Tuesday, December 8, 2015
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The Orlando Magic travel to Pepsi Center to play the Denver Nuggets on Tuesday, December 8, 2015. The opening line for this game has Orlando as 2.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 196.
The Magic come into this game with an overall record of 11-9 and a road record of 4-6. They are 4th in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of 2.1 as they are averaging 101.6 points per game while giving up 99.5 per contest. The Nuggets have an overall record of 8-13 and a home record of 3-6. They currently are 5th in the Northwest Division. They are averaging 97.2 points per game and surrendering 103, good for a point differential of -5.9.
Victor Oladipo comes into this contest averaging 14.7 points per game while playing 30.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Magic. He pulls down 6.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is currently at 80%. Tobias Harris averages 14.7 points per game in 32.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2 assists per contest and 7.7 rebounds per game for Orlando. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 82%.
Danilo Gallinari averages 17.7 points per game while playing 34.5 minutes per contest this year for the Nuggets. He grabs 6.5 rebounds per game and has 2.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage currently is at 90%. Kenneth Faried averages 12.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 25.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.7 rebounds per contest and 1.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 60% and his free throw percentage is 56%.
Orlando averages 101.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 12th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 2.1 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 21st. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 15th in the league. They average 55.2 rebounds per game and 22.4 assists per game which ranks them 4th and 9th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 12th with 14.6 per game. The Magic allow 99.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 12th 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 categories. Opponents average 54.5 rebounds a game which ranks 22nd and they give up 22.4 assists per contest which puts them in 21st place in the league. They force 15.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 12th in the league.
Denver averages 97.2 points per game this year which ranks them 24th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -5.9 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 23rd spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 18th in the NBA. They average 52.9 rebounds per game and 22.1 assists per contest which ranks them 16th and 11th respectively. In the turnover department the Nuggets rank 21st with 15.5 per game. The Nuggets allow 103 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 24th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the arc ranking them 25th and 28th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52.2 rebounds a game which ranks 12th and they give up 23.9 assists per contest which puts them in 26th place in the league. The Nuggets force 15 turnovers per game which ranks them 16th in the NBA.
Orlando Magic Betting Trends
The Orlando Magic are 13-6-1 against the spread
The Orlando Magic are 10-10-0 against the over/under
Denver Nuggets Betting Trends
The Denver Nuggets are 9-11-1 against the spread
The Denver Nuggets are 10-10-1 against the over/under
Orlando Magic Injuries
12/07/15 PG C.J. Watson Calf doubtful Tuesday vs. Denver
12/07/15 G Victor Oladipo Knee injured last game, probable Tuesday vs. Denver
Denver Nuggets Injuries
12/07/15 G Gary Harris Concussion "?" Tuesday vs. Orlando
12/07/15 F Danilo Gallinari Knee probable Tuesday vs. Orlando
11/12/15 F Wilson Chandler Hip out for season
10/28/15 C Jusuf Nurkic Knee out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Orlando
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