Friday, March 11, 2016
Sleep Train Arena
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The Orlando Magic travel to Sleep Train Arena to play the Sacramento Kings on Friday, March 11, 2016. The opening line for this game has Sacramento as 2 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 208.
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The Magic come into this game with an overall record of 27-36 and a road record of 10-20. They are 5th in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of -1.7 as they are averaging 100.8 points per game while giving up 102.5 per contest. Orlando is 3-8 against division opponents and they have a conference record of 16-21. They are 3-7 in their last 10 games. The Kings have an overall record of 25-38 and a home record of 14-17. They currently are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 107 points per game and surrendering 109.6, good for a point differential of -2.6. Sacramento has a division record of 5-8 and a conference record of 13-26. In their last 10 games they are 3-7.
Nikola Vucevic comes into this contest averaging 17.8 points per game while playing 31.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Magic. He pulls down 9 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is currently at 77%. Victor Oladipo averages 15 points per game in 32.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.9 assists per contest and 4.9 rebounds per game for Orlando. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 83%.
DeMarcus Cousins averages 27.4 points per game while playing 34.7 minutes per contest this year for the Kings. He grabs 11.5 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 72%. Rudy Gay averages 17.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.6 rebounds per contest and 1.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 79%.
Orlando averages 100.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 21st in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -1.7 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 15th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 18th in the league. They average 51.6 rebounds per game and 23.2 assists per game which ranks them 19th and 7th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 16th with 14.5 per game. The Magic allow 102.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 14th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 19th and 20th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 52.1 rebounds a game which ranks 14th and they give up 23 assists per contest which puts them in 22nd place in the league. They force 15.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 10th in the league.
Sacramento averages 107 points per game this year which ranks them 3rd in the league. Their average scoring margin is -2.6 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 4th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 8th in the NBA. They average 54.2 rebounds per game and 24.8 assists per contest which ranks them 4th and 4th respectively. In the turnover department the Kings rank 28th with 16.6 per game. The Kings allow 109.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 30th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 22nd and 22nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51.9 rebounds a game which ranks 13th and they give up 24.2 assists per contest which puts them in 28th place in the league. The Kings force 15.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 7th in the NBA.
The Magic average 99.3 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 98.3 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 -11 per contest. The Magic have an offensive rating of 103.9 and a defensive rating of 105.7. In terms of pace they average 95.6 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 13.2 times per 100 possessions and they force 14 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Kings score 107.1 ppg at home and they have averaged 105.7 points per contest in their last 3 games. They have an average scoring differential of -7.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of -1 points per game. The Kings rating on offense is 105.8 and they have a defensive rating of 108.4. They get 100.2 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 51%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they attempt 3 pointers on 26% of their shot attempts. Sacramento turns the ball over on 14.5 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.9 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 52%.
Orlando Magic Betting Trends
The Orlando Magic are 34-28-1 against the spread
The Orlando Magic are 32-31-0 against the over/under
Sacramento Kings Betting Trends
The Sacramento Kings are 27-35-1 against the spread
The Sacramento Kings are 33-28-2 against the over/under
Orlando Magic Injuries
03/10/16 C Nikola Vucevic Groin is downgraded to expected to miss Friday vs. Sacramento
Sacramento Kings Injuries
12/16/15 F Eric Moreland Foot out indefinitely
03/10/16 G Ben McLemore Finger "?" Friday vs. Orlando
03/10/16 G Marco Belinelli Back "?" Friday vs. Orlando
03/10/16 G Seth Curry Foot "?" Friday vs. Orlando
Tony's Pick: Take Sacramento
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