Magic vs Rockets Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Moneyline – Monday, November 7

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The Orlando Magic (2-8) host the Houston Rockets (1-9) at Amway Center, beginning at 7:15 PM ET on Monday, November 7, 2022. The Rockets are 5-point underdogs in the game. A 224-point over/under is installed for the matchup.

Orlando Magic vs. Houston Rockets Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 5 points, with oddsmakers listing the Magic as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, the Magic have -197 odds to pick up the win, while the Rockets are listed at +164 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 224 points.

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Magic vs. Rockets Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Monday, November 7, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:15 PM ET
  • TV Channel: BSF
  • Location: Orlando, Florida
  • Arena: Amway Center

Magic vs. Rockets Betting Trends

The Magic have played 10 games, with four wins against the spread. Orlando has yet to play a game this season where it is listed as the favorite. Magic games this year have hit the over on six of 10 set point totals.

The Rockets have played 10 games, with three wins against the spread. Houston has been the underdog on the moneyline 10 total times this season. Houston has gone 1-9 in those games. Rockets games this year have hit the over on five of 10 set point totals (50%).

Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players

Magic

Magic Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Paolo Banchero 10 22.9 8.5 3.6 0.6 1 0.9
Franz Wagner 10 17.6 3.8 4.3 1.1 0.4 0.9
Wendell Carter Jr. 10 16 9.5 3 0.8 0.4 1
Cole Anthony 4 15.5 4.5 4.3 0.8 0.8 1.8
Jalen Suggs 5 13 1.4 4.8 2.4 0.4 1.4

Rockets

Rockets Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Kevin Porter Jr. 10 19.7 6.3 5.1 1.4 0.3 1.8
Jalen Green 10 19.5 4.1 2.2 0.8 0.3 2.7
Alperen Sengun 8 16.8 9.9 2 0.5 0.9 0.4
Eric Gordon 8 12.3 2.1 3.3 0.9 0.5 1.8
Jabari Smith Jr. 9 10.8 6.1 0.8 0.2 1.2 1.9
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Magic vs. Rockets Injury Report

Magic: Cole Anthony: Out (Oblique), Moritz Wagner: Out (Ankle), Jonathan Isaac: Out (Hamstring), Markelle Fultz: Out (Toe), Gary Harris: Out (Knee)

Rockets: TyTy Washington Jr.: Questionable (Knee), Jabari Smith Jr.: Probable (Illness), Jalen Green: Probable (Knee), Jae’Sean Tate: Out (Ankle), Bruno Fernando: Out (Knee)

What you need to know about the Orlando Magic

Offensively, Orlando is averaging 110 points per game (21st-ranked in league). It is ceding 114.3 points per contest at the other end of the court (18th-ranked). The Magic are scoring 121.5 points per game this year in home games, which is 19.2 more points than they’re averaging when playing on the road (102.3).

It’s been a tough stretch for Orlando in terms of threes, as it is averaging just 9.5 made threes per game (third-worst in NBA) and is sinking just 31.1% of its attempted threes (fourth-worst). In terms of shot breakdown, the Magic have taken 64.2% two-pointers (accounting for 76.3% of the team’s baskets) and 35.8% threes (23.7%).

What you need to know about the Houston Rockets

On offense, Houston is the fifth-worst squad in the NBA (108 points per game). Defensively, it is fifth-worst (117 points allowed per game).

In 2022-23, Houston is 14th in the NBA in 3-point makes (12.3 per game) and 19th in 3-point percentage (34.4%). In 2022-23, the Rockets have attempted 39.4% percent of their shots from beyond the arc, and 60.6% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 31.9% of the Rockets’ baskets have been 3-pointers, and 68.1% have been 2-pointers.

Magic vs. Rockets Predictions and Pick

Our prediction to win this contest is the Magic, and we expect that Magic will cover the spread (Magic -5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 224 points.

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How to bet Magic vs. Rockets

You can bet on Magic vs. Rockets at every legal online sportsbook. For more NBA odds, including moneylines, spreads, over/under totals as well as NBA prop odds, check out the latest NBA lines as well as our guide to the best NBA betting sites.

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WRITTEN BY

Austin Harper

Austin is a co-founders at Betsperts and a devoted father of 2. Born and raised in Atlanta Georgia, Austin is passionate about the Atlanta Hawks, Braves, and Falcons. Austin received his Bachelors of Science from Clemson University and gets back for Clemson football and basketball games every chance he gets!

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