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Hornets vs. Magic odds, line, spread: 2021 NBA picks, Oct. 27 predictions from proven computer model

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The Charlotte Hornets and the Orlando Magic will face off in a Southeast Division clash at 7 p.m. ET on Wednesday at the Amway Center. Orlando is 1-3 overall and 0-1 at home, while the Hornets are 3-1 overall and 2-0 on the road. Orlando lost to the Miami Heat on Monday, 107-90. Charlotte fell to the Boston Celtics in overtime on Monday, 140-129. 

The Hornets won two of three meetings between the teams last season. Charlotte is favored by 5.5-points in the latest Magic vs. Hornets odds from Caesars Sportsbook, and the over-under is set at 220. Before entering any Hornets vs. Magic picks, you’ll want to see the NBA predictions from the advanced computer model at SportsLine.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every NBA game 10,000 times and has returned almost $9,000 in profit on its top-rated NBA picks over the past three-plus seasons. The model finished up almost $600 on its top-rated picks last season and enters Week 2 of the 2021-22 NBA season on a stunning 103-68 roll on top-rated NBA picks against the spread. Anyone following it has seen huge returns.

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

  • Magic vs. Hornets spread: Magic +5.5
  • Magic vs. Hornets over-under: 220 points

What you need to know about the Magic

Franz Wagner (15 points) and point guard Jalen Suggs (15 points) were the top scorers for the Magic on Monday. Orlando trailed 27-15 after the first quarter. After the Magic pulled to within nine points in the fourth quarter, the Heat put the game away with a 12-2 run. Orlando totaled 18 turnovers. 

The Magic have only been able to knock down 40.5 percent of their shots, which is the third lowest field goal percentage in the league. Orlando has trailed by double digits in 99 of the 192 minutes it has played in so far this season. Chuma Okeke (hip) and E’Twaun Moore (knee) are out for Wednesday’s game.

What you need to know about the Hornets

The top scorers for Charlotte on Monday were Miles Bridges (25 points) and LaMelo Ball (25 points). Bridge had 10 rebounds and Ball hit seven 3-pointers and finished with nine assists. The Hornets lost their first game after starting 3-0 for the first time in franchise history. The Hornets are averaging 121.5 points per game, second best in the league. 

Bridges is averaging 25.0 points and 8.5 rebounds per game. Ball is tied for second in the NBA with 16 3-pointers made. Terry Rozier (ankle) is doubtful for Wednesday’s game and P.J. Washington (knee) is out. 

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How to make Hornets vs. Magic picks

The model has simulated Magic vs. Hornets 10,000 times and the results are in. We can tell you that the model is leaning over, and it’s also generated a point-spread pick that is hitting in 70 percent of simulations. You can only see the pick at SportsLine.

So who wins Magic vs. Hornets? And which side of the spread hits in 70 percent of simulations? Visit SportsLine now to find out which side of the Magic vs. Hornets spread you need to jump on Wednesday, all from the model that has crushed its NBA picks, and find out

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