Pacers vs. Magic prediction, odds, line, spread: 2023 NBA picks, Jan. 25 best bets from proven model

The Orlando Magic (18-29) host the Indiana Pacers (24-25) in an Eastern Conference matchup on Wednesday night. This is the third matchup of the season, with Indiana taking the first two games. On Nov. 21, the Pacers outlasted the Magic 123-102, and Indiana leads the all-time series 70-51. Tyrese Haliburton (knee, ankle) is out for the Pacers, while Andrew Nembhard (illness) and Aaron Nesmith (wrist) are questionable.

Tip-off is scheduled for 7 pm ET at the Amway Center in Orlando, Fla. Caesars Sportsbook lists the Magic as a 5.5-point favorite in the latest Pacers vs. Magic odds, while the over/under for total points scored is set at 234. Before making any Magic vs. Pacers picks, you’ll want to see the NBA predictions and betting advice from the proven computer model at SportsLine.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every NBA game 10,000 times and has returned well over $10,000 in profit for $100 players on its top-rated NBA picks over the past four-plus seasons. The model enters Week 15 of the 2022-23 NBA season on a stunning 47-22 roll on all top-rated NBA picks this season, returning nearly $2,200. Anyone following it has seen huge returns.

Now, the model has set its sights on Pacers vs. Magic and just locked in his picks and NBA predictions. You can head to SportsLine now to see the model’s picks. Here are several NBA odds and betting lines for Magic vs. Pacers:

  • Pacers vs. Magic spread: Orlando -5.5
  • Pacers vs. Magic over/under: 234 points
  • Pacers vs. Magic money line: Orlando -210, Indiana +175
  • IND: The Pacers are 12-4 ATS in their last 16 games vs. a team with a losing straight-up record
  • ORL: The Magic are 5-1 ATS in their last six games overall
  • Pacers vs. Magic picks: See picks at SportsLine

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Why the Magic can cover

Center Wendell Carter Jr. is an agile and strong player who has good post moves with some finesse in the paint. The Duke product has a soft touch on his jumpers and around the basket. The 23-year-old racks up 15.3 points, 8.7 rebounds and shoots 51% from the field. He has finished with a double-double in five of his last 10 matchups, including when he supplied 21 points and 11 boards in his last contest.

Guard Markelle Fultz is a playmaker with superb court vision. Fultz has good ball handles and is able to set up his teammates with ease. The Washington product has been fearless driving down the lane and isn’t afraid of contact, averaging 12.3 points, 4.1 rebounds, and 5.6 assists per contest. On Jan. 21, he totaled 23 points, five rebounds, and eight assists.

Why the Pacers can cover

Guard Buddy Hield is a marksman for Indiana. Hield has a lightning-quick release and has a nice arc on his jumpers. The Oklahoma product can score off the dribble or as a spot-up shooter. He puts up 17.5 points and 4.9 rebounds per contest. The 30-year-old is also knocking down a team-best 42.9% from downtown. On Saturday, Hield totaled 22 points, eight rebounds, and five 3-pointers.

Center Myles Turner has been a tough matchup for opposing big men due to his versatility. Turner has terrific quickness and mobility with a nice jumper to stretch the floor. The Texas product also has solid instincts defensively. The 26-year-old averages 17 points and 7.8 rebounds per game. In addition, he is third in the NBA in blocks (2.4). On Jan. 21, he amassed 16 points, 12 rebounds, and four blocks.

How to make Magic vs. Pacers picks

SportsLine’s model is leaning Under on the total, projecting the teams to combine for 225 points. The model also says one side of the spread hits nearly 60% of the time. You can only get the pick at SportsLine.

So who wins Pacers vs. Magic? And which side hits nearly 60% of the time? Visit SportsLine now to find out which side of the spread you need to jump on, all from the model that has crushed its NBA picksand find out.

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