Monday, December 14, 2015
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The Orlando Magic travel to Barclays Center to play the Brooklyn Nets on Monday, December 14, 2015. The opening line for this game has Orlando as 2 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 199.
The Magic come into this game with an overall record of 12-11 and a road record of 5-7. They are 4th in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of 0.7 as they are averaging 99.9 points per game while giving up 99.2 per contest. The Nets have an overall record of 7-16 and a home record of 6-5. They currently are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 96.6 points per game and surrendering 102.5, good for a point differential of -6.
Victor Oladipo comes into this contest averaging 14 points per game while playing 30.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Magic. He pulls down 5.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 39% while his free throw percentage is currently at 79%. Tobias Harris averages 14.2 points per game in 32 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.9 assists per contest and 7.3 rebounds per game for Orlando. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 84%.
Brook Lopez averages 19.4 points per game while playing 33.6 minutes per contest this year for the Nets. He grabs 8.2 rebounds per game and has 1.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage currently is at 81%. Jarrett Jack averages 13 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.4 rebounds per contest and 7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 87%.
Orlando averages 99.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 19th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 0.7 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 21st. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 17th in the league. They average 54.1 rebounds per game and 22 assists per game which ranks them 7th and 12th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 17th with 15.1 per game. The Magic allow 99.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 10th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 4th and 8th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 54.5 rebounds a game which ranks 24th and they give up 22.6 assists per contest which puts them in 20th place in the league. They force 16 turnovers per game which ranks them 10th in the league.
Brooklyn averages 96.6 points per game this year which ranks them 26th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -6 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 12th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 30th in the NBA. They average 52.2 rebounds per game and 20.7 assists per contest which ranks them 20th and 19th respectively. In the turnover department the Nets rank 23rd with 15.7 per game. The Nets allow 102.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 22nd in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 23rd and 24th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 50.7 rebounds a game which ranks 6th and they give up 24.1 assists per contest which puts them in 30th place in the league. The Nets force 15.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 13th in the NBA.
Orlando Magic Betting Trends
The Orlando Magic are 15-7-1 against the spread
The Orlando Magic are 11-12-0 against the over/under
Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 14-9-0 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 9-13-1 against the over/under
Orlando Magic Injuries
12/13/15 PG C.J. Watson Calf out indefinitely
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
10/28/15 F Willie Reed Thumb expected to miss 6-8 weeks
Tony's Pick: Take Brooklyn
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