Friday, April 1, 2016
BMO Harris Bradley Center
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The Orlando Magic travel to BMO Harris Bradley Center to play the Milwaukee Bucks on Friday, April 1, 2016. The opening line for this game has Orlando as 2 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 206.
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The Magic come into this game with an overall record of 31-43 and a road record of 11-26. They are 5th in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of -1.8 as they are averaging 101.4 points per game while giving up 103.2 per contest. Orlando is 3-10 against division opponents and they have a conference record of 18-27. They are 3-7 in their last 10 games. The Bucks have an overall record of 31-44 and a home record of 22-15. They currently are 5th in the Central Division. They are averaging 99 points per game and surrendering 102.8, good for a point differential of -3.8. Milwaukee has a division record of 4-9 and a conference record of 19-26. In their last 10 games they are 4-6.
Evan Fournier comes into this contest averaging 14.8 points per game while playing 32.1 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 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 82%. Victor Oladipo averages 15.9 points per game in 32.8 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%.
Khris Middleton averages 18.2 points per game while playing 36.4 minutes per contest this year for the Bucks. He grabs 3.8 rebounds per game and has 4.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 88%. Giannis Antetokounmpo averages 16.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.5 rebounds per contest and 4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 72%.
Orlando averages 101.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 21st in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -1.8 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 13th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 14th in the league. They average 51.3 rebounds per game and 23.4 assists per game which ranks them 19th and 7th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 14th with 14.2 per game. The Magic allow 103.2 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 20th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 52.3 rebounds a game which ranks 17th and they give up 23.1 assists per contest which puts them in 22nd place in the league. They force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 11th in the league.
Milwaukee averages 99 points per game this year which ranks them 25th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -3.8 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 5th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 16th in the NBA. They average 49.2 rebounds per game and 22.9 assists per contest which ranks them 29th and 9th respectively. In the turnover department the Bucks rank 23rd with 15 per game. The Bucks allow 102.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 15th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 15th and 15th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51.6 rebounds a game which ranks 12th and they give up 24.1 assists per contest which puts them in 27th place in the league. The Bucks force 15.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 8th in the NBA.
The Magic average 99.1 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 115.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -5.6 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 15 per contest. The Magic have an offensive rating of 104.6 and a defensive rating of 106.4. In terms of pace they average 95.8 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 Bucks score 101.4 ppg at home and they have averaged 95.3 points per contest in their last 3 games. They have an average scoring differential of -8 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of -0.2 points per game. The Bucks rating on offense is 104.6 and they have a defensive rating of 108.6. They get 94 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 19% of their shot attempts. Milwaukee turns the ball over on 14 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 14.2 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%.
Orlando Magic Betting Trends
The Orlando Magic are 41-32-1 against the spread
The Orlando Magic are 36-38-0 against the over/under
Milwaukee Bucks Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Bucks are 38-36-1 against the spread
The Milwaukee Bucks are 37-37-1 against the over/under
Orlando Magic Injuries
03/31/16 F Ersan Ilyasova Shoulder is upgraded to probable Thursday vs. Indiana
03/31/16 C Nikola Vucevic Groin is upgraded to probable Thursday vs. Indiana
Milwaukee Bucks Injuries
03/31/16 PG Jerryd Bayless Knee injured last game, "?" Friday vs. Orlando
03/10/16 G O.J. Mayo Ankle out for season
03/07/16 PG Michael Carter-Williams Hip out for season
02/29/16 F Steve Novak MCL out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Milwaukee
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