Thursday, April 6, 2017
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The Brooklyn Nets head to Amway Center to take on the Orlando Magic on Thursday, April 6, 2017. The opening line for this game has Orlando as 2 point favorites.
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The Nets come into this game with an overall record of 19-59. They are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of -6.3 as they are averaging 106.2 points per game while giving up 112.5 per contest. The Magic have an overall record of 27-51. They currently are 5th in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 100.9 points per game and surrendering 107.2, good for a point differential of -6.3.
Valuable Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 39-37-2 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 40-37-1 against the over/under
Important Orlando Magic Betting Trends
The Orlando Magic are 30-46-2 against the spread
The Orlando Magic are 37-41-0 against the over/under
Key Brooklyn Nets Injuries
04/04/17 G Isaiah Whitehead Ankle "?"
03/05/17 G Joe Harris Concussion out for season
Key Orlando Magic Injuries
04/04/17 F Jeff Green Back "?"
Sean Kilpatrick comes into this game averaging 13.1 points per contest while playing 25.1 minutes per night so far this year for the Nets. He pulls down 4 rebounds per contest and dishes out 2.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is currently at 84%. Brook Lopez averages 20.7 points per game in 29.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.4 assists per contest and 5.4 rebounds per game for Brooklyn. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 81%.
Elfrid Payton averages 12.6 points per game while playing 29.4 minutes per contest this year for the Magic. He grabs 4.7 rebounds per game and has 6.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 69%. Nikola Vucevic averages 14.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 10.4 rebounds per contest and 2.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 67%.
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Useful Team Statistics
Brooklyn averages 106.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 12th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -6.37 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 23rd. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 23rd in the league. They average 43.8 rebounds per game and 21.5 assists per game which ranks them 11th and 20th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 2nd with 16.6 per game. The Nets allow 112.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 29th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 16th and 18th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 46.9 rebounds a game which ranks 29th and they give up 23 assists per contest which puts them in 17th place in the league. They force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 10th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Orlando averages 100.9 points per game this year which ranks them 27th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -6.27 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 29th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 30th in the NBA. They average 43.2 rebounds per game and 22.1 assists per contest which ranks them 20th and 18th respectively. In the turnover department the Magic rank 23rd with 13.3 per game. The Magic allow 107.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 21st in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 24th and 24th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 45.4 rebounds a game which ranks 28th and they give up 23.4 assists per contest which puts them in 22nd place in the league. The Magic force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 8th in the NBA.
The Nets have an offensive rating of 104.5 and a defensive rating of 110.7. In terms of pace they average 101.2 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 51%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they shoot 3 pointers on 37% of their shots. Brooklyn turns the ball over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions and they force 11.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Magic rating on offense is 103.7 and they have a defensive rating of 110.2. They get 96.6 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 49%. 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 12.1 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 12 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 52%.
Who will win tonight's Nets/Magic NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Brooklyn +2
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