Nets vs Magic: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – January 16, 2021

Posted By Staff on January 16, 2021

The Orlando Magic (6-6) are 9-point underdogs as they attempt to stop a three-game road slide when they take on the Brooklyn Nets (7-6) on Saturday, January 16, 2021 at Barclays Center. The game airs at 6:00 PM ET on YES.

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from FanDuel Sportsbook as of January 16, 2021, 12:41 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Nets vs Magic Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of January 16

James Harden: Day To Day (Trade Pending),
Nicolas Claxton: Out (Right knee),
Spencer Dinwiddie: Out For Season (ACL),
Kyrie Irving: Out (Health Protocols)

Jonathan Isaac: Out For Season (Knee),
Michael Carter-Williams: Out (Foot),
Chuma Okeke: Out (Knee),
Al-Farouq Aminu: Out (Knee),
Markelle Fultz: Out For Season (Knee),
Evan Fournier: Out (Back Spasms),
Mo Bamba: Out (Health and Safety Protocols)

Nets and Magic Records ATS

  • Brooklyn is under .500 against the spread this season with a record of 6-7
  • The Nets are 0-1 against the spread this season when they are at least a 9-point favorite.
  • 8 of 13 Brooklyn games this season (61.5%) resulted in a total greater than the contest’s over/under.
  • Orlando has met expectations of oddsmakers this season with an even 6-6 record ATS.
  • Orlando and its opponents have regularly been held under the total points bet this season, only reaching the over in 41.7% (5) of their 12 games played.

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Head to Head

In their last meeting, the Nets defeated the Magic 108-96. Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot led the Nets with 24 points, and Markelle Fultz paced the Magic with 18. The Nets covered the spread as 4.5-point underdogs, and the teams combined to score 204 total points to go under the 224.5-point over/under.

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
8/11/2020 Magic Magic -4.5 224.5 -195 161 Regular Season 108-96 BKN*
7/31/2020 Magic Nets -7 210.5 -303 244 Regular Season 128-118 ORL
2/24/2020 Nets Nets -3.5 213 -165 138 Regular Season 115-113 ORL*
1/6/2020 Magic Magic -5 212.5 -199 167 Regular Season 101-89 ORL*
2/2/2019 Magic Regular Season 102-89 ORL
1/23/2019 Nets Regular Season 114-110 BKN
1/18/2019 Magic Regular Season 117-115 BKN
3/28/2018 Magic Regular Season 111-104 BKN
1/1/2018 Nets Regular Season 98-95 BKN
10/24/2017 Magic Regular Season 125-121 ORL
  • 8/11/2020 DNP – Nets: Caris LeVert, Joe Harris; Magic: Evan Fournier, Terrence Ross, Aaron Gordon
  • 2/24/2020 DNP – Nets: Kyrie Irving
  • 1/6/2020 DNP – Nets: Kyrie Irving, Caris LeVert

Scoring Trends

  • The Nets are the NBA’s third-highest scoring team (118.6 PPG), while the Magic allow their opponents the 15th-fewest points per game (111.4) in the league.
  • The Nets have out-scored their opponents by a total of 74 points this season (5.7 points per game on average), and opponents of the Magic have out-scored them by 73 more points on the year (6.1 per game).

Nets Leaders

  • The Nets points and rebounds leader is Kevin Durant. He scores 29.4 points per game and adds 7.2 rebounds.
  • Durant’s points prop total for the contest is set at 31.5, 2.1 points greater than his season average of 29.4.
  • The squad is led in assists by James Harden’s 10.4 per game.
  • Harden’s PRA prop total for the game is set at 46.5, 6.2 greater than his season average of 40.3.
  • Kyrie Irving is the top three-point shooter for the Nets, hitting 3.7 per game.
  • Irving’s three pointers made prop total for the game is set at 3.5, 0.2 shots less than his season average of 3.7.
  • Irving leads the team with 1.6 steals per game. DeAndre Jordan collects 1.3 blocks an outing to pace Brooklyn.
  • Irving’s steals prop total for the game is set at 1.5, 0.1 steals lower than his season average of 1.6.

Magic Leaders

  • Nikola Vucevic is at the top of the Magic scoring and rebounding leaderboards with 21.9 points per game and 10.8 rebounds per game this season.
  • Vucevic’s rebounding prop over/under for the contest is set at 12.5 boards, 1.7 rebounds higher than his season average of 10.8.
  • Fultz puts in work handing out assists and is Orlando’s assist leader with 5.4 per game.
  • Fultz’s PRA prop total for the contest is set at 25.5, 4.1 higher than his season average of 21.4.
  • Vucevic is tops from three-point range for the Magic, hitting 2.4 threes per game.
  • Vucevic’s three pointers made prop total for the game is set at 2.5, 0.1 shots greater than his season average of 2.4.
  • Nobody on Orlando grabs more steals than Evan Fournier (1.4 per game) or blocks more shots than Michael Carter-Williams (0.6 per game).
  • Carter-Williams’ blocks prop total for the game is set at 0.5, 0.1 blocks lower than his season average of 0.6.


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