Friday, December 11, 2015
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The Cleveland Cavaliers travel to Amway Center to play the Orlando Magic on Friday, December 11, 2015. The opening line for this game has Cleveland as 5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 198.5.
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The Cavaliers come into this game with an overall record of 14-7 and a road record of 4-6. They are 1st in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of 4 as they are averaging 101.6 points per game while giving up 97.7 per contest. The Magic have an overall record of 12-10 and a home record of 7-3. They currently are 4th in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 101 points per game and surrendering 98.7, good for a point differential of 2.3.
LeBron James comes into this contest averaging 26.5 points per game while playing 37.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Cavaliers. He pulls down 7.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 6.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is currently at 72%. Kevin Love averages 18.2 points per game in 33.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.3 assists per contest and 11 rebounds per game for Cleveland. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 85%.
Victor Oladipo averages 14.5 points per game while playing 30.8 minutes per contest this year for the Magic. He grabs 5.9 rebounds per game and has 4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage currently is at 79%. Tobias Harris averages 14.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.5 rebounds per contest and 2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 84%.
Cleveland averages 101.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 12th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 4 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 9th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 10th in the league. They average 54.3 rebounds per game and 22.6 assists per game which ranks them 6th and 8th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 12th with 14.5 per game. The Cavaliers allow 97.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 6th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 18th and 15th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 49.1 rebounds a game which ranks 3rd and they give up 20.6 assists per contest which puts them in 9th place in the league. They force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 25th in the league.
Orlando averages 101 points per game this year which ranks them 17th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 2.3 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 21st spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 15th in the NBA. They average 54.9 rebounds per game and 22.2 assists per contest which ranks them 4th and 10th respectively. In the turnover department the Magic rank 14th with 14.9 per game. The Magic allow 98.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 10th in the league. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 4th and 7th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 54.5 rebounds a game which ranks 24th and they give up 22.3 assists per contest which puts them in 19th place in the league. The Magic force 15.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 10th in the NBA.
Cleveland Cavaliers Betting Trends
The Cleveland Cavaliers are 7-14-0 against the spread
The Cleveland Cavaliers are 12-9-0 against the over/under
Orlando Magic Betting Trends
The Orlando Magic are 15-6-1 against the spread
The Orlando Magic are 11-11-0 against the over/under
Cleveland Cavaliers Injuries
10/26/15 PG Kyrie Irving Knee out indefinitely
09/29/15 F Iman Shumpert Wrist out indefinitely
Orlando Magic Injuries
12/10/15 PG C.J. Watson Calf doubtful Friday vs. Cleveland
Tony's Pick: Take Orlando
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