Dallas Mavericks vs Orlando Magic 02/21/2020 Odds Picks and Previews
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Dallas Mavericks vs Orlando Magic 02/21/2020 – The Dallas Mavericks are set to begin the second half of their 2019-20 NBA campaign in Disneyland City where they will be taking on the Orlando Magic on Friday at Amway Center. The Mavericks, who have been shaky over their last 10 games, still opened as -2.5 point NBA spread favorites against the Magic, who scored back-to-back wins just before the All-Star break.
Dallas Mavericks vs Orlando Magic 02/21/2020
Dallas Mavericks vs Orlando Magic 02/21/2020 Betting Odds
Dallas Mavericks Betting
The Dallas Mavericks, who are 5-5 in their last 10 games, registered a strong 130-111 win over the Sacramento Kings in their last game prior to the All-Star break. Luka Doncic filled up the stats sheet anew, recording 33 points, 12 rebounds and 8 assists. Kristaps Porzingis also had a big game with 27 points, 13 rebounds and 5 assists, while Tim Hardaway Jr. and Seth Curry contributed 19 and 18 points, respectively.
Players to Watch: Luka Doncic (28.9 PPG, 9.5 RPG and 8.7 APG)
Kristaps Porzingis (18.4 PPG, 9.1 RPG, and 1.5 APG)
Tim Hardaway Jr. (14.8 PPG, 3.0 RPG and 2.0 APG)
Orlando Magic Betting
Back-to-back wins against the Atlanta Hawks and the Detroit Pistons have provided the Orlando Magic some breathing room as teams in the bottom half of the Eastern Conference standings begin to make their push towards postseason qualification. In their recent win against the Detroit Pistons, Aaron Gordon put his strongest all-around performance of the season as he tallied 25 points, 9 rebounds and 9 assists. Markelle Fultz also had a big game with 22 points, 5 rebounds and 10 assists and Nikola Vucevic tallied 19 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists in the 116-112 overtime win.
Players to Watch: Nikola Vucevic (19.0 PPG, 10.8 RPG and 3.7 APG)
Evan Fournier (18.7 PPG, 2.7 RPG, and 3.2 APG)
Aaron Gordon (14.2 PPG, 7.3 RPG and 3.1 APG)
Dallas Mavericks vs Orlando Magic 02/21/2020 Betting Numbers
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Dallas’ last 6 games.
Orlando are 2-9 ATS in their last 11 games.
Dwight Powell PF Achilles is out for season
D.J. Augustin PG Knee is upgraded to “?” Friday vs Dallas
Dallas Mavericks vs Orlando Magic Betting Picks
The Mavericks and the Magic already met this season with the former walking away with a 107-106 squeaker last November 6. Given the outcome of their first game, Top Online Sportsbooks have anticipated a close matchup on Friday, setting the spread at 2.5 points.
Moneyline: Bet the Mavericks to win the game. Sure, they barely defeated the Magic in their first game but things are beginning to look really good between Luka Doncic and Kristaps Porzingis. I expect the two Mavs stars to lead their team to a resounding road win.
ATS: Pick the Mavs to cover the spread. Dallas is 6-4 ATS in their last 10 games and 11-10-1 ATS against Eastern Conference teams.
TOTALs: Back the OVER at 216 points. They combined for 212 points in their first meeting of the season. The Mavericks have been a very good offensive team all season long. However, the Magic’s sudden scoring outburst in their last two games (135 points against the Hawks and 116 points against the Pistons) gives me the confidence to pick the OVER.
Score Prediction: 120 – 108 Mavericks