Nets vs Magic: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 25, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 25, 2021

The Brooklyn Nets (21-12) are favored () to build on a seven-game win streak when they host the Orlando Magic (13-19) at 7:30 PM ET on Thursday, February 25 at Barclays Center. The game airs on YES. The point total for the matchup is set at .

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from FanDuel Sportsbook as of February 25, 2021, 12:42 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Nets vs Magic Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of February 25

Nets:
Kevin Durant: Out (Hamstring),
Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot: Day To Day (Hip),
Spencer Dinwiddie: Out For Season (ACL),
Landry Shamet: Day To Day (Chest),
Jeff Green: Day To Day (Shoulder)

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

Nets and Magic Records ATS

  • Brooklyn has put together a 17-16 record against the spread this season.
  • When favored by at least 8 points, the Nets are 0-4 against the spread in 2020-21.
  • Brooklyn and its opponents have outscored the set over/under in 69.7% of its games this season (23/33).
  • Orlando has a 15-17 record against the spread this season.
  • 43.8% of Orlando’s 32 games this season have topped the over/under.

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Head to Head

Kevin Durant (42 points) led the Nets over Nikola Vucevic (34 points) and the Magic 122-115 in their most recent matchup on January 16, 2021. The Nets were favored by 9 points in the game, but the Magic covered the spread. The 237 total points in the matchup went over the 226.5-point over/under.

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/16/2021 Nets Nets -9 226.5 -423 322 Regular Season 122-115 BKN*
  • 1/16/2021 DNP – Nets: Kyrie Irving;
    Magic: Evan Fournier, Markelle Fultz

Scoring Trends

  • In Brooklyn’s matchups this season, the Nets and their opponents have gone over Thursday’s over/under of 226.5 points 22 times (66.7% of opportunities).
  • In Orlando’s games this season, the competing teams combined for a higher point total than Thursday’s matchup total in nine out of 32 matchups (28.1%).
  • This season, the average total for Nets games is 238.2 points, 11.7 more than the over/under of 226.5 points for this contest.
  • Magic’s games have an over/under of 215.8 points this season, 10.7 points fewer than the total points bet for this matchup.
  • The average implied total for the Nets this season is 119.3 points, 2.3 more points than their implied total of 117 points in Thursday’s game.
  • Brooklyn has outscored this matchup’s implied point total (117) 20 times.
  • The Magic’s average implied point total on the season (111.8 points) is 2.8 points higher than their implied total in this matchup (109 points).
  • This season, Orlando has scored more than this game’s implied total of 109 points 10 times.
  • The Nets are at the top of the NBA’s scoring charts (121.2 PPG), while the Magic allow the eighth-fewest points per game (110.7) in the league.
  • The Nets have out-scored their opponents by a total of 136 points this season (4.2 points per game on average), and opponents of the Magic have out-scored them by 176 more points on the year (5.5 per game).

Nets Leaders

  • James Harden leads the Nets in assists and rebounds. He racks up 11.2 assists and 7.4 rebounds per game.
  • Harden’s rebounding prop over/under for the game is listed at 7.5 rebounds, 0.1 rebounds greater than his season average of 7.4.
  • Brooklyn’s scoring leader is Durant, who puts up 29.0 points per game.
  • Durant’s points prop total for the contest is set at 30.5, 1.5 points greater than his season average of 29.0.
  • The Nets are led by Joe Harris from long distance. He knocks down 3.4 shots from deep per game.
  • Harris’ three pointers made prop total for the game is set at 3.5, 0.1 shots greater than his season average of 3.4.
  • Brooklyn’s blocks leader is DeAndre Jordan, who averages 1.5 per game. Harden leads the team averaging 1.1 steals a contest.
  • Harden’s steals prop total for the game is set at 1.5, 0.4 steals higher than his season average of 1.1.

Magic Leaders

  • Vucevic is at the top of the Magic scoring and rebounding leaderboards with 23.9 points per game and 11.7 rebounds per game this season.
  • Vucevic’s PRA prop over/under for the contest is set at 36.5, 2.8 less than his season average of 39.3.
  • Markelle Fultz holds the title of Orlando assist leader, dishing out 5.4 assists per game this season.
  • Fultz’s PRA prop total for the game is set at 25.5, 4.1 greater than his season average of 21.4.
  • Evan Fournier leads the Magic in shooting from beyond the arc, averaging 2.5 made threes per game.
  • Fournier’s three pointers made prop over/under for the game is set at 2.5, equal to his season average of 2.5.
  • Nobody on Orlando grabs more steals than Terrence Ross (1.1 per game) or blocks more shots than Mohamed Bamba (0.8 per game).
  • Bamba’s blocks prop over/under for the game is set at 0.5, 0.3 blocks lower than his season average of 0.8.

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