Orlando Magic at Portland Trail Blazers
Date & Time
|Friday December 20, 2019, 10:00 PM (EST)|
Moda Center, North Multnomah Street, Lloyd District, Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, 97227, USA
Portland Trail Blazers -167, Portland Trail Blazers -3.5 (-110)
The drooping Orlando Magic couldn’t imagine anything better than to change their fortunes on Friday when traveling to Oregon to take on the Portland Trail Blazers. Losing has pursued the Magic like a changeless haze of dimness in late excursions. They have lost five of their last six games, including an ongoing 113-104 loss making a course for the Denver Nuggets. Then, the Trail Blazers have won their last two games against the Golden State Warriors and Phoenix Suns.
Here you have the total rundown of game played between the Orlando Magic and the Trail Blazers with their all-time performance against each other in the NBA Regular Season. It incorporates all out matches, wins and losses, overtimes, additional minutes, dates and evolution of their head to head record. In the event that it exists, information about the variations of the two establishments during that time is additionally appeared.
The Magic and the Portland Trail Blazers have played 59 games in the customary season with 25 triumphs for the Magic and 34 for the Trail Blazers.
Orlando Magic versus Portland Trail Blazers All-time Head-to-Head Regular Season Game Log:
Head-to-Head Regular Season Game
|Orlando Magic||25 Wins|
|Portland Trail Blazers||34 Wins|
|2018/19||29 November||NBA Regular Season||115 : 112|
|2018/19||26 October||NBA Regular Season||114 : 128|
|2017/18||16 December||NBA Regular Season||88 : 95|
|2017/18||16 November||NBA Regular Season||99 : 94|
|2016/17||24 February||NBA Regular Season||103 : 112|
|2016/17||14 January||NBA Regular Season||109 : 115|
|2015/16||13 March||NBA Regular Season||121 : 84|
|2015/16||19 December||NBA Regular Season||102 : 94|
|2014/15||21 March||NBA Regular Season||111 : 104|
|2014/15||11 January||NBA Regular Season||103 : 92|
|27th||3 PT %||11th|
|22nd||3 PT %||13th|
Orlando Magic Injuries
Portland Trail Blazers Injuries
Orlando Magic: Rough stretch continues for the Magic
There are no stunts to spare the Magic for the murderer’s row slate of rivals they’ve needed to manage as of late. They have lost five of their last six games to the Los Angeles Lakers, Houston Rockets, Milwaukee Bucks, Utah Jazz and Denver Nuggets. Every one of the five of those groups will probably be contending in the playoffs games the following spring.
The best obstructions for the Magic to beat still lie in all out attack mode end of the floor. They could pop up again in Friday’s down when attempting to coordinate brains with star watch Damian Lillard and the Trail Blazers. Orlando has the second-most noticeably terrible scoring offense in ball and fourth-most exceedingly terrible field objective shooting rate. Those battles have placed them in the awkward situation of winning appalling to try and have a shot at contending.
Maybe they’ll have a superior possibility when confronting a Trail Blazers guard that positions twentieth in the group. In the event that there is a supplication, it will most likely come down to Evan Fournier and Nikola Vucevic having a game-high kind of scoring execution, yet I wouldn’t hold my breath on that result.
Guard is the bread and butter for the Magic. They are positioned twelfth in the group in effectiveness with adversaries just scoring a normal of 104.8 points per game. Playing out and about against a Trail Blazers group inclining toward a first class scorer in Lillard will be no simple accomplishment. The All-NBA First Team watch is averaging 26.5 points, 4.3 rebounds and 7.6 assists per game. Preventing him from destroying things ought to be need No. 1 for the Magic.
Trail Blazers use the Warriors and Suns as stepping stones
The Trail Blazers winning consecutive games has made a feeling of fervor in Portland. Would you be able to accuse them after the conflicting exhibitions the group has put in plain view? They haven’t dominated back to back matches since late November.
It’s essential to take note of those successes came against a couple of losing groups in the Golden State Warriors and Phoenix Suns. Try not to anticipate that the Trail Blazers should apologize for getting back on the triumphant track to the detriment of groups that are playing surprisingly more terrible than they are this season. It has been a battle for the group in showing a similar kind of strength they flashed last season. Maybe that will all pivot once focus Jusuf Nurkic is at long last solid.
In any case, the show goes on until that is the situation on Friday against the meeting Magic. Lillard’s predominance on the floor still has the Trail Blazers positioned as the tenth best hostile group in the alliance. The expansion of Carmelo Anthony with CJ McCollum has made a tolerable scoring couple on the floor. Be that as it may, they may must be more than OK to discover any accomplishment against Orlando’s feisty cautious play.
The issues for the Trail Blazers have for the most part been on edge end of the floor. They are surrendering 114.0 points per game. Ordinarily, those battles may make them tremble in fear, yet they’ll have the option to discover comfort in the way that they’re confronting one of the most exceedingly terrible hostile groups in the alliance. In the event that there’s any opportunity for a turnaround cautious execution, it will come on Friday.
The Magic drove the Nuggets by upwards of 19 focuses and still lost the game following a second-half breakdown. It was another update that the group can’t contend in the event that they’re surrendering a great deal of focuses to a rival. They just come up short on the scoring profundity on their program to go blow-for-blow with the better hostile groups in the association.
The Trail Blazers are obviously one of those groups.
They are averaging 115.8 points per game on their home floor with a 45.2 field objective shooting rate. Safeguard doesn’t seem like a grimy word when contrasting it with Orlando’s incurable offense. It’s a similar offense marshaling just 103.5 points per game. There is no making due in the present NBA with that kind of normal except if you’re flaunting the best resistance in the association, which is unmistakably not the situation for the Magic.
Lillard will have the option to get off on offense paying little mind to how well the Magic play on Friday. He’s one of those uncommon players that dispense with the battling chance a group like the Magic has in these sorts of match-ups. I’m laying the focuses and taking the Trail Blazers.
Prediction: Portland Trail Blazers (- 3.5)