Boston Celtics vs Orlando Magic 5/5/2021 Spread Picks and Previews
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Boston Celtics vs Orlando Magic 5/5/2021 – It is just ironic that the Boston Celtics’ season is riddled by bad luck. They want to turn the tide as they battle the Orlando Magic for their next match this coming Wednesday, May 5. The game will be played inside the halls of the Amway Center located in Orlando, Florida with the tip-off happening at 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The television rights are shared by Bally Sports Florida and NBC Sports Boston. Both feeds can be seen through an online live stream via NBA League Pass. Even with a depleted roster, the Boston Celtics are still the favored team in NBA odds to win over the Orlando Magic.
Boston Celtics vs Orlando Magic 5/5/2021
Boston Celtics vs Orlando Magic 5/5/2021 Betting Odds
Boston Celtics Betting
The Boston Celtics’ luck is running out recently and aside from the 10-point loss against the Portland Trail Blazers, this team had Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown down with injuries in just one play. Prior to leaving the game, Tatum had 33 points, five assists and four three-pointers while Brown had 16 points, 11 rebounds and four assists. Marcus Smart was also ejected in that match by managing to contribute 11 points, eight assists and eight rebounds. Evan Fournier tried to fill in the gaps as he shot 80% from the field to tally 21 points, five rebounds, three assists and five triples.
Players to watch: J. Tatum SF 58 GP 58 GS 35.9 MIN 26.5 PTS 0.8 OR 6.6 DR 7.4 REB 4.4 AST 1.1 STL 0.4 BLK 2.7 TO 1.9 PF 1.6 AST/TO 21.34 PER
J. Brown SG 58 GP 58 GS 34.5 MIN 24.7 PTS 1.2 OR 4.8 DR 6 REB 3.4 AST 1.2 STL 0.6 BLK 2.7 TO 2.9 PF 1.2 AST/TO 20.03 PER
K. Walker PG 39 GP 39 GS 31.5 MIN 18.2 PTS 0.3 OR 3.6 DR 3.9 REB 5 AST 1.1 STL 0.3 BLK 2.1 TO 1.4 PF 2.4 AST/TO 16.76 PER.
Orlando Magic Betting
The Orlando Magic was able to pick up the victory over the Detroit Pistons and avoided becoming the worst team in the NBA Eastern Conference. The final score of that matchup was 119-112. Mo Bamba was the best player for the Magic and he came off the bench dominating the paint with 22 points, 15 rebounds, two assists and a block. Chasson Randle also showcased what he can do in an NBA game with 18 points, five rebounds and three assists while RJ Hampton contributed 16 points, 10 assists, seven rebounds and two blocks. Wendell Carter Jr. and Gary Harris each had 11.
Players to Watch: T. Ross SG 46 GP 2 GS 29.3 MIN 15.6 PTS 0.3 OR 3.1 DR 3.4 REB 2.3 AST 1 STL 0.5 BLK 1.6 TO 1.9 PF 1.5 AST/TO 13.41 PER
I. Brazdeikis F 1 GP 0 GS 32 MIN 14 PTS 1 OR 2 DR 3 REB 1 AST 2 STL 0 BLK 1 TO 4 PF 1 AST/TO 15.98 PER
M. Fultz PG 8 GP 8 GS 26.9 MIN 12.9 PTS 0.6 OR 2.5 DR 3.1 REB 5.4 AST 1 STL 0.3 BLK 2.3 TO 2.3 PF 2.4 AST/TO 12.2 PER.
Boston Celtics vs Orlando Magic 5/5/2021 Betting Numbers
Boston are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Orlando’s last 7 games.
Tristan Thompson C Chest is “?” Wednesday vs Orlando
Terrence Ross SG Back is downgraded to OUT Wednesday vs Boston
Boston Celtics vs Orlando Magic Betting Picks
The Orlando Magic are very much in the race for a better lottery position and a loss could help them. The top online sportsbook expects the Boston Celtics to win this game even with Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown doubtful to play.
Moneyline: The ML handed to the Magic if they manage to score a win is at +475while the Celtics are at -700.
ATS: It is 10.5 points across the spread for this matchup with the Celtics taking the -10.5 while the Magic are on the other side with +10.5.
TOTALs: The given total for both teams to dance on is 217.5 with the Magic going under and the Celtics are over.
Score Prediction: 116 – 105, Celtics