NBA Betting Preview: Orlando Magic vs. Milwaukee Bucks
Favorite: Milwaukee Bucks (56-17)
Underdog: Orlando Magic (33-40)
When does the game start? Wednesday at 4:00 PM ET
Broadcast: NBA TV, FS-FL
Giannis Antetokounmpo will lead Milwaukee against Nikola Vucevic and Orlando on Wednesday.
Line: Milwaukee -14
Over/Under: 227.5Movement Analysis: The over/under is static at its opening mark, indicating no swings. Milwaukee has a record of 39-28 against the spread when listed as the favorite, while Orlando is 16-24 against the spread as underdogs this year.
Antetokounmpo powers the attack, accounting for 25% of the Bucks total offense, while taking an average of 19.7 shot attempts. Antetokounmpo is a player to keep an eye on, he averages 2.2 offensive boards a contest and collects 26.4% of his team's rebounds. The Bucks offense is run by Antetokounmpo, who is responsible for 21.6% of all assists, while turning the ball over 3.7 times a game.
Milwaukee can win with a less-than-excellent scoring output, sporting a record of 21-15 when they fail to reach their 118.5 scoring average. Orlando allows 108.7 per game. The Bucks are 35-2 when they shoot above their 36% season average from three, the Magic allow opponents to shoot 37%. The Bucks can win with a less than stellar output on the boards, sporting a record of 23-13 when they fail to reach their 51.6 rebounding average, Orlando allows 45.1 boards a contest.
Vucevic is a major contributor, accounting for 18.3% of the Magic total offense, while taking an average of 16.7 shots per game. Vucevic is a player to watch, he averages 2.3 offensive rebounds a game and grabs 24.3% of his team's rebounds. The Magic offense is conducted by Vucevic, who is responsible for 15% of all assists, while turning the ball over 1.4 times a contest.
Orlando is a solid 25-5 when they score over their average of 107.3 points per game. Milwaukee allows 108.7 a contest. The Magic are 23-12 when they shoot above their 35% season average from three, the Bucks allow opponents to shoot 36%. The Bucks surrender 45.6 rebounds per game, Orlando stands to benefit, going 25-15 when they grab over their average of 44.4.
Milwaukee : 117
Orlando : 104
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