Denver Nuggets vs Orlando Magic Prediction, Pick and Preview, January 15 (1/15): NBA
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- Jan 15, 2023, 11:59:36 PM
|Time||8:00 p.m. EST|
|Nuggets money line||-500|
|Nuggets spread||-10 (-110)|
|Magic money line||+395|
|Magic spread||+10 (-110)|
|Over / under||234|
2022-2023 season stats
|Denver Nuggets||Orlando Magic|
|Home / road record||18-3||6-15|
|Points per game||117.00||110.00|
|Points allowed per game||113.00||114.00|
|Rebounds per game||43.00||42.00|
|Rebounds allowed per game||40.00||42.00|
|Over / under record||19-22-1||22-21|
The Denver Nuggets return home and will host the Orlando Magic at the Ball Arena on Sunday night. These teams already faced each other twice last season and they tied 1-1 with each team taking the win at home.
The Nuggets get here with a 29-13 record and are 18-3 at home 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 8-2, averaging 120.3 points, 43.2 rebounds, 29.6 assists, 7.1 steals and 4.5 blocks per game while shooting 52.2% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 109.5 points per game.
The Magic have lost 3 of their last 5 games and are 6-15 on the road with a 16-27 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 averaging 21.2 points, 6.8 rebounds and 3.8 assists for the Magic. Franz Wagner is averaging 2.0 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Orlando.
In their last 10 games the Magic are 4-6, averaging 112.8 points, 41.1 rebounds, 24.4 assists, 8.3 steals and 3.6 blocks per game while shooting 47.8% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 117.5 points.
Orlando are 3-6 SU in their last 9 games.
Orlando are 1-11 SU in their last 12 games against Denver.
Orlando are 7-2 ATS in their last 9 games on the road.
Orlando are 0-6 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Denver.
Denver are 8-1-1 ATS in their last 10 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Denver's last 5 games.
Denver are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Denver's last 5 games against Orlando.
The Nuggets have been on fire offensively and have one of the best records at home as they have lost only 3 games in Denver. The Magic have covered the spread in 4 of their last 6 games but the problem with the Magic is the defense, they're allowing over 120 points on the road while the Nuggets allow 108 points at home so I gotta go with the Nuggets to get an easy win at home.
PICK: Nuggets -10 (-110)
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