Pelicans vs. Magic Predictions & Best Bets: Spread, Moneyline, Over/Under and Props | April 3

Written By PlayPicks Staff on April 2, 2024

The New Orleans Pelicans (45-30) square off against the Orlando Magic (44-31) as 4.5-point favorites on Wednesday, April 3, 2024 at 8:00 PM ET on BSNO. The matchup has an over/under set at 208 points.

Our computer predictions for Wednesday’s game will help you make an informed wager by picking the best bets available.

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Spread: Pelicans (-4.5) to Cover

  • The DraftKings line for this game has the Pelicans favored by 4.5, while the model predicts they’ll win by slightly more (6.6 points).
  • New Orleans is 41-32-2 against the spread this season.
  • The Pelicans have covered the spread 19 times this season (19-12-1 ATS) when playing as at least 4.5-point favorites.
  • Orlando’s ATS record is 48-27-0 this year.
  • The Magic are 10-7 ATS this season when playing as at least 4.5-point underdogs.

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Total: Over 208

  • The model predicts a total (222.1 points) much higher than the one set by DraftKings for this matchup (208 points). Take the over.
  • New Orleans’ games have had more than 208 points scored on 60 occasions this year.
  • Orlando’s games have gone over 208 points on 53 occasions this season.
  • A total of 32 out of the Pelicans’ 75 games this season have hit the over.
  • So far this year, 31 out of the Magic’s 75 games with an over/under have gone over the point total.

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Moneyline Winner: Pelicans (-198)

  • Prediction: Pelicans 114, Magic 108
  • This season, New Orleans has been favored 46 times and won 30, or 65.2%, of those games.
  • Orlando has been victorious in 16, or 38.1%, of the 42 contests it has been chosen as an underdog in this season.

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CJ McCollum Rebounds Prop: Under 3.5

  • CJ McCollum puts up 18.8 points, 4.6 assists and 4.2 boards per game.
  • His rebounding average of 4.2 is lower than his over/under on Wednesday (3.5).
  • He has gone over on rebounds in 29 of 60 games with that prop available so far this season.
  • On the boards, the Magic are 21st in the NBA in rebounds (42.5 per game). They are best in rebounds allowed (40.0 per game).

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