Lakers Vs Magic: NBA Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – March 19, 2023

Written By PlayPicks Staff on March 18, 2023

The Los Angeles Lakers (34-37) host the Orlando Magic (29-42) at Arena on Sunday, March 19, 2023. The contest tips at 9:30 PM ET and airs on SN-LA. The Lakers are 6.5-point favorites in the game, the second matchup between the teams this season. The point total is 229.5 points in the outing.

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Lakers Vs Magic Betting Odds

Favorite Spread Total
Lakers -6.5 229.5

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Injury Report as of March 19

Lakers: Anthony Davis: Probable (Foot), Mohamed Bamba: Out (Ankle), LeBron James: Out (Foot)

Magic: Patrick Beverley: Out (Trade Pending), Jonathan Isaac: Out (Injury Management), Jalen Suggs: Out (Concussion)

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Magic (+6.5)
Total Pick Over (229.5)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Lakers Vs Magic Stat Rankings

Lakers Avg. (Rank) Magic Avg. (Rank)
116.5 (8th) Points Scored 111.6 (26th)
117.0 (21st) Points Allowed 114.5 (17th)
45.5 (5th) Rebounds 42.9 (18th)
9.9 (17th) Off. Rebounds 10.2 (14th)
10.6 (27th) 3pt Made 10.6 (27th)
25.1 (16th) Assists 22.9 (27th)
13.5 (15th) Turnovers 14.4 (24th)

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Lakers Key Players

Anthony Davis 45 26.1 12.5 2.6 1.0 2.0 0.4
D’Angelo Russell 63 17.9 3.1 6.2 1.0 0.4 2.7
Malik Beasley 70 13.2 3.6 1.6 0.8 0.1 3.0
Dennis Schroder 57 12.8 2.5 4.6 0.8 0.1 1.1
Lonnie Walker IV 51 12.2 2.0 1.2 0.5 0.3 1.7

Magic Key Players

Paolo Banchero 64 20.0 6.6 3.6 0.9 0.5 1.1
Franz Wagner 70 18.7 3.9 3.5 0.9 0.2 1.7
Wendell Carter Jr. 48 15.6 8.9 2.5 0.5 0.6 1.3
Markelle Fultz 50 14.1 4.1 5.6 1.5 0.4 0.4
Cole Anthony 51 12.5 4.5 3.9 0.6 0.5 1.2

Betting Trends

  • The Lakers have beaten the spread 34 times in 71 games.
  • Los Angeles’ ATS record as 6.5-point favorites or more is 5-1.
  • Out of 71 Lakers games so far this season, 34 have gone over the total.
  • A total of 43 times so far this season, Los Angeles and its opponent have combined for more than 229.5 points.
  • The total for this game is 229.5, 4.0 points fewer than the average total in Lakers games thus far this season.
  • The Magic have 38 wins in 71 games against the spread this season.
  • Orlando has an ATS record of 22-14-1 as a 6.5-point underdog or greater.
  • There have been 35 Magic games (out of 71) that went over the total this season.
  • There have been 28 Orlando’s games this year with more than 229.5 points scored.
  • Games involving the Magic this year have averaged 226.1 points per game, a 3.4-point differential when compared to the over/under for this contest.

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