The Los Angeles Lakers (34-37) host the Orlando Magic (29-42) at Crypto.com Arena, starting at 9:30 PM ET on Sunday, March 19, 2023. The Magic are 6-point underdogs in the game. The over/under is 230 points for this matchup.
How to bet Lakers vs. Magic
Los Angeles Lakers vs. Orlando Magic Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 6 points, with sportsbooks listing the Lakers as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Lakers have -240 odds to pick up the win, while the Magic are listed at +196 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 230 points.
Lakers vs. Magic Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Sunday, March 19, 2023
- Game Time: 9:30 PM ET
- TV Channel: SN-LA
- Location: Los Angeles, California
- Arena: Crypto.com Arena
Lakers vs. Magic Betting Trends
The Lakers have 34 wins against the spread in 71 games this year. Los Angeles has come away with 11 wins in the 20 contests it has been listed as the favorite in this season. Lakers games this year have hit the over 47.9% of the time (34 out of 71 games with a set point total).
In the Magic’s 71 games this year, they have 38 wins against the spread. Orlando has gone 23-33 in games it was listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 41.1% of those games). Magic games this season have gone over the total in 36 of 71 opportunities (50.7%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
|Lonnie Walker IV||51||12.2||2||1.2||0.5||0.3||1.7|
|Wendell Carter Jr.||48||15.6||8.9||2.5||0.5||0.6||1.3|
Lakers vs. Magic Injury Report
Magic: Patrick Beverley: Out (Trade Pending), Jonathan Isaac: Out (Injury Management), Jalen Suggs: Out (Concussion)
What you need to know about the Los Angeles Lakers
Offensively, Los Angeles is averaging 116.5 points per game (eighth-ranked in league). It is giving up 117 points per contest on defense (21st-ranked). In home games, the Lakers are averaging 0.8 more points per game (116.9) than they are when playing on the road (116.1). On the offensive side of the ball, the Lakers have had a hard time putting the ball in the basket over their last 10 games, scoring 113.2 points per contest over that span as opposed to the 116.5 they’ve put up over the course of this year.
In terms of three-pointers, Los Angeles has been inefficient, as it ranks fourth-worst in the league in treys made (10.6 per game) and fifth-worst in three-point percentage (33.9%). So far this season, the Lakers have taken 64.9% two-pointers, accounting for 75.1% of the team’s buckets. They have shot 35.1% three-pointers (24.9% of the team’s baskets).
What you need to know about the Orlando Magic
In 2022-23, Orlando is fifth-worst in the league on offense (111.6 points scored per game) and 17th on defense (114.5 points allowed). At home, the Magic average 114.3 points per game. On the road, they average 109.1. The Magic are putting up 116.7 points per game in their last 10 games, which is 5.1 more than their average for the season (111.6).
Orlando is the fourth-worst squad in the NBA in 3-pointers made (10.6 per game) and 25th in 3-point percentage (34.6%). The Magic attempt 64.3% percent of their shots from inside the arc, and 35.7% percent from beyond it. In terms of makes, 73.8% of the Magic’s buckets are 2-pointers, and 26.2% are 3-pointers.
Lakers vs. Magic Predictions and Pick
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