Golden State Warriors at Orlando Magic NBA Picks & Predictions 12/1/2017
Friday, December 1, 2017
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The Golden State Warriors travel to Amway Center to play the Orlando Magic on Friday, December 1, 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 16-6. They are 1st in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of 10.2 as they are averaging 117.3 points per game while giving up 107.1 per contest. The Magic have an overall mark of 9-13. They currently are 3rd in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 108.0 points per contest and giving up 110.9, which is a point differential of -2.9.
Valuable Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 9-13-0 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 12-10-0 against the over/under
Important Orlando Magic Betting Trends
The Orlando Magic are 11-11-0 against the spread
The Orlando Magic are 12-10-0 against the over/under
Key Golden State Warriors Injuries
11/30/17 F David West Knee is "?" Friday vs Orlando
11/30/17 G Klay Thompson Ankle injured last game, is probable Friday vs Orlando
Key Orlando Magic Injuries
11/30/17 F Jonathan Isaac Ankle is "?" Friday vs Golden State
11/30/17 G Terrence Ross Knee injured last game, is "?" Friday vs Golden State
Stephen Curry averages 26.1 points per game in 32.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 6.4 assists per contest and 5.2 rebounds per game for Golden State. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 94%. Kevin Durant comes into this contest averaging 24.9 points per game while playing 34.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Warriors. He pulls down 6.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 53% while his free throw percentage is currently at 85%.
Evan Fournier averages 17.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.3 rebounds per contest and 3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 89%. Nikola Vucevic averages 16.5 points per game while playing 29.8 minutes per contest this year for the Magic. He grabs 8.4 rebounds per game and has 3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage currently is at 77%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Warriors allow 107.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 20th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 2nd and 7th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 42.3 rebounds a game which ranks 9th, and they give up 23.7 assists per contest which puts them in 22nd place in the league. They force 15.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 19th in the league. Golden State averages 117.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 1st in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 10.18 and their shooting percentage is 51% as a team, which has them ranked 1st. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 2nd in the league. They average 45.4 rebounds per game and 30.1 assists per game, which ranks them 7th and 1st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 5th with 16.6 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Magic surrender 110.9 points per contest, which ranks them 28th in the NBA. Their defense is allowing a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 19th and 16th in those defensive statistics. They rank 27th with 24.6 assists allowed per contest, and 27th with 46.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Magic are 11th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 14.8 per game this season. Orlando is 9th in the league with 108 points per game this year. They are 9th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is -2.91. They shoot 39% from 3-point range, which is good for 4th in the NBA. They are 23rd in the league in rebounding with 41.9 boards per game and 4th in assists per contest with 24. The Magic are 14th in turnovers per game with 15.1.
The Warriors are 1st in the league in defensive rating with 104.9, and their offensive rating of 114.8 is ranked 23rd. They are 5th in the NBA in pace with 101.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 58% is 1st. As a unit they are 1st in the league in true shooting percentage with 61% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 7th in the NBA. Golden State is 5th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 27th in the NBA.
Orlando is 16th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 16th in the league. The Magic are 12th in the NBA in offensive rating with 107.4, and their defensive rating of 110.3 is ranked 4th. In terms of pace they are 6th in the league with 100.5 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 8th. As a team they are 8th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 12th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Warriors/Magic NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Orlando +11.5
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