Thursday, December 3, 2015
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The Orlando Magic travel to EnergySolutions Arena to play the Utah Jazz on Thursday, December 3, 2015. The opening line for this game has Utah as 5.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 191.
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The Magic come into this game with an overall record of 10-8 and a road record of 3-5. They are 4th in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of 1.9 as they are averaging 101.6 points per game while giving up 99.6 per contest. The Jazz have an overall record of 8-8 and a home record of 3-3. They currently are 2nd in the Northwest Division. They are averaging 96 points per game and surrendering 94, good for a point differential of 2.
Victor Oladipo comes into this contest averaging 14.2 points per game while playing 30.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Magic. He pulls down 6 rebounds per game and dishes out 4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 39% while his free throw percentage is currently at 80%. Tobias Harris averages 14.8 points per game in 32.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.2 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 80%.
Alec Burks averages 15.4 points per game while playing 28.2 minutes per contest this year for the Jazz. He grabs 3.8 rebounds per game and has 2.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage currently is at 85%. Gordon Hayward averages 18.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.8 rebounds per contest and 2.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 79%.
Orlando averages 101.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 13th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 1.9 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 55.7 rebounds per game and 22.6 assists per game which ranks them 5th and 8th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 12th with 14.8 per game. The Magic allow 99.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 12th in the league. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 3rd and 5th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 55 rebounds a game which ranks 26th and they give up 22.6 assists per contest which puts them in 20th place in the league. They force 15.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 14th in the league.
Utah averages 96 points per game this year which ranks them 28th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 2 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 18th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 12th in the NBA. They average 51.3 rebounds per game and 17.9 assists per contest which ranks them 23rd and 29th respectively. In the turnover department the Jazz rank 14th with 14.9 per game. The Jazz allow 94 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 3rd in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 19th and 18th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 48.9 rebounds a game which ranks 3rd and they give up 17.9 assists per contest which puts them in 1st place in the league. The Jazz force 16.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 6th in the NBA.
Orlando Magic Betting Trends
The Orlando Magic are 12-6-0 against the spread
The Orlando Magic are 8-10-0 against the over/under
Utah Jazz Betting Trends
The Utah Jazz are 10-5-1 against the spread
The Utah Jazz are 5-11-0 against the over/under
Orlando Magic Injuries
12/01/15 PG C.J. Watson Calf "?" Thursday vs. Utah
Utah Jazz Injuries
10/23/15 G Dante Exum Knee out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Orlando
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