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Orlando Magic vs Charlotte Hornets 5/7/2021 Odds Picks and Previews

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Orlando Magic vs Charlotte Hornets 5-7-2021 Odds Picks and Previews

Orlando Magic vs Charlotte Hornets 5/7/2021 – Orlando Magic will take on Charlotte Hornets in an Eastern Conference game as they enter Spectrum Center in Charlotte, North Carolina. Orlando Magic is stuck at the 13th spot in the Eastern Conference play and they enter this game with a losing record. The NBA games today have all the odds, picks, and lines available on the top sportsbooks. Charlotte Hornets are currently sitting at the eighth position after dropping their last game. Both teams are way behind the playoffs with a list of opponents ahead.

Orlando Magic vs Charlotte Hornets 5/7/2021

When: May 7, 2021 8:00 PM ET
Where: Spectrum Center in Charlotte, North Carolina
TV: Bally Sports SE-CHA | Bally Sports Florida
Stream: NBA League Pass

Orlando Magic vs Charlotte Hornets 5/7/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Orlando Magic +9 (-110) 216 o (-110) +375
Charlotte Hornets -9 (-110) 216 u (-110) -500
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Orlando Magic Betting

Orlando Magic won 21 games and dropped 45 on the season. The Magic is behind the Raptors and is ahead of the Cavaliers. Orlando lost their last game against Boston Celtics with a terrible 132-96 final score. Terrence Ross is the leader in scoring with an average of close to 16 points per game. From the rebounding department, Wendell Carter is touching an average of 5.1 while Cole Anthony is the leader in assists with 4.3 per game. Orlando’s scoring offense is touching 104.2 while their defense is giving up 111.3.

Players to watch: N. Vucevic C * 44 GP 45 GS 34.1 MIN 24.5 PTS 2 OR 9.8 DR 11.8 REB 3.8 AST 1 STL 0.6 BLK 1.9 TO 1.8 PF 2 AST/TO 23.82 PER

E. Fournier SG * 26 GP 27 GS 30.3 MIN 19.7 PTS 0.2 OR 2.7 DR 2.9 REB 3.7 AST 1 STL 0.3 BLK 2.1 TO 2.1 PF 1.8 AST/TO 18.5 PER

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.

Charlotte Hornets Betting

The Charlotte Hornets won 32 and dropped 34 this season. The Hornets are two games behind the .500 mark after their last defeat against Chicago Bulls. Charlotte scored 99 and gave up 120 in return. The Hornets have Terry Rozier as their leader in scoring with an average of 20.3 points per game. From the rebounding department, PJ Washington has taken the lead with 6.2 while LaMelo Ball is the leader in assists with 6.1 per game. Charlotte is averaging 109.7 with their scoring offense and their defensive end is giving up 112.7.

Players to watch: T. Rozier SG 62 GP 62 GS 34.1 MIN 20.3 PTS 0.6 OR 3.6 DR 4.2 REB 4.1 AST 1.2 STL 0.4 BLK 1.8 TO 1.7 PF 2.3 AST/TO 17.24 PER

G. Hayward SF 44 GP 44 GS 34 MIN 19.6 PTS 0.8 OR 5 DR 5.9 REB 4.1 AST 1.2 STL 0.3 BLK 2.1 TO 1.7 PF 2 AST/TO 17.7 PER

L. Ball PG 44 GP 24 GS 28.7 MIN 15.9 PTS 1.3 OR 4.6 DR 5.9 REB 6.1 AST 1.6 STL 0.4 BLK 2.9 TO 2.8 PF 2.1 AST/TO 18.54 PER.

Orlando Magic vs Charlotte Hornets 5/7/2021 Betting Numbers

Trends

Orlando Magic

The total has gone OVER in 7 of Orlando’s last 8 games.
Orlando are 4-14 SU in their last 18 games.
Magic are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games against Charlotte.
Orlando are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games against Charlotte.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Orlando’s last 9 games on the road.
Orlando are 3-7 SU in their last 10 games when playing on the road against Charlotte.
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Orlando’s last 13 games this season.
Orlando are 4-14 SU in their last 18 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Orlando are 10-3-1 ATS in their last 14 games against an opponent in the Southeast Division division.

Charlotte Hornets

Charlotte are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Charlotte’s last 15 games.
Charlotte are 5-10 SU in their last 15 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Charlotte’s last 7 games against Orlando.
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Charlotte’s last 16 games at home.
Charlotte are 7-3 SU in their last 10 games when playing at home against Orlando.
Charlotte are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games this season.
Hornets are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Charlotte are 8-3 SU in their last 11 games against an opponent in the Southeast Division division.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Charlotte’s last 8 games played on a Friday.

Injuries

Orlando Magic

Terrence Ross SG Back is downgraded to OUT Friday vs Charlotte
Michael Carter-Williams PG Ankle is downgraded to OUT Friday vs Charlotte
Otto Porter Jr. SF Foot is downgraded to OUT Friday vs Charlotte
James Ennis III SF Calf is downgraded to OUT Friday vs Charlotte
Jonathan Isaac PF Knee is out for season
Markelle Fultz PG Knee is out for season
Wendell Carter Jr. C Eye is downgraded to OUT Friday vs Charlotte
Chuma Okeke PF Ankle is downgraded to OUT Friday vs Charlotte
Devin Cannady PG Ankle is out for season

Charlotte Hornets

Gordon Hayward SF Foot is out indefinitely
Devonte’ Graham PG Knee is “?” Friday vs Orlando
Miles Bridges SF Quarantine is out indefinitely
Cody Martin SF Ankle is “?” Friday vs Orlando

Head-to-Head
Orlando Magic Charlotte Hornets
31-33-2 Against the Spread 33-32-1
36-29-1 Straight Up 28-37-1
104.1 Points per Game 109.5
112.5 Points Allowed per Game 111.1
43.03 Offensive FG% 45.79
77.75 Offensive FT% 76.28
34.56 Offensive 3PT% 37.58
47.1 Defensive FG% 46.63
78.63 Defensive FT% 74.88
37.29 Defensive 3PT% 36.28

Orlando Magic vs Charlotte Hornets Betting Picks

Back the Hornets to win this game and cover the spread with ease. Orlando is one of the worst teams and the NBA betting spreads tonight are against their team to win. Charlotte will take the lead with their decent offensive and defensive balance.

Moneyline: The ML for the Hornets is -500 and the ML for the Magic is +375.

ATS: +9 (-110) is out for the Magic and -9 (-110) is out for Charlotte.

TOTALs: Over 216 (-110) is set for Orlando while the same will go under for Charlotte.

Score Prediction: 114 – 103, Hornets