Orlando Magic vs. Boston Celtics Prediction, Odds, Picks for NBA Sunday [12/17/2023]

Orlando Magic vs. Boston Celtics Prediction, Odds, Picks for NBA Sunday [12/17/2023]

The Boston Celtics will face the Orlando Magic in NBA action at TD Garden on Sunday, commencing at 3:00PM ET.

Dimers' full betting preview for Sunday's Magic vs. Celtics game includes the latest betting odds, as well as our predictions and picks for the game.

Magic vs. Celtics Prediction: Who Will Win, Cover the Spread

Using advanced machine learning and data, Dimers.com has simulated the outcome of Sunday's Magic-Celtics NBA matchup 10,000 times as part of our NBA picks for tonight.

Dimers' proven predictive analytics model gives the Celtics a 74% chance of defeating the Magic, with our predicted final score seeing the Celtics winning 117-109.

According to our model, the Magic (+8.5) have a 53% chance of covering the spread, while the 226-point Over/Under has an equal 50-50 chance of hitting.

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Magic vs. Celtics Odds

We have sourced the best betting odds in America for this game, which are listed here:

Bet Type Magic Celtics
Spread +8.5 (-106) -8.5 (-114)
Moneyline +350 -340
Total o226 (-108) u226 (-110)
  • The Celtics are listed as -8.5 favorites versus the Magic, with -114 at FanDuel Sportsbook the best odds currently available.
  • For the underdog Magic (+8.5) to cover the spread, FanDuel also has the best odds currently on offer at -106.
  • FanDuel currently has the best moneyline odds for the Celtics at -340. That means you can risk $340 to win $100, for a total payout of $440, if they get the W.
  • Elsewhere, BetMGM Sportsbook currently has the best moneyline odds for the Magic at +350, where you can bet $100 to profit $350, earning a total payout of $450, if they win.
  • The Over/Under for total points scored is set at 226 with DraftKings Sportsbook, which currently has the best odds for the Over at -108, while FanDuel currently has the best odds for the Under at -110.

Odds are correct at the time of publication and subject to change.

As always, check out all the legal sports betting sites that are available in your state for the best NBA odds and lines.

Magic vs. Celtics Picks

By comparing our predictions to the odds listed above, we have identified the best betting picks to make on this game:

Bet Type Our Pick Best Odds
Spread Magic +8.5 -106
Moneyline Magic +350
Total Over 226 -108

 

While the Celtics are more likely to win the game, according to DimersBOT, taking the Magic moneyline is the best option due to the 3.5% edge found when comparing our data-led probabilities to the sportsbooks' odds currently available.

Taking advantage of the edges seen on Dimers is pivotal to being profitable in the long run.

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Magic vs. Celtics Player Props

Looking for Orlando vs. Boston NBA prop bets? We uss the best information available to project how each team's leading players will perform at TD Garden.

Franz Wagner is expected to lead the Magic with 19 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists, while Jayson Tatum is projected to have 28 points, 8 rebounds and 5 assists for the Celtics.

Magic Prediction

Our model's projected player stats for the Magic in Sunday's game:

Player PTS REB AST 3PM
Franz Wagner 19 5 4 2
Paolo Banchero 18 7 4 1
Cole Anthony 15 4 3 2
Moritz Wagner 12 4 1 1
Jalen Suggs 11 4 2 2

Celtics Prediction

Projected points, rebounds, assists and three-pointers for the Celtics on Sunday:

Player PTS REB AST 3PM
Jayson Tatum 28 8 5 3
Jaylen Brown 23 5 4 2
Kristaps Porzingis 21 7 2 2
Derrick White 18 4 4 3
Jrue Holiday 17 5 7 2

For more help with your NBA prop betting, check out the best NBA trends for today's games.

Remember, our model updates often, so keep an eye on this article for any changes to our betting analysis before Magic vs. Celtics on Sunday December 17, 2023.

Magic vs. Celtics Game Information

Sunday's matchup between the Celtics and Magic at TD Garden is scheduled to start at 3:00PM ET.

Click or tap on See Matchup for full coverage of Magic vs. Celtics, including pregame predictions, betting picks, and live win probabilities.

 

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Conclusion

This preview article has been partially generated using automated processes and AI technology. Our goal is to provide timely and accurate updates on the Sunday's Magic vs. Celtics contest, and automation assists in data collection, analysis, and formatting. Human editing and quality control is performed to ensure the content meets our editorial guidelines.

Dimers' predictions are made thanks to 10,000 simulations per game, using reliable and up-to-date data sources and analytical methods. While these Magic vs. Celtics picks can help you make informed decisions, it's vital that you only bet what you can afford to lose and manage your bankroll effectively.

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