Orlando Magic at Indiana Pacers NBA Picks & Predictions 11/27/2017
Monday, November 27, 2017
Bankers Life Fieldhouse
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The Orlando Magic travel to Bankers Life Fieldhouse to play the Indiana Pacers on Monday, November 27, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Indiana as 3 point favorites.
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The Magic head into this matchup with a mark of 8-12. They are 4th in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of -3.2 as they are averaging 107.3 points per contest while giving up 110.5 per game. The Pacers have an overall mark of 11-9. They currently are 3rd in the Central Division. They are averaging 108.3 points per contest and giving up 107.2, which is a point differential of 1.1.
Valuable Orlando Magic Betting Trends
The Orlando Magic are 10-10-0 against the spread
The Orlando Magic are 10-10-0 against the over/under
Important Indiana Pacers Betting Trends
The Indiana Pacers are 12-8-0 against the spread
The Indiana Pacers are 10-10-0 against the over/under
Key Orlando Magic Injuries
11/25/17 F Jonathan Isaac Ankle is "?" Monday vs Indiana
Key Indiana Pacers Injuries
11/26/17 G Victor Oladipo Knee is "?" Monday vs. Orlando
09/29/17 G Glenn Robinson III Ankle is out indefinitely
Nikola Vucevic comes into this contest averaging 16.6 points per game while playing 29.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Magic. He pulls down 8.3 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 78%. Evan Fournier averages 18.1 points per game in 31.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3 assists per contest and 3.5 rebounds per game for Orlando. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 90%.
Victor Oladipo averages 22.8 points per game while playing 33 minutes per contest this year for the Pacers. He grabs 5 rebounds per game and has 3.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 80%. Myles Turner averages 13.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.7 rebounds per contest and 1.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
Useful Team Statistics
Orlando averages 107.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 12th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -3.25 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 11th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 6th in the league. They average 42.5 rebounds per game and 24 assists per game, which ranks them 22nd and 4th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 17th with 15.2 per game. The Magic allow 110.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 28th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 19th and 11th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 46.8 rebounds a game which ranks 28th and they give up 25 assists per contest, which puts them in 27th place in the league. They force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 11th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Indiana is 7th in the league with 108.3 points per game this year. They are 3rd in the league in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 1.05. They shoot 40% from 3-point range, which is good for 1st in the NBA. They are 20th in the league in rebounding with 42.7 boards per game, and 7th in assists per contest with 23.5. The Pacers are 25th in turnovers per game with 14.4. The Pacers surrender 107.2 points per contest, which ranks them 21st in the NBA. Their defense is allowing a 47% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 28th and 13th in those defensive statistics. They rank 21st with 23.2 assists allowed per contest and 15th with 43.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The Pacers are 14th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 15.6 per game this season.
The Magic are 16th in the league in defensive rating with 109.7, and their offensive rating of 106.5 is ranked 8th. They are 6th in the NBA in pace with 100.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 7th. As a unit they are 9th in the league in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 14th in the NBA. Orlando is 17th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 18th in the NBA.
Indiana is 28th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 54%, which is 7th in the NBA. The Pacers are 8th in the league in defensive rating with 108.3, and their offensive rating of 109.3 is ranked 11th. They are 9th in the NBA in pace with 99 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 6th. As a unit they are 6th in the league in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shot attempts, ranking 27th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Magic/Pacers NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Indiana -3
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