The Orlando Magic will take on Memphis Grizzlies in the NBA League at the Amway Centeron Friday night. The Magic sits ninth in the Eastern Conference with a 34-38 record, while the Grizzlies are placed thirteenth in the Western Conference with a 29-42 record.Embed from Getty Images
Orlando thrashed Orleans 119-96 at home Wednesday night in their last game. Memphis comes in off a thrilling 126-125 win in overtime over Houston at home Wednesday night in their previous game. Both teams have already met twice this season, which ended in a Magic 102-97 win for the first game and second victory for Grizzlies 105-97.
Magic are looking forward to book their place in the play-offs after their convincing victory over New Orleans. The club dominated the game from start to the finish, locking up 14-point lead after the first quarter and increased to 22 at the first half.
New Orleans cuts the deficit to 15 points in the third quarter with 6:23 mins left in the game and that prompted a timeout by the magic. After a timeout, Vucevic was able to score a 3-pointer and blocked two shots that guide team to go on a 15-0 burst in the third quarter to take control. New Orleans bounced back in the fourth quarter, but Magic held on to the decisive lead till the end.
Orlando Magic vs Memphis Grizzlies Betting Tips
Orlando are in excellent form for the past few weeks as the club has registered third victory in a row to stay close of a playoff berth. The Magic has averaged 105.9 points per game on shooting and allowed 106.1 points per game.
On the other hand, Grizzlies end their two-game losing streak with a win over Houston. The Grizzlies won 126-125 in overtime despite Rockets’ James Harden sensational performance who contributed 57 points with eight assists and seven rebounds. The club star performer Jonas Valanciunas hit game-winning free throw with 0.1 second left in overtime guided the Grizzlies beat the Houston Rockets on Wednesday at FedExForum.Embed from Getty Images
The club is already eliminated from the Western Conference playoffs, but have played exceptional basketball in the last few weeks, winning four out of the last six games. The Memphis has averaged 102.9 points per game on shooting and allowed 104.9 points per game.
Both teams come in this game with plenty of confidence after performing exceptionally well in recent weeks. Orlando Magic are clear favorite to win this game here, but we are expecting a tight match here which can go either way. We suggest you to place the bets on the Total Points.
Orlando Magic vs Memphis Grizzlies Betting Tips: Total Points: Over 206.5 @ 1.75 at 888 Sports