Brooklyn Nets at Orlando Magic NBA Picks & Predictions 10/24/2017
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
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The Brooklyn Nets travel to Amway Center to play the Orlando Magic on Tuesday, October 24, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Orlando as 2 point favorites.
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The Nets head into this matchup with a mark of 2-1. They are 2nd in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of 2.6 as they are averaging 124.3 points per contest while giving up 121.7 per game. The Magic have an overall record of 2-1. They currently are 2nd in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 117.0 points per game and surrendering 109.3, good for a point differential of 7.7.
Valuable Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 2-1-0 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 2-1-0 against the over/under
Important Orlando Magic Betting Trends
The Orlando Magic are 2-1-0 against the spread
The Orlando Magic are 2-1-0 against the over/under
Key Brooklyn Nets Injuries
10/19/17 PG Jeremy Lin Knee is out for season
Key Orlando Magic Injuries
10/23/17 F Aaron Gordon Ankle is "?" Tuesday vs. Brooklyn
10/23/17 PG Elfrid Payton Hamstring is "?" Tuesday vs. Brooklyn
D'Angelo Russell comes into this contest averaging 21 points per game while playing 28.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Nets. He pulls down 4.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is currently at 75%. Allen Crabbe averages 13.7 points per game in 25 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2 assists per contest and 4.3 rebounds per game for Brooklyn. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year while his free throw percentage is 92%.
Evan Fournier averages 19.3 points per game while playing 32.3 minutes per contest this year for the Magic. He grabs 4.3 rebounds per game and has 4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 100%. Nikola Vucevic averages 27.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 10.7 rebounds per contest and 3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 68% and his free throw percentage is 80%.
Useful Team Statistics
Brooklyn averages 124.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 1st in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 2.67 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team, which has them ranked 4th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 6th in the league. They average 47.3 rebounds per game and 23.7 assists per game, which ranks them 9th and 7th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 5th with 18.7 per game. The Nets allow 121.7 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 45 rebounds a game which ranks 17th and they give up 26.7 assists per contest, which puts them in 30th place in the league. They force 17.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 22nd in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Orlando is 5th in the league with 117 points per game this year. They are 6th in the league in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 7.67. They shoot 48% from 3-point range, which is good for 2nd in the NBA. They are 10th in the league in rebounding with 47 boards per game, and 2nd in assists per contest with 26.7. The Magic are 13th in turnovers per game with 16.3. The Magic surrender 109.3 points per contest, which ranks them 20th in the NBA. Their defense is allowing a 44% shooting percentage and a 29% average from 3-point range, ranking them 11th and 5th in those defensive statistics. They rank 13th with 21.3 assists allowed per contest and 19th with 45.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Magic are 14th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 15.7 per game this season.
The Nets are 4th in the NBA in offensive rating with 114.7, and their defensive rating of 112.2 is ranked 5th. In terms of pace they are 2nd in the league with 108.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 6th. As a team they are 5th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shots, ranking 19th in the league. Brooklyn is 12th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 13th in the league.
Orlando is 16th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 48%, which is 23rd in the NBA. The Magic are 8th in the league in defensive rating with 105.3, and their offensive rating of 112.7 is ranked 18th. They are 7th in the NBA in pace with 103.8 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 56% is 2nd. As a unit they are 3rd in the league in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 15th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Nets/Magic NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Orlando -2
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