Friday, December 2, 2016
Wells Fargo Center
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The Orlando Magic travel to Wells Fargo Center to play the Philadelphia 76ers on Friday, December 2, 2016. The Magic come into this game with an overall record of 7-11. They are 3rd in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of -5.7 as they are averaging 92.3 points per game while giving up 98.0 per contest. The 76ers have an overall record of 4-14. They currently are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 97.9 points per game and surrendering 107.9, good for a point differential of -10.0.
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Elfrid Payton comes into this contest averaging 10.9 points per game while playing 29.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Magic. He pulls down 4.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 63%. Evan Fournier averages 17.3 points per game in 34.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.4 assists per contest and 3.2 rebounds per game for Orlando. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 84%.
Ersan Ilyasova averages 11.7 points per game while playing 25.1 minutes per contest this year for the 76ers. He grabs 5.6 rebounds per game and has 1.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 87%. Joel Embiid averages 18.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 22.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.8 rebounds per contest and 1.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
Orlando averages 92.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 29th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -5.7 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them ranked 29th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 29th in the league. They average 54.3 rebounds per game and 20.6 assists per game which ranks them 9th and 24th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 14th with 13.6 per game. The Magic allow 98 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 4th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 11th and 2nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 53.7 rebounds a game which ranks 19th and they give up 21.3 assists per contest which puts them in 10th place in the league. They force 12.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 27th in the league.
Philadelphia averages 97.9 points per game this year which ranks them 26th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -10 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 25th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 7th in the NBA. They average 53.2 rebounds per game and 22.7 assists per contest which ranks them 10th and 10th respectively. In the turnover department the 76ers rank 30th with 17.7 per game. The 76ers allow 107.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 25th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 20th and 18th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 54.4 rebounds a game which ranks 24th and they give up 22.6 assists per contest which puts them in 18th place in the league. The 76ers force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 23rd in the NBA.
The Magic have an offensive rating of 98 and a defensive rating of 104. In terms of pace they average 94.2 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 46%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 49% and they shoot 3 pointers on 29% of their shots. Orlando turns the ball over an average of 12.6 times per 100 possessions and they force 12 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%.
The 76ers rating on offense is 98.4 and they have a defensive rating of 108.5. They get 97.3 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 50%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they attempt 3 pointers on 35% of their shot attempts. Philadelphia turns the ball over on 16 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 11.9 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%.
Orlando Magic Betting Trends
The Orlando Magic are 6-11-1 against the spread
The Orlando Magic are 6-12-0 against the over/under
Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 10-8-0 against the spread
The Philadelphia 76ers are 11-7-0 against the over/under
Orlando Magic Injuries
11/30/16 PG Elfrid Payton Ankle injured last game, "?" Thursday vs. Memphis
10/22/16 G Jodie Meeks Foot out indefinitely
Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
11/30/16 PG Jerryd Bayless Wrist "?" Friday vs Boston
10/22/16 F Ben Simmons Knee out indefinitely
10/21/16 C Nerlens Noel Knee out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Philadelphia -1
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