Friday, January 1, 2016
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The Orlando Magic travel to Verizon Center to play the Washington Wizards on Friday, January 1, 2016. The opening line for this game has Washington as 2.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 205.
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The Magic come into this game with an overall record of 19-13 and a road record of 7-7. They are 2nd in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of 2.6 as they are averaging 101 points per game while giving up 98.4 per contest. The Wizards have an overall record of 14-16 and a home record of 7-8. They currently are 5th in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 101.5 points per game and surrendering 104.4, good for a point differential of -2.9.
Victor Oladipo comes into this contest averaging 12.3 points per game while playing 29 minutes per night so far this season for the Magic. He pulls down 5 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 80%. Tobias Harris averages 14.4 points per game in 32.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2 assists per contest and 7.3 rebounds per game for Orlando. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 82%.
John Wall averages 19.6 points per game while playing 35.5 minutes per contest this year for the Wizards. He grabs 4.2 rebounds per game and has 9.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 79%. Otto Porter averages 12.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.5 rebounds per contest and 2.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 78%.
Orlando averages 101 points per contest this season which ranks them 17th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 2.6 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 8th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 6th in the league. They average 52.1 rebounds per game and 22.8 assists per game which ranks them 17th and 9th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 13th with 14.6 per game. The Magic allow 98.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 6th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 11th and 8th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 51.5 rebounds a game which ranks 12th and they give up 22.5 assists per contest which puts them in 21st place in the league. They force 15.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 9th in the league.
Washington averages 101.5 points per game this year which ranks them 14th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -2.9 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 37% which is good for 5th in the NBA. They average 49.4 rebounds per game and 23.3 assists per contest which ranks them 27th and 7th respectively. In the turnover department the Wizards rank 23rd with 15.3 per game. The Wizards allow 104.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 25th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the arc ranking them 26th and 28th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52.5 rebounds a game which ranks 14th and they give up 22.7 assists per contest which puts them in 23rd place in the league. The Wizards force 16.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 5th in the NBA.
Orlando Magic Betting Trends
The Orlando Magic are 21-10-1 against the spread
The Orlando Magic are 15-17-0 against the over/under
Washington Wizards Betting Trends
The Washington Wizards are 16-14-0 against the spread
The Washington Wizards are 18-12-0 against the over/under
Orlando Magic Injuries
12/31/15 PG Elfrid Payton Ankle "?" Friday vs. Washington
12/13/15 PG C.J. Watson Calf out indefinitely
Washington Wizards Injuries
12/31/15 C DeJuan Blair Leg "?" Friday vs. Orlando
12/31/15 F Drew Gooden Calf doubtful Friday vs. Orlando
12/31/15 PG Gary Neal Quad "?" Friday vs. Orlando
12/31/15 F Nene Calf doubtful Friday vs. Orlando
12/23/15 G Alan Anderson Ankle out indefinitely
12/12/15 G Bradley Beal Leg expected to miss 2-4 weeks
Tony's Pick: Take Orlando
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