The Orlando Magic (29-43) host the Washington Wizards (32-39) at Amway Center, tipping off at 7:00 PM ET on Tuesday, March 21, 2023. The Wizards are slight, 1-point underdogs in the game. The over/under is set as 225 points for the contest.
How to bet Magic vs. Wizards
Orlando Magic vs. Washington Wizards Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 1 point, with sportsbooks listing the Magic as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Magic have -110 odds to pick up the win, while the Wizards are listed at -109 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 225 points.
Magic vs. Wizards Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Tuesday, March 21, 2023
- Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: NBC
- Location: Orlando, Florida
- Arena: Amway Center
Magic vs. Wizards Betting Trends
Against the spread, the Magic are 38-31-3 this season. Orlando has been victorious in six, or 40%, of the 15 contests it has been chosen as favorites in this season. Magic games this year have gone over the total in 36 out of 71 opportunities (50.7%).
In the Wizards’ 71 games this season, they have 32 wins against the spread. Washington has won 35.6% of the games this season it was the moneyline underdog (16-29). Wizards games this season have hit the over 34 times in 71 opportunities (47.9%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
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Magic vs. Wizards Injury Report
Wizards: Kyle Kuzma: Out (Ankle)
What you need to know about the Orlando Magic
Orlando is scoring only 111.5 points per game (fifth-worst in NBA), but it has played more consistently at the other end, where it is surrendering 114.4 points per game (17th-ranked). Offensively the Magic have played better when playing at home this season, putting up 114.3 points per game, compared to 108.9 per game when playing on the road. The Magic have seen an uptick in scoring recently, putting up 117.1 points per game in their last 10 contests, 5.6 points more than the 111.5 they’ve scored this season.
Orlando has struggled to drain threes, ranking fourth-worst in the league with 10.6 treys per game. It ranks 25th with a 34.5% shooting percentage from downtown this year. In terms of shot breakdown, the Magic have taken 64.3% two-pointers (accounting for 73.8% of the team’s baskets) and 35.7% threes (26.2%).
What you need to know about the Washington Wizards
At 112.8 points scored per game and 113.5 points conceded, Washington is 22nd in the league offensively and 16th defensively. The Wizards are scoring more points at home (113.4 per game) than on the road (112.3). Over their previous 10 games, the Wizards are averaging 110.7 points per contest, compared to their season average of 112.8.
Washington is 21st in the NBA in 3-pointers made (11.2 per game) and 18th in 3-point percentage (35.8%). The Wizards attempt 63.8% percent of their shots from inside the arc, and 36.2% percent from beyond it. In terms of makes, 73.3% of the Wizards’ baskets are 2-pointers, and 26.7% are 3-pointers.
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