Magic vs. Pistons odds, line: 2022 NBA picks, Jan. 28 predictions from proven computer model

The Orlando Magic will take on the Detroit Pistons at 7 p.m. ET on Friday at the Amway Center. Orlando is 9-40 overall and 3-18 at home, while Detroit is 11-36 overall and 4-21 on the road. The Pistons won the first two meetings between these teams this season, winning both games by a combined 12 points. 

Orlando is favored by three points in the latest Magic vs. Pistons odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the over-under is set at 213. Before entering any Pistons vs. Magic picks, you’ll want to see the NBA predictions from the model at SportsLine.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every NBA game 10,000 times and has returned well over $10,000 in profit on its top-rated NBA picks over the past three-plus seasons. The model enters Week 15 of the 2021-22 NBA season on a stunning 58-32 roll on all top-rated NBA picks, returning over $2,100. Anyone following it has seen huge returns.

Now, the model has set its sights on Magic vs. Pistons. You can head to SportsLine to see its picks. Here are several NBA betting lines for Pistons vs. Magic:

  • Magic vs. Pistons spread: Magic -3
  • Magic vs. Pistons over-under: 213 points

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What you need to know about the Magic

Orlando has now lost 15 of its last 17 games and has the worst home record in the NBA (3-18). The Magic are coming off a 111-102 loss to the Clippers at home on Wednesday, despite having six players score in double figures. Franz Wagner led the way with 21 points, but the Clippers scored 23 points at the charity stripe in the fourth quarter. 

Point guard Cole Anthony leads Orlando with 18.0 points, 6.0 rebounds and 5.9 assists per game. Wagner is adding 15.5 points, while Wendell Carter Jr. is scoring 13.4 points and grabbing 10.0 rebounds. The Magic have covered the spread in four of their last five games against an Eastern Conference opponent. 

What you need to know about the Pistons

Detroit is returning to Eastern Conference competition after facing six consecutive teams from the Western Conference. The Pistons lost both games of a home-and-home with Denver, including a 110-105 loss on Tuesday. They got a great showing from No. 1 pick Cade Cunningham though, as he poured in a career-high 34 points. 

Cunningham became the youngest player in NBA history to post a 30-5-5 game. He hit 6 of 9 from the 3-point arc, marking the sixth time that he has hit at least five 3-pointers in a game. Detroit has covered the spread in four of its last five games this season and is 7-2 ATS in its last nine games against Orlando. 

How to make Magic vs. Pistons picks

The model is leaning under on the total, and it also says one side of the spread has all the value. You can only see the pick at SportsLine.

So who wins Pistons vs. Magic? And which side has all the value? Visit SportsLine now to find out, all from the model that has crushed its NBA picks. 

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