Friday, April 8, 2016
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The Miami Heat travel to Amway Center to play the Orlando Magic on Friday, April 8, 2016. The opening line for this game has Miami as 5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 204.
The Heat come into this game with an overall record of 45-32 and a road record of 19-19. They are 2nd in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of 1.5 as they are averaging 99.8 points per game while giving up 98.3 per contest. Miami is 9-5 against division opponents and they have a conference record of 28-19. They are 6-4 in their last 10 games. The Magic have an overall record of 33-45 and a home record of 21-18. They currently are 5th in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 101.9 points per game and surrendering 103.3, good for a point differential of -1.4. Orlando has a division record of 3-10 and a conference record of 19-29. In their last 10 games they are 4-6.
Dwyane Wade comes into this contest averaging 19.2 points per game while playing 30.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Heat. He pulls down 4.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 79%. Goran Dragic averages 13.9 points per game in 32.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5.9 assists per contest and 3.7 rebounds per game for Miami. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 72%.
Evan Fournier averages 15.1 points per game while playing 32.2 minutes per contest this year for the Magic. He grabs 2.8 rebounds per game and has 2.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 84%. Victor Oladipo averages 16.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.8 rebounds per contest and 4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 83%.
Miami averages 99.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 23rd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 1.5 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 4th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 25th in the league. They average 52 rebounds per game and 21 assists per game which ranks them 16th and 22nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 15th with 14.2 per game. The Heat allow 98.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 4th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 9th and 13th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 49.2 rebounds a game which ranks 6th and they give up 20.3 assists per contest which puts them in 2nd place in the league. They force 12.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 27th in the league.
Orlando averages 101.9 points per game this year which ranks them 18th 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 13th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 14th in the NBA. They average 51.2 rebounds per game and 23.6 assists per contest which ranks them 19th and 7th respectively. In the turnover department the Magic rank 14th with 14.2 per game. The Magic allow 103.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 18th 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 52.5 rebounds a game which ranks 18th and they give up 23.1 assists per contest which puts them in 22nd place in the league. The Magic force 15.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 10th in the NBA.
The Heat average 96.7 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 104 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -2.1 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 2.3 per contest. The Heat have an offensive rating of 105.7 and a defensive rating of 104.2. In terms of pace they average 93.6 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 51%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they shoot 3 pointers on 22% of their shots. Miami turns the ball over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions and they force 12.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%.
The Magic score 104.3 ppg at home and they have averaged 111 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 2.3 points per game. The Magic rating on offense is 105 and they have a defensive rating of 106.4. They get 95.9 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 12.9 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%.
Miami Heat Betting Trends
The Miami Heat are 40-36-1 against the spread
The Miami Heat are 32-45-0 against the over/under
Orlando Magic Betting Trends
The Orlando Magic are 43-34-1 against the spread
The Orlando Magic are 39-39-0 against the over/under
Miami Heat Injuries
04/06/16 C Hassan Whiteside Thigh "?" Thursday vs. Chicago
02/17/16 F Chris Bosh Blood Clot out indefinitely
02/01/16 G Tyler Johnson Shoulder out indefinitely
Orlando Magic Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take Orlando
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