Friday, January 8, 2016
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The Orlando Magic travel to Barclays Center to play the Brooklyn Nets on Friday, January 8, 2016. The opening line for this game has Orlando as 3.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 196.5.
The Magic come into this game with an overall record of 19-17 and a road record of 7-10. They are 3rd in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of 0.3 as they are averaging 99.4 points per game while giving up 99.1 per contest. The Nets have an overall record of 10-25 and a home record of 6-12. They currently are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 96.4 points per game and surrendering 102.8, good for a point differential of -6.4.
Victor Oladipo comes into this contest averaging 12.8 points per game while playing 29.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Magic. He pulls down 4.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 39% while his free throw percentage is currently at 81%. Tobias Harris averages 13.8 points per game in 32.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2 assists per contest and 7.1 rebounds per game for Orlando. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 82%.
Brook Lopez averages 19.9 points per game while playing 34.1 minutes per contest this year for the Nets. He grabs 8.7 rebounds per game and has 1.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage currently is at 80%. Thaddeus Young averages 15.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 9.3 rebounds per contest and 1.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is 62%.
Orlando averages 99.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 20th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 0.3 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 9th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 18th in the league. They average 51.1 rebounds per game and 22.4 assists per game which ranks them 20th and 10th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 14th with 14.6 per game. The Magic allow 99.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 9th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 10th and 10th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 52 rebounds a game which ranks 12th and they give up 22.6 assists per contest which puts them in 21st place in the league. They force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 13th in the league.
Brooklyn averages 96.4 points per game this year which ranks them 28th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -6.4 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 16th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 30th in the NBA. They average 51.6 rebounds per game and 21.4 assists per contest which ranks them 17th and 18th respectively. In the turnover department the Nets rank 23rd with 15.1 per game. The Nets allow 102.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 21st in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 26th and 19th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51.1 rebounds a game which ranks 7th and they give up 23.7 assists per contest which puts them in 27th place in the league. The Nets force 14.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 15th in the NBA.
Orlando Magic Betting Trends
The Orlando Magic are 21-14-1 against the spread
The Orlando Magic are 16-20-0 against the over/under
Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 20-15-0 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 14-20-1 against the over/under
Orlando Magic Injuries
12/13/15 PG C.J. Watson Calf out indefinitely
01/07/16 PG Elfrid Payton Ankle "?" Friday vs. Brooklyn
01/07/16 F Jason Smith Ankle injured last game, "?" Friday vs. Brooklyn
01/07/16 C Nikola Vucevic Ankle injured last game, probable Friday vs. Brooklyn
Brooklyn Nets Injuries
12/07/15 F Rondae Hollis-Jefferson Ankle expected to miss 8-10 weeks
10/28/15 F Chris McCullough Knee out indefinitely
01/03/16 PG Jarrett Jack ACL out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Brooklyn
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