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orlando magic vs denver nuggets prediction 11/22/2023 sport preview

Orlando Magic vs Denver Nuggets Prediction & Betting Tips 11/22/2023

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Orlando Magic vs Denver Nuggets 11/22/2023:
  • Take the Nuggets on the moneyline
  • The Nuggets should also cover at -4
  • Projecting a combined 219 points, we like the over

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Don’t miss out on the NBA showdown between the Nuggets and Magic. The game is starting at 7:00 ET on BSF, and it’s hosted by the Magic at Amway Center in Orlando, FL. Get ready to place your bets!

The Nuggets come into this non-conference matchup as the betting favorite. The over/under line currently sits at 217.5 points. Check out BetCoco for Orlando Magic – Denver Nuggets odds

Orlando Magic vs Denver Nuggets Head-to-Head and Key Stats

The Nuggets and Magic did not have any head-to-head matchups last season. But over the last three times playing each other, the Nuggets have a record of 2-1. However, against the spread the Magic went 3-0. The over/under record in these matchups was 2-1 on an average of 228 points per game.

  • Through their last ten road games, Denver has an ATS record of just 4-6. However, their overall record was 6-4 while averaging 108 points per game.
  • The Magic are 4-1 ATS in their last home games and 4-1 straight-up.
  • The Magic have played well in their last five games as the betting underdog, going 4-1 straight up and 4-1 against the spread.
  • The last five games that Denver was favored, they have an ATS mark of 0-5 while going 2-3 straight up.

Orlando Magic vs Denver Nuggets Prediction

Over the Nuggets’ last five games, they are 2-3 and come in with an overall record of 10-4. In away games this season, the Nuggets have put together a 3-4 record, whereas they have a 7-0 record when playing at home.

Denver comes in with an overall ATS record of 5-9 so far this season. When playing on the road, the Nuggets hold an ATS record of 1-6 in contrast to a 4-3 record against the spread when playing at home.

The over/under record for this season for the Nuggets is 4-10-0. Their games have currently averaged 226.0 points per game and the average over/under line so far is 223.6.

In their most recent game, the Nuggets’ offense concluded with only 107 points against the Pistons. Throughout the game, they made 11/28 three-point attempts and had a field goal percentage of 46%. Nikola Jokic is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 27.4. Meanwhile, Michael Porter Jr. also brings a PPG average of 16.6 into the game.

Currently, the Nuggets’ defense holds the 6th rank in the NBA, allowing 107.7 points per game.

Most recently, the Nuggets’ defense put together a solid performance, giving up just 103 points to the Pistons.

Coming into today’s game vs. the Nuggets, the Magic are looking to build on their above .500 record of 9-5. So far, the Magic have gone 5-2 when playing against Eastern Conference teams and 4-3 in non-conference contests.

Presently, Orlando boasts an ATS record of 11-3, which is above .500 against the spread. Currently, the Magic have a four game ATS win streak when they are favored, and they are 7-3 against the spread as underdogs.

The over/under record for the Magic stands at 6-8-0 so far this season. Their games have an ongoing average of 202.0 points per game, with an average over/under line of 222.4.

In their recent matchup, the Magic offense ended with 126 points against the Raptors. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 50% and made 12 threes. Paolo Banchero led the team in scoring, putting up 25 points. Additionally, Jalen Suggs contributed 18 points for the Magic.

Coming into the game, the Magic defense has held opposing team’s to fewer points than the league average in 35.7% of their games. Currently, they are 4th in the NBA at 106.6 points per game allowed.

Inside the arc, the Magic defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 53.8% and 35.3% from three-point territory.

Our projections indicate that the Nuggets should come out top with a projected score of 112-107.

Orlando Magic vs Denver Nuggets Betting Tips

  • Take the Nuggets on the moneyline
  • The Nuggets should also cover at -4
  • Projecting a combined 219 points, we like the over

Orlando Magic Injury Report

  • Markelle Fultz – Knee – Out
  • Wendell Carter Jr. – Finger – Out

Denver Nuggets Injury Report

  • Jamal Murray – Hamstring – Out
  • Vlatko Cancar – Knee – Out
  • Zeke Nnaji – Ankle – Probable

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