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Orlando Magic vs Oklahoma City Thunder: Don Best NBA Odds & Trends for 1/2/2021

Nikola Vucevic and the Orlando Magic (4-1) head into their game against the Shai Gilgeous-Alexander-led Oklahoma City Thunder (1-3) on January 2, 2021 as a 5.5-point favorite. The game has an over/under of 217.

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Magic vs. Thunder Betting Data

Magic vs Thunder Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Magic -5.5 -110 -110 217 -110 -110

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Magic Betting Data

  • Orlando covered the spread more often than not this year, going 3-1 against the spread.
  • Orlando and its opponents have hit the over in 100% of games (5 out of 5 matchups).

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Thunder Betting Data

  • Oklahoma City had a winning record against the spread last season, 46-31-1.
  • The Thunder were 5-13 against the spread when at least 5.5-point underdogs.
  • Oklahoma City failed to hit the over in a majority of their games last season, going over the point total in just 36 of 78 contests.

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Point Total Insights

  • Orlando and its opponents went over Saturday's 217 total in 36 out of 78 games (46.2%) last year.
  • In 53.2% of Oklahoma City's games last season (42 of 79), the total points scored was more than Saturday's 217-point over/under.
  • This game's over/under is 0.4 fewer points than the 217.4 these two teams combined to give up per game in 2019-20.
  • On average, the over/under in Magic games last season was 0.9 points fewer than the over/under of 217 points in this matchup.
  • A difference of 1.5 points separates the average total points bet in Thunder's games (218.5 points) and this contest's over/under (217 points).

Previous Matchups

In the last 10 head-to-head meetings, Oklahoma City has won seven games against Orlando, while the Thunder have a better against the spread record, 2-1, than the Magic as well in those contests between the two teams.

Magic vs Thunder in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
12/29/2020 Magic Thunder -6.5 218 -253 206 Regular Season 118-107 ORL
1/22/2020 Magic Magic -2.5 209.5 -137 115 Regular Season 120-114 OKC
11/5/2019 Thunder Thunder -3 201.5 -149 125 Regular Season 102-94 OKC
2/5/2019 - Thunder - - - - Regular Season 132-122 OKC
1/29/2019 - Magic - - - - Regular Season 126-117 OKC
2/26/2018 - Thunder - - - - Regular Season 112-105 OKC
11/29/2017 - Magic - - - - Regular Season 121-108 ORL
3/29/2017 - Magic - - - - Regular Season 114-106 OKC
11/13/2016 - Thunder - - - - Regular Season 119-117 ORL
2/3/2016 - Thunder - - - - Regular Season 117-114 OKC

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Magic Players to Watch

  • Vucevic leads the Magic in scoring and rebounding, tallying 19.8 points and 11.2 rebounds per game.
  • Markelle Fultz leads Orlando in assists, averaging 5.4 per game while also scoring 16.4 points per contest.
  • Vucevic makes more threes per game than any other member of the Magic, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 2.4 per contest.
  • Evan Fournier and Michael Carter-Williams lead Orlando on the defensive end, with Fournier leading the team in steals averaging 1.4 per game and Carter-Williams in blocks averaging 0.6 per contest.

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Thunder Players to Watch

  • Al Horford grabbed 6.8 boards and administered 4.0 assists per game to go with a 11.9 PPG scoring average last season.
  • Gilgeous-Alexander averaged 19.0 points per game to go with 5.9 rebounds and 3.3 assists.
  • Trevor Ariza hit an average of 1.6 shots per game from beyond the arc a season ago.
  • Ariza averaged 1.6 steals per game, while Horford collected 0.9 blocks per contest.

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Injury Report

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: Out (Hamstring)

Thunder:

Ty Jerome: Out (Left Ankle),

Trevor Ariza: Out (Personal)

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