Tuesday, November 29, 2016
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The Orlando Magic travel to AT&T Center to play the San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday, November 29, 2016. The Magic come into this game with an overall record of 6-11. They are 3rd in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of -6.8 as they are averaging 92.1 points per game while giving up 98.9 per contest. The Spurs have an overall record of 14-3. They currently are 1st in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 104.4 points per game and surrendering 98.6, good for a point differential of 5.8.
Elfrid Payton comes into this contest averaging 11 points per game while playing 29.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Magic. He pulls down 4.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 63%. Evan Fournier averages 17.6 points per game in 34.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.2 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%.
Lamarcus Aldridge averages 18.4 points per game while playing 32.9 minutes per contest this year for the Spurs. He grabs 6.7 rebounds per game and has 1.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 86%. Kawhi Leonard averages 24.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.2 rebounds per contest and 3.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 93%.
Orlando averages 92.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 29th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -6.8 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them ranked 30th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 30th in the league. They average 54.8 rebounds per game and 20.4 assists per game which ranks them 8th and 24th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 13th with 13.6 per game. The Magic allow 98.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 7th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 15th and 4th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 53.6 rebounds a game which ranks 20th and they give up 21.5 assists per contest which puts them in 12th place in the league. They force 12.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 28th in the league.
San Antonio averages 104.4 points per game this year which ranks them 14th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 5.8 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 3rd spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 1st in the NBA. They average 49.1 rebounds per game and 23.1 assists per contest which ranks them 29th and 9th respectively. In the turnover department the Spurs rank 4th with 12.4 per game. The Spurs allow 98.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 6th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 16th and 10th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 48.6 rebounds a game which ranks 1st and they give up 21.6 assists per contest which puts them in 13th place in the league. The Spurs force 13.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 20th in the NBA.
The Magic have an offensive rating of 97.7 and a defensive rating of 104.9. 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 30% of their shots. Orlando turns the ball over an average of 12.6 times per 100 possessions and they force 11.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%.
The Spurs rating on offense is 111.8 and they have a defensive rating of 105.6. They get 93.4 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 27% of their shot attempts. San Antonio turns the ball over on 11.9 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.1 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%.
Orlando Magic Betting Trends
The Orlando Magic are 5-11-1 against the spread
The Orlando Magic are 6-11-0 against the over/under
San Antonio Spurs Betting Trends
The San Antonio Spurs are 10-7-0 against the spread
The San Antonio Spurs are 11-6-0 against the over/under
Orlando Magic Injuries
11/28/16 F Jeff Green Back "?" Tuesday vs. San Antonio
10/22/16 G Jodie Meeks Foot out indefinitely
San Antonio Spurs Injuries
11/28/16 C Dewayne Dedmon Knee doubtful Tuesday vs. Orlando
Guy's Pick: Take San Antonio -12
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