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Orlando Magic vs Milwaukee Bucks 8/20/2020 Spread Picks and Previews

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Orlando Magic vs Milwaukee Bucks 8-20-2020 Spread Picks and Previews

Orlando Magic vs Milwaukee Bucks 8/20/2020 – The Orlando Magic pulled off a huge upset as they won over the Milwaukee Bucks during Game 1 of their playoff series. They have a major chance to ride the momentum and take a commanding lead in Game 2 which will happen on Thursday, August 20. This game will be held in the HP Field House in Kissimmee, Florida with ESPN as the official broadcast partner. The game will be live at 6:00 PM Eastern Time and the live stream is available through NBA League Pass and SofaScore. Despite the upset win, it is seen by NBA Game Odds that the Milwaukee Bucks will be waking up and taking Game 2 over the Orlando Magic.

Orlando Magic vs Milwaukee Bucks 8/20/2020

When: August 20, 2020 6:00 PM ET
Where: HP Field House, Kissimmee, Florida
TV: ESPN
Stream: NBA League Pass, SofaScore

Orlando Magic vs Milwaukee Bucks 8/20/2020 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Orlando Magic +12.5 (-110) 227.5 o (-110) +700

Milwaukee Bucks
-12.5 (-110) 227.5 u (-110) -1100
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Orlando Magic Betting

The Orlando Magic scored a major victory over the Milwaukee Bucks and it was a wide 12 points, 122-110. Nikola Vucevic was a monster doing 35 points, 14 rebounds, four assists and five three-pointers. His lead was followed by Terrence Ross who came off the bench with 19 points and six rebounds. Markelle Fultz has proved to be a good pick-up for the team as he finished with 15 points, six assists and two rebounds while Gary Clark also had 15 points and six boards. Khem Birch came out with a double-double doing 11 points and 11 assists in 23 minutes while James Ennis also had a notable night with 11 points and eight rebounds.

Players to Watch: N. Vucevic C GP 62 GS 62 MIN 32.2 PTS 19.6 OR 2.3 DR 8.6 REB 10.9 AST 3.6 STL 0.9 BLK 0.8 TO 1.4 PF 2.2 AST/TO 2.5 PER 21.95

E. Fournier SG GP 66 GS 66 MIN 31.5 PTS 18.5 OR 0.3 DR 2.3 REB 2.6 AST 3.2 STL 1.1 BLK 0.2 TO 1.9 PF 2.4 AST/TO 1.7 PER 16.44

T. Ross SG GP 69 GS 0 MIN 27.4 PTS 14.7 OR 0.2 DR 3 REB 3.2 AST 1.2 STL 1.1 BLK 0.3 TO 1 PF 1.6 AST/TO 1.2 PER 14.06.

Milwaukee Bucks Betting

The Milwaukee Bucks was humiliated by the Orlando Magic in Game 2 despite leading MVP candidate Giannis Antetokounmpo doing 31 points, 17 rebounds, seven assists and three triples. Kris Middleton shot 33% from the field to finish with 14 points, six rebounds and four assists while George Hill had a better night doing 16 points, five assists and two three-pointers in almost 27 minutes. Wes Matthews shot only six shots as he contributed 10 points but it was Brook Lopez that looked like the missing link. He got outplayed by Vucevic and shot less than 25% from the field to only produce 5 points and four rebounds.

Players to watch: G. Antetokounmpo PF GP 63 GS 63 MIN 30.4 PTS 29.5 OR 2.2 DR 11.4 REB 13.6 AST 5.6 STL 1 BLK 1 TO 3.7 PF 3.1 AST/TO 1.5 PER 31.94

K. Middleton SF GP 62 GS 59 MIN 29.9 PTS 20.9 OR 0.7 DR 5.5 REB 6.2 AST 4.3 STL 0.9 BLK 0.1 TO 2.2 PF 2.3 AST/TO 1.9 PER 21.2

E. Bledsoe PG GP 61 GS 61 MIN 27 PTS 14.9 OR 0.7 DR 3.9 REB 4.6 AST 5.4 STL 0.9 BLK 0.4 TO 2.4 PF 2.1 AST/TO 2.2 PER 17.68.

Orlando Magic vs Milwaukee Bucks 8/20/2020 Betting Numbers

Trends

Orlando Magic

Orlando are 13-5 ATS in their last 18 games.
The total has gone OVER in 17 of Orlando’s last 20 games.
Orlando are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games.
Orlando are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games against Milwaukee.
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Orlando’s last 12 games on the road.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Orlando’s last 8 games when playing on the road against Milwaukee.
Orlando are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Magic are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Central Division division.
Orlando are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games played in August.

Milwaukee Bucks

Milwaukee are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Milwaukee’s last 7 games.
Milwaukee are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Milwaukee’s last 9 games against Orlando.
Their total has gone OVER in 4 of Milwaukee’s last 5 games at home.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Milwaukee’s last 8 games when playing at home against Orlando.
Milwaukee are 3-9 ATS in their last 12 games this season.
Milwaukee are 15-5 SU in their last 20 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Bucks are 14-2 SU in their last 16 games against an opponent in the Southeast Division division.
Milwaukee are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games played in August.

Injuries

Orlando Magic

Al-Farouq Aminu PF Knee is out indefinitely
Michael Carter-Williams PG Foot is downgraded to doubtful Thursday vs Milwaukee
Aaron Gordon PF Hamstring is “?” Thursday vs Milwaukee
Jonathan Isaac PF Knee is out for season
Mohamed Bamba C Illness is out for season

Milwaukee Bucks

Ersan Ilyasova PF Elbow is “?” Thursday vs Orlando

Head-to-Head
Orlando Magic Milwaukee Bucks
36-36-2 Against the Spread 39-35-0
39-32-3 Straight Up 36-37-1
112 Points per Game 110
110 Points Allowed per Game 112
44.39 Offensive FG% 47.59
77.42 Offensive FT% 74.28
34.28 Offensive 3PT% 35.46
46.48 Defensive FG% 41.41
77.16 Defensive FT% 78.72
36.4 Defensive 3PT% 35.53

Orlando Magic vs Milwaukee Bucks Betting Picks

Lightning won’t strike twice and it is seen by Top Online Sportsbook that the Milwaukee Bucks will be awakened by this terrible loss and get into playoff form. Expect Giannis Antetokuonmpo lead the charge as always and better performance from Brook Lopez and Kris Middleton in Game 2.

Moneyline: The Bucks are given the wide ML of -1100 for this matchup while underdogs Magic are at +700.

ATS: The given spread between both teams is at 12.5 points with the Bucks owning the -12.5 while the Magic are on the far side at +12.5.

TOTALs: 227.5 is the given total for this game and it is seen that the Bucks will be going under and the Magic are over.

Score Prediction: 120 – 111 Bucks