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The Magic are just 11-18 on the season, though Orlando has won two of the last three contests. Golden State is also on a positive run, posting a 4-1 record in their …
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host the on Friday evening in a cross-conference matchup. The Magic are just 11-18 on the season, though Orlando has won two of the last three contests. Golden State is also on a positive run, posting a 4-1 record in their last five games, and the Warriors are 16-13 to this point in the 2020-21 campaign. (back) is listed as probable for Orlando, with James Ennis (groin) listed as questionable and (ankle) out of action. (ankle) is questionable for Golden State, with (wrist) and (ankle) listed as out. 

Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. ET at Amway Center. William Hill Sportsbook lists Golden State as a four-point road favorite, down half a point from the opening Warriors vs. Magic odds. The over-under for total points is set at 224.5. Before locking in any Magic vs. Warriors picks, be sure to .

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every game 10,000 times, and it returned over $5,000 in profit on its top-rated NBA picks last season. The model is also up more than $8,400 on top-rated NBA picks over the past two-plus seasons. Dating back to last season, it enters Week 9 of the 2020-21 on a stunning 83-48 roll on top-rated against the spread. Anybody who has followed it has seen huge returns.

Now, the model has set its sights on . You can . Now, here are several and betting trends for Magic vs. Warriors:

Warriors vs. Magic spread: Warriors -4Warriors vs. Magic over-under: 224.5 pointsWarriors vs. Magic money line: Warriors -185; Magic +145GSW: The Warriors are 6-4 against the spread in the last 10 gamesORL: The Magic are 4-6 against the spread in the last 10 gamesWhy the Warriors can cover

Golden State has the edge in star power with and Green. Curry is an MVP candidate, averaging 30.0 points, 6.0 assists and 5.3 rebounds per game while remaining the best shooter in the NBA. Green is averaging 12.7 assists per game in the last seven contests, and he helps the Warriors to flow offensively while generating high-end defensive impact. From there, the Warriors can exploit Orlando’s overwhelming offensive weaknesses. 

Even with playing well, the Magic are the third-worst offensive team in the NBA, scoring 105.4 points per 100 possessions. Orlando is last in the league in shooting efficiency, and the Magic are fourth-worst in the NBA in generating free throws. The Warriors aren’t the most dynamic offensive team outside of Curry and Green, but they have the edge on both ends of the floor in this matchup.

Why the Magic can cover

Orlando is led by Vucevic, an All-Star contender. The talented center is averaging 23.4 points and 11.6 rebounds per game, and he is the centerpiece of the offense for the Magic. Orlando is also quite good at protecting the ball, committing a turnover on only 13.6 percent of possessions. The Magic could generate free throw attempts at a high level also, with the Warriors entering this game as the third-worst team in the NBA at keeping opponents off the charity stripe. 

Defensively, the Magic are tremendous at protecting the glass, ranking second in the NBA in defensive rebound rate (75.7 percent) and first in the league in second-chance points allowed (10.8). Overall, Orlando has a huge advantage in the rebounding department, and that could help to boost its overall efficiency.

How to make Magic vs. Warriors picks

SportsLine’s model is leaning under on the total, projecting both teams combine for 217 points. The model also says one side of the spread has all the value. .

So who wins Magic vs. Warriors? And which side of the spread has all the value? , all from the model that has crushed its NBA picks.

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