Sunday, December 18, 2016
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The Toronto Raptors travel to Amway Center to play the Orlando Magic on Sunday, December 18, 2016. The Raptors come into this game with an overall record of 18-8. They are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of 8.4 as they are averaging 112.3 points per game while giving up 103.9 per contest. The Magic have an overall record of 12-16. They currently are 4th in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 97.4 points per game and surrendering 101.6, good for a point differential of -4.2.
DeMar DeRozan comes into this contest averaging 28.3 points per game while playing 35.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Raptors. He pulls down 5.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is currently at 85%. Kyle Lowry averages 21.4 points per game in 37.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 7.3 assists per contest and 4.7 rebounds per game for Toronto. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 84%.
Nikola Vucevic averages 12.5 points per game while playing 27.5 minutes per contest this year for the Magic. He grabs 10.9 rebounds per game and has 2.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 62%. Evan Fournier averages 17.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.8 rebounds per contest and 3.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 85%.
Toronto averages 112.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 3rd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 8.4 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them ranked 2nd. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 1st in the league. They average 49.4 rebounds per game and 20.4 assists per game which ranks them 29th and 24th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 2nd with 11.9 per game. The Raptors allow 103.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 14th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 21st and 12th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 51 rebounds a game which ranks 9th and they give up 22.7 assists per contest which puts them in 19th place in the league. They force 15.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 7th in the league.
Orlando averages 97.4 points per game this year which ranks them 27th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -4.2 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 28th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 21st in the NBA. They average 52.6 rebounds per game and 21.9 assists per contest which ranks them 19th and 17th respectively. In the turnover department the Magic rank 6th with 12.5 per game. The Magic allow 101.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 9th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 20th and 15th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 53.8 rebounds a game which ranks 22nd and they give up 21.8 assists per contest which puts them in 13th place in the league. The Magic force 12.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 27th in the NBA.
The Raptors have an offensive rating of 117.9 and a defensive rating of 109.1. In terms of pace they average 94.8 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 54%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they shoot 3 pointers on 29% of their shots. Toronto turns the ball over an average of 11 times per 100 possessions and they force 14.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Magic rating on offense is 102.7 and they have a defensive rating of 107.2. They get 94.8 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 48%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they attempt 3 pointers on 30% of their shot attempts. Orlando turns the ball over on 11.6 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 11.8 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 50%.
Toronto Raptors Betting Trends
The Toronto Raptors are 18-7-1 against the spread
The Toronto Raptors are 19-7-0 against the over/under
Orlando Magic Betting Trends
The Orlando Magic are 11-15-2 against the spread
The Orlando Magic are 12-16-0 against the over/under
Toronto Raptors Injuries
10/22/16 PG Delon Wright Shoulder out indefinitely
10/22/16 F Jared Sullinger Foot out indefinitely
Orlando Magic Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take Orlando +6
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