Heat vs. Magic Predictions & Best Bets: Spread, Moneyline, Over/Under and Props | February 6

Written By PlayPicks Staff on February 6, 2024

In a contest featuring one of the colder teams in the NBA, the Miami Heat (26-24, 2-8 in their last 10) face the Orlando Magic (27-23) at FTX Arena on February 6, 2024. Despite their struggles, the Heat are favorites by three points. The matchup has an over/under set at 213.5 points.

Before you make an informed wager on the matchup, take a look at the best bets available for Tuesday’s game based on our computer predictions.

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Spread: Magic (+3) to Cover

  • The spread for this matchup suggested by the model (0.2 points) is a little bit less than the 3-point edge DraftKings gives to the Heat, though the data still has them as the favorite.
  • Orlando’s ATS record is 33-17-0 this year.
  • The Magic have an ATS record of 15-8 when playing as at least 3-point underdogs this season.
  • Miami is 21-27-2 ATS this season.
  • The Heat have covered the spread six times this season (6-11-1 ATS) when playing as at least 3-point favorites.

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Total: Over 213.5

  • The model projects a total (221.8 points) much higher than the one set by DraftKings for this matchup (213.5 points). Take the over.
  • Miami and its opponent have broken the 213.5-point mark 34 times this year.
  • Orlando’s games have gone over 213.5 points on 30 occasions this season.
  • So far this season, 20 out of the Heat’s 50 games have gone over the point total.
  • In the Magic’s 50 chances this season, the combined scoring has gone over the point total 22 times.

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Moneyline Winner: Heat (-148)

  • Prediction: Heat 112, Magic 111
  • This season, Miami has been favored 29 times and won 20, or 69%, of those games.
  • Orlando has been an underdog in 34 games this season and has come away with the win 14 times (41.2%) in those contests.

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Jimmy Butler Points Prop: Under 18.5

  • Jimmy Butler posts 21.5 points, 4.3 assists and 5.2 rebounds per game.
  • The 18.5-point total set for Butler on Tuesday is 3.0 less than his season scoring average.
  • This season, Butler has scored beyond the points prop number in 15 of 41 games with a set total.
  • Offensively, the Magic are the 25th-ranked team in the NBA (111.6 points per game). On defense, they are fourth-best (110.6 points allowed per game).

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Franz Wagner Points Prop: Under 20.5

  • Franz Wagner is putting up 20.8 points, 5.6 rebounds and 4.0 assists per contest. He’s draining 47.4% of his shots from the field and 31.6% from beyond the arc, with 1.6 triples per contest.
  • The 20.5 points prop total set for Wagner on Tuesday is 0.3 fewer points than his scoring average on the season (20.8).
  • So far this season, Wagner is 24-for-42 at hitting the over on the total set for his points prop.
  • The Heat have found it difficult to score points this season, ranking fourth-worst in the league with 110.1 points per game. They’ve done better at the other end, ranking seventh by surrendering 111.2 points per contest.

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