Magic vs Pistons: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 21, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 21, 2021

The Detroit Pistons (8-21) visit the Orlando Magic (12-18) after losing nine straight road games. The Magic are favored by just 2 points in the contest, which starts at 7:00 PM ET on Sunday, February 21, 2021. The over/under is set at 210.5 for the matchup.

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from William Hill Sportsbook as of February 20, 2021, 9:55 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

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Injury Report as of February 21

Magic:
Jonathan Isaac: Out For Season (Knee),
Cole Anthony: Out (Rib),
Aaron Gordon: Out (Ankle),
Markelle Fultz: Out For Season (Knee)

Pistons:
Jahlil Okafor: Out (Knee),
Delon Wright: Day To Day (Right Adductor),
Blake Griffin: Out (Not with Team),
Killian Hayes: Out (Hip)

Magic and Pistons Records ATS

  • Orlando’s record against the spread is 14-16 this season.
  • The Magic have a winning record against the spread when favored by 2 points or more, going 4-3 this season.
  • Orlando and its opponents have gone over the set total in only 14 of 30 games this season (46.7%).
  • Detroit has outperformed the spread so far this season with a record of 13-12-3.
  • The Pistons only hold a 0-1 record against the spread this season when they enter a game as at least a 2-point underdog.
  • Detroit and its opponents have regularly hit the over this season, doing so in 53.6% (15) of its 28 games played.

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Scoring Trends

  • In Orlando’s matchups this season, the Magic and their opponents have exceeded Sunday’s total of 210.5 points 18 times (60% of opportunities).
  • In 65.5% of Detroit’s games this season (19 of 29), the total points scored was more than Sunday’s 210.5-point over/under.
  • This season, the average total for Magic games is 216.9 points, 6.4 more than the over/under of 210.5 points for this contest.
  • The over/under for this game is 10.3 points fewer than the average over/under in Pistons’ games this season (220.8 points).
  • The Magic have an average implied point total of 112 this season, which is six points higher than their implied total in Sunday’s game (106).
  • This season, Orlando has scored more than its implied point total for this matchup (106) 13 times.
  • The average implied point total on the season for the Pistons (113) is nine more points than the team’s implied total in this matchup (104).
  • Detroit has scored more than 104 points 18 times this season.
  • The Magic are the league’s 28th-highest scoring team (105.6 PPG), while the Pistons allow the 18th-fewest points per game (109) in NBA action.
  • The Magic have a -173-point scoring differential on the season (-5.7 per game). The Pistons have also been out-scored by opponents on average this year (-24 total points, -0.8 per game).

Magic Leaders

  • The Magic points and rebounds leader is Nikola Vucevic. He averages 23.6 points per game and pulls down 11.7 rebounds.
  • Vucevic’s PRA prop total for the contest is set at 36.5, 2.5 less than his season average of 39.0.
  • Markelle Fultz paces the team with 5.4 assists per game.
  • Fultz’s PRA prop total for the game is set at 25.5, 4.1 greater than his season average of 21.4.
  • The Magic are led by Vucevic from beyond the arc. He makes 2.6 shots from deep per game.
  • Vucevic’s three pointers made prop total for the contest is set at 2.5, 0.1 shots less than his season average of 2.6.
  • Evan Fournier leads the team with 1.1 steals per game. Mohamed Bamba collects 0.8 blocks a contest to pace Orlando.
  • Bamba’s blocks prop total for the game is set at 0.5, 0.3 blocks lower than his season average of 0.8.

Pistons Leaders

  • Jerami Grant outpaced his teammates on the Pistons scoring front by putting up 23.5 points per game. He adds 5.1 rebounds and 2.9 assists per game this season.
  • Grant’s PRA prop over/under for the game is set at 29.5, 2.0 lower than his season average of 31.5.
  • The Detroit leaders in rebounds and assists are Mason Plumlee (9.1 rebounds per game) and Delon Wright (4.9 assists per game).
  • Wright’s PRA prop total for the game is set at 19.5, 0.7 lower than his season average of 20.2.
  • Wayne Ellington is tops from three-point range for the Pistons, knocking down 2.6 threes per game.
  • Ellington’s three pointers made prop total for the game is set at 2.5, 0.1 shots less than his season average of 2.6.
  • Nobody on Detroit grabs more steals than Wright (1.4 per game) or blocks more shots than Grant (1.2 per game).
  • Grant’s blocks prop total for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.3 blocks higher than his season average of 1.2.

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