Orlando Magic at Dallas Mavericks Free NBA Picks & Odds 2-11-2017
by Tony Sink - 2/10/2017
Saturday, February 11, 2017
American Airlines Center
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The Orlando Magic travel to American Airlines Center to play the Dallas Mavericks on Saturday, February 11, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Dallas as 7 point favorites.
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The Magic come into this game with an overall record of 20-35. They are 5th in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of -6.0 as they are averaging 99.9 points per game while giving up 105.9 per contest. The Mavericks have an overall record of 21-32. They currently are 4th in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 98.0 points per game and surrendering 100.6, good for a point differential of -2.6.
Nikola Vucevic comes into this contest averaging 14.1 points per game while playing 28.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Magic. He pulls down 9.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is currently at 61%. Serge Ibaka averages 15.2 points per game in 30.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 6.9 rebounds per game for Orlando. His field goal percentage is 49% for the year while his free throw percentage is 84%.
Wesley Matthews averages 15.3 points per game while playing 35.5 minutes per contest this year for the Mavericks. He grabs 3.6 rebounds per game and has 2.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage currently is at 82%. Harrison Barnes averages 20.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.3 rebounds per contest and 1.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 85%.
Orlando averages 99.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 29th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -6.02 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 24th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 28th in the league. They average 42.8 rebounds per game and 22.4 assists per game which ranks them 22nd and 16th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 21st with 13.3 per game. The Magic allow 105.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 20th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 24th and 23rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 53.5 rebounds a game which ranks 24th and they give up 22.9 assists per contest which puts them in 19th place in the league. They force 13.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 23rd in the league.
Dallas averages 98 points per game this year which ranks them 30th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -2.64 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 27th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 16th in the NBA. They average 38.1 rebounds per game and 20 assists per contest which ranks them 30th and 27th respectively. In the turnover department the Mavericks rank 30th with 11.7 per game. The Mavericks allow 100.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 4th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the arc ranking them 26th and 30th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51.7 rebounds a game which ranks 15th and they give up 20.6 assists per contest which puts them in 4th place in the league. The Mavericks force 15.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 5th in the NBA.
The Magic have an offensive rating of 103.3 and a defensive rating of 109.6. In terms of pace they average 96.1 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 49%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they shoot 3 pointers on 30% of their shots. Orlando turns the ball over an average of 12.3 times per 100 possessions and they force 12.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%.
The Mavericks rating on offense is 106.1 and they have a defensive rating of 109. They get 91.6 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 51%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 36% of their shot attempts. Dallas turns the ball over on 11.5 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 14.8 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 53%.
Orlando Magic Betting Trends
The Orlando Magic are 22-31-2 against the spread
The Orlando Magic are 26-29-0 against the over/under
Dallas Mavericks Betting Trends
The Dallas Mavericks are 29-24-0 against the spread
The Dallas Mavericks are 24-29-0 against the over/under
Orlando Magic Injuries
02/10/17 F Aaron Gordon Foot "?" Saturday vs. Dallas
02/01/17 G CJ Wilcox Knee expected to miss 3-4 weeks
01/19/17 G Jodie Meeks Thumb out indefinitely
Dallas Mavericks Injuries
02/10/17 C Andrew Bogut Hamstring expected to miss Saturday vs. Orlando
01/29/17 PG Deron Williams Toe out indefinitely
01/21/17 PG Jose Juan Barea Calf out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Dallas -3
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