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

An Eastern Conference showdown features the Indiana Pacers (24-25) going on the road to take on the Orlando Magic (18-29) on Wednesday evening. Indiana snapped their seven-game losing skid with a win on Tuesday, topping the Chicago Bulls 116-110. Meanwhile, Orlando has won two of its past three games. On Jan. 23, they knocked off the Boston Celtics 113-98. Guard Tyrese Haliburton (knee) is out for Indiana.

Tip-off is scheduled for 7 pm ET at the Amway Center in Orlando. 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 -225, Indiana +185
  • 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

Forward Paolo Banchero is an athletic and versatile player on the wing. Banchero owns superb ball handles and explosiveness to get past his defender. The Duke product is relentless when attacking the lane to pair with a smooth perimeter jumper. He’s leading the team in points (20.7) with 6.5 rebounds and 3.8 assists per game. In his last game, Banchero logged 23 points, five rebounds, and went 3-of-5 from downtown.

Forward Franz Wagner is a three-level scorer who owns a reliable jump shot. Wagner thrives as a catch-and-shoot threat with the athleticism to finish with some force in the lane. The Michigan product averages 20.4 points, 4 rebounds, and 3.5 assists per game. Additionally, he’s shooting 36% from beyond the arc on 4.7 3-point attempts. In the Jan. 20 win over New Orleans, Wagner tallied 30 points, six rebounds, and nine 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 Over on the total, projecting the teams to combine for 226 points. The model also says one side 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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