Magic vs Pacers Prediction: Statistical Analysis

Magic vs Pacers Prediction: Statistical Analysis

Magic vs Pacers Prediction: Pacers are expected to win against the Magic as per the latest prediction


Gainbridge Fieldhouse will host the Orlando Magic (5-11) for an Eastern Conference clash on Saturday night. Orlando Magic enter this match after a narrow win against the Chicago Bulls on the Road. The Magic survived a late scare from the Chicago bulls as they held into a 1 point victory.

Pacers edge past Rockets on the road in a low scoring affair. The Pacers beat the Rockets 99-91 to register their 8th victory of the season with its three players scoring 15 or more points.

Magic vs Pacers prediction: Key Stats

Magic Edged past the Bulls

Following losses to the Hornets and Timberwolves, the Magic won 108-107 on Friday against the Bulls. The Magic entered as underdogs into this game. Nevertheless, Magic called first shots in the first two quarters in a 1 point victory over the Chicago Bulls at United Centre.

There were neck-and-neck ratings between Magic and Bulls in Offense, with Magic just edging out Bulls by 0.4 points. Wendell Carter Jr scored most points for the Magics, as the Power Forward made 5 assists, 8 Rebounds and scored 1-6 -3 pointers.

Pacers on a roll

The season is going well for Indiana. The performance of this squad has been promising considering the production from young players, even though many expected it to finish at the bottom of the standings. Pacers are currently on a three-match winning streak, having beaten Raptors, Hornets, and Rockets with an average score of 113. The last match saw Pacers beating Rockets on the Road with Haliburton scoring 19 points with 7 Field goals.

Magic vs. Pacers Prediction: Magic Statistics


Magic has won three and lost two of their last five games, with a win percentage of 60%. They have won 2-4 at home and lost 1-1 away.
The Magic have averaged 109 points per game in their last five home games.

In six games on the road, Orlando has only won one game. Victory over the bull was the opening of the road. Averaging 110 points on the season, the Magic rank 21st in offensive efficiency. Despite conceding 113.3 points per game, the defense has been a positive, ranking 16th in the NBA.

  • Magic are averaging 45.9 rebounds per match with 35.6 defensive rebounds and 10.3 defensive rebounds.
  • Magic overall averaging 21.6 assists and 5.5 steals per match.

Pacers vs Magic Prediction: Pacers Statistics


Pacers are 3-1 at home in the last four fixtures. The Pacers are averaging 115 points in the last four matches at home.

  • This season, the Pacers’ biggest strength has been their ability to score, with a ninth-place average of 117 points. Although the defense is not that bright they are 28th on defense with 117 points.
  • Pacers are averaging 116.8 points per game with 44.4 rebounds per game and 28.4 assists and 7 blocks.

Magic vs Pacers Odds

Spread

  • Magic: +6 (-108)
  • Pacers: -6 (-102)

MoneyLine

  • Magic: +190
  • Pacers: –215

Winning Percentage

  • Magic: 39
  • Pacers: 61

In most betting sites, the Pacers are favored over the Magic, who are on the road..

Pacers are 3-1 at home in the last five matches and Magic who are currently dealing with some injuries are underdogs in this match.

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Magic vs Pacers Prediction: Recent Form

Magic

The Magic are 5-11 and are fourth in the Southeast division. Magic are on par with 3 wins and two losses. The Magic are 2-1 at home and 1-1 away in the last five matches.

Pacers

Currently, the Pacers are 8-6, 3rd in the Central division, and have won 80% of their last five games.. Pacers are 4-1 in the last five matches. In its last four home games Pacers are 3-1 and are 1-1 away.

Magic vs Pacers Head-to-Head Stats

Both these teams have met 119 times in the regular season of the NBA. The Indiana Pacers have dominated Magic with 68 wins. Pacers has won 51 games.

  • If we look at the last 5 meetings, Here too, Pacers are ahead with 3 wins and 2 losses
  • The previous meeting was held on 2 March 2022. Pacers defeated Magic 122-114

Magic vs Pacers Prediction: Players to Watch Out

Magic

Banchero (Power Forward)

Points Per Game: 23.5 | Assists Per Game: 3.6 | Rebounds Per Game: 8.3

Franz Wagner (Small Forward)

Points Per Game: 18.7| Rebounds Per Game: 4.6 | Assists Per Game: 4.2

Wendell Carter Jr (Center)

Points Per Game: 16.6 | Rebounds Per Game: 9.3 | Assists Per Game: 3.6

Pacers:

Tyrese Haliburton (Point Guard)

Points Per Game: 20.5 | Assists Per Game: 10.2 | Rebounds Per Game: 4.6

Bennedict Mathurin (Shooting Guard)

Points Per Game: 19.6| Rebounds Per Game: 3.9 | Assists Per Game: 2.1

Buddy Hield (Shooting Guard)

Points Per Game: 18.2 | Assists Per Game: 5.1 | Rebounds Per Game: 3.1

Magic vs Pacers Prediction: Final Insight and Analysis

Paolo Banchero, the Magic’s leading scorer, is set to miss additional time with an ankle injury. Plus The Indiana Pacers have won seventy-five percent of their last four games when playing at home. Pacers have won three of their past five games, and are leading the head-to-head record.

All evidence points to a Pacers victory.

Prediction: Pacers win and under 225 points

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