Jazz vs Magic Prediction and NBA Odds
Jazz vs Magic Prediction and NBA Odds: As a host, Utah Jazz will be starting as home favorites against the visitors Orlando Magic.
The Utah Jazz are gearing up to host the Orlando Magic tonight, marking their sixth game of the season. The Jazz were finally able to break their 2 games losing streak as they defeated the Memphis Grizzlies in their backyard. Now they are 2-3 in the season. They still have more defeats than victories as of now.
In contrast, the Orlando Magic have had a balanced start to the season with two wins and two losses. While they began on a positive note, they faced setbacks in their last two games. It’s worth noting that the Magic hold an advantage over the Jazz in overall performance this season, yet they have encountered difficulties on the road. Furthermore, they haven’t claimed victory against the Jazz in their past seven games played in the confines of the Utah Jazz’s arena. Additionally, they find themselves on a three-game losing streak in their matchups against the Jazz.
As they head into the upcoming game, the Jazz will enjoy the benefit of playing in front of their home crowd, which could prove to be an advantage in their quest for victory.
Magic vs Jazz Stats
- Home Team: Utah Jazz
- Away Team: Orlando Magic
Utah Jazz won 2 of their last five regular season home games. This season they have managed to win one and lost the other one in their backyard.
Utah Jazz defeated the Los Angeles Clippers and the Denver Nuggets in their last five home games. In their last five home games:
- The Utah Jazz scored 116.6 points per game.
- The Utah Jazz conceded 122.2 points per game.
- Number of games that ended with a difference of 3 points or less: 3
- Number of games that ended with a difference of 4-10 points: 0
- Number of games that ended with a difference of more than 10 points: 1
The Orlando Magic on the other hand have struggled playing away from their home. In their last 5 games, they have managed to win only 1 out of 5 away games.
This season, Orlando Magic has played 3 games on the road. They won one against the Portland Trail Blazers but their last two games against Lakers and the Clippers ended in a defeat.
- The Orlando Magic scored 100.2 points per game.
- The Orlando Magic conceded 109.0 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
- Number of games that ended with a difference of more than 10 points: 3
Magic vs Jaz Prediction and Odds: Offense-Defense
The Utah Jazz have been consistently lighting up the scoreboard, averaging an impressive 109.0 points per game. Their shooting efficiency from the field stands at a solid 44.2%, and they excel from beyond the arc with a remarkable 34.9% accuracy in three-point shooting. Moreover, their free throw success rate is an excellent 82.1%. The Jazz’s offensive prowess places them at the 16th position in the league, boasting an impressive Adjusted Offensive Rating of 110.2.
Meanwhile, the Orlando Magic has showcased an average scoring performance, putting up 105.7 points per game. They exhibit a commendable 47.0% field goal shooting efficiency, and while their three-point accuracy is at 29.0%, they make up for it with a respectable free throw success rate of 75.9%. In terms of offensive ranking, the Magic currently occupies the 27th position, maintaining an Adjusted Offensive Rating of 107.5.
Jazz has an advantage.
The Utah Jazz’s defense has been giving up an average of 121 points per game to their opponents. The opposing teams are shooting at a 44.8% success rate from the field and have a 32.3% accuracy from beyond the three-point line. In terms of rebounding, Utah secures an average of 40.5 rebounds, accompanied by impressive averages of 7.0 steals and 7.0 blocks per game. However, defensively, the Jazz currently ranks as the lowest-rated team in the league, holding an Adjusted Defensive Rating of 114.3.
In contrast, the Orlando Magic has been notably effective on the defensive end, allowing their opponents to score an average of just 101.7 points per game. Their adversaries achieve a 40.1% success rate in field goal shooting and a 31.8% accuracy from three-point range. On the rebounding front, Orlando averages 39.0 rebounds per game, complemented by solid averages of 6.0 steals and 2.0 blocks per game. Defensively, the Magic impressively ranks 8th in the league with an Adjusted Defensive Rating of 108.8.
Jazz vs Magic Prediction and NBA Odds
The host Utah Jazz is favored to win their tonight’s game against the Orlando Magic as per the majority of the bookmakers.
- Orlando Magic: +2 (-110)
- Utah Jazz: -2 (-110)
- Utah Jazz: 1.88
- Orlando Magic: 1.94
Jazz vs Magic Prediction and Odds: Head-to-head
The Utah Jazz have displayed remarkable dominance when facing the Orlando Magic, securing victory in over 60% of their head-to-head encounters. In the regular season, the Jazz and the Orlando Magic have squared off 68 times, with the Jazz emerging victorious in 44 of those matches and the Magic claiming 24 wins.
In their recent five meetings, the Jazz have showcased their superiority by clinching victory in four of the games, with the Magic managing to secure just one win. Last season, the two teams crossed paths twice, and both times it was the Utah Jazz who emerged triumphant. At present, as a host, the Jazz are riding a seven-game winning streak against the Orlando Magic. Their most recent face-off resulted in a 131-124 victory for the Jazz when they hosted the Magic at home.
Head-to-Head Key Highlights: Last 5 Meetings
- The Number of Home Games won by the Utah Jazz: 3
- The Number of Away Games won by the Orlando Magic: 2
- The Average Number of Total Points scored: 224.6
- The Average Number of Points scored by the Utah Jazz: 118.8
- The Average Number of Points scored by the Orlando: 105.8
Magic vs Jazz Prediction: Players to Watch Out
Franz Wagner (Small Forward)
Points Per Game: 21.0 | Rebounds Per Game: 4.5 | Steals Per Game: 1.0
Cole Anthony (Point Guard)
Points Per Game: 19.0 | Rebounds Per Game: 6.0 | Assists Per Game: 2.0
Paolo Banchero (Power Forward)
Points Per Game: 13.0 | Rebounds Per Game: 6.0 | Assists Per Game: 4.5
Lauri Markkanen (Power Forward)
Points Per Game: 24.3 | Rebounds Per Game: 8.3 | Steals Per Game: 1.0
Jordan Clarkson (Point Guard)
Points Per Game: 14.7 | Assists Per Game: 4.7 | Rebounds Per Game: 3.3
John Collins (Power Forward)
Points Per Game: 13.0 | Rebounds Per Game: 11.0 | Assists Per Game: 1.7
Utah Jazz vs Orlando Magic Winner Prediction
- Home Advantage: Jazz
- Offensive: Jazz
- Defensive: Jazz
- Recent Performance: Jazz
- Latest Prediction: Jazz to Win
The Utah Jazz will be hosting the Orlando Magic on Thursday night. They have had an average performance hosting teams in their backyard as they have managed to win only 2 of their last 5 home games. The Orlando Magic on the other hand have been almost routed in their away fitures. They have just 1 win in 5 away games and have lost their last 2 away games.
Considering the home advantage and also taking the Magic vs Jazz Stats into consideration, we predict a win for the home side, Utah Jazz.