Free NBA Picks Today: Washington Wizards vs Orlando Magic 1/21/23

Free NBA Picks Today: Washington Wizards vs Orlando Magic 1/21/23
Sat 21st January 2023

The Washington Wizards (19-26, 11-10 Home) welcome the Orlando Magic (17-28, 6-16 Away) Saturday at Capital One Arena. Orlando is playing on back-to-back days after beating the New Orleans Pelicans 123-110 at Amway Center yesterday.

Franz Wagner was the standout player with 30 points and nine assists. The Magic are the 13th seed in the Eastern Conference. Washington found victory on Wednesday at Madison Square Garden, beating the New York Knicks 116-105. Kyle Kuzma had 27 points, 13 rebounds, and seven assists to lead the team. The Wizards are the 12th seed in the Eastern Conference.

This marks the final meeting of the season between the teams. Washington will be pursuing a season sweep against Orlando after taking the only previous meeting 119-100 at Amway Center in December 2022, their sixth straight head-to-head victory. Kristaps Porzingis led the Wizards with 30 points, 13 rebounds, and four blocks. Wagner had 28 points and eight assists in defeat.

The Magic have been led this season by Paolo Banchero and Wagner, who are averaging 20.8 and 20.5 points per game, respectively. Banchero also has dished 3.8 assists per game. Meanwhile, Bol Bol is grabbing 6.9 rebounds per game.

Porzingis and Kuzma have powered the Wizards on offense, averaging 22.2 and 21.7 points per game, respectively. Porzingis also has collected 8.8 rebounds per game. Monte Morris has tallied 5.4 assists per game.

The Magic have come up short more often than not in recent trips to Capital One Arena, losing six of the last 10. Meanwhile, the Magic are 1-7 when playing two days in a row this season and 1-2 in such games against opponents with at least a day of rest.

The Wizards are 2-2 with a rest advantage. Orlando is 4-6 in the last 10 games with an average margin of -3.8 (112.4-116.2). Washington has split the last 10 (5-5), scoring 114.1 points per game on average while holding opponents to 112.0 (+2.1 margin).


(Last Five | Season Average | Differential)
Points + Rebounds + Assists:
Jalen Suggs: 10.6 | 17.2 | -6.6
Rebounds per game:
Bol Bol: 4.3 | 6.9 | -2.6


(Last Five | Season Average | Differential)
Points + Rebounds + Assists:
Monte Morris: 25.3 | 19.2 | +6.1
Points per game:
Monte Morris: 15.0 | 10.3 | +4.7
Rui Hachimura: 8.8 | 12.4 | -3.6
Rebounds per game:
Deni Avdija: 9.0 | 6.0 | +3.0

SportsTips’ NBA Pick:

Washington Wizards (-275)

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