Magic vs Cavaliers: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – January 6, 2021

Posted By Staff on January 6, 2021

The Cleveland Cavaliers (4-3) are underdogs against the Orlando Magic (5-2) at Amway Center on Wednesday, January 6, 2021. The game begins at 7:00 PM ET on FS-FL. The point total is in the matchup.

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from FanDuel Sportsbook as of January 6, 2021, 12:40 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Magic vs Cavaliers Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of January 6

Magic:
Jonathan Isaac: Out For Season (Knee),
Chuma Okeke: Out (Knee),
Al-Farouq Aminu: Out (Knee),
Evan Fournier: Day To Day (Back Spasms),
James Ennis III: Day To Day (Hamstring)

Cavaliers:
Isaac Okoro: Out (Foot),
Dante Exum: Out (Calf),
Darius Garland: Out (Right Shoulder),
Dylan Windler: Out (Wrist),
Kevin Love: Out (Calf),
Kevin Porter Jr.: Out (Personal),
Matthew Dellavedova: Out (Concussion)

Magic and Cavaliers Records ATS

  • Orlando has compiled a 5-2 record against the spread this season.
  • The Magic have a winning record against the spread when favored by 6 points or more, going 2-0 this season.
  • In 57.1% of its games this season (4/7), Orlando and its opponents have outscored the set over/under.
  • Cleveland has routinely covered the spread this season with a record of 4-3.
  • Cleveland and its opponents have typically been held under this season, only hitting the over in 28.6% (2) of their seven games played.

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Head to Head

In their last meeting, the Magic knocked off the Cavaliers 103-83. Aaron Gordon led the Magic with 24 points, and Collin Sexton paced the Cavaliers with 24. The Magic covered the spread as 6-point favorites, and the teams put up a total of 186 total points to go under the 214.5-point over/under.

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/4/2021 Magic Magic -6 214.5 -246 201 Regular Season 103-83 ORL
12/6/2019 Magic Cavaliers -4.5 210 -200 165 Regular Season 93-87 ORL*
11/27/2019 Cavaliers Cavaliers -0.5 208.5 -110 -110 Regular Season 116-104 ORL*
10/23/2019 Magic Magic -9.5 211.5 -535 404 Regular Season 94-85 ORL
3/14/2019 Magic Regular Season 120-91 ORL
3/3/2019 Cavaliers Regular Season 107-93 CLE
11/5/2018 Magic Regular Season 102-100 ORL
2/6/2018 Magic Regular Season 116-98 ORL
1/18/2018 Cavaliers Regular Season 104-103 CLE
1/6/2018 Magic Regular Season 131-127 CLE
  • 12/6/2019 DNP – Magic: Nikola Vucevic; Cavaliers: Kevin Love
  • 11/27/2019 DNP – Magic: Nikola Vucevic, Aaron Gordon
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Scoring Trends

  • Orlando’s games this season have gone over the point total for Wednesday’s matchup over/under (213 points) in 557.1% of opportunities (39 out of seven matchups).
  • In 42.9% of Cleveland’s games this season (3 of 7), the total points scored was higher than Wednesday’s 213-point over/under.
  • On average, the Magic have seen a 218.4 over/under in their games this season, 5.4 more points than the over/under in this matchup.
  • The over/under for this game is 3.6 points more than the average over/under in Cavaliers’ games this season (209.4 points).
  • The Magic’s average implied point total this season is 2.9 more points than their implied total in Wednesday’s game (112.9 implied points on average compared to 110 implied points in this game).
  • This season, Orlando has outscored its implied point total for this matchup (110) 29 times.
  • The Cavaliers’ average implied point total on the season (111.3 points) is 7.3 points higher than their implied total in this matchup (104 points).
  • Cleveland has scored more than this game’s implied total of 104 points three times this season.
  • The Magic are the NBA’s 17th-highest scoring team (110.7 PPG), while the Cavaliers allow their opponents the fifth-fewest points per game (105) in the league.
  • The Magic have out-scored their opponents by a total of 21 points this season (three points per game on average), and opponents of the Cavaliers have out-scored them by only four more points on the year (0.6 per game).

Magic Leaders

  • The Magic points and rebounds leader is Nikola Vucevic. He scores 21.7 points per game and pulls down 11.0 rebounds.
  • Vucevic’s PRA prop over/under for the game is set at 34.5, 1.4 lower than his season average of 35.9.
  • Orlando’s assists leader is Markelle Fultz, who averages 6.1 per game.
  • Fultz’s PRA prop over/under for the game is set at 21.5, 2.5 less than his season average of 24.0.
  • Terrence Ross is the top three-point shooter for the Magic, hitting 2.7 per game.
  • Ross’ three pointers made prop over/under for the contest is set at 2.5, 0.2 shots less than his season average of 2.7.
  • Orlando’s steals leader is Ross, who grabs 1.7 per game. Michael Carter-Williams leads the team averaging 0.6 blocks a contest.
  • Ross’ steals prop total for the game is set at 1.5, 0.2 steals less than his season average of 1.7.

Cavaliers Leaders

  • Sexton outpaced his teammates on the Cavaliers scoring front by putting up 25.7 points per game. He adds 2.0 rebounds and 3.4 assists per game this season.
  • Sexton’s points prop total for the game is set at 20.5, 5.2 points lower than his season average of 25.7.
  • When it comes to Cleveland leaders in rebounds and assists, the team has two players at the top: Andre Drummond with 14.1 rebounds per game and Darius Garland with 6.3 assists per game.
  • Garland’s PRA prop over/under for the contest is set at 19.5, 7.3 less than his season average of 26.8.
  • Garland is tops from three-point range for the Cavaliers, knocking down 2.5 threes per game.
  • Garland’s three pointers made prop total for the game is set at 1.5, 1.0 shot less than his season average of 2.5.
  • Nobody on Cleveland grabs more steals than Larry Nance Jr. (2.6 per game) or blocks more shots than Drummond (1.9 per game).
  • Nance’s steals prop total for the game is set at 0.5, 2.1 steals lower than his season average of 2.6.

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