Wednesday, November 16, 2016
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The New Orleans Pelicans travel to Amway Center to play the Orlando Magic on Wednesday, November 16, 2016. The Pelicans come into this game with an overall record of 2-9. They are 5th in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of -7.4 as they are averaging 101.7 points per game while giving up 109.1 per contest. The Magic have an overall record of 4-7. They currently are 3rd in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 92.6 points per game and surrendering 102.6, good for a point differential of -10.0.
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Tim Frazier comes into this contest averaging 11.4 points per game while playing 29.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Pelicans. He pulls down 3.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 7.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 80%. Anthony Davis averages 30.7 points per game in 37.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.7 assists per contest and 11.3 rebounds per game for New Orleans. His field goal percentage is 49% for the year while his free throw percentage is 82%.
Evan Fournier averages 17.4 points per game while playing 34 minutes per contest this year for the Magic. He grabs 2.6 rebounds per game and has 3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 84%. Elfrid Payton averages 11.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.6 rebounds per contest and 5.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 65%.
New Orleans averages 101.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 19th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -7.4 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 23rd. Behind the arc they shoot 29% which is good for 30th in the league. They average 51.4 rebounds per game and 22.6 assists per game which ranks them 20th and 9th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 12th with 13.5 per game. The Pelicans allow 109.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 27th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 19th and 24th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 56.4 rebounds a game which ranks 27th and they give up 25.1 assists per contest which puts them in 29th place in the league. They force 14.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 14th in the league.
Orlando averages 92.6 points per game this year which ranks them 30th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -10 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them sitting in the 30th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 24th in the NBA. They average 52.6 rebounds per game and 21.1 assists per contest which ranks them 14th and 18th respectively. In the turnover department the Magic rank 7th with 12.4 per game. The Magic allow 102.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 14th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 23rd and 9th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 55.6 rebounds a game which ranks 25th and they give up 22.1 assists per contest which puts them in 17th place in the league. The Magic force 11.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 30th in the NBA.
The Pelicans have an offensive rating of 100.8 and a defensive rating of 108.1. In terms of pace they average 99 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 47%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they shoot 3 pointers on 27% of their shots. New Orleans turns the ball over an average of 12.1 times per 100 possessions and they force 12.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Magic rating on offense is 99.1 and they have a defensive rating of 109.8. 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 11.6 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 10.6 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 50%.
New Orleans Pelicans Betting Trends
The New Orleans Pelicans are 4-7-0 against the spread
The New Orleans Pelicans are 7-4-0 against the over/under
Orlando Magic Betting Trends
The Orlando Magic are 3-8-0 against the spread
The Orlando Magic are 4-7-0 against the over/under
New Orleans Pelicans Injuries
11/15/16 F Anthony Davis Back probable Wednesday vs. Orlando
11/15/16 G E'Twaun Moore Toe "?" Wednesday vs. Orlando
10/22/16 PG Jrue Holiday Personal out indefinitely
10/22/16 F Quincy Pondexter Knee out indefinitely
10/22/16 G Tyreke Evans Knee out indefinitely
Orlando Magic Injuries
10/22/16 G Jodie Meeks Foot out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Orlando -1.5
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