Pelicans vs. Magic: Prediction, point spread, odds, over/under, betting picks

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Jacob Rude
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Losers of four straight games, New Orleans (25-33) is quickly falling out of the playoff picture entirely as they travel to Orlando on Thursday to meet the Magic (18-40), and if you’re looking to do some last-minute betting research, you’re in luck! We’ll give you the latest point spread, moneyline odds and over-under number, as well as the information you’ll need to make the smartest bet on BetMGM.

After getting within two games of the 10th seed, the Pelicans are quickly moving in the wrong direction as the calendar moves closer to season’s end. New Orleans has a chance to get things right against one of the worst teams in the league in Orlando, who have the third-best lottery odds entering the night.

The lines, courtesy of BetMGM

  • Point spread: Pelicans -9

  • Moneyline: Pelicans -400 / Magic +310

  • Over-under: 220.5

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Advice and prediction

The Pelicans have lost four straight games with each one of those being a close contest in the fourth quarter. It’s hard to imagine, then, that they should be favored currently by nearly double digits over any team.

This is a team that has played to the level of its opponent for much of the season. They’ve also already lost at home to Orlando. Even with the Magic undermanned and one of the worst teams in the league, take Orlando plus-9.

Prediction: Pelicans 120, Magic 115

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