Clippers vs Magic Prediction: Live Odds, Stats, History & Picks – Wednesday, December 7, 2022

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A game featuring a sputtering NBA team will see the Orlando Magic (5-20) battle the Los Angeles Clippers (14-11) at Amway Center on December 7, 2022. The Magic have lost nine in a row and are 1-9 over their last 10 games. They enter this matchup as six-point underdogs. The point total for the contest is set at 218.5.

How to bet Clippers vs. Magic

Los Angeles Clippers vs. Orlando Magic Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 6 points, with sportsbooks listing the Clippers as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, the Clippers have -246 odds to pick up the win, while the Magic are listed at +202 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 218.5 points.

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Clippers vs. Magic Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Wednesday, December 7, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: BSF
  • Location: Orlando, Florida
  • Arena: Amway Center

Clippers vs. Magic Betting Trends

The Clippers have 11 wins against the spread in 25 games this year. Los Angeles has been chosen as the favorite in 16 games this year and has walked away with the win 11 times (68.8%) in those games. Clippers games this year have hit the over on eight of 25 set point totals.

The Magic are 10-13-2 against the spread this season. Orlando has won five of the 22 games it was the moneyline underdog this season (22.7%). Magic games this season have gone over the total in 12 of 25 opportunities (48%).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players

Clippers

Clippers Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Paul George 17 23.4 5.8 4.5 1.5 0.4 2.8
Norman Powell 22 14.8 2.9 1.5 0.8 0.3 1.6
Marcus Morris 23 13.6 4.9 2 0.8 0.3 2
John Wall 20 12.8 2.6 5.7 0.9 0.3 0.9
Reggie Jackson 25 12.3 2.6 4.3 0.6 0.1 1.6

Magic

Magic Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Paolo Banchero 18 21.7 6.8 3.8 0.8 0.6 0.9
Franz Wagner 25 19.3 4.1 3.8 0.8 0.2 1.3
Wendell Carter Jr. 15 16.6 9.1 3.3 0.5 0.5 1.2
Cole Anthony 8 13 4.5 3.5 1.3 0.5 1.4
Bol Bol 25 12.5 7.5 1 0.5 1.8 0.8
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Clippers vs. Magic Injury Report

Magic: Jonathan Isaac: Out (Knee), Gary Harris: Out (Hamstring), Jalen Suggs: Out (Ankle), Chuma Okeke: Out (Knee), Wendell Carter: Out (Foot)

What you need to know about the Los Angeles Clippers

Because of Los Angeles’ offensive struggles this season, ranking worst in the NBA with 107.2 points per game, it has been forced to rely on its defense, which ranks fifth-best in the league by giving up 108.8 points per game. The Clippers are averaging 104.7 points per game at home. On the road, they are faring better on offense, averaging 109.9 points per contest. The Clippers have seen an increase in scoring lately, racking up 110.6 points per game in their last 10 contests, 3.4 points more than the 107.2 they’ve scored this season.

With 11.3 three-pointers per game, Los Angeles is 20th in the NBA. It has a 35.8% shooting percentage from downtown, which ranks 14th in the league. The Clippers are attempting 52 two-pointers per game this season, which account for 62.2% of the shots they’ve attempted (and 71.1% of the team’s baskets). Meanwhile, they are attempting 31.6 three-pointers per contest, which are 37.8% of their shots (and 28.9% of the team’s buckets).

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What you need to know about the Orlando Magic

On offense, Orlando is the second-worst team in the NBA (107.6 points per game). On defense, it is 18th (114.2 points conceded per game). In 2022-23 the Magic are averaging 7.6 more points per game at home (111.2) than away (103.6). In their previous 10 games, the Magic are posting 104.1 points per game, compared to their season average of 107.6.

Beyond the arc, Orlando is fifth-worst in the NBA in 3-pointers made per game (10.4). It is ranked 24th in 3-point percentage at 33.6%. In 2022-23, the Magic have attempted 62.9% percent of their shots from inside the arc, and 37.1% percent from beyond it. In terms of makes, 73.2% of the Magic’s buckets have been 2-pointers, and 26.8% have been 3-pointers.

Clippers vs. Magic Predictions and Pick

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WRITTEN BY

Dan Smullen

Hailing all the way from Dublin, Ireland, Dan Smullen has BSC. in the Sports and Exercise Sciences from the University of Limerick. He is data obsessed. In the past he has worked both as a video performance analyst and provided biometric performance testing and analysis for professional rugby teams. Dan is obsessed about helping the average punter become more successful at sports betting through the assistance of good sports betting data analysis. He has worked with over 200 journalists at multiple editorial teams in his previous role as Head of Search for the largest national news publisher in Ireland.

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