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Trail Blazers vs. Magic odds, line, spread: 2022 NBA picks, Jan. 17 predictions from proven computer model

The Portland Trail Blazers will take on the Orlando Magic at 7 p.m. ET on Monday at the Amway Center. Orlando is 8-36 overall and 2-15 at home, while the Trail Blazers are 17-25 overall and 3-14 on the road. Portland has dominated this series in recent years, winning each of its last nine meetings against the Magic. 

Portland is favored by two points in the latest Magic vs. Trail Blazers odds from Caesars Sportsbook, and the over-under is set at 217. Before entering any Trail Blazers vs. Magic picks, you’ll want to see the NBA predictions from the proven computer 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 13 of the 2021-22 NBA season on a stunning 52-28 roll on all top-rated NBA picks, returning almost $2,000. Anyone following it has seen huge returns.

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

  • Magic vs. Trail Blazers spread: Magic +2
  • Magic vs. Trail Blazers over-under: 217 points

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What you need to know about the Magic

The game between Orlando and the Dallas Mavericks this past Saturday was not a total blowout, but with Orlando falling 108-92 on the road, it was darn close to turning into one. Center Moe Wagner (16 points), shooting guard Jalen Suggs (16 points), and center Robin Lopez (16 points) were the top scorers for Orlando.

The Magic are scoring 101.9 points per game this season, which ranks 28th in the NBA. Defensively, Orlando ranks 22nd in the league, giving up 110.8 points per game on average. 

What you need to know about the Trail Blazers

Meanwhile, even if it wasn’t a dominant performance, Portland beat the Washington Wizards 115-110 on Saturday. Shooting guard Anfernee Simons was the offensive standout of the contest for the Trail Blazers, shooting 7-for-14 from downtown and finishing with a double-double on 31 points and 11 assists.

The Blazers have lost 14 of their last 20 games overall, but they’ll be confident they can secure the victory on Monday. That’s because Portland is 5-0 in its last five games against the Magic on the road. In addition, the Trail Blazers are 6-3 against the spread in their last nine games played in January. 

How to make Trail Blazers vs. Magic picks

The model has simulated Magic vs. Trail Blazers 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 well over 50 percent of simulations. You can only see the pick at SportsLine.

So who wins Blazers vs. Magic? And which side of the spread hits well over 50 percent of the time? Visit SportsLine now to see which side of the spread you need to jump on, all from the model that has crushed its NBA picks, and find out.  

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