Monday, April 10, 2017
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The Orlando Magic head to United Center to take on the Chicago Bulls on Monday, April 10, 2017. The opening line for this game has Chicago as 4 point favorites.
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The Magic come into this game with an overall record of 28-52. They are 5th in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of -6.2 as they are averaging 101.3 points per game while giving up 107.5 per contest. The Bulls have an overall record of 39-41. They currently are 4th in the Central Division. They are averaging 102.5 points per game and surrendering 103.2, good for a point differential of -0.7.
Valuable Orlando Magic Betting Trends
The Orlando Magic are 31-47-2 against the spread
The Orlando Magic are 38-41-1 against the over/under
Important Chicago Bulls Betting Trends
The Chicago Bulls are 40-40-0 against the spread
The Chicago Bulls are 32-48-0 against the over/under
Key Orlando Magic Injuries
04/05/17 F Jeff Green Back out for season
Key Chicago Bulls Injuries
04/08/17 PG Rajon Rondo Wrist "?" Monday vs. Orlando
Elfrid Payton comes into this game averaging 12.7 points per contest while playing 29.5 minutes per night so far this year for the Magic. He pulls down 4.7 rebounds per contest and dishes out 6.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 70%. Nikola Vucevic averages 14.6 points per game in 28.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.8 assists per contest and 10.4 rebounds per game for Orlando. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 67%.
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Dwyane Wade averages 18.6 points per game while playing 30.1 minutes per contest this year for the Bulls. He grabs 4.5 rebounds per game and has 3.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 80%. Jimmy Butler averages 24 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 37.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.2 rebounds per contest and 5.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 86%.
Useful Team Statistics
Orlando averages 101.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 26th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -6.2 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 27th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 30th in the league. They average 43.2 rebounds per game and 22.2 assists per game which ranks them 19th and 18th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 23rd with 13.3 per game. The Magic allow 107.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 22nd in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 25th and 23rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 45.4 rebounds a game which ranks 28th and they give up 23.5 assists per contest which puts them in 22nd place in the league. They force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 8th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Chicago averages 102.5 points per game this year which ranks them 23rd in the league. Their average scoring margin is -0.64 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 26th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 26th in the NBA. They average 46 rebounds per game and 22.4 assists per contest which ranks them 3rd and 14th respectively. In the turnover department the Bulls rank 16th with 13.6 per game. The Bulls allow 103.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 8th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 17th and 7th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 43.3 rebounds a game which ranks 13th and they give up 23.8 assists per contest which puts them in 24th place in the league. The Bulls force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 11th in the NBA.
The Magic have an offensive rating of 103.9 and a defensive rating of 110.3. In terms of pace they average 96.8 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 49%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they shoot 3 pointers on 30% of their shots. Orlando turns the ball over an average of 12.1 times per 100 possessions and they force 12 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%.
The Bulls rating on offense is 107.1 and they have a defensive rating of 107.8. They get 95.2 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 49%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they attempt 3 pointers on 26% of their shot attempts. Chicago turns the ball over on 12.3 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 12.3 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%.
Who will win tonight's Magic/Bulls NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Orlando +4
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