Monday, March 7, 2016
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The Orlando Magic travel to Oracle Arena to play the Golden State Warriors on Monday, March 7, 2016. The opening line for this game has Golden State as 15 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 222.5.
The Magic come into this game with an overall record of 27-34 and a road record of 10-18. They are 5th in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of -1.5 as they are averaging 100.6 points per game while giving up 102.2 per contest. Orlando is 3-8 against division opponents and they have a conference record of 16-21. They are 4-6 in their last 10 games. The Warriors have an overall record of 55-5 and a home record of 26-0. They currently are 1st in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 115.4 points per game and surrendering 104.2, good for a point differential of 11.2. Golden State has a division record of 13-0 and a conference record of 32-3. In their last 10 games they are 9-1.
Nikola Vucevic comes into this contest averaging 17.8 points per game while playing 31.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Magic. He pulls down 9 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is currently at 77%. Victor Oladipo averages 14.7 points per game in 32 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 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Stephen Curry averages 30.7 points per game while playing 33.9 minutes per contest this year for the Warriors. He grabs 5.3 rebounds per game and has 6.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage currently is at 91%. Draymond Green averages 13.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 9.7 rebounds per contest and 7.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 67%.
Orlando averages 100.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 21st in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -1.5 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 15th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 16th in the league. They average 51.8 rebounds per game and 23.3 assists per game which ranks them 17th and 7th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 16th with 14.5 per game. The Magic allow 102.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 14th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 19th and 20th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 52.1 rebounds a game which ranks 14th and they give up 23 assists per contest which puts them in 22nd place in the league. They force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 12th in the league.
Golden State averages 115.4 points per game this year which ranks them 1st in the league. Their average scoring margin is 11.2 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them sitting in the 2nd spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 42% which is good for 1st in the NBA. They average 54 rebounds per game and 29.1 assists per contest which ranks them 6th and 1st respectively. In the turnover department the Warriors rank 24th with 15.2 per game. The Warriors allow 104.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 20th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 4th and 1st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 53 rebounds a game which ranks 21st and they give up 21.6 assists per contest which puts them in 14th place in the league. The Warriors force 14.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 13th in the NBA.
The Magic average 98.9 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 98 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -4 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -6 per contest. The Magic have an offensive rating of 103.9 and a defensive rating of 105.5. In terms of pace they average 95.4 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 49%. 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 13.2 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 Warriors score 114.6 ppg at home and they have averaged 117 points per contest in their last 3 games. They have an average scoring differential of 7.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 15.2 points per game. The Warriors rating on offense is 114.4 and they have a defensive rating of 103.2. They get 99.9 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 56%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 59% and they attempt 3 pointers on 35% of their shot attempts. Golden State turns the ball over on 13.5 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 12.9 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 48%.
Orlando Magic Betting Trends
The Orlando Magic are 33-27-1 against the spread
The Orlando Magic are 31-30-0 against the over/under
Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 32-25-3 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 35-25-0 against the over/under
Orlando Magic Injuries
03/06/16 F Jason Smith Back "?" Monday vs. Golden State
03/06/16 G Victor Oladipo Back missed last game, probable Monday vs. Golden State
Golden State Warriors Injuries
03/06/16 PG Stephen Curry Ankle probable Sunday vs. LA Lakers
03/05/16 G Andre Iguodala Hamstring doubtful Sunday vs. LA Lakers
02/06/16 C Festus Ezeli Knee out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Orlando
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