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Pistons Vs Magic: NBA Basketball Betting Odds & Trends

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The Orlando Magic (20-44) are  underdogs against the Detroit Pistons (19-45) at Little Caesars Arena on Monday, May 3. The game tips at 7:00 PM ET on BSDET. The matchup has an over/under of points.

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from DraftKings Sportsbook as of May 3, 2021, 6:40 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Pistons vs Magic Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of May 3

Pistons:
Wayne Ellington: Day To Day (Calves),
Cory Joseph: Day To Day (Ankle),
Rodney McGruder: Out (Elbow),
Jahlil Okafor: Day To Day (Personal),
Dennis Smith Jr.: Day To Day (Knee),
Hamidou Diallo: Day To Day (Knee),
Jerami Grant: Day To Day (Knee)

Magic:
Jonathan Isaac: Out For Season (Knee),
Terrence Ross: Out (Back),
Otto Porter Jr.: Out (Foot),
Devin Cannady: Out For Season (Ankle),
Chuma Okeke: Out (Ankle),
James Ennis III: Out (Calf),
Markelle Fultz: Out For Season (Knee),
Michael Carter-Williams: Out (Ankle)

Pistons and Magic Records ATS

  • Detroit has played to a 32-28-2 record against the spread this season.
  • When favored by at least 2 points, the Pistons are 3-1 against the spread this season.
  • Only 28 of 62 Detroit games this season (45.2%) resulted in a total more than the contest’s over/under.
  • Orlando holds a losing record ATS this season with 30 wins, 32 losses, and two ties ATS.
  • For the 10th time this season, the Magic are at least a 2-point underdog, where they have a record of 5-4 against the spread.
  • Orlando and its opponents have regularly hit the over this season, doing so in 53.1% (34) of its 64 games played.

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Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/23/2021 Magic Magic -4.5 210.5 -186 154 Regular Season 105-93 DET
2/21/2021 Magic Magic -3 210.5 -155 128 Regular Season 105-96 ORL

Scoring Trends

  • Detroit and its opponents have gone over Monday’s 213.5 total in 37 out of 64 games (57.8%) this year.
  • In 59.4% of Orlando’s games this season (38 of 64), the total points scored was higher than Monday’s 213.5-point over/under.
  • This season, the average total for Pistons games is 218.2 points, 4.7 more than the over/under of 213.5 points for this contest.
  • The over/under for this contest is 2.7 points fewer than the average over/under in Magic’s games this season (216.2 points).
  • The Pistons have an average implied point total of 112.2 this season, which is 4.2 points higher than their implied total in Monday’s game (108).
  • This season, Detroit has outscored its implied point total for this matchup (108) 30 times.
  • The Magic’s average implied point total on the season (112.3 points) is 6.3 points higher than their implied total in this matchup (106 points).
  • Orlando has scored more than this game’s implied total of 106 points 27 times this season.
  • The Pistons are the league’s 26th-highest scoring team (107.1 PPG), while the Magic allow the 17th-fewest points per game (112.2) in NBA play.
  • The Pistons have a -255-point scoring differential on the season (-4 per game). The Magic have also been out-scored by opponents on average this year (-528 total points, -8.2 per game).

Pistons Leaders

  • Jerami Grant leads the Pistons scoring 22.5 points per game.
  • Grant’s points prop over/under for the game is set at 24.5, 2.0 points higher than his season average of 22.5.
  • Mason Plumlee paces Detroit with 9.3 rebounds a game and Killian Hayes leads the team with 4.8 assists per outing.
  • Hayes’ PRA prop over/under for the game is set at 20.5, 7.6 greater than his season average of 12.9.
  • Wayne Ellington is the top three-point shooter for the Pistons, connecting on 2.5 per game.
  • Ellington’s three pointers made prop over/under for the game is set at 1.5, 1.0 shot lower than his season average of 2.5.
  • Hayes leads the team with 1.2 steals per game. Isaiah Stewart collects 1.2 blocks a game to pace Detroit.
  • Stewart’s blocks prop over/under for the contest is set at 2.5, 1.3 blocks higher than his season average of 1.2.

Magic Leaders

  • The Magic leader in scoring is Terrence Ross with 15.6 points per game. He also adds 3.4 rebounds per game and 2.3 assists per game.
  • Ross’ points prop total for the game is set at 17.5, 1.9 points higher than his season average of 15.6.
  • When it comes to Orlando leaders in rebounds and assists, the team has two players at the top: Wendell Carter Jr. with 8.1 rebounds per game and Cole Anthony with 4.3 assists per game.
  • Carter’s PRA prop over/under for the contest is set at 31.5, 9.9 greater than his season average of 21.6.
  • Ross is tops from three-point range for the Magic, hitting 1.9 threes per game.
  • Ross’ three pointers made prop total for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.4 shots less than his season average of 1.9.
  • Nobody on Orlando grabs more steals than Chuma Okeke (1.1 per game) or blocks more shots than Mohamed Bamba (1.2 per game).
  • Bamba’s blocks prop total for the contest is set at 2.5, 1.3 blocks higher than his season average of 1.2.

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