At 6:00 ET, the Orlando Magic (23-22) will host the Phoenix Suns (26-19) in a non-conference matchup. The Suns are favored by 2 points, and the over/under line is set at 227.5.

Phoenix is currently 6th in the Western Conference, while Orlando is 8th in the East. The Magic have dropped two straight games, and the Suns are 3rd in the Pacific Division.


The Pick: Phoenix Suns -2

This game will be played at Kia Center at 6:00 ET on Sunday, January 28th.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 119-109 in favor of the Suns.
  • Our projections have Devin Booker finishing with Devin Booker points, 4 rebounds and 6 assists.
  • From the field, we have the Suns finishing with a field goal percentage of 48.6% and knocking down 15 threes.

Will the Suns Defense Show Up on the Road?

In Suns games this season, the average over/under line has been 231.1 points, which is higher than today's line of 227.5. Phoenix has a season record of 23-22-0 on the O/U.

Looking at their ATS record, the Suns are 16-28 overall and 9-11 on the road. As the favorite, they are 11-21 vs. the spread and 22-11 straight-up. On the road, their ATS record is 9-11.

Phoenix's last game finished with a combined score of 264 points, easily going over the O/U line of 243.5. The Suns lost the game to the Pacers by a score of 133-131. They were favored by 5 points going into the game.

Currently, the Suns are 6th in the Western Conference with a record of 26-19. Against other Western Conference teams, they are 17-14 and 5-7 in their division. On the road, Phoenix is 12-8.

On average, the Suns have a scoring differential of +2.8 points per game on the road. This season, they have an ATS record of 9-11 on the road.

The Suns are one of the top offensive teams in the league, averaging 116.8 points per game, which is 12th in the NBA. Interestingly, they have been better on the road (116.6 PPG) than at home (116.9 PPG).

When it comes to scoring, Phoenix has outscored the NBA average in 53.3% of their games this season. They are also 6th in field goal percentage at 49% and have a true shooting percentage of 5th.

Despite their high-scoring offense, the Suns are just 23rd in pace at 97.9 possessions per game. In terms of three-point shooting, they are 9th in percentage (37%) but 24th in attempts.

The Suns' defense is presently ranked 15th in the league, allowing an average of 114.5 points per contest. Phoenix's defense is currently forcing 13.9 turnovers per game, which is 21st in the league. Additionally, they enter the game ranked 7th in blocked shots, with an average of 5.9 rejections per game.

Is an Upset Waiting to Happen at Home?

In Orlando's last game, they were 6.5-point favorites against the Grizzlies but lost by a score of 107-106. The O/U line for that game was 212 points.

This season, Orlando has an O/U record of 21-24, and their games have averaged 222.4 points per game. Today's O/U line is set at 227.5.

Against the spread, the Magic have gone 28-17 this season, including a 14-7 record at home. They have failed to cover the spread in their last two games and are 9-4 ATS as underdogs this season.

Looking at their overall record, the Magic are 23-22 and are currently 8th in the Eastern Conference. In the Southeast Division, they are in 2nd place.

When facing other Eastern Conference teams, the Magic are 17-13 compared to 6-9 in non-conference games. At home, Orlando is 14-7, and they are 9-15 on the road.

At home, the Magic are averaging 114 points per game, which is 21st in the NBA. Overall, they are 25th in scoring at 111.3 points per game. In terms of pace, Orlando is 20th in the league.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Magic are last in the NBA in both three-point percentage and three-point makes per game. They are hitting just 34% of their attempts from beyond the arc.

So far this season, Orlando has outscored the league scoring average in just 35.6% of their games. In terms of assists, they are 27th in the NBA.

Currently, the Magic's defense holds the 6th rank in the NBA, allowing 111.1 points per game. Most recently, the Magic's defense put together a solid performance, giving up just 107 points to the Grizzlies.