Orlando Magic vs Denver Nuggets Prediction, Pick and Preview, February 9 (2/9): NBA
- Lm Tipster
- Feb 9, 2023, 7:35:56 AM
|Time||7:00 p.m. EST|
|Nuggets money line||-245|
|Nuggets spread||-6 (-110)|
|Magic money line||+225|
|Magic spread||+6 (-110)|
|Over / under||228.5|
2022-2023 season stats
|Denver Nuggets||Orlando Magic|
|Home / road record||12-13||13-14|
|Points per game||117.00||111.00|
|Points allowed per game||112.00||114.00|
|Rebounds per game||48.00||44.00|
|Rebounds allowed per game||44.00||41.00|
|Over / under record||27-27-1||28-27|
The Denver Nuggets hit the road and will visit the Orlando Magic at the Amway Center on Thursday night. These teams faced each other earlier this season in Denver where the Nuggets took the win 119-116 but failed to cover the spread as -11 points favorites..
The Nuggets get here with a 38-17 record and are 12-13 on the road so far this season ranking 1st in the Northwest Division. The Nuggets are 19-9 in conference games. Denver ranks fifth in the Western Conference with 54.8 points per game in the paint led by Nikola Jokic averaging 15.7.
Nikola Jokic is averaging 25.3 points, 10.8 rebounds and 9.5 assists for the Nuggets. Jamal Murray is averaging 16.6 points over the last 10 games for Denver.
In their last 10 games, the Nuggets are 6-4, averaging 117.8 points, 41.2 rebounds, 29.9 assists, 9.5 steals and 4.6 blocks per game while shooting 51.5% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 112.1 points.
The Magic have won 3 of their last 5 games and are 13-14 at home with a 22-33 record overall ranking 4th in the Southeast division. The Magic are 11-22 in conference games. Orlando is ninth in the Eastern Conference with 9.9 offensive rebounds per game led by Wendell Carter Jr. averaging 2.1.
Banchero is averaging 20.3 points, 6.6 rebounds and 3.7 assists for the Magic. Gary Harris is averaging 1.9 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Orlando.
In their last 10 games the Magic are 5-5, averaging 112.8 points, 42.2 rebounds, 23.6 assists, 7.3 steals and 4.2 blocks per game while shooting 47.6% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 114.3 points per game.
Denver are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games against Orlando.
Denver are 12-1 SU in their last 13 games against Orlando.
Denver are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games on the road.
Denver are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Orlando.
Orlando are 10-4 ATS in their last 14 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Orlando's last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Orlando's last 6 games against Denver.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Orlando's last 11 games at home.
The Nuggets have won 4 of their last 5 games and scored 146 points in their last game at home against the Twolves but they have struggled on the road losing 5 of the last 7 games away from home. The Magic have won 3 of heir last 5 games and have covered the spread in 6 of the last 10. The Nuggets are clearly the better team here but this line is suspicious so I'll give it a shot with the Magic at home.
PICK: Magic +6 (-110)
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