Monday, January 16, 2017
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The Orlando Magic travel to Pepsi Center to play the Denver Nuggets on Monday, January 16, 2017. The Magic come into this game with an overall record of 17-25. They are 4th in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of -4.7 as they are averaging 99.4 points per game while giving up 104.1 per contest. The Nuggets have an overall record of 15-23. They currently are 4th in the Northwest Division. They are averaging 108.8 points per game and surrendering 111.2, good for a point differential of -2.4.
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Nikola Vucevic comes into this contest averaging 13.7 points per game while playing 28.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Magic. He pulls down 10.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 61%. Serge Ibaka averages 15.5 points per game in 30.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 7.1 rebounds per game for Orlando. His field goal percentage is 49% for the year while his free throw percentage is 81%.
Danilo Gallinari averages 17.1 points per game while playing 34 minutes per contest this year for the Nuggets. He grabs 4.9 rebounds per game and has 2.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 89%. Wilson Chandler averages 16.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.9 rebounds per contest and 2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 72%.
Orlando averages 99.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 26th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -4.7 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 24th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 26th in the league. They average 51.9 rebounds per game and 22.1 assists per game which ranks them 17th and 16th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 7th with 13 per game. The Magic allow 104.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 14th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 22nd and 9th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 53.8 rebounds a game which ranks 25th and they give up 22.1 assists per contest which puts them in 14th place in the league. They force 13 turnovers per game which ranks them 26th in the league.
Denver averages 108.8 points per game this year which ranks them 5th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -2.4 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 13th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 13th in the NBA. They average 56.8 rebounds per game and 23.5 assists per contest which ranks them 1st and 7th respectively. In the turnover department the Nuggets rank 27th with 15.5 per game. The Nuggets allow 111.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 28th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 28th and 24th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 48.6 rebounds a game which ranks 3rd and they give up 23.6 assists per contest which puts them in 24th place in the league. The Nuggets force 11.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 30th in the NBA.
The Magic have an offensive rating of 103.5 and a defensive rating of 108.3. In terms of pace they average 95.6 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 31% of their shots. Orlando turns the ball over an average of 12 times per 100 possessions and they force 12 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Nuggets rating on offense is 110 and they have a defensive rating of 112.4. They get 98.1 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 51%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they attempt 3 pointers on 31% of their shot attempts. Denver turns the ball over on 13.6 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 10.8 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 53%.
Orlando Magic Betting Trends
The Orlando Magic are 18-22-2 against the spread
The Orlando Magic are 19-23-0 against the over/under
Denver Nuggets Betting Trends
The Denver Nuggets are 19-19-0 against the spread
The Denver Nuggets are 27-10-1 against the over/under
Orlando Magic Injuries
01/15/17 G Evan Fournier Heel out indefinitely
Denver Nuggets Injuries
01/15/17 F Darrell Arthur Leg "?" Monday vs. Orlando
Josh's Pick: Take Denver
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