Kings vs Magic Game Breakdown & Projections – Sat, Mar 23rd 2024

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Sacramento Kings

Kings

40W-29L

Sacramento Kings

March 23, 2024

07:00PM EST

Odds: 218.0 o/u

Magic

42W-28L

Orlando Magic
Orlando Magic

Alright hoop heads, tonight’s the night we’ve all been waiting for! Our beloved Sacramento Kings, sporting a respectable 40W-29L record, are making their royal march to the Amway Center, ready to challenge the slightly ahead 42W-28L Orlando Magic. The clock’s ticking down to a 07:00PM EST tipoff, and with the Kings trailing by 4 games in the Western conference and the Magic holding their own in the East, the stakes couldn’t be higher. The bookies are having a field day, setting the over/under at a tantalizing 218.0, with the Kings line at 4.5 and the Magic at -4.5. Fresh off a 121-106 victory over NOP, the Magic are looking to keep their winning streak alive, while the Kings, still smarting from a 102-109 loss to WAS, are hungry for redemption. So, get ready for an evening of enchantment and royalty as the Magic and the Kings battle it out. Will it be a spellbinding victory for the Magic or will the Kings rule the court? Only time will tell!

Game Breakdown

Game Time: March 23, 2024 07:00PM EST
Location: Amway Center, Orlando

Vegas Odds

SAC ML ORL ML Over/Under Line
Open +165 -195 216.0 4.5/-4.5
Recent +120 -140 218.0 2.5/-2.5
Difference -45 +55 +2.0

Team Performance

sac Team Logo
LAST 10
6W-4L
AWAY
20W-15L

45.5% Win Probability

orl Team Logo
LAST 10
8W-2L
HOME
24W-9L

54.5% Win Probability

Previous Matchups

Date Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 OT Final O/U ATS
01/03/24 Orlando Magic ORL 30 25 34 29 98 135 Over
Sacramento Kings SAC 27 40 24 27 911 138
01/09/23 Orlando Magic ORL 31 21 32 27 111 Over
Sacramento Kings SAC 41 31 35 29 136
11/05/22 Sacramento Kings SAC 25 22 36 23 20 126 Over
Orlando Magic ORL 33 32 12 29 17 123
03/26/22 Sacramento Kings SAC 41 25 15 24 9 114 Over
Orlando Magic ORL 28 34 22 21 5 110
12/08/21 Orlando Magic ORL 36 31 25 38 130 Over
Sacramento Kings SAC 38 32 34 38 142

Kings Vs Over/Under

Magic Vs Over/Under

Kings Recent Games

Date vsOpp Result Reb Ast Tov Shots
03/21 vs WAS 102-109L 37 21 15 87
03/20 vs TOR 123-89W 53 32 15 93
03/18 @ MEM 121-111W 59 30 17 94
03/16 @ NYK 91-98L 42 22 12 86
03/13 @ LAL 120-107W 44 30 12 88
03/12 @ MIL 129-94W 51 34 8 93
03/10 @ HOU 104-112L 44 24 12 89
03/07 @ SAS 131-129W 46 31 13 103
03/06 vs LAL 130-122W 46 32 13 97
03/04 @ CHI 109-113L 51 29 17 94

Magic Recent Games

Date vsOpp Result Reb Ast Tov Shots
03/21 @ NOP 121-106W 40 33 14 92
03/19 @ CHA 112-92W 41 32 16 81
03/17 @ TOR 111-96W 39 22 13 85
03/15 vs TOR 113-103W 39 25 14 80
03/13 @ BRO 114-106W 34 29 12 77
03/10 @ IND 97-111L 46 18 12 88
03/08 vs NYK 74-98L 37 12 13 80
03/06 vs WAS 119-109W 42 21 15 84
03/05 vs CHA 101-89W 41 23 17 74
03/03 @ DET 113-91W 48 24 20 72

Starting Lineups

Kings Notable Injuries

  • Kevin Huerter (SG): Avg: 10.4pts, 3.5reb, 2.6ast, 24.5 minutes. Last game: 03/18/24. Impact: 2.6
  • Trey Lyles (PF/C): Avg: 7.0pts, 4.3reb, 1.1ast, 19.4 minutes. Last game: 03/12/24. Impact: 2.1
  • JaVale McGee (C): Avg: 4.2pts, 2.8reb, 0.4ast, 8.9 minutes. Last game: 03/20/24. Impact: 1.2
  • Colby Jones (SG/SF): Avg: 2.1pts, 1.4reb, 0.6ast, 6.9 minutes. Last game: 03/20/24. Impact: 0.7
  • Jalen Slawson (PF): Avg: 0.9pts, 1.0reb, 0.3ast, 4.1 minutes. Last game: 03/20/24. Impact: 0.5

Magic Notable Injuries

  • Chuma Okeke (SF): Avg: 2.5pts, 1.8reb, 0.5ast, 9.8 minutes. Last game: 03/21/24. Impact: 0.3
  • Jett Howard (SF): Avg: 1.6pts, 0.4reb, 0.2ast, 3.7 minutes. Last game: 03/17/24. Impact: 0.4
  • Admiral Schofield (PF): Avg: 1.0pts, 0.6reb, 0.3ast, 3.6 minutes. Last game: 03/21/24. Impact: 0.4

Top Player Props

This article, published more than 6 hours prior to game time, focuses exclusively on Over prop bets due to the propensity for NBA teams to make last-minute injury adjustments. For the most current prop bets, including any updates closer to tip-off, please refer to the link provided below the table.

Kings Defense vs

Position Pts Reb Ast Overall vs NBA
C #4 #3 #20 #10 -5.7%
PF #19 #14 #25 #18 1.9%
PG #23 #3 #13 #12 -3.9%
SF #20 #6 #3 #7 -8.5%
SG #8 #2 #10 #6 -7.4%

Magic Defense vs

Position Pts Reb Ast Overall vs NBA
C #1 #1 #14 #1 -27.1%
PF #12 #1 #4 #2 -13.1%
PG #16 #12 #26 #20 4.1%
SF #6 #2 #7 #2 -26.7%
SG #10 #4 #7 #5 -8.5%
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Team Comparison

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Points per Game
116.0
107.9
Rebounds per Game
45.7
41.3
Assists per Game
28.7
24.0
Steals per Game
9.0
8.2
Blocks per Game
4.7
5.1
Shots per Game
92.7
81.3
3-Pointers Made per Game
12.3
11.4
2-Pt Percentage per Game
56.4
56.7
3-Pt Percentage per Game
34.7
37.3
Turnovers per Game
12.7
14.6
Fouls per Game
19.7
17.5

Recent Trends

  • Paolo Banchero (PF) is coming off a triple-double where he put up 20.0 pts, 10.0 reb, 11.0 ast against NOP
  • Harrison Barnes (SF/PF): 3 Game Minutes avg dropped 32.6% to 23.9, 35.4 min average previous 3 games.
  • Gary Harris (SG): 3 Game Minutes avg dropped 32.6% to 18.6, 27.6 min average previous 3 games.
  • Kevon Harris (SF): 3 Game Minutes avg dropped 48.3% to 10.9, 21.2 min average previous 3 games.
  • Trey Lyles (PF/C): 3 Game Minutes avg dropped 34.8% to 15.3, 23.5 min average previous 3 games.
  • The Magic have a 3-game winning streak at home. Overall, they are on a 5-game winning streak.

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