At 8:00 ET, the Orlando Magic (-195) will visit the San Antonio Spurs (+161) in a non-conference matchup. The over/under line is set at 228 points.

Orlando (24-23) is currently 8th in the Eastern Conference and 2nd in the Southeast Division. San Antonio (10-37) is 15th in the Western Conference and 5th in the Southwest Division.


The Pick: San Antonio Spurs +4.5

This game will be played at Frost Bank Center at 8:00 ET on Wednesday, January 31st.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 109-108 in favor of the Magic.
  • Our projections have Paolo Banchero finishing with Paolo Banchero points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists.
  • From the field, we have the Magic finishing with a field goal percentage of 47.5% and knocking down 12 threes.

Will Orlando Make it Happen on the Road?

Orlando's ATS record is 30-17 for the season, and they have covered the spread in their last two games. On the road, they are 15-10 ATS compared to 15-7 ATS at home.

The Magic are favored by 4.5 points today, and they have gone 9-4 ATS as the favorite. As the favorite, they have a scoring margin of +8.7 PPG, and they have been favored in 13 of their 47 games.

So far, Orlando's O/U record for the season is 22-25, and 31 of their games have had lower over/under lines than today's line of 228. On average, their games have scored 222.9 points.

In their last game, the Magic lost to the Mavericks by a score of 131-129. The O/U line for that game was 227 points, and Orlando covered the spread as 4.5-point underdogs.

Overall, the Magic are 24-23 this season, which puts them in 8th place in the Eastern Conference. Against the West, they are 7-10 compared to 17-13 against the East.

Coming into tonight's game, the Magic are averaging 111.7 points per game, which is 25th in the NBA. On the road, they are averaging 109.7 points per game.

When it comes to pace, Orlando is 20th in the league at 98.2 possessions per game. In terms of field goal percentage, they are 21st in the NBA at 46%.

So far this season, the Magic have been one of the better teams in terms of getting to the free-throw line, ranking 3rd in free-throw attempts. They are also 8th in offensive rebounds.

So far, the Magic defense is giving up 111.2 points per contest, which has them sitting 6th in the NBA. One thing to note, is they have given up more points than their season average in four straight matchups. In their previous game, the Magic's defense struggled against the Mavericks, giving up 131 points on a field goal percentage of 51%.

Will San Antonio Pull Through as the Underdog Home Team?

San Antonio is currently 10-37 on the season and are in 15th place in the Western Conference. In games against other Western Conference teams, they are 7-20 and 1-7 against teams in their division.

The Spurs have a record of 6-36 as the underdog this season and are 19-23 ATS as the underdog. Today, they are getting 4.5 points and have gone 3-36 as the underdog with an average scoring differential of -11.2 points per game.

In their last game against the Wizards, the Spurs lost 118-113 as 4-point favorites. The O/U line for that game was 241 points.

San Antonio has gone 3 straight games hitting the under and have an O/U record of 27-19-1 this season. On average, their games have finished with 234.2 points.

At home, the Spurs are averaging 115.9 points per game, which is 16th in the NBA. Overall, they are 23rd in scoring at 112.9 points per game. This season, they have outscored the league average in 46.8% of their games.

San Antonio is 4th in pace at 101.5 possessions per game. In terms of field goal percentage, they are shooting 46% from the field, which is 25th in the NBA. From beyond the arc, they have made 12.6 three-pointers per game, which is 15th in the league.

When it comes to two-point shooting, the Spurs are 18th in the NBA at 54%. In terms of free throw shooting, they are 29th in attempts and 28th in made free throws.

At present, the Spurs' defense is ranked 26th, allowing 121.4 points per game. The San Antonio defense has allowed opponents to shoot 38.6% from beyond the arc this season. Opposing teams are also hitting 49.0% of their field goal attempts vs. San Antonio.