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Golden State Warriors vs Orlando Magic Prediction & Betting Tips 1/2/2024

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Golden State Warriors vs Orlando Magic 1/2/2024
  • We like the Magic on the moneyline (+134)
  • The Magic are also our pick on the spread at +3.5
  • Our NBA model projects 219 points, and we suggest taking the under

Golden State Warriors vs Orlando Magic Preview

Don’t miss out on the NBA showdown between the Magic and Warriors. The game is starting at 10:00 ET on NBCS, and it’s hosted by the Warriors at Chase Center in San Francisco, CA. Get ready to place your bets!

The over/under for this non-conference contest is set at 231.5 points, with the Warriors being the favored team playing at home against the Magic. Check out BetCoco for Golden State Warriors – Orlando Magic odds

Golden State Warriors vs Orlando Magic Head-to-Head and Key Stats

The last ten head-to-head matchups between then Magic and Warriors have gone in favor of the Magic, putting together a record of 6-4. The last three times that the Warriors have hosted the Magic, the over/under record is 2-1 with the teams combining for an average of 217 points. The over/under record in their last three overall matchups is 1-2.

  • Although Orlando has a straight up record of 4-6 in their last ten road games, they have not held up as well vs the spread going 6-4. The team averaged 111 points per game in these games.
  • Across the Warriors last ten home games, the team averaged 117 points per game while allowing 118. Their record vs the spread in these contests was 6-4, while going 2-8 straight-up.
  • Through their last three games as the underdog, the Magic have an ATS record of 3-0 and a straight up mark of 2-1.
  • The last three games that Golden State was favored, they have an ATS mark of 1-2 while going 1-2 straight up.

Golden State Warriors vs Orlando Magic Prediction

As the Orlando Magic get ready to take on the Warriors, they are the 3.5-point underdogs. Before this game, Orlando is 19-13 and currently 4th in the Eastern Conference.

When playing on the road, the Magic have gone 7-9 for the season. On the road, Orlando games have averaged 223.5 points per contest this year, and they have an average scoring differential of -4.9 points per game on the road.

Orlando’s ATS record on the road this season is 10-6, and they have each of their last four road games vs. the spread. Overall, they have been the underdog 20 times and have a record of 13-7 as the underdog.

The over/under record in Orlando’s games is 15-17, and the under has now hit in three straight games. Today’s over/under line of 231.5 is slightly below their average over/under line of 226.2. In their previous games with higher over/under lines than 231.5, their OU record is 5-2.

When they played the Suns, the Magic scored 107 points and shot 46.7% from the field. They hit 12 threes in that game. Overall, the Magic are 15th in the league with a 47% field goal percentage. When it comes to three-pointers, they are last in the league in both percentage and made threes.

Currently, the Magic’s defense holds the 5th rank in the NBA, allowing 110.7 points per game. Opponents are hitting 54.0% of their two-point field goal attempts this season, and they’re also connecting on 36.0% of their three-point attempts.

The Golden State Warriors will look to snap a few streaks as they host the Magic today. This includes their three-game losing streak and two-game ATS losing streak. Going into today’s game, they are 3.5-point favorites (average scoring margin as the favorite is +1.8 points).

Overall, the Warriors are 15-17 and currently 11th in the Western Conference. Against other teams in the West, Golden State has gone 11-14 compared to 4-3 in non-conference games.

When playing at home, the Warriors have put together an average scoring margin of -0.4 points per game and have gone 9-8 straight up. Their ATS record at home is just 5-11 for the season.

So far, 17 of their games have had lower over/under lines than today’s line of 231.5 points. Golden State has an over/under record of 17-14-1 for the season. In their last game, the Warriors fell to the Mavericks by a score of 132-122. The over/under line for that game was 243 points.

In their most recent game, Golden State scored 122 points, which is higher than their season-average of 116.8 points per game. When it comes to shooting, the Warriors are 25th in the NBA with a field goal percentage of 45%. In terms of three-pointers, they are 4th in the league in makes and 16th in percentage.

Currently, the Warriors’ defense holds the 19th rank in the NBA, allowing 116.3 points per game. So far this season, the Warriors’ defense has struggled with fouls, averaging 4th in fouls per contest. On average, opponents are getting to the line 25.3 times per game vs. Golden State.

In spite of being 3.5 point underdogs, we anticipate the Magic winning this one 110-109.

Golden State Warriors vs Orlando Magic Betting Tips

  • We like the Magic on the moneyline (+134)
  • The Magic are also our pick on the spread at +3.5
  • Our NBA model projects 219 points, and we suggest taking the under

Golden State Warriors Injury Report

  • Draymond Green – Suspension – Out

Orlando Magic Injury Report

  • Joe Ingles – Ankle – Out
  • Markelle Fultz – Knee – Questionable
  • Jonathan Isaac – Hamstring – Out

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