Wednesday, January 11, 2017
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The Orlando Magic travel to Staples Center to play the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday, January 11, 2017. The Magic come into this game with an overall record of 16-23. They are 4th in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of -4.8 as they are averaging 98.9 points per game while giving up 103.7 per contest. The Clippers have an overall record of 26-14. They currently are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 107.9 points per game and surrendering 102.4, good for a point differential of 5.5.
Nikola Vucevic comes into this contest averaging 13.2 points per game while playing 27.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Magic. He pulls down 10.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 59%. Evan Fournier averages 17.5 points per game in 33.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.4 assists per contest and 3.1 rebounds per game for Orlando. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 84%.
Chris Paul averages 17.7 points per game while playing 31.4 minutes per contest this year for the Clippers. He grabs 5.3 rebounds per game and has 9.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 87%. DeAndre Jordan averages 11.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 13.5 rebounds per contest and 0.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 67% and his free throw percentage is 52%.
Orlando averages 98.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 27th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -4.8 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 26th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 28th in the league. They average 52.1 rebounds per game and 22.2 assists per game which ranks them 18th and 16th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 7th with 13 per game. The Magic allow 103.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 13th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 21st and 12th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 53.7 rebounds a game which ranks 24th and they give up 22 assists per contest which puts them in 11th place in the league. They force 12.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 26th in the league.
Los Angeles averages 107.9 points per game this year which ranks them 7th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 5.5 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 7th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 5th in the NBA. They average 52.9 rebounds per game and 22.2 assists per contest which ranks them 11th and 14th respectively. In the turnover department the Clippers rank 9th with 13.2 per game. The Clippers allow 102.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 8th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 6th and 5th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51.7 rebounds a game which ranks 14th and they give up 21.6 assists per contest which puts them in 8th place in the league. The Clippers force 13.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 17th in the NBA.
The Magic have an offensive rating of 103.3 and a defensive rating of 108.3. In terms of pace they average 95.3 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 11.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Clippers rating on offense is 111.5 and they have a defensive rating of 105.9. They get 96.2 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 53%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they attempt 3 pointers on 33% of their shot attempts. Los Angeles turns the ball over on 12.1 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 12.6 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%.
Orlando Magic Betting Trends
The Orlando Magic are 15-22-2 against the spread
The Orlando Magic are 17-22-0 against the over/under
Los Angeles Clippers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Clippers are 20-20-0 against the spread
The Los Angeles Clippers are 23-17-0 against the over/under
Orlando Magic Injuries
No key injuries to report
Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
12/19/16 F Blake Griffin Knee expected to miss 3-6 weeks12/19/16 F Brice Johnson Back out indefinitely01/10/17 PG Austin Rivers Illness "?" Wednesday vs. Orlando
Josh's Pick: Take Los Angeles
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