We’ve got another exciting Eastern Conference matchup on the NBA schedule as the Detroit Pistons and the Orlando Magic are set to tip at 3 p.m. ET on Sunday at Little Caesars Arena. Detroit is 6-42 overall and 4-22 at home, while Orlando is 26-23 overall and 11-16 on the road. The Pistons are 8-1 in their last nine home games against the Magic.
The Magic are favored by 6.5 points in the latest Pistons vs. Magic odds, and the over/under is 228.5 points. Before entering any Magic vs. Pistons picks, you’ll want to see the NBA predictions from the advanced computer model at SportsLine.
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The model has set its sights on Orlando vs. Detroit. You can head to SportsLine to see its picks. Here are several NBA betting lines for the game:
- Pistons vs. Magic spread: Pistons +6.5
- Pistons vs. Magic over/under: 228.5 points
- Pistons vs. Magic money line: Pistons: +215, Magic: -265
- Pistons vs. Magic picks: See picks here
What you need to know about the Pistons
The Pistons fell 136-125 to the Los Angeles Clippers on Friday. The loss unfortunately continues a disappointing trend for the Pistons in their matchups with the Clippers: they’ve now lost nine in a row. The loss doesn’t tell the whole story though, as several players had good games. One of the most active was Jaden Ivey, who scored 28 points along with seven rebounds.
Detroit is 3-13 in its last 16 games, but the Pistons are 9-1 against the spread in their last 10 contests. Detroit is also 7-1 ATS in its last eight games at home.
What you need to know about the Magic
The Timberwolves typically have all the answers at home, but on Friday the Magic proved too difficult a challenge. The Magic skirted past the Timberwolves 108-106. The win was all the more spectacular given the Magic were down 17 points with 11:07 left in the second quarter.
All five of Orlando’s starters finished with double-digit points against Minnesota, including Paolo Banchero, who paced the Magic with 23 points and six assists. For the season, Banchero is averaging 23.0 points, 6.9 rebounds, and 5.0 assists per game.
How to make Pistons vs. Magic picks
The model has simulated Magic vs. Pistons 10,000 times and the results are in. We can tell you that the model is leaning Under, and it’s also generated a point-spread pick that hits in over 50% of simulations. You can only see the pick at SportsLine.
Who wins Magic vs. Pistons, and which side of the spread hits over 50% of the time? Visit SportsLine now to see the picks, all from the model that’s on a sizzling 48-30 roll on top-rated NBA picks, and find out.