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Orlando Magic vs. Miami Heat

February 6, 2024



The Orlando Magic will travel to Miami, Florida to face the Miami Heat at the Kaseya Center with the game scheduled to start at 7:30 PM ET on Tuesday and will air on Bally Sports Florida and the Sun Channel.

Orlando is in 7th place in the Eastern Conference with a record of 27-23 while having won four of their last five games and are on a three-game winning streak following Sunday’s 111-99 win on the road against the Detroit Pistons on Sunday. The Magic have been one of the best teams defensively this season as they are allowing the 5th fewest points per game with an average of 110.6 points allowed per game, however, they play at a slower pace than the average team in the league which also leads them to be one of the lowest-scoring teams in the league as they are averaging the 6th fewest points per game in the NBA with an average of 111.56 points per game. Paolo Banchero has been one of the best players on the team and leads the team in scoring, rebounds, and assists with an average of 23 points, 6.9 rebounds, and 5.1 assists per game. The Orlando Magic will look to extend their winning streak to four games when they travel to face the Miami Heat.

The Miami Heat have struggled over their previous ten games as they have only won two games and are coming off a 95-103 loss at home against the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday which brings their record to 26-24 this season and puts them in 8th place in the Eastern Conference. Miami has been one of the lowest-scoring teams in the NBA as they are averaging the 4th fewest points per game with an average of 110.14 points per game, however, they have been one of the better defensive teams in the NBA as they are allowing the 7th fewest points per game in the league with an average of 111.22 points allowed per game. Bam Adebayo is averaging a double-double with 20.4 points and 10.7 rebounds per game while also leading the team in blocks with an average of 1 block per game. The Miami Heat will look to bounce back following the loss against the Clippers when they host the Orlando Magic on Tuesday.

BookMaker has the Miami Heat listed as 3-point favorites at home against the Orlando Magic on Tuesday. Miami has won seven of the previous ten meetings and two of the last three meetings. The teams are 5-5 ATS in the last ten while the Heat have covered the spread in two of the previous three games in the series. The Orlando Magic are 33-17 ATS overall, 18-10 ATS on the road, and 21-13 ATS as an underdog this season while the Miami Heat are 21-28-1 ATS overall, 9-16 ATS at home, and 13-15-1 ATS as a favorite on the year.

Orlando enters this game with the better record, however, Miami has been the better team in the series, winning seven of the last ten and two of the previous three contests. The Magic have been one of the best teams at covering the spread in the NBA this season with a record of 33-17 ATS overall and 21-13 ATS as an underdog while the Heat are 21-28-1 ATS overall and 13-15-1 ATS as a favorite. Take the points with the Orlando Magic when they travel to face the Miami Heat. 

Spooky Express Pick: Orlando Magic +3