Magic vs. Wizards Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Tuesday, March 21, 2023

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Magic vs. Wizards Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Tuesday, March 21, 2023

NBA Predictions

Kristaps Porzingis and the Washington Wizards (32-39) have an opportunity to earn an upset win when they hit the court as just 1-point underdogs against Franz Wagner and the Orlando Magic (29-43) on Tuesday. A 225-point total has been set for the matchup.

Magic vs. Wizards Odds

  • Magic odds to win: -111
  • Wizards odds to win: -108
  • Spread: Magic (-1)
  • Total: 225

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Game Time and Information

  • When: Tuesday, March 21, 2023 at 7:00 PM ET
  • Where: Amway Center in Orlando, Florida
  • TV: BSFL and NBCS-DC

Who Will Win Magic vs. Wizards?

Magic and Wizards Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

The Magic have a 5-10 record against the spread when favored by 1 point or more this season.

In games they have played as at least 1-point underdogs this season, the Wizards are 20-24-2 against the spread.

The two teams average a combined 0.7 fewer points per game, 224.3, than this game’s over/under of 225 points.

Orlando and Washington have seen its opponents average a combined 2.9 more points per game than the point total of 225 set for this outing.

The average total the Magic have had set in matchups this season is one more point than this outing’s point total.

The average point total for Washington this season is 1.3 points higher than this game’s over/under.

Orlando’s ATS record is 38-31-3 this season.

The Wizards have a 32-37-2 record against the spread this year.

Magic Stats & Insights

The Magic have a -208 scoring differential, falling short by 2.9 points per game. They’re putting up 111.5 points per game to rank 26th in the league and are giving up 114.4 per contest to rank 17th in the NBA.

The Magic record 42.9 rebounds per game (17th in the league) compared to the 42.1 of their opponents.

Orlando makes 10.6 three-pointers per game (27th in the league) at a 34.5% rate (25th in the NBA), compared to the 13 per contest its opponents make while shooting 35.3% from deep.

The Magic average 109.2 points per 100 possessions on offense (27th in the league), and give up 111.9 points per 100 possessions (15th in the NBA).

So far in 2022-23, the Magic’s offense has been significantly better at home, where they score 114.3 points per game, compared to on the road, where they put up 108.9 per game. On the defensive side of the ball, they have been worse in home games, where they allow 115.5 points per game, versus playing on the road, where they let opponents to average 113.4 per game.

Wizards Stats & Insights

The Wizards put up 112.8 points per game (22nd in league) while giving up 113.5 per outing (16th in NBA). They have a -51 scoring differential.

Washington comes out on top in the rebound battle by an average of 1.2 boards. It pulls down 43.8 rebounds per game (11th in league) compared to its opponents’ 42.6.

The Wizards make 11.2 three-pointers per game (21st in the league) at a 35.8% rate (18th in NBA), compared to the 11.9 their opponents make, shooting 36.4% from beyond the arc.

The Wizards rank 18th in the league averaging 111.6 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively are 24th, allowing 114.4 points per 100 possessions.

Washington scores 113.4 points per game at home, and 112.3 on the road.

Magic Key Players to Watch

The scoring leader for the Magic this season is Wagner (among active players), who averages 18.7 points, four rebounds, and 3.5 assists per game.

Markelle Fultz contributes with 14 points, 5.7 assists and 4.1 rebounds a game, and Wendell Carter Jr. adds 15.6 points, 2.4 assists and 8.9 rebounds per outing.

The Magic get 1.7 three-pointers per game out of Wagner.

Fultz averages 1.5 steals per game, while Bol Bol has 1.2 blocks per contest.

Wizards Key Players to Watch

Porzingis is at the top of the Wizards scoring and rebounding leaderboards with 22.8 points per game and 8.5 rebounds per game to go with 2.6 assists per contest this season.

Monte Morris’ per-game averages this season are 10.2 points, 5.2 assists and 3.5 rebounds.

Porzingis averages 2.1 made threes per game.

The Wizards’ defensive effort gets a boost from Delon Wright’s two steals and Porzingis’ 1.6 blocks per game.

Magic vs. Wizards Prediction

  • Pick ATS: Wizards (+ 1)
  • Pick OU:

    Over (225)

  • Prediction:
    Wizards 114 – Magic 113

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