Tuesday, December 1, 2015
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The Orlando Magic travel to Target Center to play the Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday, December 1, 2015. The opening line for this game has Minnesota as 1.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 203.
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The Magic come into this game with an overall record of 9-8 and a road record of 2-5. They are 4th in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of 1.9 as they are averaging 101.9 points per game while giving up 100 per contest. The Timberwolves have an overall record of 8-9 and a home record of 2-6. They currently are 3rd in the Northwest Division. They are averaging 101.2 points per game and surrendering 101.4, good for a point differential of -0.2.
Victor Oladipo comes into this contest averaging 14.3 points per game while playing 31.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Magic. He pulls down 6.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 38% while his free throw percentage is currently at 79%. Tobias Harris averages 14.9 points per game in 32.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.2 assists per contest and 7.8 rebounds per game for Orlando. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Andrew Wiggins averages 21.8 points per game while playing 35.1 minutes per contest this year for the Timberwolves. He grabs 3.7 rebounds per game and has 1.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 74%. Karl-Anthony Towns averages 14.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 9.4 rebounds per contest and 0.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 87%.
Orlando averages 101.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 9th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 1.9 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 20th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 13th in the league. They average 55.8 rebounds per game and 22.8 assists per game which ranks them 3rd and 8th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 13th with 14.9 per game. The Magic allow 100 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 15th in the league. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 4th and 7th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 55 rebounds a game which ranks 27th and they give up 23.1 assists per contest which puts them in 21st place in the league. They force 15.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 14th in the league.
Minnesota averages 101.2 points per game this year which ranks them 14th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -0.2 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 33% which is good for 19th in the NBA. They average 53.1 rebounds per game and 20.6 assists per contest which ranks them 15th and 19th respectively. In the turnover department the Timberwolves rank 16th with 15.2 per game. The Timberwolves allow 101.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 18th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 16th and 9th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51.9 rebounds a game which ranks 11th and they give up 19.9 assists per contest which puts them in 6th place in the league. The Timberwolves force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 17th in the NBA.
Orlando Magic Betting Trends
The Orlando Magic are 11-6-0 against the spread
The Orlando Magic are 8-9-0 against the over/under
Minnesota Timberwolves Betting Trends
The Minnesota Timberwolves are 10-7-0 against the spread
The Minnesota Timberwolves are 7-9-1 against the over/under
Orlando Magic Injuries
11/30/15 PG C.J. Watson Calf doubtful Tuesday vs. Minnesota
11/30/15 G Evan Fournier Hip probable Tuesday vs. Minnesota
Minnesota Timberwolves Injuries
11/30/15 PG Ricky Rubio Ankle "?" Tuesday vs. Orlando
10/26/15 C Nikola Pekovic Achilles out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Minnesota
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