Sunday, January 1, 2017
Bankers Life Fieldhouse
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The Orlando Magic travel to Bankers Life Fieldhouse to play the Indiana Pacers on Sunday, January 1, 2017. The Magic come into this game with an overall record of 15-19. They are 4th in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of -4.2 as they are averaging 98.8 points per game while giving up 103.0 per contest. The Pacers have an overall record of 16-18. They currently are 4th in the Central Division. They are averaging 104.1 points per game and surrendering 105.8, good for a point differential of -1.7.
Evan Fournier comes into this contest averaging 17.8 points per game while playing 33.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Magic. He pulls down 3 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 85%. Nikola Vucevic averages 13 points per game in 27.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.6 assists per contest and 10.4 rebounds per game for Orlando. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 60%.
Paul George averages 22.2 points per game while playing 36.1 minutes per contest this year for the Pacers. He grabs 6.6 rebounds per game and has 3.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 93%. Jeff Teague averages 15.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 4 rebounds per contest and 7.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 84%.
Orlando averages 98.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 26th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -4.2 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 26th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 27th in the league. They average 52.4 rebounds per game and 21.9 assists per game which ranks them 15th and 17th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 6th with 12.7 per game. The Magic allow 103 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 12th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 19th and 17th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 53.8 rebounds a game which ranks 23rd and they give up 21.6 assists per contest which puts them in 9th place in the league. They force 12.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 27th in the league.
Indiana averages 104.1 points per game this year which ranks them 18th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -1.7 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 14th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 13th in the NBA. They average 49.8 rebounds per game and 22.1 assists per contest which ranks them 25th and 15th respectively. In the turnover department the Pacers rank 19th with 14.2 per game. The Pacers allow 105.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 20th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 7th and 2nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 54.7 rebounds a game which ranks 27th and they give up 22.4 assists per contest which puts them in 17th place in the league. The Pacers force 15.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 5th in the NBA.
The Magic have an offensive rating of 103.3 and a defensive rating of 107.7. In terms of pace they average 95.1 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 49%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they shoot 3 pointers on 30% of their shots. Orlando turns the ball over an average of 11.8 times per 100 possessions and they force 11.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%.
The Pacers rating on offense is 105.4 and they have a defensive rating of 107.1. They get 97.6 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 27% of their shot attempts. Indiana turns the ball over on 12.9 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.8 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 50%.
Orlando Magic Betting Trends
The Orlando Magic are 14-18-2 against the spread
The Orlando Magic are 15-19-0 against the over/under
Indiana Pacers Betting Trends
The Indiana Pacers are 13-21-0 against the spread
The Indiana Pacers are 19-15-0 against the over/under
Orlando Magic Injuries
12/31/16 G Evan Fournier Heel "?" Sunday vs. Indiana
Indiana Pacers Injuries
12/29/16 PG Rodney Stuckey Hamstring out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Indiana
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