Tuesday, December 6, 2016
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The Orlando Magic travel to Verizon Center to play the Washington Wizards on Tuesday, December 6, 2016. The Magic come into this game with an overall record of 9-12. They are 3rd in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of -3.9 as they are averaging 93.2 points per game while giving up 97.1 per contest. The Wizards have an overall record of 6-12. They currently are 5th in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 102.9 points per game and surrendering 105.8, good for a point differential of -2.9.
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Evan Fournier comes into this contest averaging 17.2 points per game while playing 33.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Magic. He pulls down 3 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 85%. Nikola Vucevic averages 12.5 points per game in 27.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.4 assists per contest and 11.4 rebounds per game for Orlando. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 58%.
John Wall averages 22.3 points per game while playing 35.5 minutes per contest this year for the Wizards. He grabs 4.4 rebounds per game and has 9.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 82%. Bradley Beal averages 21.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.1 rebounds per contest and 2.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 81%.
Orlando averages 93.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 29th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -3.9 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them ranked 29th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 27th in the league. They average 54.1 rebounds per game and 20.6 assists per game which ranks them 7th and 24th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 13th with 13.6 per game. The Magic allow 97.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 3rd in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 8th and 3rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 53.2 rebounds a game which ranks 17th and they give up 21 assists per contest which puts them in 7th place in the league. They force 12.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 27th in the league.
Washington averages 102.9 points per game this year which ranks them 20th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -2.9 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 35% which is good for 17th in the NBA. They average 52 rebounds per game and 21.3 assists per contest which ranks them 19th and 20th respectively. In the turnover department the Wizards rank 22nd with 15.1 per game. The Wizards allow 105.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 20th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 26th and 28th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 53.4 rebounds a game which ranks 20th and they give up 22.9 assists per contest which puts them in 23rd place in the league. The Wizards force 15.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 6th in the NBA.
The Magic have an offensive rating of 99.2 and a defensive rating of 103.3. In terms of pace they average 94 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 47%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 50% and they shoot 3 pointers on 29% of their shots. Orlando turns the ball over an average of 12.7 times per 100 possessions and they force 11.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%.
The Wizards rating on offense is 105 and they have a defensive rating of 108. They get 96.3 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 49%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they attempt 3 pointers on 25% of their shot attempts. Washington turns the ball over on 13.5 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 14.1 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 52%.
Orlando Magic Betting Trends
The Orlando Magic are 8-12-1 against the spread
The Orlando Magic are 6-15-0 against the over/under
Washington Wizards Betting Trends
The Washington Wizards are 7-11-0 against the spread
The Washington Wizards are 11-7-0 against the over/under
Orlando Magic Injuries
No key injuries to report
Washington Wizards Injuries
12/04/16 C Ian Mahinmi Knee is downgraded to doubtful Monday vs. Brooklyn
11/25/16 F Danuel House Wrist out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Washington -5
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