7 points plus 6. 8 rebounds a night on the season. Cole Anthony contributes 14. 6 points, 4. 6 rebounds plus 3. 8 assists a game, Terrence Ross adds nine points a night while Franz Wagner chips in 19. 2 rebounds and four dimes a contest. Wendell Carter Jr. (16. 6 points, 9. 1 rebounds), Jalen Suggs (12. 4 points, 5. 4 assists) and Bol Bol (13. 1 points, 7. 8 rebounds) are solid contributors. Gary Harris (10. 3 points), Caleb Houstan, Chuma Okeke, Mo Bamba, R. J. Hampton and Kevon Harris all have to contribute for the Magic.
The Cavaliers lead the league in scoring defense and they are getting production from guys up and down the rotation. LeVert led five players in double figures in the win over Philadelphia Wednesday night as Cleveland torched the nets at better than a 60% clip from the floor. Orlando is dealing with their own injury issues as being without Bamba and Carter Jr. thins the frontcourt depth while Harris plus Suggs ailing makes it tough in the backcourt. There just aren’t enough weapons for Orlando to hang in there and that carries the Cavaliers to another victory here. Prediction: Cleveland Cavaliers -9. 5 Full-Game Total Pick Orlando entered Thursday with the under posting an 11-11 mark in their 22 games in relation to the total this season.
Orlando Magic vs. Cleveland Cavaliers Prediction, Preview, and Odds - 12-2-2022A pair of Eastern Conference teams at opposite ends of the standings take the floor in search of a victory on the shores of Lake Erie. The Orlando Magic are on the road as they make the trip up the eastern seaboard to face the Cleveland Cavaliers Friday night. Orlando was dumped 125-108 at home by Atlanta Wednesday night in their most recent contest, failing to cover as a 6. 5-point underdog. Cleveland steamrolled Philadelphia 113-85 at home Wednesday night in their previous game, easily covering the line as a 3.
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8 dimes a contest this year. The Cavaliers are 1st in the league in scoring defense as they allow an average of 106 points per game this season. Donovan Mitchell leads the way in the scoring department for Cleveland as he puts up 28. 4 points plus 5. 1 assists a night on the year. Cedi Osman (9. 2 points), Evan Mobley (15 points, nine boards), Jarrett Allen (13. 5 points, 10. 8 rebounds) and Caris LeVert (11. 9 points, 4. 7 rebounds, 4. 7 assists) each are solid secondary options.
The Cavaliers improved to 14-8 on the season and stand second in the Central Division, two games behind the Bucks for the top spot in the division. Against Philadelphia, Cleveland outscored Philadelphia 7-2 over the final 1:35 of the opening quarter to lead by four after 12 minutes of play. The Cavaliers broke the game open by shooting 16 of 17 from the floor in the second quarter, outscoring the 76ers 44-27 to take a 21-point advantage at the half. Cleveland didn’t let Philadelphia closer than that in the second half while leading by as many as 33.
Kevin Love (10. 6 points, 7. 2 rebounds), Robin Lopez, Darius Garland (22. 8 points, 8. 1 assists), Dean Wade, Raul Neto, Isaiah Mobley and Isaac Okoro are other contributors in the Cavaliers’ rotation. Cleveland is 8th in the league in field goal percentage as they shoot 48% from the floor as a team on the year. The Cavaliers are 12th by knocking down an average of 12.
The Magic are slightly below average in tempo as they are 20th with 98. 4 possessions a night. Orlando is 28th in turnovers with 16. 5 per contest, which could lead to some easy buckets in transition. Cleveland has seen the under post a 12-10 record in their games on the year. The Cavaliers lead the league in scoring defense while ranking middle of the pack (16th) in turnovers as they commit 15 per game.
5-point favorite. In the all-time regular season series between the teams, the Cavaliers own a 60-59 advantage, including a 103-92 home victory in the first matchup this season back on October 26. I just won $14, 619 in parlay tickets in the month of November. Don't miss out on another big payday! Click here to get a month of my parlays for only $50 (normally $100)! Orlando Magic Struggling to Put Games in the Win ColumnOrlando suffered their sixth straight loss and their eighth in the last nine games as they were dumped by Atlanta at home Wednesday night. The Magic dropped to 5-17 on the season and sit in the basement of the Southeast Division, seven games behind the Hawks for the top spot. Against Atlanta, Orlando was outscored 18-10 over the final 4:33 of the opening quarter to turn a three-point deficit into an 11-point margin.
The Magic trailed by 20 at the half and never got closer than 15 the rest of the way as they ended up with the loss. Orlando shot 49. 4% from the field, including eight of 27 from three-point range, and allowed Atlanta to shoot 54. 3% in the game. Franz Wagner led the Magic with 22 points and six rebounds in the loss.
The Cavaliers shot 60. 8% from the field, including 15 of 29 from three-point range, and won the rebounding battle 40-30 to overcome 19 turnovers. Caris LeVert paced Cleveland with 22 points in the victory. The Cavaliers come into this one ranked 15th in the league in scoring offense as they put up an average of 112. 9 points per game this season. Cleveland is 12th in rebounding as they grab 43. 7 boards per contest and stand 21st in assists by handing out 23.
Cleveland is one of the slowest teams in the league in terms of tempo as they are 29th with an average of 95. 7 possessions per contest. The first meeting this season saw just a combined 195 points, falling 20. 5 points short of the total. Seven of the last 10 meetings between the teams have fallen short of the total and this one seems no different. Lean toward the under in this contest. Prediction: Under Written By Chris King, "Chris King" Chris King has been immersed in the world of professional and collegiate sports for more than three decades.
The Magic enter this game 28th in the league in scoring offense as they average 108. 3 points per game on the season. Orlando is 21st in the league in rebounding with 42. 8 rebounds per contest while they are 30th in assists by dishing 21. 2 dimes a night. The Magic are 19th in the league in scoring defense by allowing 114. 4 points per contest. Paolo Banchero paces the Magic as he averages 22.
Orlando is 15th in the league in field goal percentage as they shoot 46. 9% from the field on the year. The Magic is 26th in the league in threes per game as they hit 10. 6 triples a night while they are 22nd in three-point shooting by hitting 33. 8% from beyond the arc. Jonathan Isaac (hamstring) remains out with no timetable for return at this point. Carter Jr. (foot) has been out since November 18, while Okeke (ankle) hasn’t played since November 21. Both of those players are considered day-to-day. Suggs (ankle) has missed the last three games while Bamba (back) has missed two straight coming into this one. Harris (hamstring) left Wednesday’s game and is considered day-to-day at this point. Watch for updates on these guys heading into the contest. Cleveland Cavaliers Try to Gain Ground in Central DivisionCleveland won for the sixth time in eight games as they routed Philadelphia at home Wednesday night.
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1 three-pointers a night while they are 3rd by connecting on 38. 5% of their attempts from beyond the arc. Ricky Rubio (knee) continues to rehab after surgery and remains without a definitive timetable to return. Dylan Windler (ankle) is out until at least mid-to-late December as the injury-prone guard still is looking to make an impact at this level. Allen (back) has missed three straight games while Love (thumb) has missed five in a row and Lamar Stevens (illness) hasn’t played since November 23. Watch for any breaking information about their respective statuses.
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