Planning on watching today’s Magic and Trail Blazers game? Catch the action at Moda Center in Portland, OR, as the Trail Blazers hosts this showdown at 10:00 ET on ROOT. In this non-conference matchup, the Magic are the betting favorite against the Trail Blazers. The over/under for the game is 224 points.
ORLANDO MAGIC VS PORTLAND TRAIL BLAZERS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Portland Trail Blazers +3
This game will be played at Moda Center at 10:00 ET on Friday, October 27th.
WHY BET THE PORTLAND TRAIL BLAZERS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 111-105 in favor of the Trail Blazers.
- Our projections have Shaedon Sharpe finishing with Shaedon Sharpe points, 4 rebounds and 3 assists.
- From the field, we have the Trail Blazers finishing with a field goal percentage of 51.9% and knocking down 11 threes.
Can the Magic Pull Out the Win as Road Favorites?
Most recently, the Magic faced off against the Rockets and emerged victorious with a final score of 116-86. The Magic, who were favored by 4.5 points, successfully covered the spread. The combined score of the game was 202, falling below the over/under line of 219.5.
Orlando’s leading scorer was Franz Wagner, who scored 19 points. In the most recent game, Cole Anthony of the Orlando Magic shot 8 out of 12 from the field and 1 out of 2 from three-point range.
Looking at their most recent game, the Orlando Magic managed to record 8 steals. They also achieved an effective field goal percentage of 52.9% and had a possessions/pace of 93.67.
Defensively, the Magic allowed a total of 86 points in their most recent game against the Houston Rockets. Additionally, they recorded 8 steals and forced 14 turnovers.
Is a Home Win Possible for the Trail Blazers?
Portland’s most recent game came against the Clippers, resulting in a defeat for the Trail Blazers. The final score of the game was 123-111, surpassing the over/under line of 226 with a combined scoring of 234. Despite being the underdog with a spread of +9.5, the Trail Blazers were unable to cover it.
Portland’s leading scorer was Malcolm Brogdon in the most recent game, as he scored 20 points for the Portland Trail Blazers. Anfernee Simons, the second leading scorer, also made a contribution with 18 points and 2 rebounds.
Portland is coming off a game against the Los Angeles Clippers where they had 98.29 possessions/pace. They recorded 10 steals and achieved an effective field goal percentage of 52.7%.
Defensively, the Trail Blazers forced 17 turnovers and blocked 4 shots in their most recent game against the Los Angeles Clippers. They allowed 123 points.