Raptors Vs Magic: NBA Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – April 16, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on April 16, 2021

Atlantic Division foes square off when the Toronto Raptors (22-34) host the Orlando Magic (18-37) at Amalie Arena, beginning at 7:30 PM ET on Friday, April 16, 2021. The Magic are 1.5-point underdogs in the game, the third matchup between the squads this season. The matchup has an over/under set at 219 points.

The betting insights in this article reflect data from DraftKings sportsbook as of April 16, 2021, 7:05 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Raptors vs Magic Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of April 16

Raptors:
Gary Trent Jr.: Day To Day (Ankle),
Kyle Lowry: Out (Rest),
Pascal Siakam: Out (Rest),
DeAndre’ Bembry: Day To Day (Hamstring),
Jalen Harris: Day To Day (Hip)

Magic:
Jonathan Isaac: Out For Season (Knee),
Otto Porter Jr.: Day To Day (Foot),
Mo Bamba: Day To Day (Hip),
Markelle Fultz: Out For Season (Knee),
Michael Carter-Williams: Out (Ankle)

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Raptors (-1.5)
Total Pick Over (219)
Prediction Raptors 115, Magic 105

The Raptors are the bet in this game. They’re favored by 8.0 more points in the model than DraftKings (9.5 to 1.5).

The DraftKings total for this game, 219 points, and the model’s projected total, 219.9 points, are only 0.9 points apart.

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Raptors Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Pascal Siakam 46 20.8 7.2 4.7 1.1 0.8 1.2
Fred VanVleet 44 19.8 4.2 6.1 1.7 0.8 3.3
Kyle Lowry 40 17.1 5.5 7.3 1.1 0.2 2.7
Gary Trent Jr. 52 15.5 2.5 1.5 0.9 0.2 2.9
OG Anunoby 37 14.8 5.7 2.0 1.6 0.7 2.3

Raptors Player Props

  • Pascal Siakam’s PRA prop over/under for the game is set at 33.5, 0.8 higher than his season average of 32.7.
  • Kyle Lowry’s PRA prop over/under for the game is set at 18.5, 11.3 lower than his season average of 29.8.
  • Fred VanVleet’s three pointers made prop total for the contest is set at 3.5, 0.2 shots greater than his season average of 3.3.
  • Chris Boucher’s blocks prop total for the contest is set at 2.5, 0.6 blocks higher than his season average of 1.9.

Magic Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Terrence Ross 45 15.8 3.5 2.4 1.0 0.4 2.0
Wendell Carter Jr. 42 11.6 8.0 2.1 0.7 0.8 0.2
Cole Anthony 30 11.0 4.5 4.0 0.6 0.4 1.0
Dwayne Bacon 55 10.2 3.0 1.2 0.5 0.1 0.9
Gary Harris 22 9.8 2.4 1.9 0.8 0.3 1.3

Magic Player Props

  • Terrence Ross’ PRA prop total for the contest is set at 23.5, 1.8 higher than his season average of 21.7.
  • Michael Carter-Williams’ PRA prop total for the game is set at 14.5, 3.0 less than his season average of 17.5.
  • Ross’ three pointers made prop over/under for the game is set at 0.5, 1.5 shots lower than his season average of 2.0.
  • Ross’ steals prop total for the contest is set at 0.5, 0.5 steals lower than his season average of 1.0.

Shooting Trends

  • The Raptors make 45% of their shots from the field this season, which is two percentage points lower than the Magic have allowed to their opponents (47%).
  • Toronto has a 14-5 record against the spread and a 12-7 straight-up record in games it shoots higher than 47% from the field.
  • Orlando is 12-6-1 against the spread and 9-10 overall when allowing opponents to shoot higher than 45% from the field.
  • The Magic are shooting 43.1% from the field, 2.6% lower than the 45.7% the Raptors’ opponents have shot this season.
  • This season, Orlando has a 16-3 record against the spread and a 12-7 record overall in games the team collectively shoots above 45.7% from the field.
  • Toronto is 13-7 against the spread and 14-6 overall in games it allows opponents to shoot over 43.1% from the field.
  • The Raptors’ 36.9% three-point shooting percentage this season is only 0.5 percentage points lower than opponents of the Magic have shot from beyond the arc (37.4%).
  • Toronto is 18-7 against the spread and 16-9 overall when it shoots better than 37.4% from distance.
  • Orlando is 20-8 against the spread and 14-14 overall when its opponents shoot better than 36.9% from deep.
  • The Magic’s three-point shooting percentage this season (34.8%) is 2.8 percentage points lower than opponents of the Raptors are averaging (37.6%).
  • Orlando has a 14-4 ATS record and is 9-9 straight-up when the team hits more than 37.6% of its three-point attempts.
  • Toronto is 14-7 ATS and 13-8 overall in games it shoots above 34.8% from deep.
  • The Raptors connect on 14.8 three-pointers per game this season, 3.5 more made shots on average than the 11.3 per game the Magic give up.
  • When Toronto makes more threes than its opponents, it is 19-11 against the spread and 17-13 overall. When Orlando is out-shot from deep by its opponents, it is 13-20-1 ATS and 8-26 straight up.
  • The Magic make the 22nd-most three-pointers in the league, while the Raptors allow the 26th-fewest makes from beyond the arc.

Raptors vs Magic Stat Rankings

Raptors Rank Raptors AVG Magic AVG Magic Rank
18th 112 Points Scored 104.3 29th
17th 111.6 Points Allowed 112 18th
30th 41.4 Rebounds 45.9 9th
23rd 9.2 Off. Rebounds 10.5 8th
3rd 14.8 3pt Made 11.3 22nd
20th 24.2 Assists 22.4 26th
8th 12.7 Turnovers 12.4 5th

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