Charlotte Hornets vs. Orlando Magic NBA Betting Tips and Best Bets

by | Apr 6, 2022


Hornets vs. Magic Betting Picks & Predictions

Odds are against Cole Anthony and the Orlando Magic (21-59), who are a 14-point underdog when they square off with Miles Bridges and the Charlotte Hornets (40-39) on April 7, 2022. A 226.5-point total has been set for the matchup. Find more below on the Hornets vs. Magic betting line, injury report, head-to-head stats, best bets and more.

Hornets vs. Magic Betting Line

Hornets vs Magic Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Hornets -14 226.5 -110 -110 -1300 800

Hornets vs. Magic Game Info

  • Game Day: Thursday, April 7, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Arena: Spectrum Center

Computer Predictions for Hornets vs. Magic

Computer picks for Hornets vs Magic
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Under (226.5) Magic 118 Hornets 105

Hornets vs. Magic Betting Trends

  • Charlotte covered the spread 33 times in 72 games last season.
  • There were 28 Charlotte games (out of 72) that hit the over last season.
  • Charlotte Hornets Leaders

  • Terry Rozier averaged 20.4 points and 4.2 assists per contest last season — both team highs. He also put up 4.4 rebounds, shooting 45.0% from the field and 38.9% from downtown with 3.2 made 3-pointers per game (eighth in NBA).
  • P.J. Washington averaged 12.9 points, 6.5 rebounds and 2.5 assists per game last year. Defensively, he averaged 1.1 steals and 1.2 blocks.
  • LaMelo Ball paced the Hornets at 6.1 assists per game last season, while also averaging 5.9 rebounds and 15.7 points.
  • Miles Bridges put up 12.7 points, 2.2 assists and 6.0 rebounds per game last year.
  • Mason Plumlee averaged a team-best 9.3 rebounds per contest last year. He also posted 10.4 points and 3.6 assists, shooting 61.4% from the field.
  • Charlotte Hornets Season Stats

    Stat Rank
    Field Goal % 46.5 14
    Opp. Field Goal % 46.6 19
    Rebounds Per Game 44.5 12
    Opp. Rebounds Per Game 47.3 29
    Turnovers Per Game 12.7 11
    Opp. Turnovers Per Game 14.5 3

    Magic vs. Hornets Betting Trends

  • Orlando has beaten the spread 36 times in 80 games.
  • The Magic have one win ATS (1-5) as a 14-point underdog or more this season.
  • Orlando has played 80 games this year, and 40 of them have gone over the total.
  • Orlando Magic Leaders

  • Cole Anthony scores 16.3 points and adds 5.7 assists per game, putting him at the top of the Magic’s leaderboards in those statistics.
  • Wendell Carter Jr. grabs 10.5 rebounds per game (he also scores 15.0 points per game and adds 2.8 assists per game) which puts him at the top of the Orlando rebounding leaderboard.
  • Orlando’s leader in steals is Chuma Okeke with 1.4 per game, and its leader in blocks is Mohamed Bamba with 1.7 per game.
  • Orlando Magic Season Stats

    Stat Rank
    Field Goal % 43.3 28
    Opp. Field Goal % 45.8 14
    Rebounds Per Game 44.3 13
    Opp. Rebounds Per Game 47.0 27
    Turnovers Per Game 13.9 27
    Opp. Turnovers Per Game 12.6 18

    Hornets and Magic Injury Report

    Hornets: None
      Magic: Wendell Carter Jr.: Day To Day (Wrist), Jonathan Isaac: Out For Season (Knee), Bol Bol: Out (Foot), Cole Anthony: Day To Day (Toe), Gary Harris: Day To Day (Personal), Franz Wagner: Day To Day (Ankle), Admiral Schofield: Day To Day (Knee)

    Betting Tips for Hornets vs. Magic

    After analyzing all of the key stats and trends for this matchup, our best bet against the spread is Magic (+14). Our computer prediction sees the scoring going under the total of 226.5 points, with the teams finishing with a final score of Hornets 118, Magic 105 when it’s sorted out on the court.

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