Wednesday, December 30, 2015
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The Brooklyn Nets travel to Amway Center to play the Orlando Magic on Wednesday, December 30, 2015. The opening line for this game has Orlando as 7 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 199.
The Nets come into this game with an overall record of 9-22 and a road record of 3-12. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of -6.3 as they are averaging 97.2 points per game while giving up 103.5 per contest. The Magic have an overall record of 18-13 and a home record of 11-6. They currently are 3rd in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 101.1 points per game and surrendering 98.6, good for a point differential of 2.5.
Brook Lopez comes into this contest averaging 19.3 points per game while playing 33.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Nets. He pulls down 8.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is currently at 80%. Jarrett Jack averages 13.5 points per game in 32.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 7.2 assists per contest and 4.3 rebounds per game for Brooklyn. His field goal percentage is 40% for the year while his free throw percentage is 89%.
Victor Oladipo averages 12.3 points per game while playing 29 minutes per contest this year for the Magic. He grabs 4.9 rebounds per game and has 4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage currently is at 79%. Tobias Harris averages 14.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.3 rebounds per contest and 1.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 83%.
Brooklyn averages 97.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 25th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -6.3 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 12th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 26th in the league. They average 51.8 rebounds per game and 21.5 assists per game which ranks them 20th and 15th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 20th with 15.2 per game. The Nets allow 103.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 22nd in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 27th and 26th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 50.5 rebounds a game which ranks 6th and they give up 24.3 assists per contest which puts them in 29th place in the league. They force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 15th in the league.
Orlando averages 101.1 points per game this year which ranks them 16th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 2.5 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 7th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 7th in the NBA. They average 51.9 rebounds per game and 22.8 assists per contest which ranks them 18th and 8th respectively. In the turnover department the Magic rank 13th with 14.5 per game. The Magic allow 98.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 7th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 11th and 12th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51.8 rebounds a game which ranks 12th and they give up 22.5 assists per contest which puts them in 21st place in the league. The Magic force 15.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 9th in the NBA.
Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 18-13-0 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 14-16-1 against the over/under
Orlando Magic Betting Trends
The Orlando Magic are 21-9-1 against the spread
The Orlando Magic are 15-16-0 against the over/under
Brooklyn Nets Injuries
12/07/15 F Rondae Hollis-Jefferson Ankle expected to miss 8-10 weeks
10/28/15 F Chris McCullough Knee out indefinitely
Orlando Magic Injuries
12/29/15 PG Elfrid Payton Ankle "?" Wednesday vs. Brooklyn
12/13/15 PG C.J. Watson Calf out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Orlando
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