Orlando Magic at Portland Trail Blazers - 1/10/23 NBA Picks and Prediction

Portland Trail Blazers (19-20) vs Orlando Magic (15-26)

Game Info: Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at 10:00 pm (Moda Center at the Rose Quarter)

Betting Odds: Portland Trail Blazers -7.5 -- Over/Under: 231 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Orlando Magic and Portland Trail Blazers meet Tuesday in NBA action at the Moda Center. The Orlando Magic have lost 5 of their last 7 games. The Portland Trail Blazers have lost 7 of their last 9 games.

The Orlando Magic are averaging 110.4 points on 46.9 percent shooting and allowing 113.9 points on 47 percent shooting. Paolo Banchero is averaging 21.4 points and 3.9 assists, while Franz Wagner is averaging 20.1 points and 3.9 rebounds. Wendall Carter Jr. is the third double-digit scorer and Cole Anthony is grabbing 4.5 rebounds. The Orlando Magic are shooting 34.4 percent from beyond the arc and 79.4 percent from the free throw line. The Orlando Magic are allowing 34.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.3 rebounds per game.

The Portland Trail Blazers are averaging 112.2 points on 47.6 percent shooting and allowing 112.1 points on 47.1 percent shooting. Damian Lillard is averaging 27.3 points and 4 rebounds, while Anfernee Simons is averaging 22.4 points and 2.9 rebounds. Jerami Grant is the third double-digit scorer and Jusuf Nurkic is grabbing 10.1 rebounds. The Portland Trail Blazers are shooting 37.8 percent from beyond the arc and 77.1 percent from the free throw line. The Portland Trail Blazers are allowing 35.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.4 rebounds per game.

The Magic are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 road games and 12-4 ATS in their last 16 games overall. The Trail Blazers are 6-0 ATS in their last 6 home games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The over is 6-2 in Magic last 8 games playing on 0 days rest. The under is 7-1 in Trail Blazers last 8 overall. The Magic are 3-7-1 ATS in the last 11 meetings.

The Orlando Magic are on the end of a back to back and just got their boots smoked last night by the Kings. The Portland Trail Blazers are riding the struggle bus, but they're about as healthy as they've been all year, with Payton and Nurkic listed as probable. The Trail Blazers do win in the favorite role by an average of 6.5 points. With the rest advantage and being at home, this should be a comfortable win for the Trail Blazers.

Randy’s Pick Portland Trail Blazers -7.5

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