Houston Rockets vs Orlando Magic – Preview, Tips and Odds

NBA
Houston Rockets
Final
110:116
Orlando Magic
Highlights and Stats


Houston Rockets face the Orlando Magic on Wednesday, 21st of December, 09:00 PM EST at the Toyota Center. The hosts of this upcoming match are with a balance of 9-21 at the moment and occupy the last 15th spot in the standings of the Western Conference, while the Magic is at #13 in the Eastern Conference with 11-21 record.

Houston Rockets vs Orlando Magic Head to Head

*Last game between teams from 11-07-2022
TeamQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
Houston Rockets
Houston Rockets
33 38 29 34 134
Orlando Magic
Orlando Magic
30 35 23 39 127

When Houston Rockets last stood up against the Orlando Magic in November of 2022 at the Amway Center, the game ended with the score of 134-127 in the Rockets’ favor. The Magic were unable to neutralize Jalen Green and he ended as Houston’s top performer on the night after scoring 34 points, delivering three final passes, and grabbing three rebounds. On the other half of the floor, Paolo Banchero was the top performer, concluding with an overall of 30 points, 6 boards, and 4 dimes. This was not enough for his team to steal the victory. The Orlando Magic have the worst record in the last five games, with four losses and one win. The teams were responsible for an average of 234.2 points during those five clashes.
*Last 5 head-to-head games
Team11-07-202202-25-202212-03-202104-18-202101-08-2021
Houston Rockets
Houston Rockets
134111118 114132
Orlando Magic
Orlando Magic
127 119 116110 90

Houston Rockets Form

*Last 10 Houston Rockets Games - 4:6
12-19-202212-17-202212-15-202212-13-202212-11-202212-08-202212-05-202212-03-202212-02-202211-30-2022
105:124vs San Antonio Spurs95:107vs Portland Trail Blazers108:111vs Miami Heat111:97vs Phoenix Suns97:92vs Milwaukee Bucks118:109@ San Antonio Spurs132:123vs Philadelphia 76ers120:101@ Golden State Warriors121:122@ Phoenix Suns120:100@ Denver Nuggets

The Houston Rockets’ most recent game was on Monday, December 19th, at home against the San Antonio Spurs, in which they were defeated 105-124. Alperen Sengun was the Rockets’ standout performer on the night and finished the game with 22 points, 3 dimes, and 4 rebounds. The team made 42.6% of their field goals, 64.5% of their free throws, and 20.8% of their long distance shots. The Houston Rockets are currently on a three-game losing streak, having won four of the previous ten games while losing six. With a 6-8 home record, the team is struggling at the Toyota Center. The Houston Rockets are set to meet the Dallas Mavericks at home in their next match, scheduled for June 23, 2022.

Houston Rockets Averages this Season

  • Points For
    109.50
  • Points Against
    115.40
  • Assits
    21.47
  • Rebounds
    47.26
  • Steals
    7.88
  • Turnovers
    17.68
  • Blocks
    4.76
  • Points Difference
    -5.90

Field Goal Percentage

3-Point Percentage

Free Throw Percentage

Houston Rockets Standout Performer

  • Jalen Green

    The franchise's best player this campaign has been Jalen Green. He is leading with 21.3 points, 3.7 assists and 4.1 rebounds per 34.3 minutes spent on the floor.

Houston Rockets Missing Players

  • Jae'Sean Tate
    Ankle
  • Garrison Mathews
    Illness

Orlando Magic Form

*Last 10 Orlando Magic Games - 6:4
12-19-202212-18-202212-16-202212-14-202212-11-202212-09-202212-07-202212-05-202212-03-202212-02-2022
126:125@ Atlanta Hawks92:95@ Boston Celtics109:117@ Boston Celtics135:124vs Atlanta Hawks111:99vs Toronto Raptors113:109vs Toronto Raptors116:111vs Los Angeles Clippers102:109vs Milwaukee Bucks121:108@ Toronto Raptors107:96@ Cleveland Cavaliers

On 12/19 Orlando Magic lost 126-125 when coming up against the Atlanta Hawks on the road. The team’s most valuable player of the match was Markelle Fultz, who dropped 24 points, got 6 rebounds, and provided 9 assists. This, however, did not prove enough to win the game. The Magic as a whole shot a decent 47.4% of field goals, a remarkable 92.0% of free throws, and 35.3% from long range. The team is currently on a one-match losing streak despite a 6-4 record in its last ten games. Orlando has a feeble record of 3-12 when playing on enemy territory this term. The Magic will return home for the next game, as they are to meet the San Antonio Spurs at the Amway Center on 12/23.

Orlando Magic Averages This Season

  • Points For
    109.40
  • Points Against
    113.30
  • Assits
    21.84
  • Rebounds
    43.95
  • Steals
    7.11
  • Turnovers
    16.39
  • Blocks
    5.13
  • Points Difference
    -3.90

Field Goal Percentage

3-Point Percentage

Free Throw Percentage

Orlando Magic Standout Performer

  • Paolo Banchero

    Paolo Banchero has been the Orlando Magic main weapon this season, averaging 21.8 points, 4.0 assists and 6.6 rebounds for 34.8 minutes of playing time.

Orlando Magic Missing Players

  • Jonathan Isaac
    Knee
  • Wendell Carter Jr.
    Foot
  • Chuma Okeke
    Knee
  • Jalen Suggs
    Ankle
  • Gary Harris
    Hamstring
  • Franz Wagner
    Ankle

Game Details

TeamQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
Houston Rockets
Houston Rockets
31 33 23 23 110
Orlando Magic
Orlando Magic
25 29 31 31 116
Houston RocketsOrlando Magic
  • Score

    110
    116
  • Field Goals Made

    41
    41
  • Field Goals Attempts

    88
    91
  • 3 pts Made

    17
    11
  • 3 pts Attempts

    43
    37
  • Free Throws Made

    11
    23
  • Free Throws Attempts

    17
    33
  • Rebounds Total

    49
    45
  • Rebounds Offence

    9
    11
  • Rebounds Defence

    40
    34
  • Assists

    22
    19
  • Steals

    6
    11
  • Blocks

    4
    6
  • Turnovers

    17
    11
  • Personal Fouls

    23
    18

Player Ratings

Houston Rockets

PLAYERMINFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOPFPTS+/-
Jalen Green3581747.141136.41250.017810024210
Kevin Porter Jr.35121963.25955.62366.715653151310
Alperen Sengun325862.5010.03650.01111260023130
Eric Gordon3231127.32633.3000145410128+2
Kenyon Martin Jr.2871163.62450.022100.02354000218-14
Jabari Smith2841136.42540.00000550132410+9
Tari Eason212450.02366.73475.0033100249-15
Daishen Nix13040.0030.0000000100110-6
Usman Garuba13020.0010.0000224010100-13
Bruno Fernando3010.0000000101000020+7

Orlando Magic

PLAYERMINFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOPFPTS+/-
Franz Wagner3291560.04850.03560.01120202025+10
Paolo Banchero3292045.01425.04850.0013133205223-3
Markelle Fultz2941040.0010.03742.91013001311-11
Moritz Wagner283837.51333.355100.02573201212+2
Bol Bol253650.0020.022100.0257002148-9
Cole Anthony2351338.53837.522100.00446100115+15
Mo Bamba203650.0030.011100.0325003037+4
Terrence Ross191616.7040.0000011110012+10
Admiral Schofield162450.0020.033100.0213210027+9
Kevon Harris162366.722100.0000022121106+3

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