Tuesday, March 29, 2016
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The Brooklyn Nets travel to Amway Center to play the Orlando Magic on Tuesday, March 29, 2016. The opening line for this game has Orlando as 6 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 213.5.
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The Nets come into this game with an overall record of 21-51 and a road record of 7-27. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of -6 as they are averaging 98.7 points per game while giving up 104.7 per contest. Brooklyn is 6-8 against division opponents and they have a conference record of 12-31. They are 3-7 in their last 10 games. The Magic have an overall record of 30-43 and a home record of 19-17. They currently are 5th in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 100.9 points per game and surrendering 103.2, good for a point differential of -2.3. Orlando has a division record of 3-10 and a conference record of 17-27. In their last 10 games they are 3-7.
Brook Lopez comes into this contest averaging 20.8 points per game while playing 34 minutes per night so far this season for the Nets. He pulls down 8 rebounds per game and dishes out 2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is currently at 79%. Thaddeus Young averages 15 points per game in 33.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.9 assists per contest and 9.1 rebounds per game for Brooklyn. His field goal percentage is 51% for the year while his free throw percentage is 64%.
Evan Fournier averages 14.8 points per game while playing 32.2 minutes per contest this year for the Magic. He grabs 2.9 rebounds per game and has 2.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 82%. Victor Oladipo averages 16 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.8 rebounds per contest and 3.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 83%.
Brooklyn averages 98.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 27th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -6 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 12th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 10th in the league. They average 49.4 rebounds per game and 22.2 assists per game which ranks them 26th and 16th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 19th with 14.8 per game. The Nets allow 104.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 22nd in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 30th and 26th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 50.1 rebounds a game which ranks 7th and they give up 23.8 assists per contest which puts them in 26th place in the league. They force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 16th in the league.
Orlando averages 100.9 points per game this year which ranks them 21st in the league. Their average scoring margin is -2.3 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 15th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 19th in the NBA. They average 51.3 rebounds per game and 23.2 assists per contest which ranks them 19th and 7th respectively. In the turnover department the Magic rank 15th with 14.3 per game. The Magic allow 103.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 17th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 19th and 20th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52.4 rebounds a game which ranks 17th and they give up 23.1 assists per contest which puts them in 22nd place in the league. The Magic force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 11th in the NBA.
The Nets average 98.4 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 108 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -7.6 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 4.7 per contest. The Nets have an offensive rating of 103.5 and a defensive rating of 109.8. In terms of pace they average 94.9 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 50%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they shoot 3 pointers on 21% of their shots. Brooklyn turns the ball over an average of 13.8 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%.
The Magic score 102.9 ppg at home and they have averaged 103.3 points per contest in their last 3 games. They have an average scoring differential of -1.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 1.3 points per game. The Magic rating on offense is 104.1 and they have a defensive rating of 106.5. They get 95.7 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 49%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they attempt 3 pointers on 26% of their shot attempts. Orlando turns the ball over on 13 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.9 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%.
Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 37-34-1 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 36-35-1 against the over/under
Orlando Magic Betting Trends
The Orlando Magic are 40-32-1 against the spread
The Orlando Magic are 35-38-0 against the over/under
Brooklyn Nets Injuries
01/03/16 PG Jarrett Jack Knee out for season
Orlando Magic Injuries
03/28/16 F Ersan Ilyasova Shoulder is downgraded to expected to miss Tuesday vs. Brooklyn
03/28/16 G Victor Oladipo Wrist is upgraded to probable Tuesday vs. Brooklyn
03/14/16 C Nikola Vucevic Groin out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Orlando
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