Grizzlies vs Magic Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Moneyline – Thursday, January 5, 2023

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The Memphis Grizzlies (24-13) visit the Orlando Magic (14-24) at Amway Center on Thursday, January 5, 2023. The contest begins at 7:00 PM ET and airs on BSF. The Grizzlies are 6.5-point favorites in the game. The over/under is set at 230 points for the matchup.

How to bet Grizzlies vs. Magic

Memphis Grizzlies vs. Orlando Magic Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 6.5 points, with bookmakers listing the Grizzlies as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, the Grizzlies have -249 odds to pick up the win, while the Magic are listed at +204 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the total for the game is set at 230 points.

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Grizzlies vs. Magic Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Thursday, January 5, 2023
  • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: BSF
  • Location: Orlando, Florida
  • Arena: Amway Center

Grizzlies vs. Magic Betting Trends

The Grizzlies have played 37 games, with 19 wins against the spread. Memphis has come away with 23 wins in the 30 contests it has been listed as the favorite in this season. Grizzlies games this year have hit the over 17 times in 38 opportunities (44.7%).

The Magic have played 38 games, with 20 wins against the spread. Orlando has won 38.7% of the games this season it was the moneyline underdog (12-19). Magic games this year have eclipsed the over/under 20 times in 38 opportunities (52.6%).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players

Grizzlies

Grizzlies Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Ja Morant 32 27.1 6.0 8.0 1.1 0.3 1.7
Desmond Bane 18 21.6 5.0 3.7 0.7 0.3 3.0
Dillon Brooks 34 17.3 3.4 2.7 0.8 0.2 2.2
Jaren Jackson Jr. 21 15.9 6.2 0.9 1.0 3.1 1.5
Tyus Jones 37 10.1 2.3 4.6 0.8 0.1 1.5

Magic

Magic Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Paolo Banchero 31 21.0 6.7 4.0 0.9 0.5 1.2
Franz Wagner 37 19.9 4.0 3.5 0.8 0.2 1.5
Wendell Carter Jr. 19 15.8 8.7 3.0 0.5 0.5 1.1
Cole Anthony 20 12.6 4.4 4.5 0.8 0.4 1.3
Markelle Fultz 17 11.4 4.2 5.2 1.5 0.4 0.5
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Grizzlies: Santi Aldama: Probable (Ankle), Ziaire Williams: Probable (Knee), Tyus Jones: Probable (Illness), Brandon Clarke: Out (Hip), Danny Green: Out (Acl/Lcl)

Magic: Bol Bol: Out (Health Protocols), Franz Wagner: Out (Suspension), Kevon Harris: Out (Suspension), Admiral Schofield: Out (Suspension), Moritz Wagner: Out (Suspension), Jonathan Isaac: Out (Knee), Jalen Suggs: Out (Ankle), Chuma Okeke: Out (Knee)

What you need to know about the Memphis Grizzlies

Offensively, Memphis is posting 115.9 points per game (ninth-ranked in league). It is ceding 111.0 points per contest at the other end of the court (seventh-ranked). In home games, the Grizzlies are averaging 4.9 more points per game (118.4) than they are away from home (113.5). On offense, the Grizzlies have increased their production a little bit over their last 10 games, scoring 116.8 points per contest over that span as opposed to the 115.9 they’ve racked up over the course of this year.

With 11.3 threes per game, Memphis ranks 21st in the NBA. It owns a 34.1% shooting percentage from three-point land, which ranks 22nd in the league. The Grizzlies have taken 64.2% two-pointers and 35.8% from three-point land this year. Of the team’s baskets, 73.9% are two-pointers and 26.1% are three-pointers.

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What you need to know about the Orlando Magic

Orlando is the fourth-worst team in the NBA in points scored (110.2 per game) and 16th in points allowed (114.0). The Magic are scoring more points at home (113.8 per game) than on the road (105.7). The Magic are scoring 115.8 points per contest in their last 10 games, compared to their season average of 110.2.

Orlando is the fifth-worst team in the league in 3-pointers made (10.6 per game) and 19th in 3-point percentage (34.4%). The Magic take 63.7% percent of their shots from inside the 3-point line, and 36.3% percent from beyond it. In terms of makes, 73.3% of the Magic’s baskets are 2-pointers, and 26.7% are 3-pointers.

Grizzlies 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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