Orlando Magic Form
The Magic ended a three-game losing streak and claimed their first road win of the season on Wednesday night, with a 116-104 win at the Cleveland Cavaliers. Evan Fournier scored a season-high 30 points, while Terrence Ross and Jonathan Isaac each scored 16 points for Orlando.
The win was all the more impressive as the Magic were without their injured center Nikola Vucevic and forward Aaron Gordon.
Toronto Raptors Form
The Raptors routed the New York Knicks 126-98 on Wednesday night, which takes them to 8-0 on home-court this season and saw them set an NBA record by winning their 33rd straight at home against Atlantic Division opponents.
Pascal Siakam scored 31 points, matched his career high of five 3-pointers and shot 12 for 22 overall. Fred VanVleet and Terence Davis each scored 15 points for Toronto, while OG Anunoby had 13 points and a career-high 12 rebounds.
So far this season, Toronto are averaging 113.6 Points per Game (PPG), while Orlando are averaging 102.1 PPG.
Player Match Up: Pascal Siakam v Evan Fournier
The matchup between the two leading points’ scorers for each team provides a good example of advantage Toronto have over Orlando in the season to date.
For the Raptors, Siakam is averaging 26.0 PPG, 47.8 Field Goal Percentage (FG%) and 82.4 Free Throw Percentage (FT%). For the Magic, Evan Fournier has 18.4 PPG, 47.0 FG% and 85.0 FT%.
Orlando Magic vs Toronto Raptors Betting Lines & Picks
In terms of NBA predictions going into this game, the Raptors have already convincingly beaten the Magic twice this season with the benefit of home-court advantage. They will believe they can win on the road too.
The Magic are +145 (2.45) with 888Sport on the Money Line betting odds in this game, with the odds on the Raptors at -160 (1.62) at bet365 Sportsbook. For the betting tip we prefer the odds on the Point Spread market, where Toronto -3.0 can be backed at -110 (1.90) at bet365.