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Play Time: 10/06/2021 20:00
Orlando Magic and New Orleans Pelicans will meet each other for their second NBA preseason match on October 6th.
New Orleans Pelicans
The New Orleans Pelicans should take advantage of this invaluable opportunity to redeem themselves in the 2021-22 regular season after a humiliating previous season. New Orleans opened its preseason on Monday with a 117-114 loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves. The New Orleans Pelicans are averaging 114 points on 41.4 percent shooting and allowing 117 points on 45.7 percent shooting. The New Orleans Pelicans are shooting 32.4 percent from beyond the arc and 76.9 percent from the free throw line. The New Orleans Pelicans are allowing 32.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 53 rebounds per game.
Orlando Magic that remained second from bottom in the 2020-21 Eastern Conference standings will hope to improve their win-loss ratio in the 2021-22 regular season. They opened their 2021-22 NBA preseason with a 98-97 loss to the Boston Celtics on Monday. The Orlando Magic are averaging 97 points on 40.4 percent shooting and allowing 98 points on 35.2 percent shooting. The Orlando Magic are shooting 40.5 percent from beyond the arc and 57.1 percent from the free throw line. The Orlando Magic are allowing 35 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 50 rebounds per game.
Both teams lost their respective openers. The upcoming game will be a matchup between the bottom feeders of the previous season in their hunt to be acknowledged by their respective conferences. Therefore, take the under.