At 7:00 ET, the 42-28 Orlando Magic will host the 40-29 Sacramento Kings in a non-conference matchup. Orlando is currently favored by 3.5 points, and the over/under line is set at 215.5.

The Magic are currently on a five-game winning streak and are the top team in the Southeast Division. Meanwhile, the Kings are 8th in the Western Conference and 3rd in the Pacific Division. NBCS will broadcast the game.


The Pick: Sacramento Kings +3.5

This game will be played at Kia Center at 7:00 ET on Saturday, March 23rd.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 112-108 in favor of the Kings.
  • Our projections have De’Aaron Fox finishing with De’Aaron Fox points, 5 rebounds and 6 assists.
  • From the field, we have the Kings finishing with a field goal percentage of 47.6% and knocking down 12 threes.

Can the Kings Offense Score Enough on the Road?

Today, the Kings are looking to extend their underdog ATS win streak to four games. As the underdog, they have gone 10-11 straight-up this season and 13-8 vs. the spread. The Kings’ ATS record on the road is 21-15, and they are 20-16 straight-up on the road.

In their last game, the Kings were favored by 11 points but lost to the Wizards by a score of 109-102. The O/U line for that game was 237.5, and the teams combined for 211 points.

This season, Sacramento has an O/U record of 34-34-1, and their games have averaged 234.4 points per game. Today’s O/U line is set at 215.5, and the Kings have hit the under in their last two games.

In the Western Conference, the Kings are currently in 8th place with a record of 40-29. Against the West, they are 27-17 and 9-6 in their division. On the road, the Kings are 20-16.

The Kings are one of the top offensive teams in the league, averaging 117.9 points per game (8th). On the road, they are scoring 115.8 points per game (11th).

In terms of pace, Sacramento is 9th in the NBA at 99.8 possessions per game. They are also 12th in field goal percentage (48%).

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Kings are 5th in made threes per game (14.2) and 4th in attempts (39). However, they are just 15th in three-point shooting percentage (36%).

So far, the Kings’ defense is ranked 18th in the league at 116.5 points per contest. Opponents are hitting 54.2% of their two-point field goal attempts this season, and they’re also connecting on 39.0% of their three-point attempts.

Will the Magic Find a Way to Win at Home?

The Magic have won five straight games and are currently 4th in the Eastern Conference with a record of 42-28. In the Southeast Division, they are in 1st place.

At home this season, the Magic have gone 25-9 and have an average scoring differential of +7.4 points per game. As the favorite, they are 23-6 straight-up and 25-9 against the spread at home.

For the season, the Magic have been favored in 29 of their 70 games and have gone 25-4 in those games. Against the spread, they are 23-6 as the favorite.

In their last game, the Magic beat the Pelicans by a score of 121-106. They were 2.5-point underdogs going into the game and the O/U line was 207.5.

This season, the Magic have an O/U record of 33-37. In their last two games, the final score has gone over the O/U line. On average, the Magic’s games have seen 219.7 points scored.

At home, the Magic are averaging 113.9 points per game, which is 18th in the league. Overall, they are 26th in scoring at 110.9 points per game. In terms of pace, Orlando is 26th in the NBA at 96.9 possessions per game.

When it comes to field goal percentage, the Magic are 13th in the league at 47%. However, they are last in the NBA in three-point shooting at just 35% from beyond the arc. In terms of three-point attempts, Orlando is 28th in the league.

So far this season, the Magic have outscored the NBA scoring average in 35.7% of their games. In terms of assists, they are 26th in the league with an average of 24.7 per game. In terms of free throws, Orlando is 6th in the NBA in made free throws per game.

At present, the Magic’s defense is ranked 3rd, allowing 108.8 points per game. On two point field goal attempts, the Magic’s defensive unit is allowing a field goal percentage of 55.0% and allowing 35.4% from beyond the arc.