Friday, January 22, 2016
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The Charlotte Hornets travel to Amway Center to play the Orlando Magic on Friday, January 22, 2016. The opening line for this game has Orlando as 3 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 202.
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The Hornets come into this game with an overall record of 19-23 and a road record of 4-15. They are 5th in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of 0.5 as they are averaging 101.5 points per game while giving up 101 per contest. The Magic have an overall record of 20-21 and a home record of 12-10. They currently are 4th in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 98.3 points per game and surrendering 98.7, good for a point differential of -0.4.
Kemba Walker comes into this contest averaging 19.9 points per game while playing 35.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Hornets. He pulls down 4.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 86%. Nicolas Batum averages 15.1 points per game in 34.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5.4 assists per contest and 6.3 rebounds per game for Charlotte. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 84%.
Victor Oladipo averages 13.5 points per game while playing 30 minutes per contest this year for the Magic. He grabs 4.9 rebounds per game and has 4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage currently is at 81%. Tobias Harris averages 13.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.2 rebounds per contest and 2.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 80%.
Charlotte averages 101.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 15th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 0.5 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 29th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 17th in the league. They average 52.1 rebounds per game and 21.2 assists per game which ranks them 15th and 19th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 1st with 13 per game. The Hornets allow 101 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 15th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 13th and 22nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 52.5 rebounds a game which ranks 17th and they give up 23.5 assists per contest which puts them in 25th place in the league. They force 13.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 24th in the league.
Orlando averages 98.3 points per game this year which ranks them 23rd in the league. Their average scoring margin is -0.4 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 12th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 18th in the NBA. They average 51.2 rebounds per game and 22.5 assists per contest which ranks them 20th and 9th respectively. In the turnover department the Magic rank 14th with 14.6 per game. The Magic allow 98.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 7th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 12th and 13th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51.7 rebounds a game which ranks 12th and they give up 22.7 assists per contest which puts them in 22nd place in the league. The Magic force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 10th in the NBA.
Charlotte Hornets Betting Trends
The Charlotte Hornets are 19-22-1 against the spread
The Charlotte Hornets are 19-22-1 against the over/under
Orlando Magic Betting Trends
The Orlando Magic are 23-17-1 against the spread
The Orlando Magic are 18-23-0 against the over/under
Charlotte Hornets Injuries
12/30/15 C Al Jefferson Knee out indefinitely
11/05/15 F Michael Kidd-Gilchrist Shoulder out for season
01/21/16 F Cody Zeller Shoulder injured last game, "?" Friday vs. Orlando
01/21/16 G Jeremy Lamb Toe "?" Friday vs. Orlando
01/21/16 F Nicolas Batum Toe injured last game, "?" Friday vs. Orlando
Orlando Magic Injuries
12/13/15 PG C.J. Watson Calf out indefinitely
01/21/16 G Victor Oladipo Knee doubtful Friday vs. Charlotte
Guy's Pick: Take Charlotte
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