overall and 5-3 at home, while the Magic are 4-11 overall and 3-5 on the road. The Nets have won four of their last five games. The Magic snapped a three-game losing streak on Wednesday.
The Nets won the first meeting of the season on Nov. 10, 123-90. Brooklyn is favored by 12.5 points in the latest Nets vs. Magic odds from Caesars Sportsbook, and the over-under is set at 214.5. Before entering any Magic vs. Nets picks, you’ll want to see the NBA predictions from the model at SportsLine.
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- Nets vs. Magic spread: Nets -12.5
- Nets vs. Magic over-under: 214.5 points
What you need to know about the Nets
Brooklyn beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 109-99 on Wednesday. James Harden dropped a double-double on 27 points and 10 rebounds along with seven assists. The Nets led by a season-best 21 points at halftime. LaMarcus Aldridge had a season-high 24 points with seven rebounds.
Brooklyn has been holding its opponents to a field-goal percentage of 42.9, which is third in the league. Paul Millsap (personal) is out for Friday’s game. Kevin Durant scored 30 points in the first matchup with Orlando this season.
What you need to know about the Magic
Meanwhile, Orlando beat the New York Knicks 104-98 on Wednesday. The top scorer for Orlando was Terrence Ross (19 points). Cole Anthony had 15 points and 10 rebounds. Mo Bamba finished with 12 points and 11 rebounds.
The Magic have only been able to knock down 41.7 percent of their shots, which is the third lowest field-goal percentage in the league. The Magic missed 29 of 33 3-point attempts in the first matchup of the season with the Nets, Jalen Suggs (ankle) is questionable for Friday’s game.
How to make Magic vs. Nets picks
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