Trail Blazers vs Magic Prediction and Odds
Trail Blazers vs Magic Prediction and Odds: The Orlando Magic is expected to win this game against the Portland Trail Blazers as per the bookmarkers.
The Orlando Magic is gearing up to face off against the Portland Trail Blazers in the upcoming NBA matchup at Moda Center this Friday night. Orlando got their season off to a strong start with an impressive 116-86 victory over the Houston Rockets. They are eager to build on this momentum and aim for an away win when they go head-to-head with the Trail Blazers.
On the other hand, the Trail Blazers faced a setback in their season opener, suffering a 111-123 defeat at the hands of the LA Clippers. They are determined to secure their first win in front of their home crowd when they take on Orlando on Friday.
Trail Blazers vs Magic Prediction and Odds: Home-Away Stats
Portland Trail Blazers
The Portland Trail Blazers are currently on a losing streak of 11 games at home.
Portland has been struggling in their recent home games, with their last five losses coming against teams such as the Phoenix Suns, Golden State Warriors, Sacramento Kings (2 games), and New Orleans Pelicans.
In the last 5 home games
- The Portland Trail Blazers scored 99.2 points per game.
- The Portland Trail Blazers conceded 132.2 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
The Orlando Magic won 3 of their last 5 away fixtures.
They secured victories against the Cleveland Cavaliers, New Orleans Pelicans, and Washington Wizards, The losses came against the Miami Heat and Brooklyn Nets.
In the last 5 away games
- The Orlando Magic scored 108.0 points per game.
- The Orlando Magic 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: 1
- Number of games that ended with a difference of more than 10 points: 3
Trail Blazers vs Magic Prediction and Odds: Offense and Defense Comparisons
- In their season-opening game against the Houston Rockets, the Orlando Magic scored a total of 116 points. They displayed a field goal shooting efficiency of 48.3% and a 3-point shooting accuracy of 26.5%. Their free throw shooting accuracy stood at 88.5%.
- During their recent game against the LA Clippers, the Portland Trail Blazers scored a combined total of 111 points. Their shooting performance included a 47.3% field goal success rate and a 31.3% accuracy in 3-pointers. The Trail Blazers also maintained a free throw success rate of 76.5%.
- The Orlando Magic restricted their opponents to 86 points in the last fixture. They allowed a field goal success rate of 40.5% and a 3-point shooting accuracy of 35.3%. The Magic secured 31 rebounds, recorded 6 steals, and blocked 3 shots.
- In their last regular season game, the Portland Trail Blazers gave away 123 points to their opponents. The opposing team displayed a shooting efficiency of 52.2% in field goals and 47.1% in 3-pointers. Portland managed to add 45 rebounds along with 11 steals and 7 blocks.
Trail Blazers vs Magic Prediction: Odds
The Orlando Magic are favored by the prediction and betting platforms for this matchup.
- Orlando Magic: -3 (-112)
- Portland Trail Blazers: +3 (-109)
- Orlando Magic: -147
- Portland Trail Blazers: +124
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Trail Blazers vs Magic Prediction and Odds: Head-to-Head Stats
In the NBA regular season, these two teams have faced each other on 67 occasions. The Portland Trail Blazers have the advantage, having won 40 of these games, while the Orlando Magic secured victories in 27.
Looking at their most recent five matchups, the Trail Blazers emerged victorious in three, while the Magic won two. Their last encounter occurred in the previous season on March 5, 2023, with the Portland Trail Blazers prevailing with a score of 122-119.
Head-to-Head Key Highlights: Last 5 Regular Season Meetings
- The Number of Home games won by the Portland Trail Blazers: 0
- The Number of Away games won by the Orlando Magic: 2
- The Average Number of Total Points scored: 213.4
- The Average Number of Points scored by the Portland Trail Blazers: 106.6
- The Average Number of Points scored by the Orlando Magic: 106.8
Magic vs Trail Blazers Prediction and Odds: Players to Watch Out
Cole Anthony (Point Guard)
Points Per Game: 20.0 | Rebounds Per Game: 8.0 | Assists Per Game: 2.0
Franz Wagner (Small Forward)
Points Per Game: 19.0 | Rebounds Per Game: 2.0 | Steals Per Game: 1.0
Paolo Banchero (Power Forward)
Points Per Game: 12.0 | Rebounds Per Game: 5.0 | Assists Per Game: 5.0
Portland Trail Blazers
Malcolm Brogdon (Point Guard)
Points Per Game: 20.0 | Assists Per Game: 5.0 | Rebounds Per Game: 2.0
Anfernee Simons (Shooting Guard)
Points Per Game: 18.0 | Assists Per Game: 2.0 | Steals Per Game: 2.0
Shaedon Sharpe (Shooting Guard)
Points Per Game: 14.0 | Assists Per Game: 6.0 | Assists Per Game: 3.0
Magic vs Trail Blazers Prediction and Odds: Last Game Analysis
The Orlando Magic had an impressive beginning to the season, securing a convincing victory with a three-point lead over the Houston Rockets in the season opener. In the first quarter, Wagner made a significant impact by sinking his first three 3-point shots, helping the Magic secure an 11-point lead. Banchero contributed six points during an 8-0 run, extending Orlando’s lead to 17, before VanVleet and Brooks concluded the first half with a pair of successful 3-pointers. Notably, the Magic outrebounded the Rockets 56-31 and capitalized on 18 turnovers committed by Houston.
Cole Anthony delivered a strong show as he finished with 20 points and 8 rebounds. Franz Wagner made a contribution of 19 points and 3 rebounds.
Portland Trail Blazers
The Portland Trail Blazers commenced their season with a loss on the road against the LA Clippers. The Clippers managed to create a 20-point lead in the second quarter with a 20-7 scoring run, putting the Blazers in a significant deficit. Despite their efforts to narrow the gap, the Blazers were unable to do so in the subsequent quarters. Portland also faced a rebounding disadvantage, with the Clippers outrebounding them 45 to 40, and they lost the battle in the paint with a score of 54-58.
Malcolm Brogdon came off the bench and led the scoring for the Blazers with 20 points. He also added 5 assists. Anfernee Simons scored 18 points with 4 assists.
Trail Blazers vs Magic Winner Prediction
The Orlando Magic aim to instill confidence in their team by securing consecutive wins at the beginning of the season, while the Portland Trail Blazers are determined to break their streak of home losses. This matchup is expected to be closely contested.
As per the latest prediction, the Orlando Magic is likely to win this fixture.