Wednesday, January 20, 2016
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The Philadelphia 76ers travel to Amway Center to play the Orlando Magic on Wednesday, January 20, 2016. The opening line for this game has Orlando as 7 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 202.
The 76ers come into this game with an overall record of 5-38 and a road record of 2-22. They are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of -10.9 as they are averaging 94.3 points per game while giving up 105.2 per contest. The Magic have an overall record of 20-20 and a home record of 12-9. They currently are 3rd in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 98.6 points per game and surrendering 98.8, good for a point differential of -0.2.
Jahlil Okafor comes into this contest averaging 17.5 points per game while playing 30.7 minutes per night so far this season for the 76ers. He pulls down 7.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is currently at 68%. Nerlens Noel averages 10.6 points per game in 29.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.4 assists per contest and 8.3 rebounds per game for Philadelphia. His field goal percentage is 51% for the year while his free throw percentage is 57%.
Victor Oladipo averages 13.5 points per game while playing 30 minutes per contest this year for the Magic. He grabs 4.9 rebounds per game and has 4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage currently is at 81%. Tobias Harris averages 13.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.2 rebounds per contest and 2.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 81%.
Philadelphia averages 94.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 30th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -10.9 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 29th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 27th in the league. They average 51.3 rebounds per game and 20.3 assists per game which ranks them 18th and 25th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 30th with 18 per game. The 76ers allow 105.2 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 23rd and 16th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 53.8 rebounds a game which ranks 24th and they give up 22.9 assists per contest which puts them in 23rd place in the league. They force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 11th in the league.
Orlando averages 98.6 points per game this year which ranks them 23rd in the league. Their average scoring margin is -0.2 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 11th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 16th in the NBA. They average 51.1 rebounds per game and 22.6 assists per contest which ranks them 19th and 9th respectively. In the turnover department the Magic rank 14th with 14.6 per game. The Magic allow 98.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 7th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 10th and 10th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51.8 rebounds a game which ranks 12th and they give up 22.7 assists per contest which puts them in 22nd place in the league. The Magic force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 10th in the NBA.
Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 19-23-1 against the spread
The Philadelphia 76ers are 23-19-1 against the over/under
Orlando Magic Betting Trends
The Orlando Magic are 23-16-1 against the spread
The Orlando Magic are 18-22-0 against the over/under
Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
10/23/15 C Joel Embiid Foot out for season
01/18/16 G Nik Stauskas Shoulder "?" Wednesday vs. Orlando
Orlando Magic Injuries
12/13/15 PG C.J. Watson Calf out indefinitely
01/19/16 G Victor Oladipo Knee missed last game, "?" Wednesday vs. Philadelphia
Josh's Pick: Take Philadelphia
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