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Washington Wizards vs Orlando Magic Betting Preview, Odds and Pick

The Washington Wizards will hit the floor running against the visiting Orlando Magic on Friday, looking to bolster their record and bolster betting bankrolls in the process.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those looking to pick the visitors as their prediction to cover in this one found the Orlando Magic listed as 2.5-point underdogs earlier at BetOnline. Meanwhile, the OVER/UNDER total betting line for this game was set at 205 at Bovada but may have moved since the betting odds opened.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 102-98 win for the Wizards. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Orlando Magic vs Washington Wizards Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Orlando Magic have seen them go 19-13 and 22-10 ATS so far this NBA season, while the Washington Wizards are at 14-16 and 16-14 ATS. In Over/Under totals betting, the Wizards are 17-11-2, while the Orlando Magic are 15-17. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Washington vs Orlando injuries news.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams with the Washington Wizards rated this week at No. 23 and the Orlando Magic sitting at No. 10.

Statistical Matchup

In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Washington's No. 28-rated NBA squad against Orlando's No. 13-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Washington rates No. 11 in the league with 8.83 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 21 with 7.91 per outing.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Orlando got 20 points from Nikola Vucevic en route to a 100-93 victory over Brooklyn on Wednesday at Amway Center.

Otto Porter Jr. scored 20 points in a failed effort to lead the Wizards to victory (they lost 94-91 to Toronto at Air Canada Centre on Wednesday).

Betting Trends
  • Orlando is 14-4 ATS in its last 18 games
  • Orlando is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Orlando is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Orlando is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • Washington is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Washington is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Orlando at Cleveland, Saturday, January 2nd
Washington home to Miami, Sunday, January 3rd