Monday, January 18, 2016
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The Orlando Magic travel to Philips Arena to play the Atlanta Hawks on Monday, January 18, 2016. The opening line for this game has Atlanta as 7.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 202.5.
The Magic come into this game with an overall record of 20-19 and a road record of 8-10. They are 3rd in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of 0.2 as they are averaging 99.1 points per game while giving up 98.8 per contest. The Hawks have an overall record of 24-17 and a home record of 14-7. They currently are 1st in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 102.7 points per game and surrendering 100.6, good for a point differential of 2.1.
Victor Oladipo comes into this contest averaging 13.5 points per game while playing 30 minutes per night so far this season for the Magic. He pulls down 4.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is currently at 81%. Tobias Harris averages 13.6 points per game in 33 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.1 assists per contest and 7.2 rebounds per game for Orlando. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 81%.
Jeff Teague averages 14.8 points per game while playing 28.8 minutes per contest this year for the Hawks. He grabs 2.6 rebounds per game and has 5.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage currently is at 84%. Paul Millsap averages 18.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.6 rebounds per contest and 3.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 78%.
Orlando averages 99.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 20th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 0.2 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 10th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 14th in the league. They average 51.2 rebounds per game and 22.6 assists per game which ranks them 19th and 9th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 13th with 14.6 per game. The Magic allow 98.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 7th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 11th and 10th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 51.7 rebounds a game which ranks 11th and they give up 22.5 assists per contest which puts them in 22nd place in the league. They force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 13th in the league.
Atlanta averages 102.7 points per game this year which ranks them 8th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 2.1 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 6th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 20th in the NBA. They average 47.3 rebounds per game and 25.6 assists per contest which ranks them 30th and 2nd respectively. In the turnover department the Hawks rank 15th with 14.7 per game. The Hawks allow 100.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 16th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 15th and 22nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 53.6 rebounds a game which ranks 23rd and they give up 22.2 assists per contest which puts them in 18th place in the league. The Hawks force 17 turnovers per game which ranks them 1st in the NBA.
Orlando Magic Betting Trends
The Orlando Magic are 23-15-1 against the spread
The Orlando Magic are 18-21-0 against the over/under
Atlanta Hawks Betting Trends
The Atlanta Hawks are 19-20-2 against the spread
The Atlanta Hawks are 22-19-0 against the over/under
Orlando Magic Injuries
12/13/15 PG C.J. Watson Calf out indefinitely
01/17/16 PG Shabazz Napier Illness "?" Monday vs. Atlanta
01/17/16 G Victor Oladipo Knee expected to miss Monday vs. Atlanta
Atlanta Hawks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Atlanta
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