Grizzlies vs. Magic Prediction, Odds & Best Bet for March 28 (Memphis Wins Big at FedExForum)
Grizzlies vs. Magic Game Info
- Date: Tuesday, March 28, 2023
- Time: 8:00 PM ET
- Venue: FedExForum -- Memphis, Tennessee
- Coverage: BSSE and BSFL
The Memphis Grizzlies (47-27) and Orlando Magic (32-43) put their respective winning streaks on the line when they collide in NBA action on Tuesday, March 28.
Ja Morant's 27 points helped the Grizzlies to a 123-119 win over the Atlanta Hawks on Sunday for their sixth consecutive victory. On the other side, the Magic are coming off a 119-106 victory against the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday that saw Franz Wagner drop a 19-point, 10-rebound double-double.
So, which team will leave FedExForum with the victory?
Grizzlies vs. Magic Odds & Spread
- All NBA betting lines, odds and prop bets are from FanDuel Sportsbook.
- Moneyline: ORL: (+245) | MEM: (-300)
- Spread: ORL: +7 (-110) | MEM: -7 (-110)
- Total: 229 -- Over: (-110) | Under: (-110)
The Grizzlies enter this contest as heavy home favorites on the moneyline and spread per FanDuel Sportsbook's odds. This 8 p.m. ET clash also features an over/under of 229 points with -110 odds on both sides.
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Grizzlies vs. Magic Betting Trends
- The Grizzlies are 35-35-2 against the spread this season.
- The Magic have an against the spread record of 16-7-2 in their 25 games when underdogs by 7.5 points or more this year.
- This season, Grizzlies games have hit the over 32 times out of 71 chances.
- Magic games this season have hit the over on 35 of 71 set point totals (49.3%).
- Memphis has done a better job covering the spread when playing at home (22-13-1) than it has in road tilts (13-22-1).
- In 2022-23 against the spread, Orlando has a better winning percentage at home (.583, 21-15-0 record) than on the road (.571, 20-13-2).
Grizzlies vs. Magic Prediction & Pick
The Grizzlies have been firing on all cylinders on offense lately. They're scoring at a 129.2 PPG clip over the last six games, finishing with at least 123 points in all but one of those contests. Jaren Jackson Jr. and Desmond Bane are averaging a combined 48.5 PPG over that stretch while Morant has put up 20.7 PPG on 54.8% shooting since returning from his suspension.
The Magic win games with defense, but that strategy didn't work when they lost 123-115 to the Grizzlies back in January. What's worse is that Orlando had the home-court advantage in that tilt. Now, the Magic take to the road, where they're 2-4 in their last six away games.
Unfortunately for the Magic, the Grizzlies have won 11 straight home games, having not lost at FedExForum since Feb. 5. With Memphis having its eyes set on a potential NBA Finals run, don't expect the Grizzlies to break much of a sweat en route to another home victory.
Final Score Prediction: Grizzlies: 126 | Magic: 116
Grizzlies vs. Magic Best Bet
The Magic might be 5-0 ATS in their last five outings, but that streak's coming to an end tonight. The Grizzlies have had Orlando's number as far as the spread is concerned, going 4-1 ATS in their last five meetings with the Magic. On top of that, Memphis has covered in five of its last six matchups against the Southeast Division.
Given that the Grizzlies already beat the Magic by eight points earlier this season, I see the home team winning by a solid margin once again.
Bet: Grizzlies -7 (-110)
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