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New Orleans Pelicans vs. Orlando Magic – NBA – Predictions, Betting Lines, Odds and Trends

The New Orleans Pelicans (11-21) are favored (-5) to extend a three-game win streak when they visit the Orlando Magic (7-25) at 7:00 PM ET on Thursday, December 23, 2021 at Amway Center.

Pelicans vs. Magic Predictions

Pelicans vs. Magic Betting Odds

Pelicans vs Magic Betting Information
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Pelicans vs. Magic Last 10 Games

  • New Orleans covered the spread five times in its past 10 contests while putting up a 6-4 record straight-up in those games.
  • New Orleans and its opponents have hit the over in six of those 10 games.
  • During the last 10 games, the Pelicans are scoring 5.9 points more per game compared to their season average.
  • Orlando is 3-7 overall and 5-5-0 against the spread in its past 10 games.
  • Orlando’s last 10 games saw five go over the total.
  • During their past 10 games, the Magic have scored 4.1 more points per contest compared to their 101.4 PPG season-long scoring average.

Pelicans vs. Magic Betting Trends

  • New Orleans has covered the spread 14 times this season (14-18-0).
  • The Pelicans have a perfect 1-0 ATS record when playing as at least 5-point favorites.
  • This season, 13 of New Orleans’ games have gone over the point total.
  • This season, the Pelicans have a 43.7% shooting percentage from the field, which is 2.4% lower than the 46.1% of shots the Magic’s opponents have knocked down.
  • In games New Orleans shoots better than 46.1% from the field, it is 5-3 against the spread and 5-3 overall.
  • Orlando is 14-18-0 against the spread this year.
  • The Magic are 13-16 ATS when playing as at least 5-point underdogs.
  • Orlando’s games have gone over the total 15 times this season.
  • The Magic are shooting 42.4% from the field, 4.5% lower than the 46.9% the Pelicans’ opponents have shot this season.
  • Orlando has put together a 4-3 record against the spread and a 2-5 straight up record in games it shoots above 46.9% from the field.

Pelicans Team Leaders

  • Jonas Valanciunas: 18.6 PTS, 12.0 REB, 52.6 FG%, 45.2 3PT% (33-for-73)
  • Brandon Ingram: 23.5 PTS, 5.0 AST, 45.2 FG%, 35.7 3PT% (45-for-126)
  • Nickeil Alexander-Walker: 13.8 PTS, 37.2 FG%, 31.9 3PT% (69-for-216)
  • Devonte’ Graham: 13.6 PTS, 1.2 STL, 37.8 FG%, 36.9 3PT% (87-for-236)
  • Josh Hart: 11.6 PTS, 7.1 REB, 51.7 FG%, 31.7 3PT% (19-for-60)

Magic Team Leaders

  • Wendell Carter Jr.: 12.6 PTS, 9.9 REB, 50.2 FG%, 34.5 3PT% (39-for-113)
  • Franz Wagner: 14.9 PTS, 1.1 STL, 44.3 FG%, 35.3 3PT% (42-for-119)
  • Cole Anthony: 19.9 PTS, 5.6 AST, 41.7 FG%, 36.6 3PT% (64-for-175)
  • Mohamed Bamba: 10.3 PTS, 8.6 REB, 2.2 BLK, 45.7 FG%, 32.4 3PT% (35-for-108)
  • Terrence Ross: 11.1 PTS, 39.4 FG%, 29.0 3PT% (38-for-131)

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