Magic vs Lakers Prediction and Odds

Magic vs Lakers Prediction and Odds: The LA Lakers are expected to win this game as per the bookmarkers and stats.

The Orlando Magic (29-42) need to bring out their best to avoid another away defeat when they meet the Los Angeles Lakers (34-37) in the upcoming NBA matchup. With another disappointing campaign this season, the Magic can be considered already out of playoff contention. They are currently struggling in the 13th position in the Eastern Conference. Orlando is coming off an emphatic 113-108 defeat against the Phoenix Suns in the last fixture.

The LA Lakers will look to return to winning ways when they host the Magic at Arena.  The Lakers have been inconsistent throughout the current season. They need an impactful winning streak to secure a playoff berth. Ham’s men are currently in the 10th position in the Western Conference. The Lakers faced a close 110-111 loss to the Dallas Mavericks in the last matchup.

Magic vs Lakers Prediction: Last 5 Games Stats

The Orlando Magic have won 2 of the last 5 away fixtures.

The Magic won against the LA Clippers and Charlotte Hornets. They lost to teams like the Phoenix Suns, San Antonio Spurs, and Milwaukee Bucks. The Magic have won 12 out of 24 away games in the current season.

In the last 5 away games

  • The Orlando Magic have scored 114.8 points per game.
  • The Orlando Magic have conceded 118.4 points per game.
  • Number of games that ended with a difference of 3 points or less: 1
  • Number of games that ended with a difference of 4-10 points: 1

The LA Lakers have won 3 of the last 5 home fixtures.

The wins came against the Toronto Raptors, Memphis Grizzlies, and Golden State Warriors. They lost against the likes of the Dallas Mavericks and New York Knicks. The Lakers have a home record of 18-17 as of now.

In the last 5 home games

  • The LA Lakers have scored 113.0 points per game.
  • The LA Lakers have conceded 108.6 points per game.
  • Number of games that ended with a difference of 3 points or less: 1
  • Number of games that ended with a difference of 4-10 points: 3

The LA Lakers have performed better in the regular season than the Orlando Magic. They will have the home advantage too.

Magic vs Lakers Prediction: Attack and Defense Analysis


The Orlando Magic are scoring 111.6 points per game in the current season. In shooting, they played with a success rate of 47.1% in field goals, 34.7% in 3-pointers, and 78.5% in free throws. The Magic are the 5th lowest-ranked side in the attack having an Adjusted Offensive Rating of 112.1.

The LA Lakers have maintained a scoring rate of 116.5 points per game. They shot 47.8% from the field and 33.9% from the 3-point line. The free throw accuracy stands at 77.8%. The Lakers rank 20 in the attack with an Adjusted Offensive Rating of 113.6.

The LA Lakers have the upper hand in the attack.


The Orlando Magic have been conceding 114.6 points per game this season. They played with an average of 42.9 rebounds per game. The average number of steals per game is currently at 7.2 while the average number of blocks per game stands at 4.5. The Magic are given a rank of 17 in the defense with an Adjusted Defensive Rating of 114.6.

The LA Lakers are giving away 117.0 points per game till now. They maintained an average of 45.5 rebounds along with 6.5 steals and 4.5 blocks per game. With an Adjusted Defensive Rating of 113.9, the Lakers are the 15th-ranked side in the defense.

The LA Lakers are slightly ahead in the defense as well.

Lakers vs Magic Prediction: Odds


  • LA Lakers: -6 (-110)
  • Orlando Magic: +6 (-110)


  • LA Lakers: -225
  • Orlando Magic: +195

Win Probability

  • LA Lakers: 76%
  • Orlando Magic: 24%
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Magic vs Lakers Prediction: Last Game Analysis

Can the Magic bring out something special again?

A decisive rally by the Magic in the fourth quarter led by Markelle Fultz helped the Magic get the better of the LA Clippers in the last game. An 11-2 run by Orlando in the fourth quarter gave them a crucial lead which they managed till the end to win the contest by a margin of 5 points. The Magic shot 50.0% from the field while restricting the Clippers to 46.7%. They also won 45-43 on rebounds.

Markelle Fultz led the scoring for the Magic with 28 points. He also added 6 rebounds and 4 assists. Wendell Carter Jr. contributed 27 points with 12 rebounds.

Will the Lakers bounce back?

The LA Lakers faced a disheartening 1-point defeat to the Dallas Mavericks in the last fixture. Kleber’s winning 3-pointer at the buzzer helped the Mavs secure a thrilling win. The Lakers made a comeback in the fourth quarter after trailing by 9 points. But they seemed to struggle under pressure in the final decisive moments of the contest. The Lakers shot 51.2% from the field and 25.0% from the 3-point line. They were outscored 17-8 by Dallas in the fast break points.

Anthony Davis had another successful night as he finished with 26 points, 10 rebounds, and 3 assists. Austin Reaves scored 16 points off the bench with 5 rebounds.

Lakers vs Magic Prediction: Head-to-Head Stats

There have been 67 regular season games between these two teams in the NBA. The LA Lakers are leading with 44 wins, while the Orlando Magic managed to win 23 fixtures.

If we check out the last 5 meetings, there is nothing for the Magic as all those 5 games were won by the Lakers. The previous clash took place in the current season on 27 December 2022. The LA Lakers won that matchup with a score of 129-110.

Head-to-Head Key Highlights: Last 5 Meetings

  • The LA Lakers hosted 2 games and won both of them.
  • Average Number of Total Points scored: 213.2
  • Average Number of Points scored by the LA Lakers: 112.2
  • Average Number of Points scored by the Orlando Magic: 101.0

Lakers vs Magic Prediction: Players to Watch Out

LA Lakers

Anthony Davis (Power Forward)

Points Per Game: 26.1 | Rebounds Per Game: 12.5 | Blocks Per Game: 2.0

D’Angelo Russell (Point Guard)

Points Per Game: 17.9 | Assists Per Game: 6.4 | Rebounds Per Game: 3.6

Dennis Schroder (Guard)

Points Per Game: 12.8 | Assists Per Game: 4.6 | Rebounds Per Game: 2.5

Orlando Magic

Paolo Banchero (Power Forward)

Points Per Game: 20.1 | Assists Per Game: 6.7 | Steals Per Game: 0.9

Franz Wagner (Small Forward)

Points Per Game: 18.7 | Rebounds Per Game: 3.9 | Assists Per Game: 3.4

Wendell Carter Jr (Center)

Points Per Game: 15.3 | Rebounds Per Game: 8.8 | Assists Per Game: 2.5

Magic vs Lakers Winner Prediction

  • Home Advantage: Lakers
  • Momentum Advantage: Magic
  • H2H Advantage: Lakers
  • Offensive Advantage: Lakers
  • Defensive Advantage: Lakers
  • Overall: Lakers to win

It will undoubtedly be a mammoth task for the Orlando Magic to trouble the Lakers in their own backyard. They need a complete team effort. On the other hand, the LA Lakers will start as home favorites. They can’t afford to lose a home fixture to keep their playoff hopes alive. All the odds and stats are suggesting a win for the Lakers in this contest.