Indiana Pacers at Orlando Magic NBA Picks & Predictions 11/20/2017
Monday, November 20, 2017
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The Indiana Pacers head to Amway Center to take on the Orlando Magic on Monday, November 20, 2017. The opening line for this game has Orlando as 3 point favorites.
The Pacers head into this matchup with a mark of 8-8. They are 4th in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of -0.4 as they are averaging 108.4 points per contest while giving up 108.8 per game. The Magic have an overall record of 8-8. They currently are 2nd in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 107.3 points per game and surrendering 108.3, good for a point differential of -1.0.
Valuable Indiana Pacers Betting Trends
The Indiana Pacers are 9-7-0 against the spread
The Indiana Pacers are 8-8-0 against the over/under
Important Orlando Magic Betting Trends
The Orlando Magic are 9-7-0 against the spread
The Orlando Magic are 7-9-0 against the over/under
Key Indiana Pacers Injuries
09/29/17 G Glenn Robinson III Ankle is out indefinitely
Key Orlando Magic Injuries
11/19/17 F Jonathan Isaac Ankle is OUT Monday vs. Indiana
11/19/17 G Mario Hezonja Head injured last game, is probable Monday vs. Indiana
Darren Collison comes into this game averaging 13 points per contest while playing 31.7 minutes per night so far this year. He grabs 2.7 rebounds per contest and distributes 6.6 assists per game. His FG percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is 89%. Victor Oladipo averages 23.1 points per contest in 33.1 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.6 assists per game and 5.1 rebounds per contest for Indiana. His field goal percentage is 46% for the season while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Evan Fournier has scored 19.2 points per contest while playing 32.4 minutes per game this season for the Magic. He hauls in 3.7 rebounds per contest and has 3.3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is at 92%. Nikola Vucevic averages 16.8 points per game this year and he's on the court an average of 29.5 minutes per game. He also brings in 7.1 rebounds per game and 2.9 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 81%.
Useful Team Statistics
Indiana averages 108.4 points per contest this year, which is 9th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -0.31 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a unit, which has them ranked 5th. From 3-point territory they shoot 40%, which is good for 3rd in the NBA. They average 42.9 boards per contest and 23.3 assists per game, which ranks them 21st and 7th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 28th with 14.1 per game. The Pacers allow 108.8 points per contest which is 25th in the NBA. They also surrender a 47% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 29th and 13th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 44.4 rebounds a game which ranks 20th, and they allow 23.8 assists per game which puts them in 23rd place in the league. They force 14.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 10th in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
Orlando is 13th in the NBA with 107.3 points per contest this season. They are 8th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is -1.06. They shoot 39% from beyond the arc, which is good for 4th in the league. They are 25th in the NBA in rebounding with 41.4 boards per contest and 5th in assists per game with 24.1. The Magic are 16th in turnovers per contest with 15.3. The Magic give up 108.3 points per game, which ranks them 23rd in the league. Their defense is surrendering a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 20th and 5th in those defensive statistics. They rank 28th with 24.4 dimes allowed per game and 27th with 46.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Magic are 20th in the league in forcing turnovers with 15.9 per contest this year.
The Pacers are 9th in the NBA in offensive rating with 109.1, and their defensive rating of 109.4 is ranked 7th. In terms of pace they are 9th in the league with 99.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 8th. As a team they are 9th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shots, ranking 25th in the league. Indiana is 29th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 6th in the league.
Orlando is 14th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 19th in the league. The Magic are 15th in the NBA in offensive rating with 106.6, and their defensive rating of 107.7 is ranked 13th. In terms of pace they are 6th in the league with 100.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 6th. As a team they are 6th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 15th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Pacers/Magic NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Indiana +3
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