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Orlando Magic vs Detroit Pistons 5/3/2021 Spread Picks and Prediction

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Orlando Magic vs Detroit Pistons 5-3-2021 Spread Picks and Prediction

Orlando Magic vs Detroit Pistons 5/3/2021 – These are teams that are sitting at the bottom of the NBA Eastern Conference and have been prime candidates to go high in the upcoming NBA draft lottery. The Orlando Magic are set to visit the Detroit Pistons this Monday, May 3 at the Little Caesars Arena located in Detroit, Michigan. The game begins at exactly 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time while the broadcast rights are shared by Bally Sports DET and Bally Sports Florida. NBA League Pass will have both feeds available through online live streaming. The Detroit Pistons are expected by NBA odds to take this win over the Orlando Magic.

Orlando Magic vs Detroit Pistons 5/3/2021

When: May 3, 2021 7:00 PM ET
Where: Little Caesars Arena, Detroit, Michigan
TV: Bally Sports DET | Bally Sports Florida
Stream: NBA League Pass

Orlando Magic vs Detroit Pistons 5/3/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Orlando Magic +1.5 (-111) 213.5 o (-110) +120
Detroit Pistons -1.5 (-111) 213.5 u (-110) -143
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Orlando Magic Betting

The Orlando Magic are coming off from a very convincing victory beating the Memphis Grizzlies, 111-109. Coly Anthony hit the game-winning three-pointer with just 0.1 seconds left in the shot clock. The rookie finished with 23 points, eight rebounds, six assists, three steals and three triples. Mo Wagner led the team in scoring with 24 points along with five boards and four three-pointers while Dwayne Bacon had a better outing with 23 points while shooting 9-of-15 from the field. RJ Hampton was able to come off the bench with 18 points, seven boards and five assists.

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 13.32 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 12.12 PER

W. Carter Jr. C 18 GP 15 GS 26.9 MIN 12.6 PTS 2.8 OR 5.8 DR 8.6 REB 1.6 AST 0.9 STL 0.8 BLK 1.4 TO 2.3 PF 1.1 AST/TO 18.56 PER.

Detroit Pistons Betting

The Detroit Pistons have lost back-to-back games and are still the worst team in the NBA Eastern Conference. Their most recent opponents were the Charlotte Hornets and this team lost by 13 points, 94-107. Frank Jackson has been playing great for this team as he came off the bench with 25 points, seven rebounds, three assists and six three-pointers. Rookie Saddiq Bey tallied 22 points, seven rebounds, five assists and five three-pointers while fellow rookie Killian Hayes looked more comfortable playing the point doing 10 points, six rebounds, six assists and two steals.

Players to Watch: J. Grant SF 53 GP 53 GS 34.1 MIN 22.5 PTS 0.7 OR 4 DR 4.6 REB 2.8 AST 0.7 STL 1.1 BLK 2 TO 2.3 PF 1.4 AST/TO 17.05 PER

J. Jackson SG 58 GP 23 GS 25.1 MIN 13.5 PTS 0.9 OR 3.1 DR 4 REB 2.2 AST 0.8 STL 0.7 BLK 2.3 TO 2.9 PF 1 AST/TO 12.27 PER

C. Joseph PG 16 GP 8 GS 26.1 MIN 11.9 PTS 0.5 OR 2.6 DR 3.1 REB 5.4 AST 1.2 STL 0.4 BLK 1.8 TO 2.1 PF 3.1 AST/TO 17.92 PER.

Orlando Magic vs Detroit Pistons 5/3/2021 Betting Numbers

Trends

Orlando Magic

Orlando are 3-8-1 ATS in their last 12 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Orlando’s last 6 games.
Orlando are 3-13 SU in their last 16 games.
Orlando are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games against Detroit.
Magic are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games against Detroit.
Orlando are 5-15 SU in their last 20 games on the road.
Orlando are 1-8 SU in their last 9 games when playing on the road against Detroit.
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Orlando’s last 11 games this season.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Orlando’s last 5 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Orlando are 13-7 ATS in their last 20 games played in May.

Detroit Pistons

Detroit are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit’s last 5 games.
Detroit are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games.
Pistons are 8-1 SU in their last 9 games when playing at home against Orlando.
Detroit are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games this season.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit’s last 5 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Detroit’s last 8 games against an opponent in the Southeast Division division.
Detroit are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games played on a Monday.
Detroit are 3-8 ATS in their last 11 games when playing as the favourite.

Injuries

Orlando Magic

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

Detroit Pistons

Wayne Ellington SF Calf is OUT Monday vs Orlando
Cory Joseph PG Ankle is OUT Monday vs Orlando
Mason Plumlee C Rest is OUT Monday vs Orlando
Jerami Grant SF Knee is OUT Monday vs Orlando
Jahlil Okafor C Personal is downgraded to OUT Monday vs Orlando
Rodney McGruder SG Ankle is downgraded to OUT Monday vs Orlando
Dennis Smith Jr. PG Knee is out indefinitely
Hamidou Diallo SG Knee is “?” Monday vs Orlando

Head-to-Head
Orlando Magic Detroit Pistons
30-32-2 Against the Spread 33-29-2
34-29-1 Straight Up 29-34-1
104 Points per Game 107
112 Points Allowed per Game 111
42.96 Offensive FG% 44.96
77.62 Offensive FT% 76.48
34.59 Offensive 3PT% 35.47
46.99 Defensive FG% 47.55
78.76 Defensive FT% 76.13
37.2 Defensive 3PT% 36.71

Orlando Magic vs Detroit Pistons Betting Picks

Having the home court advantage helps as the Detroit Pistons are forecasted in online sports betting as the team with the edge over the Orlando Magic. The Pistons have been pushing their young players hard while the Magic are just uninterested so far for the past matches.

Moneyline: The Magic are as the underdogs are at +120 on the ML while the Pistons are given a -143.

ATS: It is just 1.5 points separating both teams in the spread with the Magic having the +1.5 and the Pistons are -1.5.

TOTALs: The total for this game is set at 213.5 points with the Pistons going under and the Magic are over.

Score Prediction: 105 – 102, Pistons