Cleveland Cavaliers is coming off a disheartening four defeats in a row with the last one against Detroit Pistons 94-127. Orlando Magic, on the contrary, registered an impressive win against Phoenix Suns 128-114 last game and will be aiming to extend their three-game winning streak on the road.
Cavaliers’ Previous Game
The Pistons dominated the last game from start to finish, charging out to a 4-point first-quarter lead and increased to 16-points at the end of second quarter. The Cavaliers increased the gap to 29-points in the third quarter and that steadily grew and reached 33 at the end of fourth quarter.
Colin Sexton led the Cavaliers with 22 points. Kevin Porter Jr. added 12 points while Tristan Thompson, Jordan Clarkson and Cedi Osman combined for 30 points. Detroit’s Blake Griffin scored 24 points, and Andre Drummond added 17 points.
Magic’s Last Match
The Phoenix Suns lead by 6-points in the first quarter against Orlando Magic, but couldn’t sustain that early surge. The Orlando recovered back after a tough first quarter and built a 65-58 lead at the end of the first half. The Magic increased their lead to 17 points in third quarter and then the fourth quarter was nothing more than a formality as Suns cut the gap to just three points.
Aaron Gordon led the Magic with 32 points on 13-for-15 shooting, Terrence Ross scored 22, Evan Fournier added 21 points, and Markelle Fultz chipped in 13 points. Frank Kaminsky led the Suns with 23 points and five rebounds while Devin Booker added 17 points and five assists.
Team’s Form and Scoring
Orlando Magic are in good shape for the last few weeks and have registered three straight wins and four out of their last five.
The club made a sluggish start in this NBA season as the team have registered just three wins of their first ten games. Then, the Magic came back strong and have won seven games in their next eleven games.
Magic are good on defensive end but are lacking the points on offense, scored 103.5 points per game and allowed 103.4 points per game.
With four straight losses, the Cavaliers continue to search for their first win since Nov. 24’s 110-104 victory against the Portland Blazers. The club is in disastrous form this season with a 5-15 record and have lost 10 of their last 11 games.
Cavaliers are lacking on both offensive and defensive end of the game, scored 104.2 points per game and allowed 112.8 points per game on the season.
Cleveland Cavaliers vs Orlando Magic Betting Tips
Orlando Magic have had a better season thus far and have also been consistent in the last few games. They are on a victory-spree at the moment and are expected to continue their winning momentum. Their players look in great rhythm and it will be difficult to stop them.