Monday, February 8, 2016
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The Orlando Magic travel to Philips Arena to play the Atlanta Hawks on Monday, February 8, 2016. The opening line for this game has Atlanta as 10 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 203.5.
The Magic come into this game with an overall record of 21-28 and a road record of 8-16. They are 5th in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of -1.6 as they are averaging 99.2 points per game while giving up 100.8 per contest. Orlando is 1-8 against division opponents and they have a conference record of 11-19. They are 1-9 in their last 10 games. The Hawks have an overall record of 30-22 and a home record of 17-8. They currently are 1st in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 102.2 points per game and surrendering 99.6, good for a point differential of 2.6. Atlanta has a division record of 6-3 and a conference record of 18-13. In their last 10 games they are 5-5.
Victor Oladipo comes into this contest averaging 14.4 points per game while playing 30.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Magic. He pulls down 4.7 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 85%. Nikola Vucevic averages 16.6 points per game in 31.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.9 assists per contest and 8.8 rebounds per game for Orlando. His field goal percentage is 49% for the year while his free throw percentage is 74%.
Jeff Teague averages 14.8 points per game while playing 28.3 minutes per contest this year for the Hawks. He grabs 2.6 rebounds per game and has 5.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 86%. Paul Millsap averages 17.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.5 rebounds per contest and 3.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
Orlando averages 99.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 22nd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -1.6 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 12th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 14th in the league. They average 51.1 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 16th with 14.7 per game. The Magic allow 100.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 11th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 17th and 12th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 51.9 rebounds a game which ranks 15th and they give up 22.7 assists per contest which puts them in 21st place in the league. They force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 12th in the league.
Atlanta averages 102.2 points per game this year which ranks them 11th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 2.6 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 19th in the NBA. They average 47.8 rebounds per game and 25.3 assists per contest which ranks them 30th and 2nd respectively. In the turnover department the Hawks rank 22nd with 15.1 per game. The Hawks allow 99.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 7th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 8th and 16th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 54 rebounds a game which ranks 24th and they give up 21.9 assists per contest which puts them in 16th place in the league. The Hawks force 16.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 2nd in the NBA.
The Magic average 97 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 99.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -4.3 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -10.7 per contest. The Magic have an offensive rating of 103.7 and a defensive rating of 105.4. In terms of pace they average 94.2 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 50%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they shoot 3 pointers on 26% of their shots. Orlando turns the ball over an average of 13.5 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%.
The Hawks score 103.4 ppg at home and they have averaged 112.7 points per contest in their last 3 games. They have an average scoring differential of 19.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 5.9 points per game. The Hawks rating on offense is 105.2 and they have a defensive rating of 102.5. They get 97 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 52%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they attempt 3 pointers on 32% of their shot attempts. Atlanta turns the ball over on 14 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 15.1 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%.
Orlando Magic Betting Trends
The Orlando Magic are 26-22-1 against the spread
The Orlando Magic are 24-25-0 against the over/under
Atlanta Hawks Betting Trends
The Atlanta Hawks are 25-25-2 against the spread
The Atlanta Hawks are 26-26-0 against the over/under
Orlando Magic Injuries
12/13/15 PG C.J. Watson Calf out indefinitely
02/06/16 F Tobias Harris Head is upgraded to probable Sunday vs. Atlanta
Atlanta Hawks Injuries
02/06/16 F Tiago Splitter Hip expected to miss Sunday vs. Orlando
Guy's Pick: Take Orlando
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