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Orlando Magic vs. Oklahoma City Thunder: How to watch NBA online, TV channel, live stream info, start time

Halftime Report

Down one at the end of the first quarter, the Thunder now have the lead. Sitting on a score of 60-52, they have looked like the better team, but there’s still two more quarters to play.

If the Thunder keep playing like this, they’ll bump their record up to 37-17 in no time. On the other hand, the Magic will have to make due with a 29-25 record unless they turn things around (and fast).

Who’s Playing

Oklahoma City Thunder @ Orlando Magic

Current Records: Oklahoma City 36-17, Orlando 29-24

How To Watch

What to Know

The Magic will be in front of their home fans on Tuesday, but a look at the spread shows they might need that home-court advantage. They will take on the Oklahoma City Thunder at 7:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday. Both teams come into the game bolstered by wins in their previous matches.

It may have taken overtime to finish the job, but the Magic ultimately got the result they hoped for on Saturday. They managed a 114-108 victory over Chicago. The win made it back-to-back wins for the Magic.

Among those leading the charge was Franz Wagner, who scored 36 points along with five assists.

Even though the Thunder have not done well against the Kings recently (they were 1-9 in their previous ten matchups), they didn’t let the past get in their way on Sunday. Oklahoma City strolled past the Kings with points to spare, taking the game 127-113. The over/under was set at 240 points, so nice work oddsmakers; you were right on the money.

The Thunder can attribute much of their success to Jalen Williams, who almost dropped a double-double on 32 points and nine assists, and Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, who scored 38 points along with seven assists and two blocks. Williams didn’t help the Thunder’s cause all that much against the Mavericks on Saturday but the same can’t be said for this contest.

Orlando is on a roll lately: they’ve won five of their last six contests, which provided a nice bump to their 29-24 record this season. As for Oklahoma City, their victory was their fourth straight at home, which pushed their record up to 36-17.

This contest is one where the number of possessions is likely to be a big factor: The Magic haven’t given up the ball easily this season, having only averaged 13.8 turnovers per game. However, it’s not like the Thunder (currently ranked second in turnovers per game) struggle in that department as they’ve been averaging only 11.6 turnovers per game. Given these competing strengths, it’ll be interesting to see how their clash plays out.

Not only did both teams in this Tuesday’s contest win their last matches, they also took care of their bettors and covered the spread. Looking ahead, the Thunder are expected to win a tight contest, barring any buzzer beaters. This contest will be their 12th straight as the favorites (so far over this stretch they are 4-7 against the spread).

Odds

Oklahoma City is a slight 2.5-point favorite against Orlando, 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 2.5-point spread, and stayed right there.

The over/under is set at 223.5 points.

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Series History

Oklahoma City has won 7 out of their last 10 games against Orlando.

  • Jan 13, 2024 – Oklahoma City 112 vs. Orlando 100
  • Jan 04, 2023 – Orlando 126 vs. Oklahoma City 115
  • Nov 01, 2022 – Oklahoma City 116 vs. Orlando 108
  • Mar 23, 2022 – Oklahoma City 118 vs. Orlando 102
  • Mar 20, 2022 – Orlando 90 vs. Oklahoma City 85
  • Jan 02, 2021 – Oklahoma City 108 vs. Orlando 99
  • Dec 29, 2020 – Orlando 118 vs. Oklahoma City 107
  • Jan 22, 2020 – Oklahoma City 120 vs. Orlando 114
  • Nov 05, 2019 – Oklahoma City 102 vs. Orlando 94
  • Feb 05, 2019 – Oklahoma City 132 vs. Orlando 122

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