Wednesday, December 9, 2015
US Airways Center
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The Orlando Magic travel to US Airways Center to play the Phoenix Suns on Wednesday, December 9, 2015. The opening line for this game has Phoenix as 5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 208.5.
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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 Suns have an overall record of 9-13 and a home record of 5-5. They currently are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 105.5 points per game and surrendering 105.2, good for a point differential of 0.3.
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%.
Brandon Knight averages 21.4 points per game while playing 36.1 minutes per contest this year for the Suns. He grabs 4.3 rebounds per game and has 5.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 81%. Eric Bledsoe averages 21.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.2 rebounds per contest and 6.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 79%.
Orlando averages 101.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 11th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 2.1 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 22nd. 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 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 13th 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 24th and they give up 22.4 assists per contest which puts them in 19th place in the league. They force 15.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 12th in the league.
Phoenix averages 105.5 points per game this year which ranks them 3rd in the league. Their average scoring margin is 0.3 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 7th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 3rd in the NBA. They average 52.9 rebounds per game and 20.4 assists per contest which ranks them 15th and 22nd respectively. In the turnover department the Suns rank 28th with 17 per game. The Suns allow 105.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 26th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 29th and 26th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 53.2 rebounds a game which ranks 19th and they give up 21.3 assists per contest which puts them in 16th place in the league. The Suns force 16.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 5th 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
Phoenix Suns Betting Trends
The Phoenix Suns are 11-11-0 against the spread
The Phoenix Suns are 13-9-0 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
Phoenix Suns Injuries
12/06/15 C Tyson Chandler Hamstring out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Phoenix
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