Orlando Magic vs. Milwaukee Bucks Prediction, Odds, NBA Picks [12/21/2023]

Orlando Magic vs. Milwaukee Bucks Prediction, Odds, NBA Picks  [12/21/2023]

The Milwaukee Bucks will square off with the Orlando Magic in NBA action at Fiserv Forum on Thursday, starting at 8:00PM ET.

Dimers.com's in-depth betting preview for Thursday's Magic vs. Bucks matchup includes the latest betting odds, as well as our predictions and picks for the game.

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

We have used innovative machine learning and statistical analysis to simulate the result of Thursday's NBA game between the Magic and Bucks 10,000 times, in line with our coverage of NBA predictions.

Our independent predictive analytics model gives the Bucks a 74% chance of defeating the Magic, and our predicted final score has the Bucks winning 122-114.

According to our model, the Magic (+8.5) have a 55% chance of covering the spread, while the Over/Under total of 238.5 points has a 54% chance of going under.

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Magic vs. Bucks Odds

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

Bet Type Magic Bucks
Spread +8.5 (-106) -8.5 (-110)
Moneyline +290 -360
Total o238.5 (-108) u238.5 (-110)
  • The Bucks are currently -8.5 favorites against the Magic, with -110 at BetMGM Sportsbook the best odds currently available.
  • For the underdog Magic (+8.5) to cover the spread, FanDuel Sportsbook has the best odds currently on offer at -106.
  • DraftKings Sportsbook currently has the best moneyline odds for the Bucks at -360, which means you can risk $360 to win $100 for a total payout of $460 if they get the W.
  • On the other hand, BetMGM currently has the best moneyline odds for the Magic at +290, where you can put down $100 to profit $290, earning a total payout of $390 if they win.
  • The Over/Under for total points scored is set at 238.5 with DraftKings, which currently has the best odds for the Over at -108, while BetMGM currently has the best odds for the Under at -110.

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

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

Magic vs. Bucks Picks

By comparing our predictions to the odds listed above, we have determined the best betting picks for this game:

Bet Type Our Pick Best Odds
Spread Magic +8.5 -106
Moneyline Magic +290
Total Under 238.5 -110


While the Bucks are more likely to win the game, betting on the Magic moneyline is the best option because of the edge found when comparing our data-led probabilities to the sportsbooks' odds currently on offer.

Taking advantage of the edges published here at Dimers is one of the keys to being a profitable bettor in the long run.

Our NBA best bets are based on detailed simulations and betting intelligence to serve you the best possible plays every day of the year.

Magic vs. Bucks Player Props

NBA prop bets are an exciting way to wager on the Magic vs. Bucks matchup without necessarily betting on the outcome.

We uss the best information available to project key individual stats for each team, such as points, rebounds, assists and three-pointers.

Paolo Banchero is expected to step up for the Magic with 24 points, 8 rebounds and 5 assists, while Giannis Antetokounmpo is projected to finish with 32 points, 11 rebounds and 6 assists for the Bucks.

Magic Prediction

Our model's projected player stats for the Magic:

Paolo Banchero 24 8 5 2
Franz Wagner 22 6 4 2
Cole Anthony 18 5 4 2
Wendell Carter 13 7 3 2
Moritz Wagner 11 4 2 1

Bucks Prediction

Projected points, rebounds, assists and three-pointers for the Bucks:

Giannis Antetokounmpo 32 11 6 1
Damian Lillard 31 4 8 4
Khris Middleton 18 5 6 2
Brook Lopez 16 5 1 1
Malik Beasley 14 5 2 3

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

Remember, our model updates often, so keep checking this article for the latest betting analysis before the Magic vs. Bucks on Thursday December 21, 2023.

Magic vs. Bucks Game Information

Thursday's matchup between the Bucks and Magic at Fiserv Forum is scheduled to begin at 8:00PM ET.


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

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