Raptors vs Magic Game Breakdown & Projections – Sun, Mar 17th 2024

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Toronto Raptors

Raptors

23W-44L

Toronto Raptors

March 17, 2024

06:00PM EST

Odds: 216.5 o/u

Magic

39W-28L

Orlando Magic
Orlando Magic

Alright hoop-heads, it’s time to get your game face on because we’re diving deep into the NBA jungle tonight. The Toronto Raptors, who’ve been clawing their way through a rocky 23W-44L season, are about to take a flight south to the Sunshine State. Their mission? To face off with the Orlando Magic, who’ve been casting spells left and right this season with a 39W-28L record. The Raptors are a whopping 29.5 games back in the Eastern conference, while the Magic are sitting pretty at the top, not a single game back. The Magic Kingdom’s Amway Center will be the battleground, with the first whistle blowing at 06:00PM EST.

Now, the bookies are having a field day with this one. The over/under is set at 216.5, with the Raptors looking like the underdogs at a line of 12.0, and the Magic favored to win at -12.0. The Magic are still buzzing from their recent victory over the Raptors, pulling a rabbit out of the hat with a 113-103 win. Meanwhile, the Raptors are nursing their wounds, still smarting from that 103-113 loss. So, my friends, buckle up and get ready for a game where Raptors will try to conjure some magic, and the Magic will aim to show that they have more bite than the Raptors.

Game Breakdown

Game Time: March 17, 2024 06:00PM EST
Location: Amway Center, Orlando

Vegas Odds

TOR ML ORL ML Over/Under Line
Open +460 -675 216.0 12.0/-12.0
Recent +500 -750 216.5 12.5/-12.5
Difference +40 -75 +0.5

Team Performance

tor Team Logo
LAST 10
2W-8L
AWAY
9W-24L

16.7% Win Probability

orl Team Logo
LAST 10
7W-3L
HOME
21W-9L

83.3% Win Probability

Previous Matchups

Date Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 OT Final O/U ATS
03/15/24 Orlando Magic ORL 24 26 34 29 113 Under
Toronto Raptors TOR 27 21 25 30 103
11/21/23 Toronto Raptors TOR 23 33 26 25 107 Over
Orlando Magic ORL 30 37 33 26 126
02/14/23 Orlando Magic ORL 27 43 19 24 113 Over
Toronto Raptors TOR 35 30 29 29 123
12/11/22 Toronto Raptors TOR 19 20 36 24 99 Under
Orlando Magic ORL 18 29 35 29 111
12/09/22 Toronto Raptors TOR 25 38 24 22 109 Over
Orlando Magic ORL 37 30 27 19 113
12/03/22 Orlando Magic ORL 22 26 25 35 108 Over
Toronto Raptors TOR 36 28 30 27 121
04/01/22 Toronto Raptors TOR 29 30 26 17 102 Under
Orlando Magic ORL 23 23 17 26 89
03/04/22 Orlando Magic ORL 27 21 24 31 103 Under
Toronto Raptors TOR 23 16 21 37 97
10/29/21 Orlando Magic ORL 20 31 27 31 109 Over
Toronto Raptors TOR 23 31 23 33 110

Raptors Vs Over/Under

Magic Vs Over/Under

Raptors Recent Games

Date vsOpp Result Reb Ast Tov Shots
03/15 @ ORL 103-113L 40 24 15 81
03/13 vs DET 104-113L 37 32 11 94
03/11 vs DEN 119-125L 42 30 11 93
03/09 vs POR 118-128L 43 29 20 92
03/07 vs PHX 113-120L 36 30 9 95
03/05 @ NOP 98-141L 45 21 11 93
03/03 @ CHA 111-106W 45 27 14 92
03/01 @ GSW 105-120L 47 31 14 97
02/28 @ DAL 125-136L 44 34 11 99
02/26 vs IND 130-122W 45 35 11 97

Magic Recent Games

Date vsOpp Result Reb Ast Tov Shots
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
02/29 @ UTA 115-107W 45 27 15 78
02/27 @ BRO 108-85W 38 20 17 74
02/25 vs ATL 92-109L 51 23 18 84

Starting Lineups

Raptors Notable Injuries

  • RJ Barrett (SF/PF): Avg: 19.7pts, 5.2reb, 3.3ast, 31.7 minutes. Last game: 03/11/24. Impact: 6.0
  • Jakob Poeltl (C): Avg: 11.4pts, 8.8reb, 2.5ast, 26.4 minutes. Last game: 03/03/24. Impact: 5.5
  • Chris Boucher (C): Avg: 6.4pts, 4.2reb, 0.5ast, 14.2 minutes. Last game: 03/09/24. Impact: 2.6
  • Javon Freeman-Liberty (PG/SG): Avg: 3.7pts, 1.7reb, 1.0ast, 10.1 minutes. Last game: 03/11/24. Impact: 1.6
  • Mouhamadou Gueye (C): Avg: 1.0pts, 2.5reb, 0.0ast, 4.8 minutes. Last game: 03/05/24. Impact: 1.0
  • D.J. Carton (PG): Avg: 2.8pts, 1.0reb, 0.8ast, 8.9 minutes. Last game: 03/05/24. Impact: 0.9

Magic Notable Injuries

  • Chuma Okeke (SF): Avg: 2.6pts, 1.9reb, 0.5ast, 10.2 minutes. Last game: 03/13/24. Impact: 0.2
  • Admiral Schofield (PF): Avg: 0.9pts, 0.6reb, 0.4ast, 3.4 minutes. Last game: 03/13/24. 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.

Raptors Defense vs

Position Pts Reb Ast Overall vs NBA
C #28 #30 #22 #30 18.5%
PF #22 #27 #21 #25 7.9%
PG #12 #13 #10 #11 -5.0%
SF #29 #25 #24 #28 15.0%
SG #18 #26 #16 #22 3.9%

Magic Defense vs

Position Pts Reb Ast Overall vs NBA
C #1 #1 #11 #1 -23.6%
PF #11 #2 #3 #5 -10.4%
PG #18 #19 #27 #22 7.5%
SF #8 #2 #7 #3 -23.4%
SG #9 #3 #8 #5 -9.3%
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Team Comparison

Team Logo
Points per Game
114.2
106.2
Rebounds per Game
43.0
41.7
Assists per Game
29.5
22.8
Steals per Game
7.9
7.8
Blocks per Game
5.2
5.3
Shots per Game
93.2
80.2
3-Pointers Made per Game
13.2
11.2
2-Pt Percentage per Game
54.0
54.9
3-Pt Percentage per Game
35.3
38.1
Turnovers per Game
12.3
14.7
Fouls per Game
17.9
18.3

Recent Trends

  • Ochai Agbaji (SF): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 45.1% to 29.5, 20.3 min average previous 3 games.
  • Anthony Black (SG/SF): 3 Game Minutes avg dropped 31.9% to 12.0, 17.6 min average previous 3 games.
  • Bruce Brown (PG/SF): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 66.0% to 33.5, 20.2 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.
  • Jordan Nwora (PF): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 52.3% to 18.1, 11.9 min average previous 3 games.
  • Jontay Porter (C): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 128.6% to 23.2, 10.2 min average previous 3 games.
  • The Raptors have a 4-game losing streak on the road. Overall, they are on a 6-game losing streak.
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