Thursday, November 3, 2016
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The Sacramento Kings travel to Amway Center to play the Orlando Magic on Thursday, November 3, 2016. The Kings come into this game with an overall record of 2-3. They are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of -1.8 as they are averaging 100.8 points per game while giving up 102.6 per contest. The Magic have an overall record of 1-3. They currently are 4th in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 95.0 points per game and surrendering 105.5, good for a point differential of -10.5.
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DeMarcus Cousins comes into this contest averaging 26.8 points per game while playing 32.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Kings. He pulls down 9.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is currently at 78%. Rudy Gay averages 23.8 points per game in 34.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.4 assists per contest and 6 rebounds per game for Sacramento. His field goal percentage is 51% for the year while his free throw percentage is 81%.
Nikola Vucevic averages 14.8 points per game while playing 29.5 minutes per contest this year for the Magic. He grabs 12.8 rebounds per game and has 3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage currently is at 64%. Serge Ibaka averages 14.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.3 rebounds per contest and 0.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
Sacramento averages 100.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 22nd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -1.8 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 13th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 17th in the league. They average 51.8 rebounds per game and 21.6 assists per game which ranks them 18th and 17th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 22nd with 15.4 per game. The Kings allow 102.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 13th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 18th and 23rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 51 rebounds a game which ranks 9th and they give up 22 assists per contest which puts them in 13th place in the league. They force 14.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 15th in the league.
Orlando averages 95 points per game this year which ranks them 29th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -10.5 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them sitting in the 30th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 29% which is good for 21st in the NBA. They average 55 rebounds per game and 22.5 assists per contest which ranks them 10th and 12th respectively. In the turnover department the Magic rank 8th with 12.8 per game. The Magic allow 105.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 15th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 29th and 16th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 57 rebounds a game which ranks 25th and they give up 24.8 assists per contest which puts them in 26th place in the league. The Magic force 12.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 27th in the NBA.
The Kings have an offensive rating of 105 and a defensive rating of 106.9. In terms of pace they average 94 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 49%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they shoot 3 pointers on 28% of their shots. Sacramento turns the ball over an average of 14.2 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Magic rating on offense is 99.2 and they have a defensive rating of 110.2. They get 95.8 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 45%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 48% and they attempt 3 pointers on 27% of their shot attempts. Orlando turns the ball over on 11.4 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 11.1 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 52%.
Sacramento Kings Betting Trends
The Sacramento Kings are 2-3-0 against the spread
The Sacramento Kings are 2-3-0 against the over/under
Orlando Magic Betting Trends
The Orlando Magic are 1-3-0 against the spread
The Orlando Magic are 2-2-0 against the over/under
Sacramento Kings Injuries
11/02/16 F Omri Casspi Illness "?" Thursday vs. Orlando
11/01/16 PG Darren Collison Suspension expected to miss 3 games
Orlando Magic Injuries
11/02/16 F Serge Ibaka Shoulder injured last game, "?" Thursday vs. Sacramento
10/22/16 G Jodie Meeks Foot out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Sacramento
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