Sunday, March 20, 2016
Air Canada Centre
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The Orlando Magic travel to Air Canada Centre to play the Toronto Raptors on Sunday, March 20, 2016. The opening line for this game has Toronto as 10.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 210.
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The Magic come into this game with an overall record of 29-39 and a road record of 11-22. They are 5th in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of -2.2 as they are averaging 100.9 points per game while giving up 103 per contest. Orlando is 3-9 against division opponents and they have a conference record of 16-23. They are 3-7 in their last 10 games. The Raptors have an overall record of 47-21 and a home record of 27-8. They currently are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 103 points per game and surrendering 98.2, good for a point differential of 4.8. Toronto has a division record of 11-1 and a conference record of 32-11. In their last 10 games they are 8-2.
Evan Fournier comes into this contest averaging 14.7 points per game while playing 32.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Magic. He pulls down 2.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 83%. Victor Oladipo averages 15.9 points per game in 32.6 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 82%.
DeMar DeRozan averages 23.8 points per game while playing 36.3 minutes per contest this year for the Raptors. He grabs 4.5 rebounds per game and has 3.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 85%. Kyle Lowry averages 22 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 37.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 5 rebounds per contest and 6.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 83%.
Orlando averages 100.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 21st in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -2.2 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 16th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 17th in the league. They average 51.4 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 14.4 per game. The Magic allow 103 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 16th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 19th and 21st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 52.1 rebounds a game which ranks 14th and they give up 23.2 assists per contest which puts them in 22nd place in the league. They force 15.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 11th in the league.
Toronto averages 103 points per game this year which ranks them 13th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 4.8 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 13th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 3rd in the NBA. They average 52.5 rebounds per game and 18.5 assists per contest which ranks them 11th and 29th respectively. In the turnover department the Raptors rank 7th with 13.2 per game. The Raptors allow 98.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 5th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 11th and 29th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 48.5 rebounds a game which ranks 2nd and they give up 21.5 assists per contest which puts them in 11th place in the league. The Raptors force 13.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 22nd in the NBA.
The Magic average 99.1 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 106 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -5 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -2.7 per contest. The Magic have an offensive rating of 103.9 and a defensive rating of 106.1. In terms of pace they average 95.7 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 13.1 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 Raptors score 104.7 ppg at home and they have averaged 104.3 points per contest in their last 3 games. They have an average scoring differential of 13 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 6.6 points per game. The Raptors rating on offense is 110.1 and they have a defensive rating of 105.1. They get 92.9 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 50%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they attempt 3 pointers on 29% of their shot attempts. Toronto turns the ball over on 12.5 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 50%.
Orlando Magic Betting Trends
The Orlando Magic are 38-29-1 against the spread
The Orlando Magic are 34-34-0 against the over/under
Toronto Raptors Betting Trends
The Toronto Raptors are 37-30-1 against the spread
The Toronto Raptors are 36-30-2 against the over/under
Orlando Magic Injuries
03/19/16 PG C.J. Watson Facial injured last game, probable Sunday vs. Toronto
03/19/16 PG Elfrid Payton Elbow "?" Sunday vs. Toronto
03/14/16 C Nikola Vucevic Groin out indefinitely
Toronto Raptors Injuries
03/19/16 F James Johnson Foot "?" Sunday vs. Orlando
03/19/16 C Jonas Valanciunas Hand "?" Sunday vs. Orlando
03/19/16 F Patrick Patterson Ankle injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Orlando
01/06/16 F DeMarre Carroll Knee out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Toronto
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