The NBA playoffs are back on the schedule as the Orlando Magic will clash with the Toronto Raptors.
The Magic are heading into this game with the goal of securing a win in order to stay in the series.
On the other side, the Raptors won the last game and now they lead the series with 3-1. Therefore, this game is a chance for them to eliminate the Magic and to progress in the next round.
Orlando Magic Form
The Magic started the playoffs well as they won the 1st game of the series. However, they suffered three defeats in a row and now they are facing elimination. Therefore, they need to win this game in order to extend their participation in the postseason. Yet, the reality is that it will be hard for them in this game north of the border. Nevertheless, the Magic is a solid team and will surely try their best to get another game in the Sunshine state.
On the offensive side of the game, the Magic scored an average of 91 points per game in the postseason. Also, they have 42.3 boards per game combined with 18.8 assists per night.
The Magic is 7th in scoring defence as they allow 104.3 points a game in the postseason so far.
Toronto Raptors Form
The Raptors are playing well in the playoffs so far. Moreover, they showed their class as they managed to win three times in a row against the Magic. This team lost the first game, but the quality is here and it is safe to say that there is more to come from the Raptors. And now this team has a chance to eliminate the Magic and to progress in the next round. Surely they will do their best to take this opportunity.
On the offensive side of the game, the Raptors scored an average of 104.3 points per game in the postseason. Also, they have 43.8 boards per game combined with 24.3 assists per night.
The Raptors is 7th in scoring defence as they allow 91 points a game in the postseason so far. And this is the 1st defensive record in the playoffs so far.
The Magic tried their best in this series. But it seems that the Raptors are the better team in this series. They have better offensive firepower and they showed that they can defend against the Magic. Clearly, the Raptors are one of the main favourites for the championship this season. Therefore, take the Raptors to win this one.
My Free Pick & Prediction for Orlando Magic vs. Toronto Raptors on 04/20/2019 is: take the Toronto Raptors – 750 (MoneyLine).
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