Magic vs Hawks Prediction NBA Picks Today 11/9
- Lm Tipster
- Nov 9, 2023, 6:13:21 AM
© Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
Atlanta Hawks vs. Orlando Magic - Game Preview
Mexico City, Mexico; Thursday, 7:30 p.m. CST
Line: ATL -3.5
Get ready for an exciting NBA showdown as the Atlanta Hawks take on the Orlando Magic in Mexico City. In this game preview, we'll explore both teams' recent performances, key player statistics, and offer our prediction for what is expected to be a closely contested match.
The Atlanta Hawks enter this game with a 4-3 record, placing them fourth in the Eastern Conference. They look to bounce back from a recent loss and continue their pursuit of a higher conference ranking.
Dominance of Dejounte Murray
Dejounte Murray has been a scoring machine for the Hawks, averaging 22.6 points per game with impressive shooting percentages. His contributions will be crucial in this game, especially with key players in and out of the lineup due to injuries.
The Orlando Magic also bring a 4-3 record to this matchup, sitting sixth in the Eastern Conference. They have shown flashes of excellence and seek to maintain their positive momentum.
Efficiency of Franz Wagner
Franz Wagner has been a consistent scorer for the Magic, averaging 18.7 points per game with impressive shooting efficiency. His contributions on both ends of the court will be essential for the Magic in this game.
With both teams having similar records and the line set at ATL -3.5, this game is expected to be closely contested. As a result, the under of 232.5 points seems like a wise bet.
Expect a defensive battle where every point is hard-fought. With key players on both teams dealing with injuries and a close matchup on the horizon, the game's pace is likely to be slower, making the under an attractive choice for this game.
Get ready for a nail-biting match in Mexico City.
Pick: Under 232.5