Memphis Grizzlies vs Orlando Magic Odds
Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Memphis when they hit take on the Magic on Sunday in pro hoops betting action.
The Magic bring a 16-43 record (26-33 ATS) to the battle against the 38-19 Grizzlies, who are 33-23-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Orlando go 32-26-1 so far and the Grizzlies go 24-32-1. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Magic at No. 26 and the Grizzlies at No. 10 heading into this contest. Handicapping models run by the computers at Odds Shark project a 98-88 result in favor of the Grizzlies.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Orlando's No. 23-ranked offense, averaging 94.3 PPG, against a Grizzlies defense that ranks No. 2 at 89.6 PPG. The Magic field goal percentage has averaged 45.4% so far, more than the Grizzlies shooters have achieved on the year, 44% per game.
Defensively, the Grizzlies feature the league's No. 2-rated defense on the road, giving up 92.5 points per game. Orlando, meanwhile, comes in at No. 24 in the league in scoring at home.
The Grizzlies were a 98-91 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Heat. They covered the 7.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (189) made winners of OVER bettors. The Grizzlies endured a 98-91 loss at the hands of the Heat on Friday, despite a 24-point effort from Marc Gasol at AmericanAirlines Arena.
The Magic were a 118-110 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Rockets. They covered the 9-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (228) made winners of OVER bettors. Tobias Harris scored 27 points and added 10 rebounds for a double-double, but his team still lost 118-110 against Houston in NBA action at Amway Center.
Memphis Grizzlies Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Portland are 7-3
After playing Miami are 6-4
After a loss are 7-3
Orlando Magic Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing New Orleans are 8-2
After playing Houston are 4-6
After a loss are 2-8
A few Grizzlies at Magic trends to consider:
Memphis is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Memphis's last 9 games when playing Orlando
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Memphis's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Memphis's last 5 games when playing on the road against Orlando
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Orlando's last 9 games when playing Memphis
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Orlando's last 5 games when playing at home against Memphis
Orlando is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Memphis
The total has gone OVER in 13 of Orlando's last 18 games at home
Memphis home to Portland, Wednesday, March 6
Orlando at New Orleans, Monday, March 4