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Don’t miss the electrifying NBA game between the Magic and the Raptors scheduled for November 21st, 2023, in Orlando, FL at Amway Center. Enhance your betting strategy with our handpicked picks and predictions.
Introduction to the Magic vs. Raptors betting tip and prediction
Don’t miss the Eastern Conference clash taking place on November 21st, 2023, starting at 18:00. The Magic enters as -1.5 point favorites in the contest. The previous game between these two teams was a pick’em and the Magic won, 123-113. The over/under for the upcoming game is 214.5 points.
In the 2023-2024 basketball season, the importance of the 3-point shot in the game cannot be overstated. Let’s analyze how different teams are faring from long distance. The Magic is currently knocking down 33.1% of their 3-pointers, demonstrating their sharpshooting skills. Meanwhile, the Raptors are impressively converting 33.5% of their shots from beyond the arc. When it comes to shot selection, the Magic is dedicating 36% of their attempts to 3-pointers, while the Raptors are taking 37% of their field goal attempts from downtown.
How is the Magic playing this season?
The Magic comes into this game with a 8-5 record, and they are currently 5th in the Eastern Conference standings. The Magic is 6-4 in their last 10 games.
Did the Magic win their most recent game?
Yes, Magic defeated the Pacers, 128-116. Wendell Carter Jr. scored 26 points in the victory.
Best scorer for the Magic
The leading scorer for the Magic this season is Paolo Banchero, who is averaging 18.7 points per game. In the last game, he scored 33.25 points in DraftKings and 35.6 fantasy points in FanDuel.
Other Team Leaders for the Magic
Coming into the November 21st, 2023 contest, Wendell Carter Jr. leads the Magic with 8.6 rebounds per game Paolo Banchero has a team-high 4.5 assists per game. He scored 33.25 DraftKings points and 35.6 FanDuel fantasy game points in the last game. The steals leader for the Magic is Jalen Suggs (2.1 steals per game). He has 25.75 DraftKings fantasy points and 26.1 FanDuel fantasy points for the last game. In terms of swatting shots, Goga Bitadze is leading the way for the Magic with 1.4 blocks per game. His DFS production in the last game is as follows: 31 DraftKings fantasy points and 35.6 FanDuel fantasy points per game.
Magic Team Analysis
The Magic’s point differential this season is 2.6 points per game, which ranks 9th in the NBA. They are averaging 109.4 points per game while allowing 106.8 points per game. In terms of 3-pointers, the Magic is making 10.1 shots per game, which ranks 27th in the NBA. From the free-throw line, the Magic is making 21.5 per game, which ranks 3rd in the NBA.
Projected Magic Starting Lineup and Injuries
In their last meeting against the Raptors, the Magic’s starting lineup consisted of Wendell Carter Jr., Paolo Banchero, Franz Wagner, Gary Harris and Markelle Fultz. For the upcoming matchup, the Magic has the following injuries: Wendell Carter Jr. is out (hand) and Markelle Fultz is out (knee).
How are the Raptors playing this season?
The Raptors head this game with a 6-7 record, and they are currently 10th in the Eastern Conference standings. The Raptors are 5-5 in their last 10 games.
Did the Raptors win their most recent game?
Yes, Raptors defeated the Pistons, 142-113. Jakob Poeltl scored 30 points in the victory.
Best scorer for the Raptors
The leading scorer for the Raptors this season is Scottie Barnes, who is averaging 20.1 points per game. Scottie Barnes also leads the team in minutes played per game with 34.65. In the last game, scored 39.25 DraftKings fantasy points and 35.9 FanDuel fantasy points.
Other Team Leaders for the Raptors
Scottie Barnes is leading the way with 8.9 rebounds per game. In his last game of the season, he scored 39.25 points in DraftKings and 35.9 in FanDuel. Dennis Schroder is dishing out a team-high 7.3 assists per game. He has 32 DraftKings fantasy points and 32.9 FanDuel fantasy points scored in the last game. In terms of steals, the Raptors’ leader is Scottie Barnes with 1.5 steals per game. His DFS points in the last match were the following: 39.25 DraftKings fantasy points and 35.9 FanDuel fantasy points. The blocks’ leader for the Raptors is Scottie Barnes, who is sending back 1.5 shots per game. He scored 39.25 DraftKings fantasy points and 35.9 FanDuel fantasy points in his last game.
Raptors Team Analysis
The Raptors’ point differential this season is -0.7 points per game, which ranks 20th in the NBA. They are averaging 110.8 points per game while allowing 111.5 points per game. In terms of 3-pointers, the Raptors are making 11.4 shots per game, which ranks 21st in the NBA. From the free-throw line, the Raptors are making 15.2 per game, which ranks 26th in the NBA.
Projected Raptors’ Starting Lineup and Injuries
In their last meeting against the Magic, the Raptors’ starting five were Jakob Poeltl, Precious Achiuwa, Pascal Siakam, Scottie Barnes and Fred VanVleet. For the upcoming matchup, Raptors has the following injuries: Javon Freeman-Liberty is questionable (ankle), Christian Koloko is out (lung), and Thaddeus Young is questionable (illness).
Bet suggestions for this game
Spread betting suggestion
According to Vegas, it is a toss-up for the Magic and Raptors game. Although it is a pick’em, the suggestion is to bet at the Magic.
Money Line betting suggestion
Magic is a -1.5 money line favorite for the game against the Raptors, and the suggestion is to pick the Magic.
Over/Under betting suggestion
The over/under for the Magic and Raptors is 214.5 points, so the suggestion is to take the over.
Will there be Overtime?
The Magic and Raptors have combined for an impressive 2 overtime games this season, and therefore, there is value in betting if there will be overtime for this contest.
Magic vs Raptors betting tip: FAQs
The game will be played on November 21st, 2023.
The contest will take place at Amway Center in Orlando, FL.
The Magic have a 8-5 record thus far this season, they are the 5th seed in the Eastern Conference standings. Meanwhile, the Raptors are 6-7, they own the 10th spot in the Eastern Conference.
The last time that the Magic and Raptors played, the Magic won, 123-113.
This Magic and Raptors game is a pick’em. In the previous meeting, the Magic was a 0 point favorite. They won the game against Raptors, 123-113.
The over/under is 214.5 points for the November 21st, 2023 game.
The matchup on November 21st, 2023, is the first game between the Magic and Raptors this season. The next contest between these two teams will be on March 15, 2024 at the Scotiabank Arena.