The Utah Jazz (21-23) host the Orlando Magic (16-26), with the matchup tipping off at 9:00 PM ET from Vivint Smart Home Arena on Friday, January 13, 2023. The Jazz are 5.5-point favorites in the game. A 233.5-point over/under is installed for this matchup.
How to bet Jazz vs. Magic
Utah Jazz vs. Orlando Magic Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 5.5 points, with sportsbooks listing the Jazz as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Jazz have -220 odds to pick up the win, while the Magic are listed at +182 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 233.5 points.
Jazz vs. Magic Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Friday, January 13, 2023
- Game Time: 9:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: SN-RM
- Location: Salt Lake City, Utah
- Arena: Vivint Smart Home Arena
Jazz vs. Magic Betting Trends
In the Jazz’s 44 games this year, they have 24 wins against the spread. Utah has been victorious in eight, or 42.1%, of the 19 contests it has been chosen as favorites in this season. Jazz games this year have hit the over on 26 of 42 set point totals.
The Magic have 22 wins against the spread in 42 games this year. Orlando has put together a 14-21 record in games it was listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 40% of those games). Magic games this season have gone over the point total 22 times in 42 opportunities (52.4%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
|Wendell Carter Jr.||23||16||8.7||2.9||0.4||0.7||1.3|
Jazz vs. Magic Injury Report
Magic: Jalen Suggs: Questionable (Ankle), Chuma Okeke: Out (Knee)
What you need to know about the Utah Jazz
Utah owns a top-five offense this year, ranking third-best in the league with 117.5 points per game. On defense, it ranks 24th with 116.8 points allowed per contest. The Jazz are putting up 120.9 points per game in home games. When playing on the road, they are averaging 114.7 points per contest. The Jazz have seen an uptick in scoring recently, racking up 119.5 points per game in their last 10 outings, two points more than the 117.5 they’ve scored this year.
Utah is top-five this year in three-point shooting, ranking fourth-best in the league with 14.4 three-pointers per game. Meanwhile, it ranks 13th with a 36.2% shooting percentage from downtown. In terms of shot breakdown, the Jazz have taken 55.5% two-pointers (accounting for 65.9% of the team’s baskets) and 44.5% from beyond the arc (34.1%).
What you need to know about the Orlando Magic
In 2022-23, Orlando is fourth-worst in the NBA offensively (110.4 points scored per game) and 17th on defense (114.2 points conceded). The Magic are scoring more points at home (113.9 per game) than on the road (106.6). The Magic are averaging 113.6 points per contest in their previous 10 games, compared to their season average of 110.4.
Beyond the arc, Orlando is fourth-worst in the NBA in 3-pointers made per game (10.7). It is ranked 21st in 3-point percentage at 34.4%. In 2022-23, the Magic have taken 63.3% percent of their shots from inside the 3-point line, and 36.7% percent from beyond it. In terms of made shots, 73.2% of the Magic’s buckets have been 2-pointers, and 26.8% have been 3-pointers.
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