Oklahoma City Thunder vs Orlando Magic 1/2/2021 Picks Predictions Previews

Oklahoma City Thunder vs Orlando Magic 1/2/2021 Picks Predictions Previews
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The Oklahoma City Thunder will take on the Orlando Magic at Amway Center in Orlando, Florida on Saturday, January 2, 2021, at 7:00 PM, EST.

The Oklahoma City Thunder continued to ride a 3-game skid after losing to the New Orleans Pelicans in their recent game. The Young Pelicans were no match for Oklahoma as they fired with aggressive team play to garner 58 points for the 1st half. Oklahoma trailed by 11 points at 58-47 for the same period. The squad only managed to add 33 more for the remaining quarters; while conceding 55 more to the Pelicans. At 113-80, Oklahoma City Thunder snagged their 3rd losing streak.

Oklahoma dropped 37.5% of their shots from the floor on 30-80 shooting while draining 31.3% from the 3-point line on 15-48 attempts. They dropped 5-15 from the line for only 33.3%. The squad had a total of 49 team rebounds, and 19 turnovers. Oklahoma City Thunder is ranked 4th among the roster of teams included in the Northwest Division of the Western Conference with 1 win and 3 losses.

Al Horford led the squad with 17 points, 6 rebounds, and 3 assists while Mike Muscala came off the bench and dropped 10 points, 2 boards, and 1 assist. George Hill, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, and Luguentz Dort combined to make 24 points for the team’s scoreboard. Oklahoma City is 6-3 ATS in their last 9 games and 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.

Oklahoma City Thunder vs Orlando Magic Predictions 1/2/2021

Orlando Magic wrecked their flawless record after crippling their defenses against the Philadelphia 76ers in their recent game. Despite their home advantage, Orlando trailed by 35 points at 75-40 for the 1st half of the game. They garnered 52 more for the 2nd half, hoping to lessen the gap of the total score. Their efforts were futile as the 76ers made an additional 41 more to get to a total of 116-92. Philadelphia successfully stained Orlando’s flawless record, giving them their 1st loss of the season.

The squad made 34.7% of their FGs on 33-95 shots while draining 25.0% of their 3s on 7-28 shooting. They made 19-21 from the line for 90.6% attempts. Orlando was outrebounded by the 76ers at 61-52, along with having a total of 11 turnovers. Orlando Magic leads the Southeast Division of the Eastern Conference with 4 wins and 1 loss.

Nikola Vucevic scored 19 points, 10 rebounds, and 3 assists in the game, while Dwayne Bacon added 10 points, 3 boards, and 1 dime. The rest of the starters combined for a total of 18 points, 6 rebounds, and 7 dimes. Cole Anthony came off the bench and played well with 16 points, 7 rebounds, and 2 assists while Michael Carter-Williams chipped in 10 points and 6 boards. Orlando records 4-1 ATS and 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.

Oklahoma City Thunder VS Orlando Magic. The NBA pick is the Orlando Magic -7.5. The Oklahoma City Thunder are in a terrible position with back-to-back losses for this season. They already lost to Orlando Magic at 118-107, and are still struggling to find a game plan best suited for the team. On the other hand, Orlando Magic started their season with consecutive wins, equipped with efficient offenses and sturdy defensive ends. With Terrence Ross back in the line-up, Orlando will no doubt bounce back against struggling OKC predicted at 113-105.

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Oklahoma City Thunder vs Orlando Magic 1/2/2021 Picks Predictions Previews

NBA Starting Time: 7:00 PM, EST

Location: Amway Center in Orlando, Florida

Date: Saturday, January 2, 2021

TV: Fox Sports Florida, Fox Sports Oklahoma

NBA Odds: Orlando Magic -7.5

NBA Total: 218.5

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