Golden State Warriors vs Orlando Magic Prediction, Pick and Preview, January 7 (1/7): NBA

Golden State Warriors vs Orlando Magic Prediction, Pick and Preview, January 7 (1/7): NBA

 

Odds

Time 8:30 p.m. EST
Warriors money line -250
Warriors spread -5.5 (-110)
Magic money line +170
Magic spread -5.5 (-110)
Over / under 232

 

2022-2023 season stats

  Golden State Warriors Orlando Magic
Record 20-19 14-25
Home / road record 17-3 4-13
Streak L1 L1
Points per game 117.00 110.00
Points allowed per game 117.33 113.67
Rebounds per game 43.00 43.00
Rebounds allowed per game 44.67 41.33
Over / under record 22-16-1 21-18
 

Preview

The Golden State Warriors continue at home and will host the Orlando Magic at the Chase Center on Saturday night. These teams already faced each other this season and the Warriors wook the narrow victory 130-129 at home.  

 

Golden State Warriors

The Warriors get here with a 20-19 record and are 17-3 at home so far this season ranking 4th in the Pacific Division. Golden State is ninth in the NBA scoring 14.6 fast break points per game. They are 10-8 in conference games. Golden State leads the Western Conference with 29.4 assists per game led by Stephen Curry averaging 6.8.

Stephen Curry, who's still out, averages 5.0 made 3-pointers per game for the Warriors, scoring 30.0 points while shooting 43.4% from beyond the arc. Jordan Poole is averaging 19.1 points and 4.4 assists over the past 10 games for Golden State.

In their last 10 games the Warriors are 6-4, averaging 116.4 points, 46.1 rebounds, 29.5 assists, 5.9 steals and 3.3 blocks per game while shooting 46.5% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 119.9 points per game.

Orlando Magic

The Magic have lost 4 of their last 5 games and are 4-13 on the road with a 14-25 record overall ranking 4th in the Southeast division. Orlando is 5-11 when it has fewer turnovers than its opponents and averages 14.9 turnovers per game.

Paolo Banchero is scoring 21.3 points per game with 6.8 rebounds and 3.9 assists for the Magic. Franz Wagner is averaging 19.3 points over the last 10 games for Orlando.

In their last 10 games the Magic are 5-5, averaging 113.8 points, 44.0 rebounds, 23.9 assists, 7.6 steals and 4.0 blocks per game while shooting 46.5% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 115.7 points.

 

BETTING TRENDS

Orlando are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.

Orlando are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games against Golden State.

Orlando are 5-14 SU in their last 19 games against Golden State.

Orlando are 4-16 SU in their last 20 games on the road.

Orlando are 0-9 SU in their last 9 games when playing on the road against Golden State.

Golden State are 4-1-1 ATS in their last 6 games.

The total has gone OVER in 8 of Golden State's last 12 games.

Golden State are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games.

Golden State are 16-2 SU in their last 18 games at home.

 

Prediction

The Magic have struggled this season as they have won only 4 of 20 games on the road and have been dominated by the Warriors in San Francisco. The Warriors have one of the best records at home so far and have managed to play good without their best player who's close to return. This is gonna get ugly for the Magic so go with the Warriors to get an easy win at home.

PICK: Warriors -5.5 (-110)

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