Philadelphia 76ers vs. Orlando Magic NBA Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights & Trends for May 16, 2021

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BetMGM Jul 20, 2021, 3.55 PM

The Orlando Magic (21-50) will attempt to stop a six-game losing streak when they visit the Philadelphia 76ers (48-23) on Sunday, May 16, 2021 at Wells Fargo Center as 8.5-point underdogs. The game airs at 7:00 PM ET on NBCS-PH. The point total in the matchup is 222.5.

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76ers vs Magic Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
76ers -8.5 -110 -110 222.5 -110 -110

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Point Total Insights

  • Philadelphia's games this year have gone over the point total for Sunday's matchup total (222.5 points) in 46.5% of opportunities (33 out of 71 matchups).
  • In 28 out of Orlando's 71 games this season (39.4%), the competing teams combined for a higher point total than the over/under in Sunday's matchup.
  • The 76ers average 113.4 points per game against the Magic's 103.8, totaling 5.3 points under the matchup's point total of 222.5.
  • The 221 points per game these two teams surrender to opponents on average this season are 1.5 fewer than the 222.5 total in this contest.
  • This season the average total for 76ers games is 221.4 points, 1.1 fewer than the over/under of 222.5 points for this contest.
  • Magic's games have an over/under of 216.9 points this season, 5.6 points fewer than the total points bet for this game.

76ers Betting Data

  • Philadelphia covered the spread more often than not this season, going 38-30 against the spread.
  • The 76ers are 9-9 as at least 8.5-point favorites.
  • Philadelphia regularly does not hit the over, only topping the point total in 31 of 68 games (45.6%).

76ers Key Players

  • The 76ers points and rebounds leader is Joel Embiid. He contributes 28.5 points per game and pulls down 10.6 rebounds.
  • The team is led in assists by Ben Simmons' 6.9 per game.
  • Danny Green is the top three-point shooter for the 76ers, connecting on 2.5 per game.
  • Philadelphia's blocks leader is Embiid, who collects 1.4 per game. Matisse Thybulle leads the team averaging 1.6 steals an outing.

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76ers Last 10 Games

76ers Last Five Games
Date Opponent Result Favored Played As Spread Total 76ers Moneyline Opponent Moneyline Game Type Covered Over/Under
5/14/2021 Magic 122-97 PHI Yes Home -24.5 216.5 -10000 3300 Regular Season Yes Over
5/13/2021 Heat 106-94 MIA No Away +20.5 205.5 3300 -10000 Regular Season Yes Under
5/11/2021 Pacers 103-94 IND Yes Away -7.5 216.5 -500 360 Regular Season No Under
5/8/2021 Pistons 118-104 PHI Yes Home -25.5 226.5 - - Regular Season No Under
5/7/2021 Pelicans 109-107 PHI Yes Home -16.5 237.5 -3000 1300 Regular Season No Under
Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed AVG Reb. Margin 3Pt %
8-2 6-4 3-7-0 216.8 114.4 102.4 -0.9 33.9%

76ers Injuries

76ers: Seth Curry: Day To Day (Hip), Shake Milton: Day To Day (Knee), Joel Embiid: Day To Day (Illness), Furkan Korkmaz: Day To Day (Ankle), Ben Simmons: Day To Day (Back), Danny Green: Day To Day (Hip), Matisse Thybulle: Day To Day (Hand)

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Magic Betting Data

  • Orlando has covered the spread in less than half of its contests, going 30-38-1 ATS.
  • The Magic have not fared well when playing as an underdog by 8.5 points or more, going 0-1 against the spread.
  • Orlando and its opponents have hit the over in more than half of their games this season -- 37 of 69 (53.6%).

Magic Key Players

  • Terrence Ross is the top scorer for the Magic with 15.6 points per game. He also adds 3.4 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game to his stats.
  • Orlando's leader in rebounds is Wendell Carter Jr. with 8.2 per game, and its leader in assists is Michael Carter-Williams with 4.2 per game.
  • Ross is dependable from three-point range and leads the Magic with 1.9 made threes per game.
  • Orlando's leader in steals is Chuma Okeke (1.1 per game), and its leader in blocks is Mohamed Bamba (1.3 per game).

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Magic Last 10 Games

Magic Last Five Games
Date Opponent Result Favored Played As Spread Total Magic Moneyline Opponent Moneyline Game Type Covered Over/Under
5/14/2021 76ers 122-97 PHI No Away +24.5 216.5 3300 -10000 Regular Season No Over
5/13/2021 Hawks 116-93 ATL No Away +22.5 211.5 3300 -10000 Regular Season No Under
5/11/2021 Bucks 114-102 MIL No Away +15.5 213.5 1250 -3000 Regular Season Yes Over
5/9/2021 Timberwolves 128-96 MIN No Home +27.5 231.5 3300 -10000 Regular Season No Under
5/7/2021 Hornets 122-112 CHA No Away +3.5 235.5 180 -225 Regular Season No Under
Magic Last 10 Games
Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed AVG Reb. Margin 3Pt %
3-7 3-7 5-5-0 216.4 101.1 115.3 -3.6 34.3%

Magic Injuries

Magic: Jonathan Isaac: Out For Season (Knee), Terrence Ross: Out (Back), R.J. Hampton: Day To Day (Ankle), Otto Porter Jr.: Out (Foot), Chuma Okeke: Out (Ankle), Wendell Carter Jr.: Day To Day (Eye), James Ennis III: Out (Calf), Markelle Fultz: Out For Season (Knee), Michael Carter-Williams: Out (Ankle)

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