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Orlando Magic vs Miami Heat 3/4/2020 NBA Spread and Game Analysis

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Orlando Magic vs Miami Heat 3-4-2020 NBA Spread and Game Analysis

Orlando Magic vs Miami Heat 3/4/2020 – The Miami Heat host the Orlando Magic with NBA odds tonight seeing the host team prevailing. The Heat are streaking with a three-game winning streak and may be too much for the struggling Magic. Orlando has lost back-to-back games although a reversal remains possible.

Orlando Magic vs Miami Heat 3/4/2020

When: March 4, 2020 7:30 PM ET
Where: American Airlines Arena, Miami, Florida
TV: FOX SPORTS SUN
Stream: NBA League Pass, SofaScore

Orlando Magic vs Miami Heat 3/4/2020 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Orlando Magic +8.5 (-110) 219 o (-110) +280

Miami Heat
-8.5 (-110) 219 u (-110) -360
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Orlando Magic Betting

The Orlando Magic are looking for answers but it appears that won’t come Wednesday night. The Magic visit a streaking Miami Heat quintet, meaning it will take much to turn the tide in their favor. Nikola Vucevic and Evan Fournier need to be at their best on offense which averages 105.3 points per contest. Defense could do it for them, limiting opponents to just 106.9 points per game. But against the Heat, Orlando may need to put in more work if they are to snap their skid.

Players to watch: N. Vucevic C 49 GP 49 GS 32.4 MIN 19.1 PTS 2.5 OR 8.3 DR 10.8 REB 3.7 AST 0.9 STL 0.9 BLK 1.4 TO 2.3 PF 2.5 AST/TO 21.37 PER

E. Fournier SG 59 GP 59 GS 31.7 MIN 19 PTS 0.3 OR 2.3 DR 2.6 REB 3.2 AST 1.2 STL 0.2 BLK 2 TO 2.4 PF 1.6 AST/TO 16.87 PER

T. Ross SG 58 GP 0 GS 27 MIN 14.1 PTS 0.2 OR 3 DR 3.3 REB 1.2 AST 1.1 STL 0.3 BLK 1 TO 1.4 PF 1.2 AST/TO 13.41 PER

Miami Heat Betting

The Miami Heat are on a high right now after bringing down the Eastern Conference-leading Milwaukee Bucks. The Magic have been inconsistent but head coach Erik Spoesltra knows Orlando could come out smoking. Leading the way on offense for the Heat will be Jimmy Butler with help coming from its young crew. Miami is also playing good defense, allowing teams to score only 106.8 points per game.

Players to Watch: J. Butler SF 50 GP 50 GS 34.4 MIN 20.5 PTS 1.9 OR 4.9 DR 6.8 REB 6.2 AST 1.7 STL 0.6 BLK 2.3 TO 1.4 PF 2.7 AST/TO 23.52 PER

G. Dragic PG 49 GP 1 GS 28.5 MIN 16.3 PTS 0.4 OR 2.6 DR 3.1 REB 5.1 AST 0.6 STL 0.2 BLK 2.5 TO 1.9 PF 2.1 AST/TO 16.49 PER

B. Adebayo PF 60 GP 60 GS 34.4 MIN 16.2 PTS 2.5 OR 8 DR 10.5 REB 5.1 AST 1.2 STL 1.3 BLK 2.8 TO 2.5 PF 1.8 AST/TO 20.86 PER

Orlando Magic vs Miami Heat 3/4/2020 Betting Numbers

Trends

Orlando Magic

Orlando are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Orlando’s last 8 games.
Orlando are 7-13 SU in their last 20 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Orlando’s last 6 games on the road.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Orlando’s last 5 games when playing on the road against Miami.
Orlando are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games this season.
Magic are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Orlando are 7-2 ATS in their last 9 games against an opponent in the Southeast Division division.

Miami Heat

Miami are 4-8 ATS in their last 12 games.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Miami’s last 8 games.
Miami are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Miami’s last 7 games against Orlando.
Their total has gone OVER in 5 of Miami’s last 6 games at home.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Miami’s last 5 games when playing at home against Orlando.
Miami are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Miami are 12-4 SU in their last 16 games against an opponent in the Southeast Division division.
Heat are 6-2-1 ATS in their last 9 games played in March.
Miami are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games played on a Wednesday.

Injuries

Orlando Magic

Al-Farouq Aminu PF Knee is out for season
Jonathan Isaac PF Knee is out indefinitely

Miami Heat

Meyers Leonard C Ankle is out indefinitely
Tyler Herro SG Foot is out indefinitely

Head-to-Head
Orlando Magic Miami Heat
27-30 Against the Spread 31-28
30-30 Straight Up 37-23
105 Points per Game 112
106 Points Allowed per Game 109
43.77 Offensive FG% 46.98
76.48 Offensive FT% 77.92
33.73 Offensive 3PT% 38.05
46.03 Defensive FG% 44.84
76.97 Defensive FT% 77.7
36.87 Defensive 3PT% 34.28

Orlando Magic vs Miami Heat Betting Picks

The Heat are unlikely to take it easy and give the Magic any chance of winning on Wednesday. Basketball lines see this one going to the host team as they try to catch up to the Boston Celtics. Orlando needs to weave some kind of magic to turn things around. But that won’t come easy facing a team that has won three games in a row.

Moneyline: The ML handed to the Magic for this game is at +280 while the Heat are at -360 at home.

ATS: +8.5 is given to the Magic across the spread while on the other side of the line are the Heat with -8.5.

TOTALs: 219 is the given total for this match with the Magic going over and the Heat the team under.

Score Prediction: 107 – 104 Miami