Wednesday, February 1, 2017
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The Indiana Pacers travel to Amway Center to play the Orlando Magic on Wednesday, February 1, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Indiana as 2.5 point favorites.
The Pacers come into this game with an overall record of 25-22. They are 2nd in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of -0.7 as they are averaging 105.9 points per game while giving up 106.6 per contest. The Magic have an overall record of 19-31. They currently are 5th in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 100.1 points per game and surrendering 105.6, good for a point differential of -5.5.
Paul George comes into this contest averaging 23 points per game while playing 35.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Pacers. He pulls down 6 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 93%. Jeff Teague averages 15.7 points per game in 32.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 8.2 assists per contest and 4.3 rebounds per game for Indiana. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 86%.
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Serge Ibaka averages 14.9 points per game while playing 30.3 minutes per contest this year for the Magic. He grabs 6.9 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 14 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 9.7 rebounds per contest and 2.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 64%.
Indiana averages 105.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 14th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -0.7 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 7th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 9th in the league. They average 48.8 rebounds per game and 22.4 assists per game which ranks them 29th and 14th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 17th with 14.2 per game. The Pacers allow 106.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 23rd in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 12th and 6th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 53 rebounds a game which ranks 22nd and they give up 23.1 assists per contest which puts them in 20th place in the league. They force 15.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 4th in the league.
Orlando averages 100.1 points per game this year which ranks them 27th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -5.5 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 51.7 rebounds per game and 22.4 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 105.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 18th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 23rd and 18th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 53.7 rebounds a game which ranks 26th and they give up 22.7 assists per contest which puts them in 16th place in the league. The Magic force 13 turnovers per game which ranks them 25th in the NBA.
The Pacers have an offensive rating of 107.6 and a defensive rating of 108.3. In terms of pace they average 97.4 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 51%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they shoot 3 pointers on 27% of their shots. Indiana turns the ball over an average of 13 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Magic rating on offense is 103.6 and they have a defensive rating of 109.4. They get 96 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 12 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 52%.
Indiana Pacers Betting Trends
The Indiana Pacers are 20-27-0 against the spread
The Indiana Pacers are 26-21-0 against the over/under
Orlando Magic Betting Trends
The Orlando Magic are 21-27-2 against the spread
The Orlando Magic are 24-26-0 against the over/under
Indiana Pacers Injuries
12/29/16 PG Rodney Stuckey Hamstring out indefinitely
01/31/17 F Kevin Seraphin Knee "?" Wednesday vs. Orlando
Orlando Magic Injuries
01/23/17 G CJ Wilcox Knee out indefinitely
01/19/17 G Jodie Meeks Thumb out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Indiana -2.5
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