Saturday, December 26, 2015
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The Miami Heat travel to Amway Center to play the Orlando Magic on Saturday, December 26, 2015. The opening line for this game has Orlando as 1.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 196.
The Heat come into this game with an overall record of 17-11 and a road record of 4-5. They are 2nd in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of 1.9 as they are averaging 96.5 points per game while giving up 94.6 per contest. The Magic have an overall record of 17-12 and a home record of 10-5. They currently are 3rd in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 101 points per game and surrendering 98.6, good for a point differential of 2.4.
Dwyane Wade comes into this contest averaging 18.5 points per game while playing 29.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Heat. He pulls down 3.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 79%. Chris Bosh averages 17.6 points per game in 32.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.2 assists per contest and 7.9 rebounds per game for Miami. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Victor Oladipo averages 12.8 points per game while playing 29.5 minutes per contest this year for the Magic. He grabs 5.2 rebounds per game and has 3.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage currently is at 80%. Tobias Harris averages 14.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.3 rebounds per contest and 1.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 84%.
Miami averages 96.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 27th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 1.8 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 4th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 25th in the league. They average 50.6 rebounds per game and 19.6 assists per game which ranks them 25th and 25th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 6th with 14 per game. The Heat allow 94.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 2nd in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 4th and 6th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 50.6 rebounds a game which ranks 6th and they give up 19.8 assists per contest which puts them in 4th place in the league. They force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 26th in the league.
Orlando averages 101 points per game this year which ranks them 19th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 2.4 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 11th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 10th in the NBA. They average 52.6 rebounds per game and 22.3 assists per contest which ranks them 13th and 11th respectively. In the turnover department the Magic rank 17th with 14.8 per game. The Magic allow 98.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 6th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 10th and 8th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52.2 rebounds a game which ranks 14th and they give up 22.4 assists per contest which puts them in 20th place in the league. The Magic force 16.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 8th in the NBA.
Miami Heat Betting Trends
The Miami Heat are 13-14-1 against the spread
The Miami Heat are 8-20-0 against the over/under
Orlando Magic Betting Trends
The Orlando Magic are 20-8-1 against the spread
The Orlando Magic are 14-15-0 against the over/under
Miami Heat Injuries
12/25/15 F Josh McRoberts Knee "?" Saturday vs. Orlando
12/25/15 G Tyler Johnson Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. Orlando
Orlando Magic Injuries
12/13/15 PG C.J. Watson Calf out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Orlando
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