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The Orlando Magic visit the Philadelphia 76ers for an intriguing Eastern Conference game on Monday. Orlando will look to stop a six-game losing streak, and the Magic are just 4-17 this season. Philadelphia is 10-10 overall but aiming to bounce back from a 2-8 mark in the last 10 games. Shake Milton (groin) is available for the 76ers, with Ben Simmons (personal) remaining out of the lineup. Cole Anthony (ankle) is out for the Magic, with Mo Bamba (back) and Terrence Ross (back) listed as available.

Caesars Sportsbook lists the 76ers as 13.5-point home favorites, and tip-off is scheduled for 7 p.m. ET. The total number of points Vegas thinks will be scored, or the Over-Under, is 205.5 in the latest odds. Before making any 76ers vs. Magic picks, be sure to see the NBA predictions and betting advice from SportsLine's proven model.

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Now, the model has set its sights on Sixers vs. Magic. You can head to SportsLine to see its picks. Now, here are several NBA odds, betting lines and trends for Magic vs. Sixers:

  • Magic vs. 76ers spread: 76ers -13.5
  • Magic vs. 76ers over-under: 205.5 points
  • Magic vs. 76ers money line: 76ers -1100, Magic +700
  • ORL: The Magic are 7-13-1 against the spread this season
  • PHI: The 76ers are 9-10-1 against the spread in the last 20 games
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Why the Magic can cover

The Magic are struggling this season, but Orlando does have strengths to lean on in this matchup. Orlando is very good on the offensive glass, securing 27.6 percent of missed shots, and the Magic are in the top five of the NBA in second-chance points per game (14.6). The Magic are also in the top eight in 3-point attempt rate, and Philadelphia's defense hasn't been dominant to this point. 

In fact, the 76ers land in the bottom 10 of the NBA in defensive rating, allowing 109.8 points per 100 possessions, and Philadelphia is a bottom-five unit in defensive rebound rate at 70.8 percent. Orlando's defense is frisky in a few areas, including a top-five mark in points allowed in the paint at 42.9 per game. The Magic are also above-average in blocked shots (4.8 pergame) and fast-break points allowed (12.0 per game) this season.

Why the 76ers can cover

Philadelphia's offense is playing at a tremendous level. Despite injury and illness for top players like Joel Embiid and Tobias Harris at times this season, the 76ers are scoring 111 points per 100 possessions for the year. That ranks as a top-five mark in the NBA in offensive efficiency, and the 76ers are currently in the top eight of the league in field goal percentage (46.2 percent) and three-point percentage (36.3 percent). Philadelphia also does a lot of damage at the free throw line, ranking in the top six in free throw creation rate and in the top three in free throw accuracy at 82.1 percent. 

The 76ers are also elite at taking care of the ball, committing only 12.7 turnovers per game this season. On defense, Philadelphia's season-long metrics are not as elite, but it is much better at something approaching full strength. The 76ers are also in the top five of the NBA in blocked shots (5.9 per game), and Philadelphia is above-average at keeping opponents away from the free throw line this season.

How to make Sixers vs. Magic picks

SportsLine's model is leaning over on the total, projecting the teams to combine for 207 points. The model also says one side of the spread hits in almost 60 percent of simulations. You can only get the pick at SportsLine.

So who wins Magic vs. 76ers? And which side of the spread hits in almost 60 percent of simulations? Visit SportsLine now to find out which side of the spread you need to jump on, all from the model that has crushed its NBA picks, and find out.