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Orlando Magic vs Washington Wizards Prediction & Betting Tips 12/1/2023

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Orlando Magic vs Washington Wizards 12/1/2023:
  • We like the Wizards on the moneyline (+440)
  • The Wizards are also our pick on the spread at +11
  • Our NBA model projects 219 points, and we suggest taking the under

Orlando Magic vs Washington Wizards Preview

Planning on watching today’s Wizards and Magic game? Catch the action at Amway Center in Orlando, FL, as the Magic hosts this showdown at 7:00 ET on BSF.

The over/under for this matchup is currently set at 239 points and the Magic are the favorite to win at home vs. the Wizards. Check out BetCoco for Orlando Magic – Washington Wizards odds

Orlando Magic vs Washington Wizards Head-to-Head and Key Stats

In the last three games between Washington and Orlando, the Magic have dominated the series, going 3-0. This includes a convincing margin of victory of 12 points per contest. Across the last three head-to-head matchups, Orlando is averaging 125 points compared to Washington at 113.

  • In their last three road games, Washington has averaged 124 points per game while allowing 125. The team’s record in this stretch was 1-2 while going 2-1.
  • Across the Magic last ten home games, the team averaged 104 points per game while allowing 108. Their record vs the spread in these contests was 6-4, while going 5-5 straight-up.
  • In their last ten games as the betting underdog, the Wizards have a straight up record of 1-9 and an ATS mark of 4-6.
  • The Magic have played well in their last five games as the betting favorite, going 5-0 straight up and 5-0 against the spread.

Orlando Magic vs Washington Wizards Prediction

Looking at the Wizards’ previous ten games, they are 1-9 and face the Magic with an overall mark of 3-15. On the road this season, the Wizards have posted a 2-9 record, whereas they have a 1-6 record at home.

Washington comes in with an overall ATS record of 8-10 so far this season. On the road, the Wizards have an ATS record of 7-4 compared to a 1-6 record vs. the spread at home.

For this season, the Wizards has an over/under record of 11-7-0. The average over/under line in their games stands at 236.7, and they have a 4.5 differential against the over/under line for this season.

In their recent matchup, the Wizards offense ended with 120 points against the Magic. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 47.1% and made 11 threes. The team’s top scorer is Kyle Kuzma, who enters today’s matchup with an average of 23.4, while Jordan Poole also carries a PPG average of 17.4 into the game.

Coming into the game, the Wizards’ defense is giving up an average of 124.8 points per game. So far, they have given up more points than the NBA league average in 77.8% of their games.

When it comes to forced turnovers, the Wizards are forcing 13.4 per game, which is 15th in the league. They also come into the game sitting 19th in blocked shots at 4.8 per game.

Looking at the Magic’s previous ten games, they are 8-2 and face the Wizards with an overall mark of 13-5. Currently, in the Eastern Conference, the team is ranked 2nd, and they are 1st in the Southeast division.

In terms of the spread, Orlando currently holds an ATS record of 15-3, which is above .500. This season, Orlando has a 6-0 record against the spread when they are the favorites, and they are 9-3 as underdogs.

In regard to their over/under record, the Magic have gone 9-9-0 so far this season. Their games feature an average over/under line of 223.1, and they hold a -0.9 differential compared to the over/under line this season.

In their latest game, Orlando’s offense looked good, scoring 139 points against the Wizards. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 60.7% and made 20/24 free throws. Franz Wagner led the scoring for the Magic, contributing 31 points. Additionally, Cole Anthony chipped in with 25 points.

So far this season, the Magic defense has been performing well, ranking 5th in the NBA at 108.1 points allowed per contest.

Orlando’s defense is currently forcing 15.1 turnovers per game, which is 26th in the league. Additionally, they enter the game ranked 12th in blocked shots, with an average of 5.4 rejections per game.

In spite of being 11 point underdogs, we anticipate the Wizards winning this one 111-108.

Orlando Magic vs Washington Wizards Betting Tips

  • We like the Wizards on the moneyline (+440)
  • The Wizards are also our pick on the spread at +11
  • Our NBA model projects 219 points, and we suggest taking the under

Orlando Magic Injury Report

  • Markelle Fultz – Knee – Out
  • Jonathan Isaac – Ankle – Questionable
  • Wendell Carter Jr. – Finger – Out
  • Kevon Harris – Coach’s Decision – Out
  • Paolo Banchero – Ankle – Probable

Washington Wizards Injury Report

  • Delon Wright – Knee – Out
  • Ryan Rollins – Knee – Out

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