Orlando Magic at Denver Nuggets NBA Picks & Parlay 11/11/2017
Saturday, November 11, 2017
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The Orlando Magic head to Pepsi Center to take on the Denver Nuggets on Saturday, November 11, 2017. The opening line for this game has Denver as 8 point favorites.
The Magic come into this game with an overall record of 7-4. They are 1st in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of 3.7 as they are averaging 109.3 points per game while giving up 105.6 per contest. The Nuggets have an overall record of 7-5. They currently are 2nd in the Northwest Division. They are averaging 106.2 points per game and surrendering 105.1, good for a point differential of 1.1.
Valuable Orlando Magic Betting Trends
The Orlando Magic are 6-5-0 against the spread
The Orlando Magic are 4-7-0 against the over/under
Important Denver Nuggets Betting Trends
The Denver Nuggets are 4-8-0 against the spread
The Denver Nuggets are 4-8-0 against the over/under
Key Orlando Magic Injuries
11/09/17 PG D.J. Augustin Hamstring is out indefinitely
Key Denver Nuggets Injuries
No key injuries to report
Evan Fournier averages 20.5 points per contest in 33.8 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.6 assists per game and 4.5 rebounds per contest for Orlando. His field goal percentage is 51% for the season while his free throw percentage is 90%. Nikola Vucevic comes into this game averaging 18.5 points per contest while playing 30.9 minutes per night so far this year. He grabs 7.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 52% while his free throw percentage is 77%.
Will Barton averages 14.2 points per game this year and he's on the court an average of 28.5 minutes per game. He also brings in 5.1 rebounds per game and 3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 67%. Nikola Jokic has scored 17.7 points per contest while playing 30.8 minutes per game this season for the Nuggets. He hauls in 11.5 rebounds per contest and has 4.4 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is at 90%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Magic allow 105.6 points per contest which is 15th in the NBA. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 15th and 1st in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 46.5 rebounds a game which ranks 26th, and they allow 23.7 assists per game which puts them in 26th place in the league. They force 17 turnovers per game which ranks them 26th in the NBA. Orlando averages 109.3 points per contest this year, which is 8th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 3.64 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 6th. From 3-point territory they shoot 41%, which is good for 2nd in the NBA. They average 42 boards per contest and 24.9 assists per game, which ranks them 22nd and 4th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 15th with 15.7 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Nuggets give up 105.1 points per game, which ranks them 13th in the league. Their defense is surrendering a 46% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 17th and 26th in those defensive statistics. They rank 21st with 23.2 dimes allowed per game and 14th with 43.4 boards surrendered per contest. The Nuggets are 25th in the league in forcing turnovers with 16.9 per contest this year. Denver is 14th in the NBA with 106.2 points per contest this season. They are 12th in the league in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 1.08. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 14th in the league. They are 12th in the NBA in rebounding with 45 boards per contest and 6th in assists per game with 24.1. The Nuggets are 14th in turnovers per contest with 15.8.
The Magic are 13th in the league in defensive rating with 104.1, and their offensive rating of 107.6 is ranked 22nd. They are 6th in the NBA in pace with 101.5 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 5th. As a unit they are 5th in the league in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 16th in the NBA. Orlando is 13th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 23rd in the NBA.
Denver is 15th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 8th in the league. The Nuggets are 14th in the NBA in offensive rating with 107.4, and their defensive rating of 106.3 is ranked 14th. In terms of pace they are 15th in the league with 98.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 14th. As a team they are 17th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shots, ranking 19th in the league.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Denver -8 and under 222.5 total points
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