Sacramento Kings vs Orlando Magic NBA Odds and Predictions
The NBA has a number of games scheduled over the weekend, but the focus is on the exciting clash between Kings and Magic. The game is scheduled to be held in the Golden 1 Center on 13th February.
The Magic is looking to get out of the jail by securing a win whereas Kings who have a winning streak going on would do everything to keep that going. Even though it looks like Kings have had a better season so far, the Magic have played out of their skins despite hiccups on certain occasions. The hosts are still the slight favorites here.
Sacramento Kings vs Orlando Magic NBA Odds and Predictions Summary
Sacramento Kings vs Orlando Magic NBA Odds and Predictions: Players to watch out
Harrison Barnes pitched in with 8 points and 4 assists against 76ers that helped them put up a great fight. He has a player efficiency rating of 16.82.
Deaaron Fox who is the point guard was the highest scorer in his last outing. In addition to averaging 23.4 points in this period, he has 6.7 assists per game.
Richaun Holmes who plays as the center and power forward has a field goal percentage of 65.3 and a free throw percentage of 78.2 in 23 games.
Buddy Hield who has played at the guard position is a seasoned NBA player with an average of 16.1 points and field goal conversion of 37.2% in this season.
Nikola Vucevic who has played at the center position has tons of experience in NBA with an average of 23.3 points and 11.5 dribbles in this season so far.
Dwayne Bacon who is the shooting guard has a rating of 73 while the point guard Cole Anthony has an average of 11 points per game in addition to 4.4 rebounds.
Aaron Gordon brings the power and versatility to the center with a free throw percentage of 61.3% and a field goal percentage of 42.7% in this edition.
Terrence Ross has been a versatile player who has gathered points from several positions for the side. He averages 14.1 points along with 1 steal every game.
Sacramento Kings vs Orlando Magic NBA Odds and Predictions: Recent Form
The Sacramento Kings needs to up the ante to get back to winning ways. More than anything, the inconsistency has been a key to their limited success this season. They got a much-needed head start with three important wins in the first 4 games.
Their campaign took a big hit with three defeats against Rockets and Warriors. In the last 5 games, they have secured victories against Magic, Raptors, Nuggets and Clippers besides the only loss against 76ers. They will be longing to carry on this winning momentum when they face Magic. They are still struggling to break into top 5.
The Orlando Magic came into this edition with an underdog tag. They defied all odds by getting off to a flyer winning as many games as possible in the initial phase. Their winning trend continued with victories coming their way when they faced Wizards and Thunder in the subsequent games.
Their campaign started going downhill from then on as they lost against Thunder, 76ers and Rockets. In the last 5 games, they have managed just one victory with the other games not going in their favor. They got a proper thrashing at the hands of Trail Blazers in their last game. This meant that they are currently settled at 13th place in the Eastern conference.
Sacramento Kings vs Orlando Magic NBA Odds and Predictions: Head-to-head:
Regular season (63 games): Magic – 29 wins, Kings – 34 wins.
Playoffs played: 0
Previous meeting: Kings won 121-107 on 27th January 2021 in a regular season fixture.
Sacramento Kings vs Orlando Magic NBA Odds and Predictions: Outright predictions
The Magic have a significant probability of lifting the title whereas their opponents require a big effort to make progress. However, for this particular game, Sacramento Kings are predicted to win.
A prime betting platform, Oddschecker have put the hosts in a not so good position to win the NBA. On the other hand, Kings would be more than happy if they can win a couple of games. Another platform SMarkets has also reiterated that both the sides would be looking to make amends in their game.