Tuesday, August 16 2022

The Orlando Magic will take on the San Antonio Spurs at 7 p.m. ET on Friday at Amway Center. Orlando is 2-7 overall and 0-3 at home, while San Antonio is 2-6 overall and 1-3 on the road. San Antonio fell 109-108 to the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday. The Magic lost to the Boston Celtics, 92-79.

The Spurs have won the last four games between the teams. San Antonio is favored by 3.5 points in the latest Magic vs. Spurs odds from Caesars Sportsbook, and the over-under is set at 213.5. Before entering any Spurs vs. Magic picks, you’ll want to see the NBA predictions from the model at SportsLine.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every NBA game 10,000 times and has returned almost $9,000 in profit on its top-rated NBA picks over the past three-plus seasons. The model finished up almost $600 on its top-rated picks last season and entered Week 3 of the 2021-22 NBA season on a stunning 106-71 roll on top-rated NBA picks against the spread. Anyone following it has seen huge returns.

Now, the model has set its sights on Magic vs. Spurs. You can head to SportsLine to see its picks. Here are several NBA betting lines for Spurs vs. Magic:

  • Magic vs. Spurs spread: Spurs -3.5
  • Magic vs. Spurs over-under: 213.5 points
Featured Game | Orlando Magic vs. San Antonio Spurs

What you need to know about the Magic

Orlando’s 79 points on Wednesday were a season low. The Magic were outscored 31-10 in the third quarter. They shot 32.1 percent from the floor in the loss. Wendell Carter Jr. had 13 points and 13 rebounds. 

The Magic have only been able to knock down 42.2 percent of their shots, which is the fifth-lowest field-goal percentage in the league. Orlando has held its opponents to under 100 points in two consecutive games. Gary Harris (ankle) is questionable for Friday’s game. 

What you need to know about the Spurs

Dejounte Murray had 23 points and eight assists along with nine boards on Wednesday. Devin Vassell had 21 points. San Antonio was not able to get off a final shot on their final possession on a long inbounds play with 2.7 seconds left in the loss to the Mavericks. The Spurs have lost six of their last seven games. 

San Antonio won the first meeting of the season with the Magic, 123-97. The Spurs have allowed their opponents to shoot 47.4 percent from the floor on average, which is the third-highest shooting percentage allowed in the league. Jakob Poeltl (health and safety protocols) is expected to miss several games. 

How to make Magic vs. Spurs picks

The model is leaning over on the total, and it’s also generated a point-spread pick that is hitting in almost 70 percent of simulations. You can only see the pick at SportsLine.

So who wins Magic vs. Spurs? And which side of the spread hits in almost 70 percent of simulations? Visit SportsLine now to find out which side of the Magic vs. Spurs spread you need to jump on Friday, all from the model that has crushed its NBA picks, and find out.

Source: CBSSports.com


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