Orlando Magic vs Chicago Bulls NBA Odds and Predictions
The Orlando Magic side is set to lock horns against the Chicago Bulls in their 23rd game of the season. Bulls who didn’t have a particularly good 2019 season, have once again found themselves in a hole whereas Magic who had shown signs of recovery have once again been marred with massive defeats.
The game is scheduled to be held on 6th February in the Amway center. Even though it is well aware that there is little momentum for both the sides going into this clash, the Bulls are slightly well equipped to pull off a win.
Orlando Magic vs Chicago Bulls NBA Odds and Predictions: Recent form
The Orlando Magic came into this edition with an underdog tag. They defied all odds by getting off to a flyer winning as many games as possible in the initial phase.
Their winning trend continued with victories coming their way when they faced Wizards and Thunder in the subsequent games. Their campaign started going downhill from then on as they lost against Thunder, 76ers and Rockets.
It has been a bumpy ride for the Orlando based club in this season. They were brutally thrashed by Raptors in their last two outings. This meant that they fell back to 12th place in the Eastern conference.
The Chicago Bulls are having a forgettable season with 8 victories and 11 triumphs so far. They are desperate to get out of the jail and the only way out is to win as many games as possible from here on.
They had to wait until the 4th game to register their first win of the campaign. They were battered and outplayed by the big teams with some important victories coming against the smaller ones. Their last outing was against New York Knicks where they registered 8th win of the season by 110-102 margin.
Orlando Magic vs Chicago Bulls NBA Odds and Predictions: Head-to-head:
Regular season (111 games): Bulls – 60 wins, Magic – 51 wins.
Playoffs (10 games): Bulls – 6 wins, Magic – 4 wins.
Previous meeting: Magic won 103-95 on 23rd December 2019 in a regular season fixture.
Orlando Magic vs Chicago Bulls NBA Odds and Predictions: Players to watch out
Nikola Vucevic who has played at the center position has tons of experience in NBA with an average of 22.6 points and 8.7 dribbles in this season so far.
Dwayne Bacon who is the shooting guard has a rating of 73 while the point guard Cole Anthony needs to do better than 10.8 points per game in this season.
Aaron Gordon brings the power and versatility to the center with a free throw percentage of 61.3% and a field goal percentage of 42.7% in this edition.
Terrence Ross has been a versatile player who has gathered points from several positions for the side. He averages 14.7 points along with 1.1 steals every game.
Lauri Markkanen is the power forward in the side with an overall rating of 86 and average of 20.5 points in every outing so far. He was one of the key contributors in the last game as he accumulated 30 points along with 5 rebounds.
Coby White is an important point guard with a field goal success of 40.7% and a 3-pointer conversion of 86.7% so far. He is the prime assist in the side and was there on the pitch for 37 minutes against Knicks.
Daniel Gafford who has played at the center position has tons of experience in NBA with an average of 5.4 points and 3.1 rebounds per game in his career. Otto Porter Jr. is another important forward who averages close to 11.6 points in every outing.
Orlando Magic vs Chicago Bulls NBA Odds and Predictions: Outright predictions
The odds for this particular game between Magic and Bulls will be updated on the day of the clash. Looking at the outright predictions, it is very clear that the both sides need a miracle to lift the NBA title.
According to Oddschecker, the Bulls don’t have the best chance to make it to further rounds in the Eastern conference while the Orlando Magic need a monumental effort in order to progress to the playoffs in the tournament. On the other hand, both the sides have a miniscule opportunity to go deep in this tournament, based on SMarkets.