Orlando Magic vs Oklahoma City Thunder – Preview, Tips and Odds

NBA
Orlando Magic
Final
126:115
Oklahoma City Thunder
Highlights and Stats


Orlando Magic face the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday, 4th of January, 08:00 PM EST at the Amway Center. The Magic is #13 in the Eastern Conference standings with a balance of 13-24 and OKC is on the 13th spot at this time in the Western Conference, with a record of 16-21.

Orlando Magic vs Oklahoma City Thunder Head to Head

*Last game between teams from 11-01-2022
TeamQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
Orlando Magic
Orlando Magic
32 34 22 20 108
Oklahoma City Thunder
Oklahoma City Thunder
33 30 22 31 116

When the Orlando Magic last stood up against the Thunder in November of 2022 at the Paycom Center, the game ended with a score of 116-108 in Oklahoma’s favor. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander had a great game and finished with 34 points, grabbing 4 rebounds, and providing 6 assists. Wendell Carter Jr. played a similar role for the Magic, ending with 30 points, 2 dimes, and 12 boards, but these personal stats proved insufficient for the win. The Oklahoma City Thunder have had the upper hand in the last five games against the Orlando Magic, winning three and falling short two times. There were 210.2 points scored on average across those five encounters.
*Last 5 head-to-head games
Team11-01-202203-23-202203-20-202201-02-202112-29-2020
Orlando Magic
Orlando Magic
10810290 99 118
Oklahoma City Thunder
Oklahoma City Thunder
116 118 85108107

Orlando Magic Form

*Last 10 Orlando Magic Games - 6:4
12-30-202212-28-202212-27-202212-23-202212-21-202212-19-202212-18-202212-16-202212-14-202212-11-2022
100:119vs Washington Wizards121:101@ Detroit Pistons110:129vs Los Angeles Lakers133:113vs San Antonio Spurs110:116@ Houston Rockets126:125@ Atlanta Hawks92:95@ Boston Celtics109:117@ Boston Celtics135:124vs Atlanta Hawks111:99vs Toronto Raptors

The Orlando Magic were outplayed on 12/30, losing 100-119 against the Washington Wizards on their home floor. Franz Wagner dropped 28 points, delivered 8 assists, and grabbed 4 boards, but despite his efforts, the Magic eventually lost. Orlando finished the match averaging 42.0% field goals, 68.8% from the foul line, and 18.5% three-pointers. The Magic has a 6-4 record in the last ten meetings and are currently on a three-game losing streak. The team is performing poorly at the Amway Center with a 9-11 home record. The Orlando Magic will face the Memphis Grizzlies at Amway Center in their next outing on Thursday, January 5th.

Orlando Magic Averages this Season

  • Points For
    110.20
  • Points Against
    114.00
  • Assits
    22.30
  • Rebounds
    43.77
  • Steals
    7.09
  • Turnovers
    16.14
  • Blocks
    4.98
  • Points Difference
    -3.80

Field Goal Percentage

3-Point Percentage

Free Throw Percentage

Orlando Magic Standout Performer

  • Paolo Banchero

    The Magic's main contributor this season has been Paolo Banchero with 20.9 points, 3.9 assists and 6.7 boards for an average of 34.1 minutes on the court.

Orlando Magic Missing Players

  • Jonathan Isaac
    Knee
  • Chuma Okeke
    Knee
  • Jalen Suggs
    Ankle
  • Bol Bol
    Medical Protocols

Oklahoma City Thunder Form

*Last 10 Oklahoma City Thunder Games - 5:5
01-03-202312-31-202212-29-202212-27-202212-23-202212-21-202212-19-202212-17-202212-16-202212-14-2022
150:117vs Boston Celtics96:115vs Philadelphia 76ers121:113@ Charlotte Hornets130:114vs San Antonio Spurs125:128vs New Orleans Pelicans101:98vs Portland Trail Blazers123:121vs Portland Trail Blazers115:109vs Memphis Grizzlies110:112vs Minnesota Timberwolves108:110vs Miami Heat

The Oklahoma City Thunder’s previous game was on January 3, when they faced the Boston Celtics and recorded a huge 150-117 blow out win at home. OKC’s most valuable player of the match was Josh Giddey, who scored 25 points, got 5 rebounds, and provided 5 assists. This proved enough for them to triumph in the end. 59.2% of his team’s field goal attempts hit the basket. The Thunder roster also averaged 63.6% free throws and a fantastic 50.0% 3-point shooting on the night. The organization has won one meeting in a row and holds a record of 5-5 for the previous ten matches. When visiting, OKC are 5–12 this season. The Oklahoma City Thunder are scheduled to next face the Washington Wizards on Friday, January 6th, on home court.

Oklahoma City Thunder Averages This Season

  • Points For
    116.10
  • Points Against
    117.10
  • Assits
    24.36
  • Rebounds
    44.95
  • Steals
    8.30
  • Turnovers
    14.77
  • Blocks
    5.14
  • Points Difference
    -1.00

Field Goal Percentage

3-Point Percentage

Free Throw Percentage

Oklahoma City Thunder Standout Performer

  • Shai GilgeousAlexander

    Shai GilgeousAlexander stands above the rest of his teammates, contributing with 30.8 pts, 5.8 assists and 4.8 boards to the cause for an average of 35.7 spent of the floor.

Oklahoma City Thunder Missing Players

  • Chet Holmgren
    Foot
  • Ousmane Dieng
    Wrist
  • Jaylin Williams
    Ankle

Game Details

TeamQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
Orlando Magic
Orlando Magic
31 39 25 31 126
Oklahoma City Thunder
Oklahoma City Thunder
28 25 35 27 115
Orlando MagicOklahoma City Thunder
  • Score

    126
    115
  • Field Goals Made

    42
    36
  • Field Goals Attempts

    81
    89
  • 3 pts Made

    13
    15
  • 3 pts Attempts

    33
    37
  • Free Throws Made

    29
    28
  • Free Throws Attempts

    36
    31
  • Rebounds Total

    49
    33
  • Rebounds Offence

    13
    9
  • Rebounds Defence

    36
    24
  • Assists

    26
    23
  • Steals

    6
    9
  • Blocks

    5
    3
  • Turnovers

    17
    9
  • Personal Fouls

    22
    23

Player Ratings

Orlando Magic

PLAYERMINFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOPFPTS+/-
Paolo Banchero3681747.12540.07977.81787103325+13
Wendell Carter Jr.304944.4040.05683.3211131022313+4
Cole Anthony302633.3030.022100.0213601226+8
Caleb Houstan284944.43742.90003251101211+2
Gary Harris2751050.03560.05683.30331101318+2
Markelle Fultz255862.50003475.03364114313-3
R.J. Hampton234757.11425.03475.00441002212+14
Terrence Ross226966.73475.033100.01453111218+8
Mo Bamba184666.711100.01250.01122100210+7

Oklahoma City Thunder

PLAYERMINFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOPFPTS+/-
Shai GilgeousAlexander3581942.1010.0171894.41344113333-3
Josh Giddey3171741.22728.60001454003216-18
Luguentz Dort3031127.33650.044100.00221101313-14
Jalen Williams282825.0020.0000033451124-9
Tre Mann211520.0020.00000224000220
Isaiah Joe203650.03650.04580.00111000113+4
Mike Muscala203475.03475.022100.00220100211+1
Kenrich Williams205771.422100.00005491101512-14
Lindy Waters III122540.02540.0000213201016+10
Jaylin Williams121425.0010.01250.0022000013-3
Aaron Wiggins111333.3010.0000000200012-9

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