Franz Wagner’s Orlando Magic (29-42) will look to secure an upset of Anthony Davis and the Los Angeles Lakers (34-37) on March 19, 2023. The Lakers are a 6-point favorite. The game’s point total is 230.5.
Lakers vs. Magic Odds
- Lakers odds to win: -236
- Magic odds to win: +196
- Spread: Lakers (-6)
- Total: 230.5
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Game Time and Information
- When: Sunday, March 19, 2023 at 9:30 PM ET
- Where: Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles, California
- TV: SportsNet LA and BSFL
Who Will Win Lakers vs. Magic?
Lakers and Magic Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread
The Lakers are 6-1 against the spread when favored by 6 points or more this season.
The Magic have a 22-13-2 record against the spread when an underdog by 6 points or more this year.
The Lakers and the Magic combine to average 2.4 fewer points per game than the over/under of 230.5 set for this matchup.
Los Angeles and Orlando have seen its opponents average a combined one more point per game than the over/under of 230.5 set for this matchup.
The average total the Lakers have had set in matchups this year is three more points than this outing’s point total.
Orlando’s games this season have averaged an over/under of 226.1 points, 4.4 fewer than the point total in this matchup.
Los Angeles’ ATS record is 34-35-2 this season.
The Magic are 38-31-2 ATS this year.
Lakers Stats & Insights
The Lakers average 116.5 points per game (eighth in the league) while allowing 117 per outing (21st in the NBA). They have a -33 scoring differential overall.
The 45.5 rebounds per game the Lakers average rank fifth in the league. Their opponents record 45.4 per contest.
Los Angeles connects on two fewer threes per contest than the opposition, 10.6 (27th in the league) compared to its opponents’ 12.6.
The Lakers rank 23rd in the league by averaging 110.8 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively are 13th in the NBA, allowing 111.7 points per 100 possessions.
During the 2022-23 campaign, the Lakers score 0.8 more points per home game on average than on the road (116.9 at home, 116.1 on the road), but are giving up 5.4 fewer points per home game compared to road games (114.2 at home, 119.6 on the road).
Magic Stats & Insights
The Magic have a -202 scoring differential, falling short by 2.9 points per game. They’re putting up 111.6 points per game, 26th in the league, and are giving up 114.5 per contest to rank 17th in the NBA.
Orlando records 42.9 rebounds per game (18th in league), compared to the 41.9 of its opponents.
The Magic knock down 2.4 fewer threes per contest than the opposition, 10.6 (27th in the league) compared to their opponents’ 13.
The Magic rank 27th in the NBA with 109.3 points scored per 100 possessions, and 16th defensively with 111.9 points conceded per 100 possessions.
Orlando is putting up more points at home (114.3 per game) than away (109.1).
Lakers Key Players to Watch
The Lakers get 26.1 points, 12.5 rebounds and 2.6 assists from Davis.
D’Angelo Russell’s averages this season are 17.9 points, 3.1 rebounds and 6.2 assists per game.
Malik Beasley makes more threes per game than any other (active) member of the Lakers, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of three per contest.
Jarred Vanderbilt averages 1.1 steals per game, while Davis swats two shots per contest.
Magic Key Players to Watch
Wagner scores 18.7 points per game. He also contributes 3.9 rebounds and 3.5 assists per game this season.
This season, Wendell Carter Jr. is averaging 15.6 points, 2.5 assists and 8.9 rebounds per game.
Wagner makes 1.7 treys per game.
Markelle Fultz’s 1.5 steals and Bol Bol’s 1.2 blocks per game are vital to the Magic’s defensive effort.
Lakers vs. Magic Prediction
- Pick ATS: Lakers (- 6)
- Pick OU:
Lakers 118 – Magic 112
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