Monday, January 4, 2016
The Palace of Auburn Hills
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The Orlando Magic travel to The Palace of Auburn Hills to play the Detroit Pistons on Monday, January 4, 2016. The opening line for this game has Detroit as 5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 202.
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The Magic come into this game with an overall record of 19-15 and a road record of 7-9. They are 3rd in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of 1.4 as they are averaging 100.1 points per game while giving up 98.7 per contest. The Pistons have an overall record of 18-16 and a home record of 11-5. They currently are 4th in the Central Division. They are averaging 100.8 points per game and surrendering 99.7, good for a point differential of 1.1.
Victor Oladipo comes into this contest averaging 12.4 points per game while playing 28.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Magic. He pulls down 4.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 38% while his free throw percentage is currently at 80%. Tobias Harris averages 14.1 points per game in 32.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2 assists per contest and 7.3 rebounds per game for Orlando. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 82%.
Reggie Jackson averages 19.9 points per game while playing 31.3 minutes per contest this year for the Pistons. He grabs 4.1 rebounds per game and has 6.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 86%. Andre Drummond averages 18.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 16.1 rebounds per contest and 0.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is 37%.
Orlando averages 100.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 18th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 1.4 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 9th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 14th in the league. They average 51.8 rebounds per game and 22.7 assists per game which ranks them 17th and 9th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 14th with 14.6 per game. The Magic allow 98.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 7th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 11th and 9th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 51.8 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 15.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 13th in the league.
Detroit averages 100.8 points per game this year which ranks them 17th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 1.1 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 28th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 24th in the NBA. They average 58.4 rebounds per game and 18.5 assists per contest which ranks them 2nd and 28th respectively. In the turnover department the Pistons rank 8th with 14.1 per game. The Pistons allow 99.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 12th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 20th and 11th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52.6 rebounds a game which ranks 19th and they give up 20.6 assists per contest which puts them in 8th place in the league. The Pistons force 15.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 10th in the NBA.
Orlando Magic Betting Trends
The Orlando Magic are 21-12-1 against the spread
The Orlando Magic are 15-19-0 against the over/under
Detroit Pistons Betting Trends
The Detroit Pistons are 18-14-2 against the spread
The Detroit Pistons are 17-17-0 against the over/under
Orlando Magic Injuries
12/13/15 PG C.J. Watson Calf out indefinitely
Detroit Pistons Injuries
10/29/15 G Jodie Meeks Foot out 3-4 months
01/03/16 PG Reggie Jackson Ankle injured last game, "?" Monday vs. Orlando
Tony's Pick: Take Detroit
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