The Detroit Pistons (11-36) travel to Amway Center Friday to take on the Orlando Magic (9-40). Tip-off is scheduled for 7 p.m. ET. Below, we look at the Pistons vs. Magic odds and lines, and make our expert NBA picks, predictions and bets.
The Magic have the worst record in the Association and have covered the spread in just one of their last six games. Orlando is 2-8 in its last 10 outings, one of which was a 97-92 loss to the Pistons in the Motor City Jan. 8. Orlando is 21-28 against the spread (ATS). The Magic’s 3-18 home record is actually worse than their road record (6-22).
The Pistons have covered four straight spreads and are 7-3 ATS in their last 10 outings.
While three of those seven covers have come as double-digit underdogs, they’re nonetheless keeping games close. Detroit is 24-23 ATS overall and 4-21 straight up (SU) on the road.
Pistons at Magic odds, spread and lines
Odds provided by Tipico Sportsbook; access USA TODAY Sports Scores and Sports Betting Odds hub for a full list. Lines last updated at 10:35 a.m. ET.
- Money line: Pistons +133 (bet $100 to win $133) | Magic -165 (bet $165 to win $100)
- Against the spread (ATS): Pistons +3.5 (-110) | Magic -3.5 (-110)
- Over/Under (O/U): 212.5 (O: -108 | U: -112)