Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Chesapeake Energy Arena
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The Orlando Magic travel to Chesapeake Energy Arena to play the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday, February 3, 2016. The opening line for this game has Oklahoma City as 13.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 214.
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The Magic come into this game with an overall record of 21-26 and a road record of 8-15. They are 5th in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of -1.3 as they are averaging 99 points per game while giving up 100.4 per contest. Orlando is 1-8 against division opponents and they have a conference record of 11-19. They are 1-9 in their last 10 games. The Thunder have an overall record of 37-13 and a home record of 23-5. They currently are 1st in the Northwest Division. They are averaging 109.5 points per game and surrendering 101.4, good for a point differential of 8.1. Oklahoma City has a division record of 10-1 and a conference record of 25-4. In their last 10 games they are 9-1.
Victor Oladipo comes into this contest averaging 13.7 points per game while playing 30.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Magic. He pulls down 4.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is currently at 84%. Tobias Harris averages 13.6 points per game in 32.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2 assists per contest and 7 rebounds per game for Orlando. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 79%.
Russell Westbrook averages 24 points per game while playing 34.3 minutes per contest this year for the Thunder. He grabs 7.4 rebounds per game and has 9.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 81%. Kevin Durant averages 27.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 36 minutes per contest. He also averages 8 rebounds per contest and 4.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 89%.
Orlando averages 99 points per contest this season which ranks them 23rd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -1.3 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 12th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 12th in the league. They average 51.4 rebounds per game and 22.6 assists per game which ranks them 17th and 9th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 18th with 14.7 per game. The Magic allow 100.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 10th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 13th and 13th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 51.8 rebounds a game which ranks 15th and they give up 22.8 assists per contest which puts them in 22nd place in the league. They force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 16th in the league.
Oklahoma City averages 109.5 points per game this year which ranks them 2nd in the league. Their average scoring margin is 8.1 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them sitting in the 3rd spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 9th in the NBA. They average 56 rebounds per game and 22.2 assists per contest which ranks them 3rd and 12th respectively. In the turnover department the Thunder rank 26th with 15.5 per game. The Thunder allow 101.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 17th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 5th and 14th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 49.7 rebounds a game which ranks 6th and they give up 20.7 assists per contest which puts them in 6th place in the league. The Thunder force 13.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 23rd in the NBA.
The Magic average 96.2 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 101.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -4.3 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -9.7 per contest. The Magic have an offensive rating of 103.6 and a defensive rating of 105. In terms of pace they average 94.1 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 13.6 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%.
The Thunder score 108.4 ppg at home and they have averaged 118.7 points per contest in their last 3 games. They have an average scoring differential of 9 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 10 points per game. The Thunder rating on offense is 112.6 and they have a defensive rating of 104.2. They get 96.5 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 52%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they attempt 3 pointers on 26% of their shot attempts. Oklahoma City turns the ball over on 13.8 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 12.3 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 48%.
Orlando Magic Betting Trends
The Orlando Magic are 25-21-1 against the spread
The Orlando Magic are 23-24-0 against the over/under
Oklahoma City Thunder Betting Trends
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 20-30-0 against the spread
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 22-28-0 against the over/under
Orlando Magic Injuries
12/13/15 PG C.J. Watson Calf out indefinitely
Oklahoma City Thunder Injuries
02/02/16 PG Cameron Payne Concussion "?" Wednesday vs. Orlando
01/25/16 G Andre Roberson Knee expected to miss 3-4 weeks
Josh's Pick: Take Oklahoma City
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