Phoenix Suns vs Orlando Magic NBA Betting Prediction

NBA: Phoenix Suns vs Orlando Magic Prediction 1/28/2024

The Phoenix Suns (26-19) travel to face off against the Orlando Magic (23-22) on Sunday, January 28th. This game will be played at Kia Center in Orlando and televised on BSF. Both the Suns and Magic will be looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. Tip off is scheduled for 6:00 ET.

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The Suns Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Devin Booker led Phoenix with 62 points against the Pacers, the highest on the team. He finished with a field goal percentage of 57.3% in the game. While Kevin Durant was 2nd on the team with 20 points, Phoenix fell short in the game with a final score of 133-131.

Coming into today’s matchup against the Magic, the Suns are looking to build on their above .500 record of 26-19. As of now, they are 6th in the Western Conference and 3rd in the Pacific division.

Phoenix has an overall ATS record of 16-28 as they come into today’s game. When playing on the road, the Suns hold an ATS record of 9-11 in contrast to a 7-17 record against the spread when playing at home.

The Magic Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Most recently, the Magic lost to the Grizzlies with a final score of 107-106. Despite being behind at halftime 68-59, the Magic picked up the win.

As they prepare to face the Suns, the Magic are looking to add to their above .500 record of 23-22. Currently in the Eastern Conference, the Magic are 8th and are 2nd in the Southeast division.

Orlando currently has an ATS record of 28-17, placing them above .500 against the spread. This season, Orlando has a 9-4 record against the spread when they are the favorites, and they are 19-13 as underdogs.

Suns Offense Breakdown

The Suns come into today’s game as one of the better scoring teams in the NBA at 116.8 points per game (12th).

Phoenix is one of the top offensive teams in the league, averaging 116.8 points per game (12th). On the road, they are averaging 116.6 points per game (12th).

So far this season, the Suns have outscored the NBA scoring average in 53.3% of their games. They have outscored their own scoring average in two straight games.

When it comes to pace, Phoenix is 23rd in the league at 97.9 possessions per game. In terms of field goal percentage, they are 6th in the NBA at 49%.

Magic Offense Breakdown

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This season, the Orlando offense is ranked 25th in the NBA in scoring at 111.3 points per game.

At home, the Magic are averaging 114.0 points per game, which is 21st in the NBA. Overall, they are 25th in scoring at 111.3 points per game. In terms of pace, they are 20th in the league.

When it comes to getting to the free-throw line, Orlando is 3rd in free-throw attempts at 26.4 per game. They are also 5th in free throws made. In terms of three-point shooting, the Magic are last in the league in three-point percentage at 34%.

So far this season, Orlando has outscored the NBA scoring average in 35.6% of their games. When it comes to assists, they are 27th in the league.

Suns Team Defense

Phoenix’s defense is currently in line with the NBA average for points allowed, allowing an average of 114.5 points per game. When it comes to defending inside the arc, the Suns squad is permitting opposing teams to shoot at a clip of 53.5% inside the arc, and they’re also giving up 37.1% from downtown.

Magic Team Defense

At present, the Magic’s defense is ranked 6th, allowing 111.1 points per game. On two point field goal attempts, the Magic’s defensive unit is allowing a field goal percentage of 54.5% and allowing 35.7% from beyond the arc.

Key Players For The Suns And Magic

Our game forecasts for today suggest that Devin Booker is set to be the main scorer for the Suns, recording 28 points and shooting 10/19 from the field. This season, he is averaging 28.2 points per game along with 4.9 boards.

On the flip side, our predictions place Paolo Banchero as the leading scorer for the Magic. We expect him to conclude the game with a team-high 21 while also collecting 7 rebounds. For the season, he has a field goal percentage of 44.9% and is averaging 22.6 points per contest.

Suns vs Magic Trends

  • When looking at their past three road matchups, Phoenix has an ATS record of 2-1 while averaging 128 per game. The team went 2-1 overall in these games.
  • When looking at their past three home matchups, Orlando has an ATS record of 2-1 while averaging 102 per game. The team went 1-2 overall in these games.
  • Going back to their previous ten games as the underdog, Orlando has an ATS mark of 5-5 while going 4-6 straight up.
  • Through their last three matchups as the betting favorite, the Suns have a good straight up record, but their ATS mark is just 1-2.

Suns vs Magic Prediction

We’re backing the Suns for a victory, with the projected score at 119-109. Additionally, we favor them to cover the spread, so we recommend placing a bet on the Suns at -2.

Regarding the over/under, the current line is set at 227.5, and our model predicts the Suns and Magic to score a combined 228 points. We recommend betting on the over.

All odds are courtesy of Action247 Sportsbook. Good luck!!

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