The Golden State Warriors (20-19) host the Orlando Magic (14-25) at Chase Center, beginning at 8:30 PM ET on Saturday, January 7, 2023. The Magic are 6.5-point underdogs in the game. The matchup’s point total is 231.
How to bet Warriors vs. Magic
Golden State Warriors vs. Orlando Magic Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 6.5 points, with sportsbooks listing the Warriors as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Warriors have -248 odds to pick up the win, while the Magic are listed at +205 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 231 points.
Warriors vs. Magic Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Saturday, January 7, 2023
- Game Time: 8:30 PM ET
- TV Channel: NBCS
- Location: San Francisco, California
- Arena: Chase Center
Warriors vs. Magic Betting Trends
Against the spread, the Warriors are 18-20-1 this season. Golden State has come away with 15 wins in the 24 contests it has been listed as the favorite in this season. Warriors games this year have eclipsed the over/under 22 times in 39 opportunities (56.4%).
The Magic have 20 wins against the spread in 39 games this season. Orlando has been the underdog on the moneyline 32 total times this season. Orlando has gone 12-20 in those games. The Magic have hit the over 53.8% of the time this season (21 of 39 games with a set point total).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
|Wendell Carter Jr.||20||16||8.6||2.9||0.5||0.6||1.2|
Warriors: Andrew Wiggins: Probable (Illness), Andre Iguodala: Probable (Hip), Jonathan Kuminga: Out (Foot), James Wiseman: Out (Ankle), JaMychal Green: Out (Illness), Stephen Curry: Out (Shoulder)
Magic: Admiral Schofield: Out (Coach’S Decision), Bol Bol: Out (Health Protocols), Jonathan Isaac: Out (Knee), Chuma Okeke: Out (Knee)
What you need to know about the Golden State Warriors
Although Golden State is ceding 117.6 points per game (fourth-worst in NBA) on defense, its offense has been strong, as it ranks fourth-best in the league by putting up 117.2 points per game. The Warriors are averaging 120.4 points per game at home. Away from home, they are averaging 113.7 points per contest. The Warriors have been putting up 116.4 points per contest in their last 10 appearances, an average that’s a little lower than the 117.2 they’ve scored over the course of the 2022-23 campaign.
Golden State has a 37.4% three-point percentage this season (seventh-ranked in NBA), but it has really thrived by draining 16.1 three-pointers per contest (best). Of the shots attempted by the Warriors in 2022-23, 52.3% of them have been two-pointers (62.4% of the team’s made baskets) and 47.7% have been three-pointers (37.6%).
What you need to know about the Orlando Magic
On offense, Orlando is the fourth-worst squad in the NBA (110.3 points per game). On defense, it is 17th (114.2 points conceded per game). At home, the Magic average 113.9 points per game. Away, they score 105.7. Over their past 10 games, the Magic are putting up 113.8 points per game, 3.5 more than their season average (110.3).
Beyond the arc, Orlando is fourth-worst in the NBA in 3-pointers made per game (10.6). It is ranked 19th in 3-point percentage at 34.3%. The Magic take 63.5% percent of their shots from inside the 3-point line, and 36.5% percent from beyond it. In terms of makes, 73.3% of the Magic’s buckets are 2-pointers, and 26.7% are 3-pointers.
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