The Orlando Magic will look to bounce back from the last defeat when they take on the Oklahoma City Thunder at Amway Center on Saturday. Game time for Saturday is slated for 7:00 pm ET and the Magic open as a 4.5 point favorite.
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Orlando (4-1) had its four-game win streak to start the season snapped on New Year’s Eve after losing 116-92 to the Philadelphia 76ers on Thursday.
Meanwhile, the Magic will host an Oklahoma City team that has been struggling this early after losing three straight games, including the 113-80 loss to the New Orleans Pelicans last time out.
The Thunder who are 1-3 entering this game, lost 118-107 against the Magic when these two teams previously met on Dec. 29, with Nikola Vucevic leading the way in that victory with 28 points, 10 rebounds and five assists for Orlando.
Vucevic comes into this game averaging 19.8 points, 11.2 rebounds and 3.6 assists per game from five games and has registered four double-doubles during this stretch.
Terrence Ross is averaging 21.0 pointer per game and shooting 51.8% from the field.
Shooting guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, who had 23 points and seven rebounds in the first meeting against the Magic, enters Saturday’s contest averaging 19.5 points, 6.8 assists, and 5.3 rebounds per game and shooting 45.9% from the field.
Experienced center Al Horford is averaging 10.3 points and 8.0 rebounds for Oklahoma City this season.