Friday, March 25, 2016
American Airlines Arena
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The Orlando Magic travel to American Airlines Arena to play the Miami Heat on Friday, March 25, 2016. The opening line for this game has Miami as 7 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 210.5.
The Magic come into this game with an overall record of 29-42 and a road record of 11-25. They are 5th in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of -2.5 as they are averaging 100.8 points per game while giving up 103.3 per contest. Orlando is 3-9 against division opponents and they have a conference record of 16-26. They are 2-8 in their last 10 games. The Heat have an overall record of 41-30 and a home record of 23-13. They currently are 2nd in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 99.4 points per game and surrendering 98.2, good for a point differential of 1.2. Miami has a division record of 8-5 and a conference record of 25-19. In their last 10 games they are 6-4.
Evan Fournier comes into this contest averaging 14.7 points per game while playing 32.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Magic. He pulls down 2.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 82%. Victor Oladipo averages 16 points per game in 32.9 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%.
Dwyane Wade averages 19.1 points per game while playing 30.5 minutes per contest this year for the Heat. He grabs 4.2 rebounds per game and has 4.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 78%. Goran Dragic averages 13.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.8 rebounds per contest and 5.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 72%.
Orlando averages 100.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 21st in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -2.5 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 16th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 17th in the league. They average 51.3 rebounds per game and 23.1 assists per game which ranks them 19th and 7th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 15th with 14.3 per game. The Magic allow 103.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 17th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 19th and 21st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 52.4 rebounds a game which ranks 16th and they give up 23.2 assists per contest which puts them in 23rd place in the league. They force 15.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 11th in the league.
Miami averages 99.4 points per game this year which ranks them 23rd in the league. Their average scoring margin is 1.2 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 4th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 25th in the NBA. They average 51.9 rebounds per game and 20.9 assists per contest which ranks them 16th and 23rd respectively. In the turnover department the Heat rank 14th with 14.2 per game. The Heat allow 98.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 4th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 9th and 13th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 49.1 rebounds a game which ranks 6th and they give up 20.5 assists per contest which puts them in 2nd place in the league. The Heat force 12.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 27th in the NBA.
The Magic average 99.1 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 99.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -5.5 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -10.7 per contest. The Magic have an offensive rating of 103.9 and a defensive rating of 106.5. In terms of pace they average 95.7 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 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 Heat score 102.3 ppg at home and they have averaged 107.7 points per contest in their last 3 games. They have an average scoring differential of 3.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 4.2 points per game. The Heat rating on offense is 105.4 and they have a defensive rating of 104.1. They get 93.6 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 51%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 22% of their shot attempts. Miami turns the ball over on 13.4 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 12 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%.
Orlando Magic Betting Trends
The Orlando Magic are 39-31-1 against the spread
The Orlando Magic are 35-36-0 against the over/under
Miami Heat Betting Trends
The Miami Heat are 37-33-1 against the spread
The Miami Heat are 31-40-0 against the over/under
Orlando Magic Injuries
03/24/16 G Victor Oladipo Wrist probable Friday vs. Miami
03/14/16 C Nikola Vucevic Groin out indefinitely
Miami Heat Injuries
03/24/16 F Luol Deng Quad "?" Friday vs. Orlando
02/17/16 F Chris Bosh Blood Clot out indefinitely
02/01/16 G Tyler Johnson Shoulder out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Orlando
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