The Orlando Magic (29-43) will take on the Washington Wizards (32-39). This Southeast Division matchup will go down at the Amway Center on Tuesday. The Washington Wizards are two positions ahead the 13th-placed Orlando Magic, sitting 11th in the Eastern Conference. It looks like a match, which could go either way, as not a lot seems to be separating the Orlando Magic from the Washington Wizards. This could go down to the wire before a winner emerges.
Orlando Magic VS Washington Wizards Betting expert picks
Orlando Magic VS Washington Wizards Moneyline
Take the Orlando Magic to win (1.87) on the moneyline at Maryland sportsbooks.
It’s a close call on the moneyline, with the Orlando Magic being the slight -115 favorite. The hosts lost their last game against the Washington Wizards, slipping to a 138-118 defeat at Capital One Arena on January 2023. They have gone 3-7 recently going into Tuesday’s matchup. As the road underdog, the Washington Wizards have moneyline odds of -105. The visitors have been on a 3-7 run going into Tuesday’s trip. In this series, their record for the past ten games is 7-3.
Both teams have the intention of coming out on top in this Southeast Divisional matchup, and while the Washington Wizards clinched victory the last time they faced off, with a 138-118 score on January 2023, the Orlando Magic are still the more likely to be successful in this match and may be a good bet.
Orlando Magic VS Washington Wizards Spread
Take the Orlando Magic -1.0 (1.91) to cover the spread at Maryland betting sites.
The Orlando Magic are the 1-point favorites, but the contest looks like it could go either way. The Washington Wizards won four out of their last five visits to the Amway Center, posting an average margin of victory of 12.0 points.
The Orlando Magic failed to beat the spread in six of their recent seven home games. This season, their ATS record at the Amway Center has been 18-17. The Orlando Magic walked a tightrope in their previous ten encounters, covering the spread on five occasions. They managed to put up an average of 117.1 points while keeping their opponents to 121.3 points on average.
The Washington Wizards have a 18-18-1 ATS road record for the season, going 32-37-2 ATS in all games. In their last ten, Washington Wizards topped the spread three times, scoring an average of 110.7 points and conceding 115.2 points.
Orlando Magic VS Washington Wizards Total
Go for Total under 227 (1.91)
The Orlando Magic and the Washington Wizards have faced each other in ten matches, with an average of 227 points between them. On their last five encounters at the Amway Center, the average score was 215.2 points.
The last four Orlando Magic games at the Amway Center went over. Their record at home is 20-15 O/U. With 244.4 points in the previous five Orlando Magic home games, the total went over four times. The Over went 7-2 in the last ten overall.
The Washington Wizards are 33-34 O/U against the total this season. Their record on the road is 14-21 O/U. The average number of points scored in the past 10 Washington Wizards matches was 225.9, with four of these games finishing under the total.
Orlando Magic VS Washington Wizards Betting trends
- Moneyline (ML): Washington Wizards (-105) | Orlando Magic (-115)
- Against the spread (ATS): Washington Wizards +1.0 (-110) | Orlando Magic -1.0 (-110)
Orlando Magic Form
The Orlando Magic are 29-43 for the season and their latest match against the LA Lakers finished with a score of 111-105, leaving them 3-7 across their past 10 games and 1-4 in the last five at home.
The Orlando Magic have been excellent lately, averaging 114.2 points over their last five games, proving they can put on a dazzling display at the Amway Center. The Orlando Magic have had a below-average defensive performance, conceding an average of 114.4 points per game.
The pressure is now on as the Orlando Magic enter the final part of the regular season. With a 29-43 record across their 72 games up to now, the hosts rank fourth in the Southeast Division. They hope to better their record going into the final games of the campaign.
The Orlando Magic will be without both Jonathan Isaac and Jalen Suggs for their latest game.
Washington Wizards Form
The Washington Wizards head to the Amway Center on the back of a 118-132 defeat to the Sacramento Kings last time out, leaving them 3-7 in their past ten games and 2-3 in the last five on the road.
On average, Washington Wizards have scored 112.8 points in the NBA this season and 112.3 points when playing away from home. On the other side of the floor, the Washington Wizards have been middle-of-the-pack in defense. They’ve given up 114.4 points in their past five outings and 113.5 points on average for the season.
The Washington Wizards are on the brink of elimination from the postseason. They have been overwhelmed by 39 losses from 71 matches. Their hopes of getting into the tough Eastern playoffs are in great danger.
The only reported injury concern for the Washington Wizards is Kyle Kuzma.
Orlando Magic VS Washington Wizards H2H history
The Washington Wizards downed the Orlando Magic 138-118 in their previous matchup. The encounter took place at the Capital One Arena in January 2023. The Washington Wizards have a 7-3 record against the Orlando Magic from their last ten meetings. They have taken six wins out of ten on the road.
In their last ten head-to-head games, the Orlando Magic managed 111.5 points on average per game, while the Washington Wizards put 115.5 points on board.