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Orlando Magic vs Brooklyn Nets 7/31/2020 Spread Picks and Previews

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Orlando Magic vs Brooklyn Nets 7-31-2020 Spread Picks and Previews

Orlando Magic vs Brooklyn Nets 7/31/2020 – The National Basketball Association is back after the nationwide sports lockdown and they will be putting the Orlando Magic against the Brooklyn Nets this Friday, July 31. The game will be held at “The Bubble” located in the HP Field House in Kissimmee, Florida. Fans are not allowed to go inside the location to watch the games but they can opt to view by getting an NBA League Pass subscription or through SofaScore. These are teams that hold the 7th and 8th top record in the NBA Eastern Conference and will look to lock up their playoff spot. It is seen by NBA Game Odds that the Brooklyn are coming in as the underdogs in this matchup against the Orlando Magic.

Orlando Magic vs Brooklyn Nets 7/31/2020

When: July 31, 2020 2:30 p.m. ET
Where: HP Field House
TV: N/A
Stream: Kissimmee, Florida

Orlando Magic vs Brooklyn Nets 7/31/2020 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Orlando Magic -7 (-110) 211.5 o (-110) -265

Brooklyn Nets
+7 (-110) 211.5 u (-110) +225
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Orlando Magic Betting

The Orlando Magic are sitting at the 8th and last playoff spot in the NBA Eastern Conference with their record at 30-35 to trail the Brooklyn Nets for 7th place. Prior to coming into the bubble, the Magic were on a roll winning three of their last four matches. Nikola Vucevic is expected to be the man in the paint and anchor of the team as he gives them 19.5 points and 11 rebounds a night. The great news is that Evan Fournier is back with the team in a healthy form and will bring his 18.8 point average with him. Aaron Gordon and Markele Fultz looks healthy in the scrimmages and will be joining the team as well.

Players to watch: N. Vucevic C GP 54 GS 54 MIN 32.6 PTS 19.5 OR 2.4 DR 8.6 REB 11 AST 3.7 STL 0.9 BLK 0.9 TO 1.4 PF 2.2 AST/TO 2.6 PER 21.7

E. Fournier SG GP 61 GS 61 MIN 31.7 PTS 18.8 OR 0.3 DR 2.3 REB 2.6 AST 3.2 STL 1.1 BLK 0.2 TO 2 PF 2.4 AST/TO 1.6 PER 16.76

T. Ross SG GP 63 GS 0 MIN 27.3 PTS 14.8 OR 0.2 DR 3 REB 3.2 AST 1.2 STL 1.1 BLK 0.3 TO 1 PF 1.5 AST/TO 1.2 PER 14.22.

Brooklyn Nets Betting

The Brooklyn Nets are off to the bubble and they will be losing a lot of their core players with them. That will include top scorer Kyrie Irving, Spencer Dinwiddie, DeAndre Jordan and Kevin Durant that opted not to play the rest of the season. Caris LeVert and Jarrett Allen have emerged as the new leaders of the team in what they show in the scrimmages. Manning the point in the bubble will be Chris Chiozza who shows good promise of being the prime ball handler of the team. Sharpshooter Joe Harris and Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot look like a lock-in their starter roles. Stepping up in the bench will be Rodions Kurucs and Tyler Jonshon who can be 10 point scorers a night. The Nets also tapped veteran Jamal Crawford to join the team.

Players to Watch: K. Irving PG GP 20 GS 20 MIN 32.9 PTS 27.4 OR 1.1 DR 4.1 REB 5.2 AST 6.4 STL 1.4 BLK 0.5 TO 2.6 PF 2.7 AST/TO 2.5 PER 26.35

S. Dinwiddie PG GP 64 GS 49 MIN 31.2 PTS 20.6 OR 0.5 DR 3 REB 3.5 AST 6.8 STL 0.6 BLK 0.3 TO 2.7 PF 2.8 AST/TO 2.5 PER 18

C. LeVert SG GP 39 GS 25 MIN 29 PTS 17.7 OR 1 DR 3.1 REB 4.1 AST 4.1 STL 1.1 BLK 0.2 TO 2.5 PF 1.8 AST/TO 1.6 PER 15.15.

Orlando Magic vs Brooklyn Nets 7/31/2020 Betting Numbers

Trends

Orlando Magic

Orlando are 8-1 ATS in their last 9 games.
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Orlando’s last 10 games.
Orlando are 8-4 SU in their last 12 games.
Orlando are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games against Brooklyn.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Orlando’s last 7 games on the road.

Brooklyn Nets

Brooklyn are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games.
Nets are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
Brooklyn are 7-2 SU in their last 9 games at home.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Brooklyn’s last 5 games when playing at home against Orlando.
Brooklyn are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games this season.

Injuries

Orlando Magic

A. Aminu PF (Knee) is out indefinitely
E. Fournier SG (Elbow) is upgraded to probable Friday vs Brooklyn
J. Ennis III SF (COVID-19) is probable Friday vs Brooklyn
J. Isaac PF (Knee) is probable Monday vs Denver
M. Fultz PG (Personal) is upgraded to probable Friday vs Brooklyn

Brooklyn Nets

K. Durant SF (Achilles) is out indefinitely
W. Chandler SF (COVID-19) is out for season
M. Beasley SF (COVID-19) is out for season
D. Jordan C (COVID-19) is out for season
K. Irving PG (Shoulder) is out for season
S. Dinwiddie PG (COVID-19) is out for season
T. Prince SF (COVID-19) is out for season
N. Claxton C (Undisclosed) is out for season

Head-to-Head
Orlando Magic Brooklyn Nets
31-30-4 Against the Spread 31-31-2
34-30-1 Straight Up 30-32-2
106 Points per Game 110
107 Points Allowed per Game 111
44.17 Offensive FG% 44.39
76.99 Offensive FT% 74.37
34.13 Offensive 3PT% 34.01
46.31 Defensive FG% 44.19
77.23 Defensive FT% 76.25
37.03 Defensive 3PT% 34.97

Orlando Magic vs Brooklyn Nets Betting Picks

With most of the core players not playing for the rest of the season, the Orlando Magic looks to overtake their place in the playoffs. It is easy for Top Online Sportsbook now to pick the Magic to win over the Nets especially that Brooklyn looks like a very new team heading on to the home stretch of the season.

Moneyline: The ML given to the Magic in this game as the heavy favorites are at -265 while the Nets are given +225.

ATS: It is a wide 7 points separating both teams across the spread as the Magic owns the -7 while the Nets are on the other side at +7.

TOTALs: The given total for each team to reach is 211.5 with the Magic the team going over and the Nets are under.

Score Prediction: 108 – 100 Magic