Looking to win big? The Wizards and Magic face off at 7:00 ET on BSF. The Magic are hosting the game at Amway Center in Orlando, FL. The over/under for this game is set at 234.5 points, and the Magic are the home favorites against the Wizards in a Southeast division matchup.
WASHINGTON WIZARDS VS ORLANDO MAGIC BETTING PICK
The Pick: Washington Wizards +10
This game will be played at Amway Center at 7:00 ET on Wednesday, November 29th.
WHY BET THE WASHINGTON WIZARDS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 109-107 in favor of the Wizards.
- Our projections have Kyle Kuzma finishing with Kyle Kuzma points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists.
- From the field, we have the Wizards finishing with a field goal percentage of 48.8% and knocking down 12 threes.
Is A Road Victory Likely for Underdog Washington?
Over the Wizards’ last five games, they are 1-4 and come in with an overall record of 3-14. At this time, the team’s rank is 14th in the Eastern Conference, and they are also 5th in the Southeast division.
Washington comes in with an overall ATS record of 8-9 so far this season. In their last six home games, Washington has been unable to cover the spread, and they maintain an ATS record of 1-6 at home compared to 7-3 on the road.
The Wizards offense is coming off a game where they scored 126 points against the Pistons. They posted a field goal percentage of 50.6% and connected on 10 threes. The team’s top scorer is Kyle Kuzma, who comes into today’s matchup with an average of 23.4, while Jordan Poole also maintains a PPG average of 17.2 leading up to the game.
Looking at the Wizards defense, they will be looking for a better performance considering they are currently conceding 124.0 points per game (29th).
In the terms of takeaways, Wizards are causing 13.6 turnovers per game, ranking 16th in the league. They also enter the matchup ranked 17th in rejections, averaging 4.9 blocked shots each game.
Can the Magic Secure a Win at Home?
Looking at the Magic’s previous ten games, they are 7-3 and face the Wizards with an overall mark of 12-5. During their 17 games, the Magic have gone 7-2 against teams in the Eastern Conference and 5-3 in non-conference matchups.
Orlando is currently performing above .500 against the spread with an ATS record of 14-3. Orlando has gone 5-0 against the spread this season when they are the favorites, and they are 9-3 when playing as underdogs.
The Magic offense is coming off a game in which they scored 130 points vs. the Hornets. Overall their field goal percentage was 54% while connecting on 10 threes. On offense, Magic has been struggling with their efficiency, coming into today’s game with a field goal percentgage of 46%. So far, they are 4th in free-throws made on a free throw shooting percentage of 76%.
In the current season, the Magic defense has excelled, sitting 5th in the NBA by allowing 107.4 points per game.
The Orlando defense has allowed opponents to shoot 35.6% from beyond the arc this season. Opposing teams are also hitting 46.8% of their field goal attempts vs. Orlando.