Orlando Magic at Golden State Warriors - 1/7/23 NBA Picks and Prediction

Golden State Warriors (20-19) vs Orlando Magic (14-25)

Game Info: Saturday, January 7, 2023 at 8:30 pm (Chase Center)

Betting Odds: Golden State Warriors -5.5 -- Over/Under: Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Orlando Magic and Golden State Warriors meet Saturday in NBA action at the Chase Center. The Orlando Magic have lost 5 of their last 8 games. The Golden State Warriors have won 5 of their last 6 games.

The Orlando Magic are averaging 110.3 points on 46.8 percent shooting and allowing 114.2 points on 47.2 percent shooting. Paolo Banchero is averaging 21.3 points and 3.9 assists, while Franz Wagner is averaging 19.9 points and 4 rebounds. Wendall Carter Jr. is the third double-digit scorer and Cole Anthony is grabbing 4.4 rebounds. The Orlando Magic are shooting 34.3 percent from beyond the arc and 79.9 percent from the free throw line. The Orlando Magic are allowing 34.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.3 rebounds per game.

The Golden State Warriors are averaging 117.2 points on 47.4 percent shooting and allowing 117.6 points on 46.7 percent shooting. Stephen Curry is averaging 30 points and 6.8 assists, while Jordan Poole is averaging 20.6 points and 4.4 assists. Klay Thompson is the third double-digit scorer and Andrew Wiggins is dishing 2.2 assists. The Golden State Warriors are shooting 37.4 percent from beyond the arc and 79.6 percent from the free throw line. The Golden State Warriors are allowing 35.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.8 rebounds per game.

The Magic are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Warriors are 52-24-3 ATS in their last 79 home games and 4-1-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The over is 6-2 in Magic last 8 overall. The under is 8-2 in Warriors last 10 home games. The Magic are 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.

The Orlando Magic have cooled off over the last week, and they're losing their last 5 games by an average of 11 points. The Golden State Warriors have found some success lately without Curry, and they're always a tough out at home, where they win by an average of 8.7 points while shooting 48 percent from the field. The line is reasonable. I'll lay the chalk with the Warriors.

Randy’s Pick Golden State Warriors -5.5

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