Golden State Warriors vs Orlando Magic Prediction, Pick and Preview, March 22 (3/22): NBA

Golden State Warriors vs Orlando Magic Prediction, Pick and Preview, March 22 (3/22): NBA

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Odds
Time 7:00 p.m. EST
Warriors money line -360
Warriors spread -7.5 (-110)
Magic money line +280
Magic spread +7.5 (-110)
Over / under 216.5
2021-2022 season stats
  Golden State Warriors Orlando Magic
Record 47-24 19-53
Road / home record 18-15 9-26
Streak L2 W1
Points per game 111.20 104.26
Points allowed per game 105.15 112.13
Rebounds per game 45.48 44.21
Rebounds allowed per game 42.68 46.89
Over / under record 30-39-2 36-35-1
 
Preview

The Golden State Warriors  travel to Orlando to play against the Magic on Tuesday. This is the second time these teams face off this season, the Warriors won the last game 126-95 at home.

GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS

The Warriors have lost their last 2 games and are 18-15 on the road this season with a 47-24 record overall ranking second in the Pacific. Golden State ranks third in the Western Conference with 35.7 defensive rebounds per game led by Draymond Green averaging 6.5.

Curry is averaging 25.5 points, 5.2 rebounds and 6.3 assists for the Warriors. Jordan Poole is averaging 23.8 points over the last 10 games for Golden State.

In their last 10 games the Warriors are 4-6, averaging 113.6 points, 44.0 rebounds, 26.6 assists, 7.4 steals and 3.8 blocks per game while shooting 48.1% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 114.6 points.

INJURIES:  Gary Payton II: out (knee), Andre Iguodala: out (back), Stephen Curry: out (foot), James Wiseman: out (knee), Moses Moody: out (shoulder).

ORLANDO MAGIC

The Magic have lost 3 of their last 5 games and are only 9-26 at home this season. They have a 19-53 overall record ranking 5th in the Southeast. The Magic are 9-18 against teams in Western Conference.

Wendell Carter Jr. is averaging 15 points and 10.5 rebounds for the Magic. Anthony is averaging 14.6 points over the last 10 games for Orlando.

Orlando are 4-6 in their last 10 games, averaging 107.0 points, 48.7 rebounds, 24.3 assists, 6.1 steals and 3.9 blocks per game while shooting 42.8% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 114.2 points per game.

BETTING TRENDS

Golden State are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games.

The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Golden State's last 6 games.

Orlando are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games at home.

The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Orlando's last 12 games.

Prediction

The Warriors are struggling without their All-Star Steph Curry but they're gonna have to figure out how to play without for the rest of the regular season. There's a reason why the favorites are still 7.5 points favorites, Orlando are only 12-23 ATS at home this season and have lost by an average of 11 points the last games vs Warriors. Expect Golden State to bounce back and get the win on the road.

PICK: Warriors -7.5 (-110)

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