Sacramento Kings vs Orlando Magic Prediction, 3/26/2022 NBA Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Sacramento Kings vs Orlando Magic
Date: Saturday, March 26, 2022
Location: Amway Center in Orlando, FL
TV: Bally Sports Florida
The Orlando Magic (20-54) will try to beat the Sacramento Kings (26-48) at Amway Center on Saturday.
The Kings stepped onto the hardwood against the Pacers and went home with a win by a final score of 110-109 in their last game. Regarding fouls, the Kings ended up walking away with 10 and the Pacers racked up 15 fouls. They knocked down 14 out of their 36 attempts from beyond the arc. Indiana finished the contest at 100.0% from the charity stripe by knocking down 11 of 11 tries. Additionally, Indiana pulled down 32 rebounds (10 offensive, 22 defensive) and added 3 rejections. Indiana recorded 42 assists and had 34 steals in the game. With regard to defense, Sacramento allowed their opponent to shoot 46.2% from the floor on 42 of 91 shooting. They also distributed 26 assists in the matchup as well as forcing 3 turnovers and having 7 steals. When talking about rebounding, they earned a total of 36 with 4 of them being on the offensive end. From the charity stripe, the Kings converted 12 of 17 tries for a percentage of 70.6%. Sacramento walked away from the contest having earned a 52.4% FG percentage (43 of 82) and made 12 of 37 shots from distance.
Davion Mitchell is one guy who was a factor for this contest. Mitchell ended up going 66.7% from the floor and also totaled 7 dimes. He was on the hardwood for 38 minutes played and also snagged 1 board. He recorded 25 points on 10 out of 15 shooting.
Get all of our NBA Expert Picks
Sacramento enters this one with a record of 26-48 so far this season. They turn the ball over 14.2 times per game and as a group they are committing 19.2 personal fouls every game. As a unit, Sacramento is pulling down 43.1 rebounds per contest and has tallied 1,751 assists so far this year, which ranks 19th in the NBA in terms of passing the ball. The Kings are shooting 34.5% on shots from 3-point land (856 of 2,480) and 76.8% from the charity stripe. They have an average of 110.5 pts per contest (15th in basketball) while shooting 45.9% from the field.
Defensively, the Kings are forcing their opponents into 13.4 turnovers per contest and they draw 19.9 personal fouls. They are conceding 36.8% on 3-pointers and they are 29th in basketball in opponents PPG (115.8). The Kings defense is giving up a field goal percentage of 48.1% (3,213 of 6,686) and they concede 45.5 boards per game as a team. They are currently ranked 23rd in the NBA in giving up assists to the opposition with 1,860 relinquished on the season.
In their last game, the Magic walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 118-102 when they played the Thunder. Regarding rebounding, Orlando allowed Oklahoma City to snag 39 in total (5 on the offensive glass). They wrapped up this game 41.5% from downtown by connecting on 17 of 41 and ended up going 25 out of 30 from the charity stripe (83.3%). The Magic allowed the Thunder to make 38 out of their 79 tries from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 48.1% in this matchup. When the game finished, the Magic finished the game shooting 36 out of 93 from the field which had them sitting at 38.7%. In the matter of shots from beyond the perimeter, Orlando made 17 out of their 51 tries (33.3%). They were able to knock down 13 of those for a rate of 81.3%. The Thunder earned 11 fouls for this contest which took the Magic to the free throw line for 16 attempts. They turned the ball over 10 times, while earning 3 steals in the matchup. The Magic pulled down 36 defensive boards and 9 offensive rebounds for a total of 45 in this contest.
Cole Anthony was important for the Magic for the matchup. He converted 5 out of 9 in this matchup for a field goal rate of 55.6%, and accumulated 5 rebounds. Anthony accumulated 17 points in his 30 mins on the court and had 11 dimes in the matchup.
Orlando has a record of 20-54 on the season. The Magic have committed 19.8 personal fouls every game and they connect on 79.0% from the charity stripe. Their rate of assisting teammates is at 23.4 times per game (21st in the league) and they are giving up possession 14.6 times per contest. Orlando has scored 7,703 points this year (104.1 per contest) and they collect 44.2 boards per game. On the offensive side of the ball, the Magic are connecting on 43.3% from the field, which ranks them 28th in basketball.
The Orlando defense surrenders 36.5% on shots from behind the 3-point line (970 of 2,660) and opponents are making 77.1% of their free throw shots. They have given up 24.7 assists and 46.9 rebounds per contest, which is ranked 16th and 25th in the NBA. The Magic on the defensive end are ranked 19th in the league in points allowed per contest with 111.9. They are forcing their opponents into 13.3 turnovers on a nightly basis and have let teams shoot 45.8% from the field (16th in the NBA).
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Sacramento
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Get all of Today's Free NBA Picks
Get all of Today's Expert NBA Picks