Sunday, February 21, 2016
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The Indiana Pacers travel to Amway Center to play the Orlando Magic on Sunday, February 21, 2016. The opening line for this game has Indiana as 1 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 201.
The Pacers come into this game with an overall record of 29-25 and a road record of 12-16. They are 2nd in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of 2.3 as they are averaging 102.5 points per game while giving up 100.3 per contest. Indiana is 5-6 against division opponents and they have a conference record of 18-12. They are 6-4 in their last 10 games. The Magic have an overall record of 24-29 and a home record of 15-13. They currently are 5th in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 99.6 points per game and surrendering 100.9, good for a point differential of -1.3. Orlando has a division record of 3-8 and a conference record of 13-19. In their last 10 games they are 4-6.
Paul George comes into this contest averaging 23.3 points per game while playing 35.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Pacers. He pulls down 7.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is currently at 86%. George Hill averages 12.9 points per game in 35.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.4 assists per contest and 4 rebounds per game for Indiana. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 75%.
Nikola Vucevic averages 17.1 points per game while playing 32 minutes per contest this year for the Magic. He grabs 9 rebounds per game and has 3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage currently is at 76%. Victor Oladipo averages 14.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.8 rebounds per contest and 4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 84%.
Indiana averages 102.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 12th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 2.3 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 16th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 16th in the league. They average 52.6 rebounds per game and 20.4 assists per game which ranks them 13th and 24th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 23rd with 15.2 per game. The Pacers allow 100.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 8th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 9th and 4th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 54.1 rebounds a game which ranks 24th and they give up 20.6 assists per contest which puts them in 4th place in the league. They force 16.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 5th in the league.
Orlando averages 99.6 points per game this year which ranks them 22nd in the league. Their average scoring margin is -1.3 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 14th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 14th in the NBA. They average 51.6 rebounds per game and 23 assists per contest which ranks them 17th and 7th respectively. In the turnover department the Magic rank 17th with 14.7 per game. The Magic allow 100.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 11th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 14th and 17th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52 rebounds a game which ranks 15th and they give up 22.8 assists per contest which puts them in 23rd place in the league. The Magic force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 13th in the NBA.
The Pacers average 102.1 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 95 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 0.2 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -5.7 per contest. The Pacers have an offensive rating of 104.4 and a defensive rating of 102.1. In terms of pace they average 97.1 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 28% of their shots. Indiana turns the ball over an average of 13.7 times per 100 possessions and they force 14.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%.
The Magic score 101.4 ppg at home and they have averaged 107.7 points per contest in their last 3 games. They have an average scoring differential of 3.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 1.2 points per game. The Magic rating on offense is 103.7 and they have a defensive rating of 105. They get 94.4 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 50%. 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 13.5 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.7 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 50%.
Indiana Pacers Betting Trends
The Indiana Pacers are 28-26-0 against the spread
The Indiana Pacers are 26-28-0 against the over/under
Orlando Magic Betting Trends
The Orlando Magic are 30-22-1 against the spread
The Orlando Magic are 26-27-0 against the over/under
Indiana Pacers Injuries
01/14/16 PG Rodney Stuckey Foot out indefinitely
Orlando Magic Injuries
02/20/16 C Dewayne Dedmon Illness "?" Sunday vs. Indiana
Guy's Pick: Take Orlando
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