Predictions and Analysis: Magic vs Raptors Mar 15, 2024

Predictions and Analysis: Magic vs Raptors Mar 15, 2024

March 15, 2024


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On March 15, the Orlando Magic (38-28) will travel to Scotiabank Arena to play the Toronto Raptors (23-43). Find more articles with more basketball analysis about the coming encounters.


Magic Analysis: Coming off an important win

After defeating the Nets 114-106 at home in their last game, the Orlando Magic have been playing exceptionally well. They have won 9 of their past 12 games overall. They will be keen to continue their winning streak. Wendell Carter Jr. scored 15 points, Franz Wagner and Jalen Suggs each scored 14, while Paolo Banchero led the club with 21 points and 9 assists on 6 of 6 shooting. The Magic came out strong and dominated the 1st quarter, winning 33-16 to take an early 19-point lead. They simply kept their foot on the gas until late in the 4th quarter, when the Nets concluded with a flurry of points that maintained the margin within single digits in the end. As a team, the Magic struck 51% from the field and 14 of 32 from the 3-point line. After this two-game back-to-back matchup with the Raptors, the Magic will play the Hornets.


Raptors Analysis: On a 5-game losing run

The Toronto Raptors, on the other hand, have been struggling lately, having dropped 7 of their past 8 matches overall. They will be looking to snap a 5-game losing streak after losing 113-104 on the road to the Pistons in their last game. Leading the squad with 25 points and 8 assists was Immanuel Quickley, followed by Bruce Brown with 17 points and 5 assists and Kelly Olynyk with 19 points and 8 assists on 8 of eleven shooting. The Raptors got out to a strong start and appeared to be in complete control as they established an early 16-point lead, but they were unable to sustain it. 

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Magic vs Raptors Game Information

Date: 03/15/2024
Time: 07:40 PM EST
Location: Scotiabank Arena, Toronto, Ontario.
How to Watch Magic vs Raptors: ESPN2
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