Orlando Magic vs Houston Rockets Prediction and Odds

Orlando Magic vs Houston Rockets Prediction and Odds

Orlando Magic vs Houston Rockets Prediction: Orlando Magic are likely to win this game


The Orlando Magic are hoping to get back on track in their match against the Houston Rockets. They are currently placed 15th on the table with only two wins and eight losses. Orlando Magic are coming into this match on the back of a loss against the Sacramento Kings 123-126. The Houston Rockets are also struggling. The Rockets are lying at the bottom of the Western Conference standings with one win and nine losses. They are coming off a heartbreaking loss against the Minnesota Timberwolves.

Orlando Magic vs Houston Rockets Prediction: Key Stats

Orlando Magic

  • Orlando Magic have played four home games this season and has won two games with an average score of more than 110-115 Points in this match.
  • The away form has been disappointing with no win in its last six games. The average points scored by Magics is 5 points lesser in away fixtures.
  • If we combine both data sets, The average Points per match for Magics are somewhere around 110 Points which is above Par.
  • Consider key metrics like rebounding, assists, and steals. There has been a steady average of 20 assists per game for the Orlando Magic. Moreover, 46.2 rebounds per game have been above average as well.

Rockets

  • Houston Rockets’ home and away form this season has been quite similar. The Rockets have struggled both at home and away. The Rockets’ one win has come at home this season.
  • If we bifurcate Home stats, Houston Rocket’s average score is more than 115 points which is quite good considering their results.
  • The away form drops a bit as in the case of most teams the average away score for Houston Rockets is between 105-108 points.
  • If we combine both data sets, The Houston Rockets’ average points are somewhere around 108 points.
  • If we talk about key stats, The average number of assists with 20.1 assists per game to go with 45.7 rebounds per match.
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Orlando Magic vs Houston Rockets Odds

Moneyline

  • Orlando Magic: -180 to -200
  • Houston Rockets: +148 to +167

Spread

  • Orlando Magic-4.5: -107 to -125
  • Houston Rockets +4.5: -107 to -110

Total Points

  • Over 226.5: -106 to -110
  • Over 224.5: -128 to -135

Orlando Magic vs Houston Rockets Prediction: Head-to-Head Stats

Both these teams have met 67 times in the regular season of the NBA. The Rockets have an upper hand with 37 victories to the Magic’s 30 victories. Speaking about its last five matches, the Rockets are ahead by 3-2. The last game between both sides ended in the Magics’ victory.

Key Highlights: This Fixture

  • Magic is the only team to score below 100 points between both sides in the last five fixtures. Magic scored 98 twice.
  • The Highest points scored in this fixture is 237. Houston Rockets defeated the Magic 130-107.
  • The biggest margin of victory between both sides belongs to the Rockets as they won by 23 points.

Orlando Magic vs Houston Rockets Prediction: Recent Form

Orlando Magic

Orlando Magic’s season has started in agony with a string of five losses in five matches. The Magic have only managed two wins in ten games this season. Their last win came against Golden State in a tight finish. The last five games have seen them score over 105 points in each game with two wins.

Houston Rockets

Houston Rockets have struggled to make any impact this season with the Rockets struggling to win a game. The Rockets have won one game in ten fixtures. The Rockets have lost their last seven fixtures. Houston have scored over 100 points in four of its last five fixture this season.

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Magic vs Rockets Prediction: Players to Watch Out

Magics

Banchero (Power Forward)

Points Per Game: 22.9 | Assists Per Game: 3.6 | Rebounds Per Game: 8.5

Franz Wagner (Small Forward)

Points Per Game: 17.3| Rebounds Per Game: 4.3 | Assists Per Game: 3.8

Wendell Carter Jr (Center)

Points Per Game: 16.00 | Rebounds Per Game: 9.4 | Assists Per Game: 3.0

Houston Rockets

Kevin Porter Jr (Shooting Guard)

Points Per Game: 19.7 | Rebounds Per Game: 6.3 | Assists Per Game: 5.1

Jalin Green (Center)

Points Per Game:19.5 | Assists Per Game: 2.2 | Rebounds Per Game: 4.1

Alperen Sangun (Center)

Points Per Game: 16.8 | Rebounds Per Game: 9.9 | Assists Per Game: 2.0

Magics vs Rockets Injuries

Magic

Cole Anthony (Point Guard)

Moritz Wagner (Center)

Garry Harris (Shooting Guard)

Rockets

Jabari Smith Jr (Power Forward)

Magics vs Rockets Prediction: Final Insight

Both teams have not had a good season and it is difficult to predict with such volatility around both sides. However, coming to our prediction we believe Magics playing at their home can win and get the job done.

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