Sunday, January 22, 2017
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The Golden State Warriors travel to Amway Center to play the Orlando Magic on Sunday, January 22, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Golden State as 11.5 point favorites.
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The Warriors come into this game with an overall record of 37-6. They are 1st in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of 12.9 as they are averaging 118.0 points per game while giving up 105.0 per contest. The Magic have an overall record of 18-27. They currently are 4th in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 100.0 points per game and surrendering 104.7, good for a point differential of -4.8.
Stephen Curry comes into this contest averaging 24.6 points per game while playing 33.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Warriors. He pulls down 4.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 6.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 92%. Kevin Durant averages 26.3 points per game in 34.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.7 assists per contest and 8.5 rebounds per game for Golden State. His field goal percentage is 55% for the year while his free throw percentage is 86%.
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Serge Ibaka averages 15.3 points per game while playing 30.4 minutes per contest this year for the Magic. He grabs 7 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage currently is at 82%. Nikola Vucevic averages 13.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 9.9 rebounds per contest and 2.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 62%.
Golden State averages 118 points per contest this season which ranks them 1st in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 12.9 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them ranked 1st. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 2nd in the league. They average 53.2 rebounds per game and 31.4 assists per game which ranks them 9th and 1st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 24th with 15.2 per game. The Warriors allow 105 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 18th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 2nd and 1st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 51.9 rebounds a game which ranks 17th and they give up 21.9 assists per contest which puts them in 9th place in the league. They force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 7th in the league.
Orlando averages 100 points per game this year which ranks them 25th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -4.8 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 24th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 28th in the NBA. They average 51.9 rebounds per game and 22.2 assists per contest which ranks them 18th and 15th respectively. In the turnover department the Magic rank 9th with 13.1 per game. The Magic allow 104.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 16th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 22nd and 10th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 53.5 rebounds a game which ranks 24th and they give up 22.4 assists per contest which puts them in 15th place in the league. The Magic force 13 turnovers per game which ranks them 26th in the NBA.
The Warriors have an offensive rating of 116.3 and a defensive rating of 103.6. In terms of pace they average 100.7 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 57%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 60% and they shoot 3 pointers on 35% of their shots. Golden State turns the ball over an average of 13.5 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%.
The Magic rating on offense is 103.8 and they have a defensive rating of 108.7. They get 95.9 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 31% of their shot attempts. Orlando turns the ball over on 12.1 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 11.9 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%.
Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 20-22-1 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 19-24-0 against the over/under
Orlando Magic Betting Trends
The Orlando Magic are 19-24-2 against the spread
The Orlando Magic are 21-24-0 against the over/under
Golden State Warriors Injuries
01/18/17 F David West Thumb expected to miss 2 weeks
Orlando Magic Injuries
01/19/17 G Jodie Meeks Thumb out indefinitely
01/15/17 G Evan Fournier Heel out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Golden State -11.5
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