Grizzlies face the Magic, look for 5th straight win

January 5, 2023 GMT

Memphis Grizzlies (24-13, second in the Western Conference) vs. Orlando Magic (14-24, 13th in the Eastern Conference)

Orlando, Florida; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NBA LINE: Magic -6; over/under is 226.5

BOTTOM LINE: Memphis will try to prolong its four-game win streak with a victory against Orlando.

The Magic are 10-11 in home games. Orlando is 5- when it turns the ball over less than its opponents and averages 15.0 turnovers per game.

The Grizzlies are 9-10 on the road. Memphis has a 2-2 record in games decided by less than 4 points.

TOP PERFORMERS: Paolo Banchero is averaging 21 points, 6.7 rebounds and four assists for the Magic. Franz Wagner is averaging 19.4 points over the last 10 games for Orlando.

Ja Morant is averaging 27.1 points, six rebounds and eight assists for the Grizzlies. Dillon Brooks is averaging 17.5 points over the last 10 games for Memphis.

LAST 10 GAMES: Magic: 6-4, averaging 115.8 points, 44.7 rebounds, 24.4 assists, 8.0 steals and 4.3 blocks per game while shooting 46.9% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 115.8 points per game.


Grizzlies: 6-4, averaging 116.8 points, 50.9 rebounds, 25.3 assists, 8.5 steals and 6.7 blocks per game while shooting 46.7% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 109.1 points.

INJURIES: Magic: Jonathan Isaac: out (knee), Bol Bol: out (heath and safety protocols), Chuma Okeke: out (knee), Jalen Suggs: out (ankle).

Grizzlies: Danny Green: out (knee), Brandon Clarke: out (hip).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.