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
Team Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Final
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
Houston Rockets Form
12-19-2022 12-17-2022 12-15-2022 12-13-2022 12-11-2022 12-08-2022 12-05-2022 12-03-2022 12-02-2022 11-30-2022 105:124vs San Antonio Spurs 95:107vs Portland Trail Blazers 108:111vs Miami Heat 111:97vs Phoenix Suns 97:92vs Milwaukee Bucks 118:109@ San Antonio Spurs 132:123vs Philadelphia 76ers 120:101@ Golden State Warriors 121:122@ Phoenix Suns 120:100@ 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 For109.50
- Points Against115.40
- Points Difference-5.90
Field Goal Percentage
Free Throw Percentage
Houston Rockets Standout Performer
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 TateAnkle
- Garrison MathewsIllness
Orlando Magic Form
12-19-2022 12-18-2022 12-16-2022 12-14-2022 12-11-2022 12-09-2022 12-07-2022 12-05-2022 12-03-2022 12-02-2022 126:125@ Atlanta Hawks 92:95@ Boston Celtics 109:117@ Boston Celtics 135:124vs Atlanta Hawks 111:99vs Toronto Raptors 113:109vs Toronto Raptors 116:111vs Los Angeles Clippers 102:109vs Milwaukee Bucks 121:108@ Toronto Raptors 107:96@ 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 For109.40
- Points Against113.30
- Points Difference-3.90
Field Goal Percentage
Free Throw Percentage
Orlando Magic Standout Performer
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 IsaacKnee
- Wendell Carter Jr.Foot
- Chuma OkekeKnee
- Jalen SuggsAnkle
- Gary HarrisHamstring
- Franz WagnerAnkle
Field Goals Made4141
Field Goals Attempts8891
3 pts Made1711
3 pts Attempts4337
Free Throws Made1123
Free Throws Attempts1733
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