Friday, February 5, 2016
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The Los Angeles Clippers travel to Amway Center to play the Orlando Magic on Friday, February 5, 2016. The opening line for this game has Los Angeles as 4 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 205.5.
The Clippers come into this game with an overall record of 32-17 and a road record of 15-9. They are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of 3.8 as they are averaging 104.3 points per game while giving up 100.5 per contest. Los Angeles is 5-4 against division opponents and they have a conference record of 17-12. They are 6-4 in their last 10 games. The Magic have an overall record of 21-27 and a home record of 13-11. They currently are 5th in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 99.3 points per game and surrendering 100.7, good for a point differential of -1.4. Orlando has a division record of 1-8 and a conference record of 11-19. In their last 10 games they are 1-9.
Chris Paul comes into this contest averaging 18.9 points per game while playing 32.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Clippers. He pulls down 3.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 9.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 89%. J.J. Redick averages 16 points per game in 27.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.5 assists per contest and 1.7 rebounds per game for Los Angeles. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 87%.
Victor Oladipo averages 14.3 points per game while playing 30.7 minutes per contest this year for the Magic. He grabs 4.7 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 84%. Tobias Harris averages 13.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33 minutes per contest. He also averages 7 rebounds per contest and 2.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 78%.
Los Angeles averages 104.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 7th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 3.8 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 4th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 4th in the league. They average 51.2 rebounds per game and 22.9 assists per game which ranks them 17th and 8th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 2nd with 12.9 per game. The Clippers allow 100.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 10th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 7th and 12th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 55.4 rebounds a game which ranks 28th and they give up 21.1 assists per contest which puts them in 9th place in the league. They force 15.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 10th in the league.
Orlando averages 99.3 points per game this year which ranks them 22nd in the league. Their average scoring margin is -1.4 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 36% which is good for 10th in the NBA. They average 51.3 rebounds per game and 22.6 assists per contest which ranks them 16th and 9th respectively. In the turnover department the Magic rank 15th with 14.6 per game. The Magic allow 100.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 12th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 13th and 11th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52 rebounds a game which ranks 14th and they give up 22.8 assists per contest which puts them in 21st place in the league. The Magic force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 16th in the NBA.
The Clippers average 103 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 109 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 1.8 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 11 per contest. The Clippers have an offensive rating of 108 and a defensive rating of 104.1. In terms of pace they average 95.9 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 52%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they shoot 3 pointers on 31% of their shots. Los Angeles turns the ball over an average of 12 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%.
The Magic score 101.9 ppg at home and they have averaged 108.3 points per contest in their last 3 games. They have an average scoring differential of -4.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 1.8 points per game. The Magic rating on offense is 103.9 and they have a defensive rating of 105.4. They get 94.1 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 13.5 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 50%.
Los Angeles Clippers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Clippers are 23-22-4 against the spread
The Los Angeles Clippers are 22-24-3 against the over/under
Orlando Magic Betting Trends
The Orlando Magic are 26-21-1 against the spread
The Orlando Magic are 24-24-0 against the over/under
Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
01/12/16 F Blake Griffin Hand out indefinitely
Orlando Magic Injuries
12/13/15 PG C.J. Watson Calf out indefinitely
02/04/16 C Dewayne Dedmon Foot "?" Friday vs. LA Clippers
Josh's Pick: Take Los Angeles
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