Charlotte Hornets vs. Orlando Magic NBA Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights & Trends for May 7, 2021

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BetMGM Jun 16, 2021, 2:31 PM

The Charlotte Hornets (32-34) host the Orlando Magic (21-45) in a matchup of Southeast Division teams at Spectrum Center, tipping off at 8:00 PM ET on Friday, May 7, 2021. The Magic are 9-point underdogs in the game, the third matchup between the squads this season. The over/under in the matchup is set at 216.5.

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Hornets vs Magic Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Hornets -9 -110 -110 216.5 -110 -110

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Point Total Insights

  • Charlotte and its opponents have gone over Friday's 216.5 total in 38 out of 66 games (57.6%) this year.
  • In 56.1% of Orlando's games this season (37 of 66), the total points scored was greater than Friday's 216.5-point over/under.
  • The total for the matchup of 216.5 is 2.9 points more than the combined points per game averages for the Hornets (109.5 points per game) and the Magic (104.1 points per game).
  • The 223.6 points per game these two teams surrender to opponents on average this season are 7.1 more than the 216.5 total in this contest.
  • On average, the Hornets have seen a 220.6 over/under in their games this season, 4.1 more points than the over/under in this contest.
  • The over/under for this game is 0.2 points fewer than the average over/under in Magic's games this season (216.7 points).

Hornets Betting Data

  • Charlotte has a winning record against the spread this year, going 33-31 ATS.
  • The Hornets' record against the spread as at least a 9-point favorite is under .500 at 0-2.
  • Charlotte and its opponents have hit the over in just 40.6% of games (26 out of 64 matchups).

Hornets Key Players

  • The Hornets scoring leader is Terry Rozier, who averages 20.2 points per game.
  • Charlotte is led in rebounding by Cody Zeller's 6.7 rebounds per game and assisting by LaMelo Ball's 6.2 assists per game .
  • The Hornets are led by Rozier from long distance. He makes 3.3 shots from deep per game.
  • Charlotte's steals leader is Ball, who averages 1.6 per game. P.J. Washington leads the team averaging 1.3 blocks a game.

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Hornets Last 10 Games

Hornets Last Five Games
Date Opponent Result Favored Played As Spread Total Hornets Moneyline Opponent Moneyline Game Type Covered Over/Under
5/6/2021 Bulls 120-99 CHI No Home +7.5 220.5 333 -450 Regular Season No Under
5/4/2021 Pistons 102-99 CHA Yes Away -6.5 208.5 -350 280 Regular Season No Under
5/2/2021 Heat 121-111 MIA No Home +8.5 233.5 375 -500 Regular Season No Under
5/1/2021 Pistons 107-94 CHA Yes Home -17.5 206.5 -3000 1250 Regular Season No Under
4/28/2021 Celtics 120-111 BOS No Away +6.5 226.5 450 -650 Regular Season No Over
Hornets Last 10 Games
Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed AVG Reb. Margin 3Pt %
4-6 3-7 2-8-0 214.6 105.5 109.1 -4.5 34.7%

Hornets Injuries

Hornets: Gordon Hayward: Out (Foot), Cody Martin: Out (Ankle), P.J. Washington: Day To Day (Personal), Devonte' Graham: Out (Knee), Miles Bridges: Out (Health and Safety Protocols)

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Magic Betting Data

  • Orlando has covered the spread in less than half of its contests, going 29-34-1 ATS.
  • In the majority of Orlando's games this year, the teams have combined to hit the over (35 out of 64 games, 54.7%).

Magic Key Players

  • Terrence Ross puts up 15.6 points per game and is the top scorer for the Magic.
  • The Orlando leaders in rebounding and assists are Wendell Carter Jr. with 8.0 rebounds per game (he also adds 11.5 points and 1.9 assists per game) and Cole Anthony with 4.3 assists per game (he also tacks on 12.1 points and 4.6 rebounds per game).
  • Ross is the top scorer from deep for the Magic, hitting 1.9 threes per game.
  • Orlando's leader in steals is Chuma Okeke (1.1 per game), and its leader in blocks is Mohamed Bamba (1.2 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
5/5/2021 Celtics 132-96 BOS No Home +25.5 217.5 2200 -10000 Regular Season No Over
5/3/2021 Pistons 119-112 ORL No Away +8.5 239.5 - - Regular Season Yes Under
5/1/2021 Grizzlies 112-111 ORL No Home +17.5 216.5 1350 -5000 Regular Season Yes Over
4/30/2021 Grizzlies 92-75 MEM No Away +6.5 190.5 375 -500 Regular Season No Under
4/28/2021 Cavaliers 109-104 ORL Yes Away -8.5 201.5 -550 400 Regular Season No Over
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 6-4-0 218.9 103.2 115.7 -7.2 36.5%

Magic Injuries

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

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