The Orlando Magic (5-4) and Chicago Bulls (4-7) square off Wednesday with tip-off from United Center set for 8 p.m. ET. Let’s analyze BetMGM Sportsbook’s lines around the Magic vs. Bulls odds and make our expert NBA picks and predictions.
Season series: First meeting; Magic won 2-1 last season
The Magic were dismissed 124-104 by the Brooklyn Nets Tuesday night in the in-season tournament. They have lost 3 of 4 but are 2-2 ATS during the stretch. F Paolo Banchero (18.9 PPG) and F Franz Wagner (18.8 PPG) lead this young Magic squad.
The Bulls narrowly covered as 9.5-point dogs in a 118-109 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks Monday. They have traded wins and losses over the last 4, but they’re 3-0-1 ATS in the process. The Bulls are led by the trio of G Zach LaVine (21.9 PPG), F DeMar DeRozan (21.2 PPG) and C Nikola Vucevic (17.6 PPG). All 3 can score and get to the rim, but DeRozan is out for this game due to personal reasons.