Magic vs. Hornets Predictions & Best Bets: Spread, Moneyline, Over/Under and Props | March 19

Written By PlayPicks Staff on March 18, 2024

The Orlando Magic (40-28) are favorites, by 13 points, versus the Charlotte Hornets (17-51) on March 19, 2024 at Amway Center. The Magic have won three in a row, and are 8-2 in their past 10 games, while the Hornets have lost two straight, and have gone 2-8 in their past 10. The matchup has an over/under set at 203 points.

Dive into the best bets available (according to our computer predictions) for Tuesday’s game, before you make an informed wager on the contest.

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Spread: Magic (-13) to Cover

  • The model projects the Magic to win, just as DraftKings does, but the model favors them by slightly more points (15.3 to 13).
  • So far this season, Orlando has compiled a 45-23-0 record against the spread.
  • Charlotte’s ATS record is 26-41-1 this season.
  • The Hornets are 4-5 ATS this year when playing as at least 13-point underdogs.

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Total: Over 203

  • The DraftKings point total for this game is more than two possessions lower (18.7 points) than the model projection. Put your money on the over.
  • Orlando’s games have finished with more than 203 points 56 times so far this year.
  • Charlotte’s games have had over 203 points 61 times this year.
  • A total of 30 out of the Magic’s 68 games this season have hit the over.
  • In the Hornets’ 68 chances this year, the combined scoring has gone over the point total 31 times.

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Moneyline Winner: Magic (-900)

  • Prediction: Magic 118, Hornets 103
  • This season, Orlando has won 25 out of the 28 games, or 89.3%, in which it has been favored.
  • Charlotte has been chosen as underdogs in 63 games this year and has walked away with the win 14 times (22.2%) in those games.

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Franz Wagner Rebounds Prop: Over 5.5

  • Franz Wagner puts up 20.1 points, 3.9 assists and 5.6 boards per contest.
  • He averages 0.1 more rebounds than his prop bet Tuesday of 5.5.
  • Bookmakers have set a rebound total for him 60 times this season, and he has hit the over in 35 of those games.
  • On the boards, the Hornets are second-worst in the NBA in rebounds (41.0 per game). They are third-worst in rebounds allowed (45.6 per game).

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Brandon Miller Rebounds Prop: Under 3.5

  • The Hornets are receiving 16.6 points, 4.2 rebounds and 2.4 assists per game from Brandon Miller this season.
  • He has grabbed 4.2 rebounds per game, 0.7 more than his prop bet for Tuesday’s game (3.5).
  • Oddsmakers have listed a rebound total for him 63 times this season, and he has hit the over in 25 of those games.
  • With 39.9 rebounds allowed per game, the Magic rank best in the league. They rank 20th in the league by averaging 42.6 rebounds per contest.

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