Magic vs Lakers Prediction and Odds
Magic vs Lakers Prediction and Odds: The LA Lakers are expected to win this game against the Orlando Magic as per the bookmakers but it is likely to be a close contest.
The Orlando Magic face a tough challenge as they prepare to take on the Los Angeles Lakers in the upcoming NBA game at Crypto.com Arena on Monday night. The Magic began their season on a strong note with two consecutive victories, and in their most recent game, they managed to defeat the Portland Trail Blazers with a final score of 102-97.
The LA Lakers are aiming for a crucial home win as they welcome the Magic to their arena. Following a season-opening loss, the Lakers staged an impressive comeback by securing a 100-95 victory over the Phoenix Suns in their last game.
Magic vs Lakers Prediction and Odds: Home-Away Stats
The LA Lakers have won 2 of their last 5 home fixtures.
Their victories came against the Phoenix Suns and the Sacramento Kings, while they suffered losses against the Milwaukee Bucks, Phoenix Suns, and the Golden State Warriors.
In the last 5 home games
- The LA Lakers scored 112.0 points per game.
- The LA Lakers conceded 111.2 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: 2
- Number of games that ended with a difference of more than 10 points: 2
The Orlando Magic has won 3 of their last 5 away fixtures.
They secured victories against the Portland Trail Blazers, Cleveland Cavaliers, and New Orleans Pelicans, while the defeats were against the Miami Heat and Brooklyn Nets.
In the last 5 away games
- The Orlando Magic scored 105.2 points per game.
- The Orlando Magic conceded 106.2 points per game.
- Number of games that ended with a difference of 3 points or less: 0
- 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: 5
Magic vs Lakers Prediction and Odds: Offense and Defense Comparisons
- The Orlando Magic has maintained an average of 109.0 points per game up to this point. They have demonstrated a 47.0% field goal shooting efficiency and a 29.0% accuracy from beyond the three-point line. Currently, their free throw success rate stands at 75.9%. In the offense, the Magic holds the 27th position with an Adjusted Offensive Rating of 107.5.
- The LA Lakers are currently averaging 103.5 points per game, and they have a field goal shooting efficiency of 44.3% along with a three-point accuracy of 25.9%. Their free throw success rate stands at 77.6%. The Lakers currently occupy the 12th position in the offense, boasting an Adjusted Offensive Rating of 111.0.
- The Orlando Magic has allowed their opponents to score an average of 91.5 points per game, with their adversaries achieving a 40.1% success rate in field goal shooting and a 31.8% accuracy from three-point range. In terms of rebounding, Orlando is averaging 39.0 rebounds per game, along with averages of 6.0 steals and 2.0 blocks per game. Defensively, the Magic is ranked 8th in the league with an Adjusted Defensive Rating of 108.8.
- The LA Lakers are giving up an average of 107.0 points per game to their opponents. Their adversaries are achieving a 47.7% success rate in field goal shooting and a 35.4% accuracy from beyond the three-point line. In the realm of rebounding, the Lakers are averaging 45.5 rebounds per game, and they have an average of 8.0 steals and 4.5 blocks per game. In the defense, the Los Angeles Lakers currently hold the 6th position with an Adjusted Defensive Rating of 108.6.
Magic vs Lakers Prediction: Odds
As per the betting markets, the LA Lakers are expected to win this contest.
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Magic vs Lakers Prediction and Odds: Head-to-Head Stats
In the NBA regular season, these two teams have squared off a total of 68 times. The LA Lakers have been in the lead with 45 victories, while the Orlando Magic have managed to secure 23 wins.
The Lakers have shown their dominance in recent meetings, as they are currently on a winning streak of 6 games against the Magic. Their most recent showdown occurred in the last season on March 19, 2023, when the LA Lakers emerged victorious with a score of 111-105.
Head-to-Head Key Highlights: Last 5 Meetings
- The Number of Home games won by the LA Lakers: 2
- The Number of Away games won by the Orlando Magic: 0
- The Average Number of Total Points scored: 218.6
- The Average Number of Points scored by the Orlando Magic: 103.4
- The Average Number of Points scored by the LA Lakers: 115.2
Lakers vs Magic Prediction and Odds: Players to Watch Out
Anthony Davis (Power Forward)
Points Per Game: 23.5 | Rebounds Per Game: 10.0 | Blocks Per Game: 2.5
LeBron James (Small Forward)
Points Per Game: 21.0 | Rebounds Per Game: 8.0 | Assists Per Game: 7.0
D’Angelo Russell (Point Guard)
Points Per Game: 12.5 | Assists Per Game: 6.0 | Rebounds Per Game: 4.0
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
Lakers vs Magic Prediction and Odds: Last Game Analysis
In their recent face-off, the LA Lakers secured a crucial victory at their home court against the Phoenix Suns. The Lakers established an early lead and maintained control throughout the game. However, the Suns, led by Durant, mounted a strong comeback, knotting the score at 91 with just 1:28 remaining. In response, the Lakers were determined to preserve their lead, with LeBron James scoring back-to-back baskets to ensure they remained in front. Ultimately, they clinched a five-point victory over the Suns. Despite being outrebounded 49-42 by the Suns, the Lakers dominated in fast break points, winning that category 16-6.
Anthony Davis stood out as the standout performer for the Lakers, adding 30 points and 12 rebounds. LeBron James also delivered a strong performance, contributing 21 points, 8 rebounds, and 9 assists.
The Orlando Magic extended their winning streak to two games with a narrow 5-point victory over the Portland Trail Blazers. The Magic took a 31-26 lead in the opening quarter, but Sharpe’s jumper and layup, following Jerami Grant’s steal, led the Blazers to a 50-47 advantage with 4:01 left in the first half. Orlando made a comeback, leveling the score at 52 with Franz Wagner’s 3-pointer just before halftime, where they held a 63-55 lead. In the first half, Sharpe led all players with 13 points. The Magic made sure to retain the lead till the end and win the contest.
Franz Wagner looked good as he gave a valuable contribution of 23 points, 5 rebounds, and 3 assists. Cole Anthony scored 18 points off the bench along with 4 rebounds.
Magic vs Lakers Winner Prediction
- Home Advantage: Lakers
- Offensive Advantage: Lakers
- Defensive Advantage: Magic
- H2H Advantage: Lakers
- Overall: LA Lakers to win
The Orlando Magic has every reason to be confident following their impressive start to the season. Still, they can’t afford any mistakes when facing the Lakers. In contrast, the Lakers are anticipated to come out with full force and exert their dominance over the visiting team on Monday.
As per the latest prediction, the LA Lakers are expected to win this matchup.