Trail Blazers vs Magic: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 26, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 26, 2021

CJ McCollum leads the Portland Trail Blazers (26-18) into a matchup with the Orlando Magic (15-29) after putting up 35 points in a 125-122 win over the Heat. The Magic are  underdogs in the matchup on Friday, March 26, which starts at 8:00 PM ET on FS-FL. The matchup has an over/under of .

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from DraftKings Sportsbook as of March 26, 2021, 6:40 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Trail Blazers vs Magic Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of March 26

Trail Blazers:
Jusuf Nurkic: Out (Wrist),
Zach Collins: Out (Ankle)

Magic:
Jonathan Isaac: Out For Season (Knee),
Gary Harris: Out (Thigh),
Cole Anthony: Out (Rib),
Markelle Fultz: Out For Season (Knee),
Terrence Ross: Day To Day (Knee)

Trail Blazers and Magic Records ATS

  • Portland’s against the spread record this season is an even 22-22.
  • Portland and its opponents have hit the over in 24 of 44 games this season (54.5%).
  • Orlando has a 21-22-1 record against the spread this season.
  • Orlando and its opponents have often been held under the total points bet this season, only claiming the over in 45.5% (20) of their 44 games played.

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Head to Head

In their last meeting, the Trail Blazers defeated the Magic 106-97. Damian Lillard led the Trail Blazers with 36 points, and Nikola Vucevic paced the Magic with 27. The Trail Blazers covered the spread as 6-point favorites, and the teams put up a total of 203 total points to go under the 220.5-point over/under.

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/9/2021 Trail Blazers Trail Blazers -6 220.5 -235 191 Regular Season 106-97 POR

Scoring Trends

  • Portland’s games this season have resulted in a higher total score than Friday’s matchup over/under (219 points) in 35 out of 44 opportunities (79.5% of matchups).
  • 21 Orlando games this year (47.7% of its matchups) ended with a final score greater than Friday’s total of 219 points.
  • This season, the average total for Trail Blazers games is 230.3 points, 11.3 more than the over/under of 219 points for this contest.
  • The over/under for this contest is 3.2 points more than the average over/under in Magic’s games this season (215.8 points).
  • The average implied total for the Trail Blazers this season is 117.6 points, 2.6 more points than their implied total of 115 points in Friday’s game.
  • Portland has outscored this matchup’s implied point total (115) 24 times.
  • The Magic’s average implied point total on the season (112 points) is eight points higher than their implied total in this matchup (104 points).
  • This season, Orlando has scored more than this game’s implied total of 104 points 22 times.
  • The Trail Blazers are at the ninth spot in the NBA’s scoring charts (114.7 PPG), while the Magic allow the 13th-fewest points per game (111.3) in the league.
  • The Trail Blazers have a -45-point scoring differential on the season (-1 per game). The Magic have also been out-scored by opponents on average this year (-296 total points, -6.8 per game).

Trail Blazers Leaders

  • Lillard leads the Trail Blazers in scoring (29.9 points per game) and assisting (7.7 assists per game).
  • Lillard’s PRA prop total for the game is set at 39.5, 2.4 lower than his season average of 41.9.
  • Portland is led in rebounds by Enes Kanter’s 11.7 per game.
  • Kanter’s rebounding prop total for the game is posted at 11.5 rebounds, 0.2 rebounds less than his season average of 11.7.
  • McCollum hits 4.5 threes per game to lead the Trail Blazers.
  • McCollum’s three pointers made prop over/under for the game is set at 3.5, 1.0 shot lower than his season average of 4.5.
  • Robert Covington averages 1.6 steals and 1.2 blocks per game. Both numbers are team-highs for Portland.
  • Covington’s blocks prop over/under for the game is set at 1.5, 0.3 blocks higher than his season average of 1.2.

Magic Leaders

  • Terrence Ross outpaced his teammates on the Magic scoring front by putting up 16.0 points per game. He adds 3.6 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game this season.
  • The Orlando leaders in rebounds and assists are Wendell Carter Jr. (7.8 rebounds per game) and Michael Carter-Williams (4.2 assists per game).
  • Carter-Williams’ PRA prop total for the contest is set at 16.5, 1.2 less than his season average of 17.7.
  • Ross is tops from three-point range for the Magic, knocking down 2.3 threes per game.
  • Ross is at the top of Orlando’s steals hierarchy with 1.1 steals per game and Mohamed Bamba leads the squad in blocks with 0.9 per game.

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