4/9/2024 Houston v. Orlando Game Preview

April 9, 2024 at 8:00 PM ET
Regular Season

Toyota Center (Houston)
Houston, Texas

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Magic vs. Rockets Prediction: Odds, Spread & Insights for April 9

The Houston Rockets (38-40), on Tuesday, April 9, 2024 at 8:00 PM ET, aim to stop a three-game home losing streak when hosting the Orlando Magic (46-32).

The Magic are 2.5-point favorites versus the Rockets when these squads square off. This matchup has 215.5 points as its over/under.

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Magic vs. Rockets game info

  • Date: Tuesday, April 9, 2024
  • Time: 8:00 PM ET
  • How to Watch on TV: Space City Home Network and BSFL
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo (Regional restrictions may apply)
  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Venue: Toyota Center
  • Spread: Orlando -2.5
  • Moneylines: Orlando -149, Houston +126
  • Total: 215.5 points

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Prediction: Who will win the Magic vs. Rockets game?

  • Prediction: Rockets 113 - Magic 110
  • Pick ATS: Rockets (+ 2.5)
  • Pick OU: Over (215.5)

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Magic vs. Rockets Odds, Spread, Over/Under

Favorite Spread Total
Magic -2.5 215.5

Magic vs. Rockets betting insights

  • Orlando's record against the spread is 50-28-0.
  • Against the spread as 2.5-point favorites or more, the Magic are 23-8.
  • Houston has beaten the spread 42 times in 78 games.
  • The Rockets are 20-24-1 as 2.5-point underdogs or greater.
  • Orlando's games have finished with more than 215.5 points 43 times so far this season.
  • Rockets games have gone over 215.5 points on 51 occasions this season.
  • The total for this matchup is 215.5 points, 9.3 fewer than the combined scoring average of the two teams.

Magic vs. Rockets stat comparison

Magic Rank Magic AVG Rockets AVG Rockets Rank
25th 110.6 Points Scored 114.2 16th
3rd 108.3 Points Allowed 113.3 12th
24th 42.4 Rebounds 45.4 3rd
14th 10.6 Off. Rebounds 11.4 6th
29th 11.1 3pt Made 12.6 17th
26th 24.7 Assists 24.7 26th
24th 13.8 Turnovers 12.2 8th

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Magic top performers

  • Paolo Banchero: 22.6 PTS, 5.3 AST, 45.9 FG%, 34.3 3PT% (114-for-332)
  • Franz Wagner: 19.6 PTS, 48.1 FG%, 28.3 3PT% (92-for-325)
  • Cole Anthony: 11.6 PTS, 43.1 FG%, 33.3 3PT% (89-for-267)
  • Jalen Suggs: 12.4 PTS, 1.4 STL, 46.7 FG%, 39.9 3PT% (146-for-366)
  • Moritz Wagner: 10.8 PTS, 59.3 FG%, 31.8 3PT% (35-for-110)

Rockets top performers

  • Fred VanVleet: 16.8 PTS, 8.1 AST, 1.4 STL, 41.2 FG%, 37.7 3PT% (212-for-562)
  • Jalen Green: 19.9 PTS, 42.5 FG%, 33.3 3PT% (190-for-571)
  • Dillon Brooks: 12.8 PTS, 43.1 FG%, 36.2 3PT% (129-for-356)
  • Amen Thompson: 9.1 PTS, 1.2 STL, 52.5 FG%, 14.3 3PT% (8-for-56)
  • Aaron Holiday: 6.4 PTS, 44.2 FG%, 39.3 3PT% (81-for-206)
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Season Series - Tied 1-1

Date Away Team Home Team Score Winner Game Type Venue
Oct 25, 2023 Houston Orlando 86 - 116 Orlando Regular Season Kia Center
Apr 9, 2024 Orlando Houston 106 - 118 Houston Regular Season Toyota Center (Houston)

2023-2024 Team Stats

GPMPGPPGFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%ORBDRBTRBAPGSPGBPGTOVPF
Orlando8248.2110.540.584.9.47611.031.3.35218.524.4.75910.531.842.324.78.25.214.719.7
Houston8248.4114.341.891.0.45912.736.1.35218.123.4.77311.534.045.524.87.84.612.720.8
ORL Opponents8248.2108.439.884.0.47411.532.1.35817.322.2.7808.930.939.923.98.14.615.320.9
HOU Opponents8248.4113.240.888.1.46312.335.4.34819.325.2.76710.734.244.924.47.35.913.719.6


Head to Head Since 1946-1947

Date Away Team Home Team Score Winner Game Type Venue
Oct 25, 2023 Houston Orlando 86 - 116 Orlando Regular Season Kia Center
Dec 21, 2022 Orlando Houston 116 - 110 Orlando Regular Season Toyota Center (Houston)
Nov 7, 2022 Houston Orlando 134 - 127 Houston Regular Season Kia Center
Feb 25, 2022 Houston Orlando 111 - 119 Orlando Regular Season Kia Center
Dec 3, 2021 Orlando Houston 116 - 118 Houston Regular Season Toyota Center (Houston)
Apr 18, 2021 Houston Orlando 114 - 110 Houston Regular Season Kia Center
Jan 8, 2021 Orlando Houston 90 - 132 Houston Regular Season Toyota Center (Houston)
Mar 8, 2020 Orlando Houston 126 - 106 Orlando Regular Season Toyota Center (Houston)
Dec 13, 2019 Houston Orlando 130 - 107 Houston Regular Season Kia Center
Jan 27, 2019 Orlando Houston 98 - 103 Houston Regular Season Toyota Center (Houston)
Jan 13, 2019 Houston Orlando 109 - 116 Orlando Regular Season Kia Center
Jan 30, 2018 Orlando Houston 107 - 114 Houston Regular Season Toyota Center (Houston)
Jan 3, 2018 Houston Orlando 116 - 98 Houston Regular Season Kia Center
Feb 7, 2017 Orlando Houston 104 - 128 Houston Regular Season Toyota Center (Houston)
Jan 6, 2017 Houston Orlando 100 - 93 Houston Regular Season Kia Center
Dec 23, 2015 Houston Orlando 101 - 104 Orlando Regular Season Kia Center
Nov 4, 2015 Orlando Houston 114 - 119 Houston Regular Season Toyota Center (Houston)
Mar 17, 2015 Orlando Houston 94 - 107 Houston Regular Season Toyota Center (Houston)
Jan 14, 2015 Houston Orlando 113 - 120 Orlando Regular Season Kia Center
Mar 5, 2014 Houston Orlando 101 - 89 Houston Regular Season Kia Center
Dec 8, 2013 Orlando Houston 88 - 98 Houston Regular Season Toyota Center (Houston)
Apr 1, 2013 Orlando Houston 103 - 111 Houston Regular Season Toyota Center (Houston)
Mar 1, 2013 Houston Orlando 118 - 110 Houston Regular Season Kia Center
Dec 26, 2011 Houston Orlando 95 - 104 Orlando Regular Season Kia Center
Jan 22, 2011 Orlando Houston 118 - 104 Orlando Regular Season Toyota Center (Houston)
Jan 7, 2011 Houston Orlando 95 - 110 Orlando Regular Season Kia Center
Feb 24, 2010 Orlando Houston 110 - 92 Orlando Regular Season Toyota Center (Houston)
Dec 23, 2009 Houston Orlando 87 - 102 Orlando Regular Season Amway Arena
Apr 7, 2009 Orlando Houston 83 - 93 Houston Regular Season Toyota Center (Houston)
Nov 22, 2008 Houston Orlando 100 - 95 Houston Regular Season Amway Arena
Jan 4, 2008 Houston Orlando 96 - 94 Houston Regular Season Amway Arena
Dec 19, 2007 Orlando Houston 97 - 92 Orlando Regular Season Toyota Center (Houston)
Mar 11, 2007 Orlando Houston 92 - 103 Houston Regular Season Toyota Center (Houston)
Feb 25, 2007 Houston Orlando 97 - 93 Houston Regular Season Amway Arena
Feb 26, 2006 Houston Orlando 89 - 84 Houston Regular Season Amway Arena
Nov 8, 2005 Orlando Houston 76 - 74 Orlando Regular Season Toyota Center (Houston)
Jan 24, 2005 Orlando Houston 78 - 89 Houston Regular Season Toyota Center (Houston)
Jan 20, 2005 Houston Orlando 108 - 99 Houston Regular Season Amway Arena
Jan 25, 2004 Houston Orlando 99 - 87 Houston Regular Season Amway Arena
Nov 8, 2003 Orlando Houston 86 - 96 Houston Regular Season Toyota Center (Houston)
Apr 6, 2003 Orlando Houston 93 - 114 Houston Regular Season Compaq Center
Jan 8, 2003 Houston Orlando 91 - 81 Houston Regular Season Amway Arena
Apr 8, 2002 Houston Orlando 74 - 83 Orlando Regular Season Amway Arena
Feb 16, 2002 Orlando Houston 109 - 100 Orlando Regular Season Compaq Center
Feb 23, 2001 Orlando Houston 95 - 105 Houston Regular Season Compaq Center
Feb 16, 2001 Houston Orlando 93 - 108 Orlando Regular Season Amway Arena
Mar 24, 2000 Houston Orlando 96 - 112 Orlando Regular Season Amway Arena
Nov 8, 1999 Orlando Houston 102 - 97 Orlando Regular Season Compaq Center
Feb 21, 1999 Houston Orlando 83 - 109 Orlando Regular Season Amway Arena
Mar 27, 1998 Houston Orlando 75 - 100 Orlando Regular Season Amway Arena
Jan 29, 1998 Orlando Houston 95 - 88 Orlando Regular Season Compaq Center
Mar 12, 1997 Orlando Houston 96 - 95 Orlando Regular Season Compaq Center
Feb 2, 1997 Houston Orlando 90 - 103 Orlando Regular Season Amway Arena
Jan 21, 1996 Orlando Houston 97 - 96 Orlando Regular Season Compaq Center
Dec 25, 1995 Houston Orlando 90 - 92 Orlando Regular Season Amway Arena
Jun 14, 1995 Orlando Houston 101 - 113 Houston Playoffs Compaq Center
Jun 11, 1995 Orlando Houston 103 - 106 Houston Playoffs Compaq Center
Jun 9, 1995 Houston Orlando 117 - 106 Houston Playoffs Amway Arena
Jun 7, 1995 Houston Orlando 120 - 118 Houston Playoffs Amway Arena
Mar 2, 1995 Orlando Houston 107 - 96 Orlando Regular Season Compaq Center
Nov 23, 1994 Houston Orlando 94 - 117 Orlando Regular Season Amway Arena
Mar 1, 1994 Orlando Houston 85 - 97 Houston Regular Season Compaq Center
Jan 10, 1994 Houston Orlando 100 - 115 Orlando Regular Season Amway Arena
Mar 16, 1993 Orlando Houston 93 - 94 Houston Regular Season Compaq Center
Nov 25, 1992 Houston Orlando 94 - 107 Orlando Regular Season Amway Arena
Apr 4, 1992 Orlando Houston 101 - 110 Houston Regular Season Compaq Center
Dec 22, 1991 Houston Orlando 99 - 94 Houston Regular Season Amway Arena
Mar 30, 1991 Houston Orlando 82 - 114 Orlando Regular Season Amway Arena
Mar 14, 1991 Orlando Houston 95 - 119 Houston Regular Season Compaq Center
Dec 26, 1990 Houston Orlando 103 - 109 Orlando Regular Season Amway Arena
Dec 20, 1990 Orlando Houston 126 - 128 Houston Regular Season Compaq Center
Nov 8, 1990 Orlando Houston 99 - 103 Houston Regular Season Compaq Center
Apr 8, 1990 Houston Orlando 146 - 123 Houston Regular Season Amway Arena
Dec 17, 1989 Orlando Houston 94 - 109 Houston Regular Season Compaq Center

2023-2024 Orlando Magic Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters A. Black J. Suggs F. Wagner P. Banchero W. Carter, Jr.
Rotation C. Anthony G. Harris J. Ingles J. Isaac M. Wagner
Rotation M. Fultz T. Queen C. Houstan   G. Bitadze
Lim PT   J. Howard A. Schofield C. Okeke  
Lim PT     K. Harris    

2023-2024 Houston Rockets Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters F. VanVleet J. Green D. Brooks J. Smith, Jr. A. Sengun
Rotation A. Thompson   C. Whitmore T. Eason J. Green
Rotation A. Holiday   J. Tate   J. Landale
Lim PT   R. Bullock N. Hinton J. Samuels B. Marjanovic
Lim PT   N. Williams, Jr.     S. Adams

Orlando Magic Player Stats

# Player Pos GPMPGPPGFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%ORBDRBTRBAPGSPGBPGTOVPF
50 Cole Anthony PG 81 22.4 11.6 4.1 9.4 .435 1.1 3.4 .338 2.2 2.7 .826 0.8 3.0 3.8 2.9 0.8 0.5 1.6 2.2
5 Paolo Banchero C 80 35.0 22.6 8.0 17.6 .455 1.5 4.4 .339 5.1 7.0 .725 1.0 5.9 6.9 5.4 0.9 0.6 3.1 1.9
35 Goga Bitadze C 62 15.4 5.0 2.0 3.4 .603 0.0 0.2 .143 0.9 1.4 .655 1.8 2.9 4.6 1.3 0.5 1.2 0.7 1.7
0 Anthony Black G 69 16.9 4.6 1.7 3.6 .466 0.5 1.4 .394 0.7 1.2 .613 0.5 1.5 2.0 1.3 0.5 0.3 0.8 1.6
34 Wendell Carter, Jr. PF 55 25.6 11.0 4.1 7.7 .525 1.2 3.1 .374 1.7 2.4 .694 2.0 4.9 6.9 1.7 0.6 0.5 1.2 2.2
20 Markelle Fultz PG 43 21.2 7.8 3.6 7.6 .472 0.1 0.4 .222 0.5 0.8 .697 1.3 1.9 3.2 2.8 1.0 0.3 1.2 1.5
14 Gary Harris SG 54 24.0 6.9 2.4 5.5 .441 1.4 3.8 .371 0.6 0.8 .756 0.4 1.2 1.7 1.6 0.9 0.3 0.6 1.7
8 Kevon Harris SF 2 3.0 2.0 1.0 1.5 .667 0.0 0.0 .000 0.0 0.0 .000 0.0 1.0 1.0 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.5 1.5
2 Caleb Houstan SF 59 13.8 4.3 1.4 3.5 .388 1.2 3.3 .373 0.4 0.4 .808 0.5 0.9 1.4 0.5 0.3 0.1 0.3 1.0
13 Jett Howard GF 18 3.7 1.6 0.6 1.7 .333 0.4 1.4 .280 0.1 0.2 .500 0.1 0.3 0.4 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2
7 Joe Ingles F 68 17.2 4.4 1.5 3.3 .436 1.0 2.4 .435 0.4 0.5 .824 0.3 1.8 2.1 3.0 0.6 0.1 1.0 1.3
1 Jonathan Isaac SF 58 15.8 6.8 2.5 4.9 .510 0.7 1.9 .375 1.0 1.4 .720 1.3 3.2 4.5 0.5 0.7 1.2 0.5 1.1
3 Chuma Okeke PF 47 9.2 2.3 0.9 2.4 .357 0.5 1.7 .280 0.1 0.1 .571 0.4 1.3 1.7 0.4 0.2 0.1 0.3 0.4
12 Trevelin Queen G 14 11.8 2.9 1.0 2.7 .368 0.2 1.2 .176 0.6 0.9 .750 0.2 1.2 1.4 1.3 0.5 0.4 0.5 1.1
25 Admiral Schofield SF 23 3.7 1.1 0.4 1.1 .385 0.3 0.7 .375 0.0 0.1 .000 0.1 0.6 0.7 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.4
4 Jalen Suggs SG 75 27.0 12.6 4.5 9.5 .471 2.0 5.1 .397 1.6 2.1 .756 0.6 2.4 3.1 2.7 1.4 0.6 1.8 2.7
22 Franz Wagner SF 72 32.5 19.7 7.3 15.2 .482 1.3 4.6 .281 3.8 4.4 .850 1.0 4.3 5.3 3.7 1.1 0.4 1.9 2.3
21 Moe Wagner PF 80 17.7 10.8 4.2 6.9 .601 0.5 1.4 .330 2.1 2.5 .814 1.5 2.9 4.3 1.2 0.5 0.3 1.2 2.0

Houston Rockets Player Stats

# Player Pos GPMPGPPGFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%ORBDRBTRBAPGSPGBPGTOVPF
12 Steven Adams C - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
9 Dillon Brooks F 72 30.9 12.7 4.6 10.7 .428 1.8 5.1 .359 1.7 2.0 .844 0.7 2.7 3.4 1.7 0.9 0.1 1.2 3.3
25 Reggie Bullock SG 44 9.5 2.2 0.8 1.9 .415 0.6 1.5 .403 0.0 0.0 1.000 0.1 1.5 1.7 0.3 0.3 0.1 0.2 0.7
17 Tari Eason F 22 21.8 9.8 4.0 8.6 .466 0.8 2.3 .360 1.0 1.5 .636 2.1 4.9 7.0 1.2 1.4 0.9 0.9 2.3
4 Jalen Green SG 82 31.7 19.6 6.9 16.2 .423 2.5 7.4 .332 3.5 4.3 .804 0.5 4.7 5.2 3.5 0.8 0.3 2.3 1.4
32 Jeff Green F 78 16.8 6.5 2.1 4.7 .456 0.7 2.1 .331 1.6 1.9 .819 0.6 1.7 2.3 0.9 0.2 0.4 0.6 1.3
14 Nathaniel Hinton SF 15 5.0 2.2 0.7 1.7 .423 0.5 0.9 .500 0.3 0.3 .800 0.5 1.0 1.5 0.7 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.7
0 Aaron Holiday PG 78 16.3 6.6 2.4 5.3 .446 1.1 2.8 .387 0.7 0.8 .921 0.3 1.3 1.6 1.8 0.5 0.1 0.7 1.6
2 Jock Landale C 56 13.6 4.9 1.9 3.7 .515 0.2 0.7 .250 0.9 1.2 .800 1.6 1.5 3.1 1.2 0.4 0.6 0.6 1.3
51 Boban Marjanovic C 14 5.1 3.2 1.3 2.4 .529 0.0 0.1 .000 0.6 1.0 .643 0.5 1.8 2.3 0.4 0.1 0.1 0.4 0.4
00 Jermaine Samuels SF 14 4.3 1.4 0.6 1.0 .643 0.0 0.1 .000 0.1 0.1 1.000 0.2 0.7 0.9 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.4
28 Alperen Sengun C 63 32.5 21.1 8.4 15.6 .537 0.5 1.8 .297 3.9 5.6 .693 2.9 6.4 9.3 5.0 1.2 0.7 2.6 3.3
10 Jabari Smith, Jr. F 76 31.9 13.7 5.0 11.0 .454 1.8 5.0 .363 2.0 2.4 .811 1.8 6.3 8.1 1.6 0.7 0.8 1.2 2.6
8 Jae'sean Tate F 65 15.9 4.1 1.7 3.5 .472 0.4 1.2 .299 0.4 0.6 .667 0.9 2.1 3.0 1.0 0.6 0.2 0.6 2.1
1 Amen Thompson G 62 22.4 9.5 3.9 7.2 .536 0.1 0.9 .138 1.7 2.5 .684 2.4 4.2 6.6 2.6 1.3 0.6 1.5 2.3
5 Fred VanVleet G 73 36.8 17.4 5.8 13.9 .416 3.1 8.0 .387 2.7 3.1 .860 0.5 3.4 3.8 8.1 1.4 0.8 1.7 2.5
7 Cam Whitmore F 47 18.7 12.3 4.5 9.9 .454 1.7 4.7 .359 1.6 2.4 .679 0.9 2.9 3.8 0.7 0.6 0.4 1.0 1.4
19 Nate Williams, Jr. SG 22 5.9 2.9 1.2 2.3 .540 0.1 0.2 .400 0.3 0.6 .538 0.5 0.5 1.0 0.3 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.5

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