Thursday, January 14, 2016
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The Toronto Raptors travel to Amway Center to play the Orlando Magic on Thursday, January 14, 2016. The opening line for this game has Toronto as 3 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 195.5.
The Raptors come into this game with an overall record of 24-15 and a road record of 13-9. They are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of 3.5 as they are averaging 100.2 points per game while giving up 96.7 per contest. The Magic have an overall record of 20-18 and a home record of 12-8. They currently are 3rd in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 98.9 points per game and surrendering 98.6, good for a point differential of 0.3.
DeMar DeRozan comes into this contest averaging 22.9 points per game while playing 36.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Raptors. He pulls down 4.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 85%. Kyle Lowry averages 20.7 points per game in 36.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 6.4 assists per contest and 5.1 rebounds per game for Toronto. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 89%.
Victor Oladipo averages 13.1 points per game while playing 29.6 minutes per contest this year for the Magic. He grabs 4.8 rebounds per game and has 3.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage currently is at 81%. Tobias Harris averages 13.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.1 rebounds per contest and 2.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 81%.
Toronto averages 100.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 19th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 3.5 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 20th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 16th in the league. They average 52.7 rebounds per game and 18.2 assists per game which ranks them 10th and 29th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 7th with 13.9 per game. The Raptors allow 96.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 4th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 8th and 27th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 48.7 rebounds a game which ranks 3rd and they give up 21.7 assists per contest which puts them in 15th place in the league. They force 14.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 20th in the league.
Orlando averages 98.9 points per game this year which ranks them 20th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 0.3 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 9th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 15th in the NBA. They average 51.1 rebounds per game and 22.5 assists per contest which ranks them 18th and 9th respectively. In the turnover department the Magic rank 14th with 14.6 per game. The Magic allow 98.6 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 11th and 11th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51.5 rebounds a game which ranks 10th and they give up 22.6 assists per contest which puts them in 22nd place in the league. The Magic force 15.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 12th in the NBA.
Toronto Raptors Betting Trends
The Toronto Raptors are 21-17-1 against the spread
The Toronto Raptors are 19-19-1 against the over/under
Orlando Magic Betting Trends
The Orlando Magic are 22-15-1 against the spread
The Orlando Magic are 17-21-0 against the over/under
Toronto Raptors Injuries
01/06/16 F DeMarre Carroll Knee out indefinitely
Orlando Magic Injuries
12/13/15 PG C.J. Watson Calf out indefinitely
01/13/16 F Aaron Gordon Ankle "?" Thursday vs. Toronto
01/09/16 PG Elfrid Payton Ankle "?" Thursday vs. Toronto
Josh's Pick: Take Toronto
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