The Portland Trail Blazers (19-20) play the Orlando Magic (15-26) as 8-point favorites on Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at 10:00 PM ET on ROOT. A 228.5-point over/under has been set for the matchup.
How to bet Trail Blazers vs. Magic
Portland Trail Blazers vs. Orlando Magic Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 8 points, with sportsbooks listing the Trail Blazers as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Trail Blazers have -311 odds to pick up the win, while the Magic are listed at +249 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 228.5 points.
Trail Blazers vs. Magic Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Tuesday, January 10, 2023
- Game Time: 10:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: ROOT
- Location: Portland, Oregon
- Arena: Moda Center
Trail Blazers vs. Magic Betting Trends
In the Trail Blazers’ 39 games this season, they have 20 wins against the spread. Portland has been victorious in 10, or 55.6%, of the 18 contests it has been chosen as favorites in this season. The Trail Blazers have eclipsed the over/under in 41.5% of their opportunities this year (17 times in 41 games with a set point total).
Against the spread, the Magic are 21-18-2 this year. Orlando has won 38.2% of the games this season it was the underdog on the moneyline (13-21). The Magic have gone over the point total 53.7% of the time this year (22 of 41 games with a set point total).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
|Wendell Carter Jr.||22||15.8||8.6||2.9||0.4||0.6||1.2|
Trail Blazers vs. Magic Injury Report
Magic: Jonathan Isaac: Out (Knee), Chuma Okeke: Out (Knee)
What you need to know about the Portland Trail Blazers
Portland is posting 112.2 points per game (20th-ranked in NBA) this season, while ceding 112.1 points per contest (12th-ranked). When playing at home, the Trail Blazers are putting up 10.2 more points per game (118.5) than they are in away games (108.3). On the offensive side of the ball, the Trail Blazers have had a hard time putting the ball in the basket over their last 10 games, scoring 111.4 points per contest over that stretch as opposed to the 112.2 they’ve put up over the course of this season.
Portland is sinking 12.6 three-pointers per game this year (10th-ranked in NBA), and it owns a 37.8% three-point percentage (fifth-best). In terms of shot breakdown, the Trail Blazers have taken 60.5% two-pointers (accounting for 68.7% of the team’s baskets) and 39.5% three-pointers (31.3%).
What you need to know about the Orlando Magic
On offense, Orlando is the fourth-worst squad in the NBA (110.4 points per game). Defensively, it is 17th (114.4 points conceded per game). The Magic average 113.9 points per game at home, and 106.5 away. The Magic have played better offensively in their last 10 games, generating 115.2 points per contest, 4.8 more than their season average of 110.4.
With 10.8 made 3-pointers per game and shooting 34.3% from downtown, Orlando is 25th and 22nd in the league, respectively, in those categories. The Magic take 36.8% percent of their shots from behind the 3-point line, and 63.2% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 27% of the Magic’s baskets are 3-pointers, and 73% are 2-pointers.
Our prediction to win this contest is the Trail Blazers, and we project that Magic will cover the spread (Trail Blazers -8). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 228.5 points.
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