Wednesday, November 9, 2016
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The Minnesota Timberwolves travel to Amway Center to play the Orlando Magic on Wednesday, November 9, 2016. The Timberwolves come into this game with an overall record of 1-4. They are 5th in the Northwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 1.2 as they are averaging 101.6 points per game while giving up 100.4 per contest. The Magic have an overall record of 3-4. They currently are 3rd in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 92.9 points per game and surrendering 102.0, good for a point differential of -9.1.
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Andrew Wiggins comes into this contest averaging 20.6 points per game while playing 32.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Timberwolves. He pulls down 3.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 73%. Karl-Anthony Towns averages 22.4 points per game in 34.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3 assists per contest and 8 rebounds per game for Minnesota. His field goal percentage is 54% for the year while his free throw percentage is 73%.
Nikola Vucevic averages 12.3 points per game while playing 28 minutes per contest this year for the Magic. He grabs 10.7 rebounds per game and has 3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage currently is at 48%. Serge Ibaka averages 13.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.4 rebounds per contest and 0.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 87%.
Minnesota averages 101.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 19th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 1.2 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 11th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 8th in the league. They average 51.6 rebounds per game and 20 assists per game which ranks them 18th and 23rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 18th with 15.8 per game. The Timberwolves allow 100.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 10th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 22nd and 12th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 51.2 rebounds a game which ranks 9th and they give up 20.2 assists per contest which puts them in 10th place in the league. They force 16.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 8th in the league.
Orlando averages 92.9 points per game this year which ranks them 29th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -9.1 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them sitting in the 29th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 26th in the NBA. They average 54 rebounds per game and 23.3 assists per contest which ranks them 12th and 10th respectively. In the turnover department the Magic rank 6th with 12.7 per game. The Magic allow 102 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 15th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 26th and 6th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 55.7 rebounds a game which ranks 23rd and they give up 21.9 assists per contest which puts them in 16th place in the league. The Magic force 11.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 30th in the NBA.
The Timberwolves have an offensive rating of 106.8 and a defensive rating of 105.6. In terms of pace they average 95.1 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 50%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they shoot 3 pointers on 25% of their shots. Minnesota turns the ball over an average of 14.5 times per 100 possessions and they force 15 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%.
The Magic rating on offense is 99.3 and they have a defensive rating of 109. They get 93.5 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 46%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 49% and they attempt 3 pointers on 30% of their shot attempts. Orlando turns the ball over on 11.8 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 11 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 50%.
Minnesota Timberwolves Betting Trends
The Minnesota Timberwolves are 1-4-0 against the spread
The Minnesota Timberwolves are 2-3-0 against the over/under
Orlando Magic Betting Trends
The Orlando Magic are 2-5-0 against the spread
The Orlando Magic are 2-5-0 against the over/under
Minnesota Timberwolves Injuries
11/01/16 PG Ricky Rubio Elbow out indefinitely
10/22/16 C Nikola Pekovic Ankle out for season
Orlando Magic Injuries
10/22/16 G Jodie Meeks Foot out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Orlando -2
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