Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Time Warner Cable Arena
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The Orlando Magic travel to Time Warner Cable Arena to play the Charlotte Hornets on Wednesday, April 13, 2016. The opening line for this game has Charlotte as 10.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 209.5.
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The Magic come into this game with an overall record of 35-46 and a road record of 12-28. They are 5th in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of -1.5 as they are averaging 102 points per game while giving up 103.5 per contest. Orlando is 4-11 against division opponents and they have a conference record of 21-30. They are 6-4 in their last 10 games. The Hornets have an overall record of 47-34 and a home record of 29-11. They currently are 3rd in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 103.2 points per game and surrendering 100.7, good for a point differential of 2.6. Charlotte has a division record of 7-8 and a conference record of 32-19. In their last 10 games they are 6-4.
Evan Fournier comes into this contest averaging 15.3 points per game while playing 32.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Magic. He pulls down 2.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 84%. Victor Oladipo averages 16 points per game in 33 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.9 assists per contest and 4.8 rebounds per game for Orlando. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Kemba Walker averages 21.1 points per game while playing 35.8 minutes per contest this year for the Hornets. He grabs 4.5 rebounds per game and has 5.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 85%. Nicolas Batum averages 14.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.1 rebounds per contest and 5.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 85%.
Orlando averages 102 points per contest this season which ranks them 17th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -1.5 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 12th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 14th in the league. They average 50.9 rebounds per game and 23.6 assists per game which ranks them 20th and 7th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 15th with 14.1 per game. The Magic allow 103.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 18th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 19th and 19th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 52.5 rebounds a game which ranks 19th and they give up 23 assists per contest which puts them in 22nd place in the league. They force 15.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 10th in the league.
Charlotte averages 103.2 points per game this year which ranks them 11th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 2.6 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 27th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 8th in the NBA. They average 52.1 rebounds per game and 21.6 assists per contest which ranks them 14th and 19th respectively. In the turnover department the Hornets rank 1st with 12.6 per game. The Hornets allow 100.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 8th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 11th and 14th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52.3 rebounds a game which ranks 17th and they give up 23.2 assists per contest which puts them in 23rd place in the league. The Hornets force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 21st in the NBA.
The Magic average 99.6 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 105 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -5.3 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -3.3 per contest. The Magic have an offensive rating of 105.2 and a defensive rating of 106.7. In terms of pace they average 95.9 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 12.9 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Hornets score 105.2 ppg at home and they have averaged 108.3 points per contest in their last 3 games. They have an average scoring differential of 4.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 6.2 points per game. The Hornets rating on offense is 107 and they have a defensive rating of 104.3. They get 95.6 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 50%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 35% of their shot attempts. Charlotte turns the ball over on 11.7 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 12.5 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 50%.
Orlando Magic Betting Trends
The Orlando Magic are 45-35-1 against the spread
The Orlando Magic are 41-40-0 against the over/under
Charlotte Hornets Betting Trends
The Charlotte Hornets are 41-38-2 against the spread
The Charlotte Hornets are 39-40-2 against the over/under
Orlando Magic Injuries
04/12/16 F Aaron Gordon Concussion doubtful Wednesday vs. Charlotte
04/12/16 C Nikola Vucevic Leg doubtful Wednesday vs. Charlotte
04/12/16 G Victor Oladipo Concussion doubtful Wednesday vs. Charlotte
Charlotte Hornets Injuries
04/12/16 F Cody Zeller Sternum "?" Wednesday vs. Orlando
04/12/16 F Nicolas Batum Ankle doubtful Wednesday vs. Orlando
02/16/16 F Michael Kidd-Gilchrist Shoulder out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Orlando
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