Friday, January 21 2022

Through 3 Quarters

Only one more quarter stands between the Washington Wizards and the victory they were favored to collect going into this night. It’s looking more and more like their high-powered offense is just too much for the Orlando Magic as Washington lead 82-59.

The Wizards have been led by center Montrezl Harrell, who so far has 16 points and five assists along with seven boards. Orlando hasn’t had any offensive standouts so far with all players held to 12 points or fewer.

Washington’s lead is tied with the biggest they have had this year going into the fourth quarter.

Who’s Playing

Washington @ Orlando

Current Records: Washington 8-3; Orlando 3-9

What to Know

After a few days’ rest for both teams, the Orlando Magic and the Washington Wizards will meet up at 7 p.m. ET Nov. 13 at Amway Center. Washington will be strutting in after a win while the Magic will be stumbling in from a defeat.

There’s no need to mince words: Orlando lost to the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday, and they lost bad. The score wound up at 123-90. Orlando was down 94-75 at the end of the third quarter, which was just too much to recover from. Shooting guard Terrence Ross (17 points) was the top scorer for Orlando.

Meanwhile, things were close when Washington and the Cleveland Cavaliers clashed on Wednesday, but the Wizards ultimately edged out the opposition 97-94. Washington’s center Montrezl Harrell did his thing and dropped a double-double on 24 points and 11 boards.

The Magic are expected to lose this next one by 4.5. Those betting on them against the spread shouldn’t have high expectations for them since the team is 4-8 ATS when expected to lose.

Orlando is now 3-9 while Washington sits at 8-3. Washington is 5-2 after wins this season, and Orlando is 3-5 after losses.

How To Watch

  • When: Saturday at 7 p.m. ET
  • Where: Amway Center — Orlando, Florida
  • TV: Bally Sports Florida
  • Online streaming: fuboTV (Try for free. Regional restrictions may apply.)
  • Follow: CBS Sports App
  • Ticket Cost: $9.00

Odds

The Wizards are a 4.5-point favorite against the Magic, according to the latest NBA odds.

The oddsmakers were right in line with the betting community on this one, as the game opened as a 4.5-point spread, and stayed right there.

Over/Under: -110

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Series History

Washington have won 13 out of their last 23 games against Orlando.

  • Apr 07, 2021 – Washington 131 vs. Orlando 116
  • Dec 27, 2020 – Orlando 120 vs. Washington 113
  • Dec 26, 2020 – Orlando 130 vs. Washington 120
  • Jan 08, 2020 – Orlando 123 vs. Washington 89
  • Jan 01, 2020 – Orlando 122 vs. Washington 101
  • Dec 03, 2019 – Orlando 127 vs. Washington 120
  • Nov 17, 2019 – Orlando 125 vs. Washington 121
  • Mar 13, 2019 – Washington 100 vs. Orlando 90
  • Jan 25, 2019 – Washington 95 vs. Orlando 91
  • Nov 12, 2018 – Washington 117 vs. Orlando 109
  • Nov 09, 2018 – Orlando 117 vs. Washington 108
  • Apr 11, 2018 – Orlando 101 vs. Washington 92
  • Feb 03, 2018 – Washington 115 vs. Orlando 98
  • Jan 12, 2018 – Washington 125 vs. Orlando 119
  • Dec 23, 2017 – Washington 130 vs. Orlando 103
  • Mar 05, 2017 – Washington 115 vs. Orlando 114
  • Dec 06, 2016 – Orlando 124 vs. Washington 116
  • Nov 25, 2016 – Washington 94 vs. Orlando 91
  • Nov 05, 2016 – Orlando 88 vs. Washington 86
  • Jan 09, 2016 – Washington 105 vs. Orlando 99
  • Jan 01, 2016 – Washington 103 vs. Orlando 91
  • Nov 14, 2015 – Washington 108 vs. Orlando 99
  • Oct 28, 2015 – Washington 88 vs. Orlando 87

Injury Report for Orlando

  • E’Twaun Moore: Out (Knee)
  • Michael Carter-Williams: Out (Ankle)
  • Markelle Fultz: Out (Knee)
  • Jonathan Isaac: Out (Knee)

Injury Report for Washington

  • Bradley Beal: Out (Personal)
  • Davis Bertans: Out (Ankle)
  • Rui Hachimura: Out (Not Injury Related)
  • Thomas Bryant: Out (Knee)

Source: CBSSports.com

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