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The Orlando Magic will wrap up their seven-game homestand when they face the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night. Orlando has split the first six games of the homestand, including a 112-105 loss to Charlotte on Monday. Meanwhile, Minnesota snapped its three-game losing streak with a 129-124 win over Cleveland on Sunday. 

Tipoff is set for 7 p.m. ET. Minnesota is favored by 7 points in the latest Magic vs. Timberwolves odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the over/under is set at 222.5. Before entering any Timberwolves vs. Magic picks, you’ll want to see the NBA predictions from the proven computer model at SportsLine.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every NBA game 10,000 times and has returned well over $10,000 in profit for $100 players on its top-rated NBA picks over the past four seasons. The model enters Week 5 of the 2022-23 NBA season on a stunning 100-66 roll on all top-rated NBA picks that dates back to last season, returning more than $2,600. Anyone following it has seen huge returns.

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

  • Magic vs. Timberwolves spread: Magic +7
  • Magic vs. Timberwolves over/under: 222.5 points
  • Magic vs. Timberwolves money line: Orlando +215, Minnesota -267
  • Magic vs. Timberwolves picks: See picks here
Featured Game | Orlando Magic vs. Minnesota Timberwolves

Why the Magic can cover

Orlando got off to a terrible start this season, but it has started to turn things around during its current seven-game homestand. The Magic have split their first six games of the stretch, picking up consecutive victories against Dallas and Phoenix last week. Their defense was fantastic in both of those games, as they held the Mavericks and Suns to fewer than 100 points each. 

They are facing a bad defensive team on Wednesday night, as Minnesota is allowing more than 116 points per game, which ranks in the bottom third of the NBA. The Timberwolves are also amid a four-game road trip, so fatigue could be an issue for them in this matchup. Orlando has covered the spread in eight of its last 10 home games, and it has won 12 of its last 14 home games against Minnesota. 

Why the Timberwolves can cover

The Magic are dealing with as many injuries as any team in the NBA right now. They will be without Cole Anthony, Jonathan Isaac, Moe Wagner, Markelle Fultz and Paolo Banchero on Wednesday night, which does not leave them with many scoring options. Their offense struggled on Monday, shooting 36-of-88 from the floor with 22 turnovers. 

Minnesota snapped its three-game skid with a 129-124 win over Cleveland its last time out, as guard D’Angelo Russell scored a season-high 30 points and dished out 11 assists. He had been struggling so far this season, so his resurgence is a huge factor in this matchup. Karl-Anthony Towns and Rudy Gobert give Minnesota a big advantage down low against an undersized Orlando team. 

How to make Magic vs. Timberwolves picks

The model has simulated Timberwolves vs. Magic 10,000 times and the results are in. We can tell you that the model is leaning Over, and it also says one side of the spread hits nearly 60% of the time. You can only see the pick at SportsLine.

So who wins Magic vs. Timberwolves? And which side of the spread hits nearly 60% of the time? Visit SportsLine now to see which side of the Timberwolves vs. Magic spread you need to jump on Wednesday, all from the model that has crushed its NBA picks, and find out.



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