Warriors vs Orlando Magic NBA Betting Prediction

NBA Warriors vs Orlando Magic Prediction 3/27/2024

The Golden State Warriors (37-34) travel to face off against the Orlando Magic (42-29) on Wednesday, March 27th. This game will be played at Kia Center in Orlando and televised on NBCS. The Warriors are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Magic are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Heat. Tip-off is set for 7:00 ET.

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The Warriors Are Coming Off A Win

The Warriors beat the Heat in their most recent game, ending with a score of 113-92. the Warriors not only secured a victory straight-up but also did so while covering the spread as -5-point favorites. Concerning the over/under, the total of 205 points remained below the established over/under line of 216.5.

On the road this season, the Warriors are 19-15 compared to their 18-19 record at home. Over their last three games, the Warriors are 1-2 and their overall record is 37-34.

Golden State has an overall ATS record of 38-32 as they come into today’s game. When playing on the road, the Warriors hold an ATS record of 23-11 in contrast to a 15-21 record against the spread when playing at home.

The Magic Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

The Magic were defeated by the Kings in the most recent game, concluding with a score of 109-107. Going into the second half the Magic held the lead at 56-54.

Coming into their matchup with the Warriors, the Magic have an overall record of 42-29 and have gone 2-1 in their last three games. In the Eastern Conference, they are 5th overall and are 1st in the Southeast division.

Orlando has an overall ATS record of 47-24 for the season so far. Orlando has gone 23-7 against the spread this season when they are the favorites, and they are 24-17 when playing as underdogs.

Warriors Offense Breakdown

Leading up to today’s matchup, the Warriors are one of the NBA’s top offenses, averaging 118.3 points per game (7th).

When it comes to scoring, the Warriors are one of the top teams in the league. On average, they score 118.3 points per game, which is 7th in the NBA. Interestingly, they have actually scored more points on the road (118.6) than at home (117.9).

One of the reasons for Golden State’s success on offense is their ability to hit three-pointers. They are 2nd in the league in three-point makes per game with an average of 14.8. Overall, they are 8th in three-point shooting percentage at 37%.

When it comes to pace, the Warriors are 8th in the NBA at 99.8 possessions per game. In terms of two-point shooting, they are 15th in the league at 54%. Overall, Golden State is 15th in field goal percentage (47%).

Magic Offense Breakdown

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The Magic come into today’s game as the 26th ranked scoring offense at 110.8 points per game.

At home, the Magic are averaging 113.7 points per game, which is 18th in the NBA. Overall, they are 26th in scoring at 110.8 points per game. When it comes to three-point shooting, Orlando is last in the league in three-pointers made per game (11) and 28th in three-point attempts. They are 13th in two-point field goal percentage at 55%.

So far this season, the Magic have scored below the NBA scoring average in 64.8% of their games. In terms of pace, Orlando is 25th in the league at 96.9 possessions per game. They are 13th in field goal percentage (47%) and 16th in true shooting percentage.

When it comes to getting to the free-throw line, the Magic are 1st in the NBA in free-throw attempts per game (24.7). In terms of assists, Orlando is 26th in the league at 24.7 per game. Finally, they are 14th in offensive rebounds (10.7).

Warriors Team Defense

Currently, the Warriors’ defense holds the 19th rank in the NBA, allowing 116.5 points per game. On two point field goal attempts, the Warriors’ defensive unit is allowing a field goal percentage of 54.2% and allowing 35.9% from beyond the arc.

Magic Team Defense

In the current season, the Magic defense has excelled, sitting 3rd in the NBA by allowing 108.8 points per game. In the terms of takeaways, Magic are causing 14 turnovers per game, ranking 24th in the league. They also enter the matchup ranked 13th in rejections, averaging 5.2 blocked shots each game.

Key Players For The Warriors And Magic

Our game forecasts for today suggest that Stephen Curry is set to be the main scorer for the Warriors, recording 26 points and shooting 9/20 from the field. This season, he is averaging 26.7 points per game along with 4.4 boards.

On the opposing side, we anticipate Paolo Banchero to be the top scorer for the Magic. Our projection has him finishing the game with 22, and he is expected to secure 7 rebounds. This season, he is shooting at a field goal percentage of 46.6%, and his scoring average is 22.6 points per game.

Warriors vs Magic Trends

  • Golden State has played well in their previous 5 road games, going 3-2 straight up. In this stretch, they averaged 112 points per game while allowing 107. The team also performed well vs the spread at 3-2.
  • In their last five home games, Orlando has averaged 99 points per game while allowing 101. The team’s record in this stretch was 3-2 while going 3-2 vs. the spread.
  • As the betting underdog, the Warriors have an ATS mark of just 6-4 in their last ten games. Golden State posted a straight up mark of 4-6 in these matchups.
  • Orlando has done well both straight up and vs the spread when favored to win the game, going 2-1 SU and 2-1 ATS in their last three games.

Warriors vs Magic Prediction

As the underdogs with a spread of +5.5, we recommend going with the Warriors on the point spread. We not only see them covering the spread but also have a strong likelihood of winning this one outright, especially if you’re seeking a higher payout on the moneyline.

As for the over/under, the the line is currently at 217.5, and our model projects the Warriors and Magic to reach a combined total of 217 points. Our bet is on taking the under.

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

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