Pacers vs. Magic: NBA Betting Preview – August 4, 2020

Written By PlayPicks Staff on August 4, 2020

Indiana is a 2-point underdog (per DraftKings) against Orlando when the Pacers (41-26) and the Magic (32-35) face off on August 4, 2020 in a game projected to be a hard-fought matchup.

The betting insights in this article reflect data as of August 4, 2020, 8:40 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Pacers vs Magic Betting Odds

Injury Report as of August 4

Pacers: Victor Oladipo: Out (Rest), Jeremy Lamb: Out For Season (Knee), Goga Bitadze: Out (Knee), Domantas Sabonis: Out (Foot)
Magic: Jonathan Isaac: Out For Season (ACL), Al-Farouq Aminu: Out (Right Knee)

Head to Head

Indiana has a 2-0 record in games against Orlando this year. The Pacers and the Magic have a tied 1-1 record ATS in head-to-head meetings.

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Result
11/23/2019 Pacers Pacers -6.5 201 -268 217 111-106 IND*
11/10/2019 Magic Magic -4.5 202.5 -194 158 109-102 IND*
  • 11/23/2019 DNP – Pacers: Malcolm Brogdon, Victor Oladipo
    Magic: Nikola Vucevic, Aaron Gordon
  • 11/10/2019 DNP – Pacers: Victor Oladipo, Jeremy Lamb

Pacers Betting Information

  • Indiana and its opponents have hit the over in 52.2% of games (35 out of 67 matchups).
  • Indiana beat the spread more often than not this year, going 33-31-3 against the spread.
  • The Pacers have fared well as a 1-point favorite, going 24-21-2 against the spread when favored by 1 point.

Magic Betting Information

  • Orlando has hit the over in 35 of 67 games this season (52.2%).
  • Against the spread this season, Orlando is under .500: 28-33-3.
  • The Magic are 12-19-3 against the spread when at least 1-point underdogs.

Pacers Leaders

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
TJ Warren 63 19.5 4.1 1.5 1.2 0.5 1.3
Domantas Sabonis 62 18.5 12.4 5.0 0.7 0.5 0.3
Malcolm Brogdon 49 16.4 4.8 7.1 0.7 0.2 1.3
Victor Oladipo 14 13.9 3.4 2.9 0.9 0.2 1.6
Jeremy Lamb 46 12.5 4.3 2.1 1.2 0.5 1.2

Magic Leaders

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Nikola Vucevic 56 19.6 11.0 3.7 0.9 0.8 1.5
Evan Fournier 63 18.7 2.5 3.2 1.1 0.2 2.7
Terrence Ross 65 14.8 3.2 1.2 1.1 0.3 2.6
Aaron Gordon 60 14.4 7.6 3.7 0.8 0.6 1.2
Markelle Fultz 66 12.0 3.3 5.2 1.3 0.2 0.5

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