76ers vs Magic: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – December 31, 2020

Posted By Staff on December 31, 2020

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

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from DraftKings Sportsbook as of December 31, 2020, 12:40 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

76ers vs Magic Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of December 31

76ers:
Joel Embiid: Day To Day (Back),
Furkan Korkmaz: Out (Groin)

Magic:
Jonathan Isaac: Out For Season (Knee),
Al-Farouq Aminu: Out (Knee),
James Ennis III: Out (Hamstring)

76ers and Magic Records ATS

  • With a mark of 30-42-4, Philadelphia had a losing record against the spread last season.
  • The 76ers had a losing record against the spread when favored by at least 3 points, going 18-24-1 last season.
  • 40 of 76 Philadelphia games last season (52.6%) resulted in a total greater than the contest’s over/under.
  • Orlando held a losing record ATS last season with 35 wins, 41 losses, and two ties ATS.
  • The Magic earned a 14-10 record against the spread last season when they entered a game as at least a 3-point underdog.
  • 41 of Orlando’s 78 games (52.6%) last season covered the over/under.

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Head to Head

Joel Embiid scored a team-high 23 points to lead the 76ers past Evan Fournier (22 points) and the Magic 108-101 in their last matchup on Friday. The 76ers were favored by 5 points in the game and covered the spread in the win. The teams scored 209 total points to fall short of the 222-point over/under.

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
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Scoring Trends

  • In Philadelphia’s matchups last season, the 76ers and their opponents exceeded Thursday’s point total of 217 points 39 times (50.6% of opportunities).
  • In 36 out of Orlando’s 78 games last season (46.2%), the competing teams scored more points than the over/under in Thursday’s matchup.
  • On average, the 76ers saw a 218.8 over/under in their games last season, 1.8 more points than the over/under in this matchup.
  • The over/under for this game is 0.9 points more than the average over/under in Magic’s games last season (216.1 points).
  • The 76ers had an average implied point total of 112 last season, which is two points higher than their implied total in Thursday’s game (110).
  • Philadelphia outscored its implied point total for this matchup (110) 39 times last season.
  • The average implied point total last season for the Magic (110.4) is 3.4 more points than the team’s implied total in this matchup (107).
  • Last season, Orlando scored more than this game’s implied total of 107 points 33 times.
  • Last season, the 76ers were the league’s 20th-highest scoring team (110.2 PPG), while the Magic allowed the fifth-fewest points per game (108.8) in NBA play.
  • The 76ers out-scored their opponents by a total of 127 points last season (1.6 points per game on average), and opponents of the Magic out-scored them by 120 more points on the year (1.5 per game).

76ers Leaders

  • Embiid averaged 23.0 points per game last season and grabbed 11.6 rebounds a contest.
  • Ben Simmons averaged 8.0 assists per game.
  • Simmons nicked 2.1 steals per game. Embiid collected 1.3 blocks a contest.

Magic Leaders

  • Nikola Vucevic was solid last season with 19.6 points and 10.8 rebounds per game.
  • Markelle Fultz racked up 5.1 assists per game.
  • Jonathan Isaac grabbed 1.6 steals and 2.3 blocks per game.

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