Friday, December 16, 2016
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The Brooklyn Nets travel to Amway Center to play the Orlando Magic on Friday, December 16, 2016. The Nets come into this game with an overall record of 7-17. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of -8.0 as they are averaging 106.5 points per game while giving up 114.5 per contest. The Magic have an overall record of 11-16. They currently are 4th in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 96.6 points per game and surrendering 101.3, good for a point differential of -4.7.
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Sean Kilpatrick comes into this contest averaging 16.4 points per game while playing 27.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Nets. He pulls down 4.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 84%. Brook Lopez averages 20.1 points per game in 28.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.4 assists per contest and 5.2 rebounds per game for Brooklyn. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Nikola Vucevic averages 12.2 points per game while playing 27.4 minutes per contest this year for the Magic. He grabs 11 rebounds per game and has 2.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 62%. Evan Fournier averages 17.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.8 rebounds per contest and 3.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 84%.
Brooklyn averages 106.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 8th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -8 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 24th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 27th in the league. They average 52.8 rebounds per game and 20.7 assists per game which ranks them 16th and 22nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 29th with 17 per game. The Nets allow 114.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 30th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 27th and 25th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 56.2 rebounds a game which ranks 29th and they give up 24.3 assists per contest which puts them in 28th place in the league. They force 14.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 14th in the league.
Orlando averages 96.6 points per game this year which ranks them 29th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -4.7 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 28th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 20th in the NBA. They average 52.3 rebounds per game and 21.9 assists per contest which ranks them 19th and 16th respectively. In the turnover department the Magic rank 6th with 12.7 per game. The Magic allow 101.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 9th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 19th and 13th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 53.8 rebounds a game which ranks 23rd and they give up 21.8 assists per contest which puts them in 12th place in the league. The Magic force 12.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 28th in the NBA.
The Nets have an offensive rating of 104 and a defensive rating of 111.7. In terms of pace they average 101.6 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 50%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they shoot 3 pointers on 39% of their shots. Brooklyn turns the ball over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions and they force 12.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%.
The Magic rating on offense is 102.3 and they have a defensive rating of 107.3. They get 94.4 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 48%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they attempt 3 pointers on 30% of their shot attempts. Orlando turns the ball over on 11.9 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 11.6 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 50%.
Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 13-10-1 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 17-7-0 against the over/under
Orlando Magic Betting Trends
The Orlando Magic are 11-15-1 against the spread
The Orlando Magic are 11-16-0 against the over/under
Brooklyn Nets Injuries
12/15/16 PG Jeremy Lin Back "?" Friday vs. Orlando
Orlando Magic Injuries
12/15/16 C Nikola Vucevic Back "?" Friday vs. Brooklyn
Guy's Pick: Take Orlando -7.5
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