Saturday, December 5, 2015
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The Orlando Magic travel to Staples Center to play the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday, December 5, 2015. The opening line for this game has Los Angeles as 3.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 198.
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The Magic come into this game with an overall record of 11-8 and a road record of 4-5. They are 2nd in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of 2.3 as they are averaging 101.6 points per game while giving up 99.3 per contest. The Clippers have an overall record of 10-9 and a home record of 8-5. They currently are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 102.7 points per game and surrendering 101.8, good for a point differential of 0.9.
Victor Oladipo comes into this contest averaging 14.2 points per game while playing 30.5 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 39% while his free throw percentage is currently at 81%. Tobias Harris averages 14.9 points per game in 33 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.1 assists per contest and 7.6 rebounds per game for Orlando. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 81%.
Blake Griffin averages 24.7 points per game while playing 34.1 minutes per contest this year for the Clippers. He grabs 8.3 rebounds per game and has 4.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage currently is at 73%. Chris Paul averages 17 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.5 rebounds per contest and 8.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 87%.
Orlando averages 101.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 12th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 2.3 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 20th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 14th in the league. They average 55.2 rebounds per game and 22.4 assists per game which ranks them 6th and 8th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 12th with 14.6 per game. The Magic allow 99.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 11th in the league. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 5th and 6th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 54.7 rebounds a game which ranks 24th and they give up 22.3 assists per contest which puts them in 19th place in the league. They force 15.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 13th in the league.
Los Angeles averages 102.7 points per game this year which ranks them 5th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 0.9 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 4th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 23rd in the NBA. They average 52.4 rebounds per game and 22 assists per contest which ranks them 20th and 11th respectively. In the turnover department the Clippers rank 2nd with 13.5 per game. The Clippers allow 101.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 18th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 11th and 16th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 56.2 rebounds a game which ranks 29th and they give up 20.3 assists per contest which puts them in 9th place in the league. The Clippers force 15.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 16th in the NBA.
Orlando Magic Betting Trends
The Orlando Magic are 13-6-0 against the spread
The Orlando Magic are 9-10-0 against the over/under
Los Angeles Clippers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Clippers are 7-12-0 against the spread
The Los Angeles Clippers are 8-9-2 against the over/under
Orlando Magic Injuries
12/04/15 PG C.J. Watson Calf doubtful Saturday vs. LA Clippers
Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
12/04/15 PG Chris Paul Ribs expected to miss Saturday vs. Orlando
12/04/15 G J.J. Redick Ankle injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Orlando
Tony's Pick: Take Los Angeles
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