Lakers vs. Magic Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Sunday, March 19, 2023

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Lakers vs. Magic Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Sunday, March 19, 2023

NBA Predictions

Franz Wagner’s Orlando Magic (29-42) will look to upset Anthony Davis and the Los Angeles Lakers when the Magic play the Lakers on March 19, 2023. The line has the Lakers favored by 6 points against the Magic. A point total of 230 has been set for the matchup.

Lakers vs. Magic Odds

  • Lakers odds to win: -246
  • Magic odds to win: +196
  • Spread: Lakers (-6)
  • Total: 230

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Game Time and Information

  • When: Sunday, March 19, 2023 at 9:30 PM ET
  • Where: Arena in Los Angeles, California
  • TV: SportsNet LA and BSFL

Who Will Win Lakers vs. Magic?

Lakers and Magic Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

The Lakers are 6-1 against the spread when favored by 6 points or more this season.

The Magic are 22-13-2 against the spread when an underdog by 6 points or more this year.

The Lakers and the Magic combine to average 1.9 fewer points per game than the total of 230 set for this matchup.

Los Angeles and Orlando have seen its opponents average a combined 1.5 more points per game than the point total of 230 set for this outing.

The average total the Lakers have had in their matchups this year is 3.5 more points than this particular game’s point total.

The average total for Orlando’s games this season is 3.9 fewer points than the point total of 230 in this outing.

Los Angeles is 34-35-2 ATS this season.

The Magic have a 38-31-2 record against the spread this season.

Lakers Stats & Insights

The Lakers average 116.5 points per game (eighth in the league) while giving up 117 per contest (21st in the NBA). They have a -33 scoring differential overall.

The Lakers rank fifth in the league at 45.5 rebounds per game. That’s similar to the 45.4 their opponents average.

Los Angeles connects on 10.6 three-pointers per game (27th in the league), two fewer than its opponents (12.6). It is shooting 33.9% from deep (26th in the NBA) while allowing opponents to shoot 34.2%.

The Lakers’ 110.8 points per 100 possessions on offense rank 23rd in the NBA, and the 111.7 points they allow per 100 possessions rank 13th in the league.

The Lakers have been slightly better offensively at home, where they average 116.9 points per game, compared to road games, where they average 116.1 per game. Defensively, they are much better at home, where they concede 114.2 points per game, versus on the road, where they let their opponents to average 119.6 per game.

Magic Stats & Insights

The Magic have been outscored by 2.9 points per game (posting 111.6 points per game, 26th in league, while allowing 114.5 per contest, 17th in NBA) and have a -202 scoring differential.

The 42.9 rebounds per game Orlando accumulates rank 18th in the NBA. Their opponents grab 41.9.

The Magic knock down 10.6 three-pointers per game (27th in the league), 2.4 fewer than their opponents. They are shooting 34.6% from beyond the arc (24th in NBA) and opponents are shooting 35.2%.

The Magic rank 27th in the league averaging 109.3 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively are 16th, allowing 111.9 points per 100 possessions.

At home Orlando is scoring 114.3 points per game, 5.2 more than it is averaging away (109.1).

Lakers Key Players to Watch

Davis averages 26.1 points, 12.5 rebounds and 2.6 assists per game.

D’Angelo Russell’s averages this season are 17.9 points, 3.1 rebounds and 6.2 assists per game.

Malik Beasley leads active Lakers in three-point shooting, knocking down an average of three shots per game from beyond the arc.

Jarred Vanderbilt averages 1.1 steals per game, while Davis has two blocks per contest.

Magic Key Players to Watch

Wagner scores 18.7 points per game. He also adds 3.9 rebounds per outing and 3.5 assists per contest.

This season, Paolo Banchero is averaging 20 points, 3.6 assists and 6.6 rebounds per game.

Wagner knocks down 1.7 threes per game.

The Magic’s defensive effort gets a boost from Markelle Fultz’s 1.5 steals and Bol Bol’s 1.2 blocks per game.

Lakers vs. Magic Prediction

  • Pick ATS: Lakers (- 6)
  • Pick OU:

    Under (230)

  • Prediction:
    Lakers 118 – Magic 112

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