The Orlando Magic (6-6) are underdogs as they look to break a three-game road slide when they square off against the Brooklyn Nets (7-6) on Saturday, January 16, 2021 at Barclays Center. The contest airs at 6:00 PM ET on YES. The over/under is set at .

The betting insights in this article reflect data from FanDuel sportsbook as of January 16, 2021, 1:06 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Nets vs Magic Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of January 16

Nets:
James Harden: Day To Day (Trade Pending),
Nicolas Claxton: Out (Right knee),
Spencer Dinwiddie: Out For Season (ACL),
Kyrie Irving: Out (Health Protocols)

Magic:
Jonathan Isaac: Out For Season (Knee),
Michael Carter-Williams: Out (Foot),
Chuma Okeke: Out (Knee),
Al-Farouq Aminu: Out (Knee),
Markelle Fultz: Out For Season (Knee),
Evan Fournier: Out (Back Spasms),
Mo Bamba: Out (Health and Safety Protocols)

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Nets (-9)
Prediction Nets 117, Magic 107

The model line and the FanDuel line are within 0.2 points of each other.

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Nets Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Kevin Durant 9 29.4 7.2 5.8 0.8 0.9 2.7
Kyrie Irving 7 27.1 5.3 6.1 1.6 0.3 3.7
James Harden 8 24.8 5.1 10.4 0.9 0.8 3.1
Joe Harris 13 14.5 3.6 2.2 0.7 0.3 2.9
Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot 13 9.2 2.2 1.2 0.5 0.2 1.8

Nets Player Props

  • Kevin Durant’s PRA prop over/under for the contest is set at 45.5, 3.1 greater than his season average of 42.4.
  • James Harden’s PRA prop total for the contest is set at 46.5, 6.2 greater than his season average of 40.3.
  • Kyrie Irving’s three pointers made prop total for the contest is set at 3.5, 0.2 shots lower than his season average of 3.7.
  • Irving’s steals prop over/under for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.1 steals lower than his season average of 1.6.

Magic Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Nikola Vucevic 12 21.9 10.8 3.5 1.1 0.4 2.4
Terrence Ross 11 15.5 2.7 1.5 1.3 0.2 2.0
Aaron Gordon 11 15.0 6.2 2.8 0.8 0.6 1.6
Evan Fournier 5 14.8 1.6 2.0 1.4 0.0 1.6
Markelle Fultz 8 12.9 3.1 5.4 0.9 0.3 0.5

Magic Player Props

  • Nikola Vucevic’s PRA prop total for the contest is set at 40.5, 4.2 higher than his season average of 36.3.
  • Markelle Fultz’s PRA prop over/under for the contest is set at 25.5, 4.1 greater than his season average of 21.4.
  • Vucevic’s three pointers made prop total for the game is set at 2.5, 0.1 shots higher than his season average of 2.4.
  • Michael Carter-Williams’ blocks prop total for the game is set at 0.5, 0.1 blocks lower than his season average of 0.6.

Shooting Trends

  • This season, the Nets have a 48.7% shooting percentage from the field, which is 0.5% higher than the 48.2% of shots the Magic’s opponents have knocked down.
  • Brooklyn is 4-3 against the spread and 5-2 overall when it shoots better than 48.2% from the field.
  • Orlando has a 4-2 record against the spread and a 4-2 record overall when allowing its opponents to hit more than 48.7% of their shots from the field.
  • The Magic have shot at a 43.3% clip from the field this season, 1.4 percentage points less than the 44.7% shooting opponents of the Nets have averaged.
  • This season, Orlando has a 4-0 record against the spread and a 4-0 record overall in games the team collectively shoots better than 44.7% from the field.
  • Brooklyn is 3-2 against the spread and 3-2 overall in games it allows opponents to shoot greater than 43.3% from the field.
  • The Nets are making 39.3% of their three-point shots this season, 2.4% higher than the 36.9% the Magic allow opponents to shoot from deep.
  • Brooklyn is 6-3 against the spread and 7-2 overall when it shoots better than 36.9% from distance.
  • Orlando is 6-2 against the spread and 6-2 overall when its opponents shoot better than 39.3% from deep.
  • The Magic’s three-point shooting percentage this season (31.9%) is 4.9 percentage points lower than opponents of the Nets are averaging (36.8%).
  • Orlando is 2-0 against the spread and 2-0 overall when shooting over 36.8% as a team from three-point range.
  • Brooklyn is 2-1 ATS and 2-1 overall in games it shoots above 31.9% from deep.
  • The Nets’ 14.3 made three-pointers per game this season is 4.9 more made shots on average than the 9.4 per game the Magic allow.
  • Brooklyn is 5-5 against the spread and 6-4 overall when it makes more three-pointers than its opponents, while Orlando is 2-6 ATS and 2-6 straight up in games when it is out-shot from deep.
  • The Nets make the sixth-most three-pointers in the league, while the Magic give up the 16th-fewest makes from beyond the arc.

Nets vs Magic Stat Rankings

Nets Rank Nets AVG Magic AVG Magic Rank
3rd 118.6 Points Scored 105.3 28th
21st 112.9 Points Allowed 111.4 15th
12th 46.4 Rebounds 46.8 10th
22nd 8.9 Off. Rebounds 12.1 1st
6th 14.3 3pt Made 9.4 30th
8th 26.2 Assists 20.4 30th
26th 15.3 Turnovers 12.7 6th

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