Magic vs. Cavaliers Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Thursday, April 6, 2023

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Magic vs. Cavaliers Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Thursday, April 6, 2023

NBA Predictions

The Orlando Magic (34-45) are a 5-point favorite against the Cleveland Cavaliers (50-30) on April 6, 2023. The over/under for the matchup is 214.

Magic vs. Cavaliers Odds

  • Magic odds to win: -217
  • Cavaliers odds to win: +181
  • Spread: Magic (-5)
  • Total: 214

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Game Time and Information

  • When: Thursday, April 6, 2023 at 7:00 PM ET
  • Where: Amway Center in Orlando, Florida
  • TV: BSFL and BSOH

Who Will Win Magic vs. Cavaliers?

Magic and Cavaliers Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

The Magic are 3-3 against the spread when favored by 5 points or more this season.

In games they have played as at least 5-point underdogs this year, the Cavaliers are 3-2 against the spread.

These teams average a combined 224.4 points per game, 10.4 more points than the total of 214 set for this game.

Orlando and Cleveland have seen its opponents average a combined 7.1 more points per game than the over/under of 214 set for this matchup.

The average total the Magic have had in their games this season is 12 more points than this particular game’s point total.

The average total in Cleveland’s games this year is 5.5 more points than the point total of 214 in this outing.

So far this season, Orlando has put together a 45-31-3 record against the spread.

The Cavaliers’ ATS record is 42-37-1 this season.

Magic Stats & Insights

The Magic average 112 points per game (26th in the league) while allowing 114 per contest (16th in the NBA). They have a -156 scoring differential overall and have been outscored by two points per game.

The Magic record 43.1 rebounds per game (16th in the league) while conceding 42 per outing to their opponents. They outrebound opponents by 1.1 boards per game.

Orlando hits 10.7 three-pointers per game (27th in the league) at a 34.9% rate (24th in the NBA), compared to the 12.9 per outing its opponents make while shooting 35.1% from deep.

The Magic average 109.6 points per 100 possessions on offense (26th in the league), and give up 111.4 points per 100 possessions (11th in the NBA).

The Magic have been much better offensively at home, where they average 114.8 points per game, compared to on the road, where they put up 109.1 per game. Defensively, they are slightly worse at home, where they surrender 114.7 points per game, versus on the road, where they allow opponents to average 113.3 per game.

Cavaliers Stats & Insights

The Cavaliers put up 112.4 points per game (24th in league) while allowing 107.1 per contest (first in NBA). They have a +428 scoring differential and outscore opponents by 5.3 points per game.

The 41 rebounds per game Cleveland accumulates rank 25th in the league. Their opponents pull down 41.2.

The Cavaliers make 11.5 three-pointers per game (19th in the league) compared to their opponents’ 11.3. They shoot 36.7% from deep, and their opponents shoot 37.1%.

The Cavaliers rank 10th in the league averaging 113.9 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively are first, allowing 108 points per 100 possessions.

At home, Cleveland scores 113.6 points per game. Away, it averages 111.2.

Magic Key Players to Watch

The Magic active scoring leader is Franz Wagner, who averages 18.8 per contest to go with 4.1 rebounds and 3.6 assists.

Markelle Fultz contributes with 14.2 points, 5.8 assists and four rebounds per game, and Paolo Banchero adds 20 points, 3.7 assists and 6.9 rebounds per matchup.

Wagner leads active Magic in three-point shooting, knocking down an average of 1.7 shots per game from beyond the arc.

Fultz averages 1.5 steals per game, while Bol Bol swats 1.2 shots per contest.

Cavaliers Key Players to Watch

Cedi Osman takes the top spot on the Cavaliers scoring and assist lists among active players, putting up 8.6 points and 1.5 assists per game.

Lamar Stevens has per-game averages of 5.2 points, 0.5 assists and 3.3 rebounds this season.

Osman cashes in on 1.5 treys per game.

The Cavaliers’ defensive efforts get a boost from Osman (0.5 steals per game) and Dean Wade (0.5 blocks per game).

Magic vs. Cavaliers Prediction

  • Pick ATS: Cavaliers (+ 5)
  • Pick OU:

    Over (214)

  • Prediction:
    Cavaliers 113 – Magic 109

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