Memphis Grizzlies vs Orlando Magic: Picks & Predictions 1/06/2023

Memphis Grizzlies vs Orlando Magic: Picks & Predictions 1/06/2023

January 5, 2023



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An inter conference matchup takes place in the Sunshine State between two teams that are on opposing ends of the NBA playoff picture. The Memphis Grizzlies are traveling as they head to Orlando to play the Magic on Thursday night. Wednesday night, Memphis played the first game of a back-to-back set on the road against the Hornets.


In their previous game, which was played at home on Sunday night, the Grizzlies defeated the Kings 118-108. Meanwhile, in the first game of their back-to-back set on Wednesday night, Orlando hosted the Thunder at home. Friday night’s game between the Magic and the Wizards ended in a 119-100 loss for the Magic.


Memphis Grizzlies average 115.4 points per game this season, which ranks them 10th in the NBA in scoring offense. Memphis leads the league in rebounding with an average of 49 rebounds per game while ranking 12th in assists per game with an average of 25.1 per game. This season, the Grizzlies are 2-2 in the second game of back-to-back sets


The Magic, on the other hand, enter this game with a scoring rating that ranks 27th in the league with an average of 109.8 PPG for the season. Orlando’s main star is Paolo Banchero, who leads the team with 20.9 points and 6.7 rebounds per game this season. In a game, Cole Anthony averages 12.9 points, 4.5 rebounds, and 4.4 assists.


The second game of a back-to-back is being played by both teams, with Orlando at least enjoying the fact of not having to travel for this contest. Having said that, the Magic have struggled in these circumstances, going 0-6 for the season, and they will have a tough time defeating a strong, competitive Memphis team.


Also, the Grizzlies are competing for the top spot in the West after three straight victories coming into Wednesday night. Since Bane joined the lineup again and complemented Morant, Memphis has been on point. Orlando is injured, so we might see them really struggle against the Grizzlies in this game.


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Memphis Grizzlies vs Orlando Magic Game Information


  • Date: 01/05/2023
  • Time: 07:10 PM ET
  • Location: Amway Center.
  • How to Watch Grizzlies vs Magic: BSSW-SA
  • Live Stream: NBA Game Pass


Grizzlies vs Magic Betting Lines


Magic are +200 according to our Vegas NBA Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $200. On the other side, Grizzlies are –240 according to the Vegas NBA Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $41.67.

The implied probability for these two teams attached to the betting lines have Magic at a 33.33% chance of winning the game, meanwhile Grizzlies have 70.59% probability of finishing the game with the W.


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