At 3:00 ET, the Orlando Magic (-262) will travel to take on the Detroit Pistons (+211). The over/under line for this Eastern Conference matchup is 227 points.

Orlando is currently on a two-game winning streak and is 8th in the Eastern Conference. Meanwhile, the Pistons (-6.5) have lost two straight and are 15th in the East.

ORLANDO MAGIC VS DETROIT PISTONS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Detroit Pistons +6.5

This game will be played at Little Caesars Arena at 3:00 ET on Sunday, February 4th.

WHY BET THE DETROIT PISTONS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 115-110 in favor of the Pistons.
  • Our projections have Cade Cunningham finishing with Cade Cunningham points, 4 rebounds and 7 assists.
  • From the field, we have the Pistons finishing with a field goal percentage of 45.9% and knocking down 14 threes.

Does Orlando Have a Shot at a Road Win?

Orlando is favored by 6.5 points today against the Pistons. This season, the Magic have been favored in 14 of their 49 games and have a record of 11-3 in those games. As the favorite, they are 10-4 against the spread, going 17-10 ATS on the road.

The Magic have a 32-17 ATS record for the season, and they have covered the spread in their last three road games. As the favorite, their ATS record is 22-13, and they have an O/U record of 23-26.

In their win over the Timberwolves, the Magic were 6.5-point underdogs and won by a score of 108-106. The O/U line for that game was 213 points.

Orlando's O/U record for the season is 23-26, and their games have averaged 222.4 points per game. Today's O/U line is set at 227.

This season, the Magic are 26-23 and are currently 8th in the Eastern Conference. In games against other Eastern Conference teams, they are 17-13 and 6-4 against their division.

On the road, the Magic have a record of 11-16 and have won their last two games. Their straight-up road scoring margin is -3.3 points per game.

So far this season, the Magic have been a below-average offensive team, ranking 25th in the league in points per game at 111.6. On the road, they have been even worse, averaging 109.6 points per game.

When it comes to scoring, the Magic have been below the NBA average in 65.3% of their games. Currently, they are 20th in the league in pace at 98.2 possessions per game.

One area where the Magic have excelled is getting to the free-throw line. They are 3rd in the NBA in free-throw attempts per game, and they are also 8th in offensive rebounds. However, they are just 27th in the league in assists.

So far, the Magic defense is giving up 110.8 points per contest, which has them sitting 5th in the NBA. One thing to note, is they have given up more points than their season average in four straight matchups. The Orlando defense has allowed opponents to shoot 35.6% from beyond the arc this season. Opposing teams are also hitting 47.7% of their field goal attempts vs. Orlando.

Will the Detroit Defense Show Up at Home?

In Detroit's last game, they lost to the Clippers by a score of 136-125. The O/U line for that game was 239 points, and the Pistons were 12-point underdogs going into the game.

This season, Detroit has an O/U record of 29-18-1, and the over has hit in their last two games. Today's O/U line is set at 227 points.

On average, the Pistons' games have finished with 235.4 points this season, which is higher than today's O/U line. In their last game, the combined scoring was 261 points.

Detroit has covered the spread in their last two games and have an ATS record of 23-24 for the season. As the underdog, they are 22-20 vs. the spread.

Currently, the Pistons are 15th in the Eastern Conference with a record of 6-42. Against other Eastern Conference teams, they are 5-24 and 1-10 against their division.

In their games this season, Detroit has been the underdog in all but five of them. As the underdog, they are 5-38 straight-up and 22-20 vs. the spread. As the underdog, their ATS record is 8-2.

When playing at home, the Pistons are averaging 112.3 points per game, which is 25th in the NBA. Overall, they are 23rd in scoring at 112.9 points per game. In terms of pace, Detroit is 7th in the league at 100.3 possessions per game.

So far this season, the Pistons have outscored the NBA scoring average in just 31.2% of their games. In terms of field goal percentage, they are 17th in the league at 47%. From beyond the arc, Detroit is 21st in three-point shooting at 35%.

When it comes to free throws, the Pistons are averaging 22.4 attempts per game, which is 17th in the NBA. In terms of assists, Detroit is 16th at 26.4 per game. So far, they have made an average of 11.1 three-pointers per game, which is 29th in the league.

On average, the Detroit defense is giving up 122.5 points per game (27th). Right now, they are on a 2 game streak of giving up fewer points than their season average. Detroit's defense is currently forcing 15 turnovers per game, which is 29th in the league. Additionally, they enter the game ranked 18th in blocked shots, with an average of 5 rejections per game.