Los Angeles Clippers at Orlando Magic NBA Picks & Predictions 12/13/2017
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
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The Los Angeles Clippers travel to Amway Center to play the Orlando Magic on Wednesday, December 13, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Los Angeles as 1 point favorites.
The Clippers head into this matchup with a mark of 10-15. They are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of -2.3 as they are averaging 104.9 points per contest while giving up 107.2 per game. The Magic have an overall mark of 11-17. They currently are 3rd in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 107.0 points per contest and giving up 110.8, which is a point differential of -3.8.
Valuable Los Angeles Clippers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Clippers are 11-14-0 against the spread
The Los Angeles Clippers are 12-12-1 against the over/under
Important Orlando Magic Betting Trends
The Orlando Magic are 12-16-0 against the spread
The Orlando Magic are 15-13-0 against the over/under
Key Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
12/12/17 F Danilo Gallinari Gluteus is "?" Wednesday vs Orlando
11/28/17 F Blake Griffin MCL is out indefinitely
11/22/17 PG Patrick Beverley Knee is out for season
Key Orlando Magic Injuries
12/12/17 F Aaron Gordon Concussion is "?" Wednesday vs LA Clippers
12/12/17 G Evan Fournier Ankle is "?" Wednesday vs LA Clippers
12/08/17 F Jonathan Isaac Ankle is out indefinitely
11/30/17 G Terrence Ross Knee is out indefinitely
Lou Williams averages 19.6 points per game in 30.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.7 assists per contest and 2.7 rebounds per game for Los Angeles. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 90%. DeAndre Jordan comes into this contest averaging 10.7 points per game while playing 32.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Clippers. He pulls down 14.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 67% while his free throw percentage is currently at 59%.
Nikola Vucevic averages 17.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 9.2 rebounds per contest and 3.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 82%. Aaron Gordon averages 18.5 points per game while playing 33.7 minutes per contest this year for the Magic. He grabs 8.1 rebounds per game and has 2.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage currently is at 76%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Clippers allow 107.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 21st in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc, ranking them 22nd and 26th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 43.7 rebounds a game which ranks 21st, and they give up 24.2 assists per contest which puts them in 23rd place in the league. They force 15 turnovers per game which ranks them 16th in the league. Los Angeles averages 104.9 points per contest this season, which ranks them 16th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -2.28 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 20th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 22nd in the league. They average 43.1 rebounds per game and 20.4 assists per game, which ranks them 15th and 27th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 15th with 15 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Magic surrender 110.8 points per contest, which ranks them 27th in the NBA. Their defense is allowing a 47% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 24th and 22nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 29th with 25 assists allowed per contest, and 29th with 46.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The Magic are 15th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 14.9 per game this season. Orlando is 12th in the league with 107 points per game this year. They are 10th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is -3.82. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 14th in the NBA. They are 22nd in the league in rebounding with 41.9 boards per game and 4th in assists per contest with 23.9. The Magic are 14th in turnovers per game with 15.1.
The Clippers are 11th in the league in defensive rating with 110.6, and their offensive rating of 108.2 is ranked 4th. They are 17th in the NBA in pace with 96.5 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 19th. As a unit they are 17th in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 10th in the NBA. Los Angeles is 15th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 10th 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 13.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 15th in the league. The Magic are 18th in the NBA in offensive rating with 106.5, and their defensive rating of 110.3 is ranked 7th. In terms of pace they are 7th in the league with 100 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 8th. As a team they are 10th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 14th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Clippers/Magic NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Orlando +1
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