Monday, January 30, 2017
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The Orlando Magic head to Target Center to take on the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday, January 30, 2017. The opening line for this game has Minnesota as 2 point favorites.
The Magic come into this game with an overall record of 18-30. They are 4th in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of -5.7 as they are averaging 99.7 points per game while giving up 105.4 per contest. The Timberwolves have an overall record of 18-29. They currently are 5th in the Northwest Division. They are averaging 104.0 points per game and surrendering 104.7, good for a point differential of -0.7.
Serge Ibaka comes into this game averaging 15 points per contest while playing 30.1 minutes per night so far this year for the Magic. He pulls down 6.8 rebounds per contest and dishes out 1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is currently at 82%. Nikola Vucevic averages 13.8 points per game in 28 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.8 assists per contest and 9.7 rebounds per game for Orlando. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 63%.
Andrew Wiggins averages 22 points per game while playing 37.1 minutes per contest this year for the Timberwolves. He grabs 4.3 rebounds per game and has 2.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 74%. Karl-Anthony Towns averages 23 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 36.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 11.9 rebounds per contest and 3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 81%.
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Orlando averages 99.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 27th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -5.7 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 51.8 rebounds per game and 22.4 assists per game which ranks them 18th and 14th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 9th with 13.2 per game. The Magic allow 105.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 19th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 24th and 16th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 53.6 rebounds a game which ranks 26th and they give up 22.7 assists per contest which puts them in 16th place in the league. They force 13 turnovers per game which ranks them 25th in the league.
Minnesota averages 104 points per game this year which ranks them 18th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -0.7 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 11th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 20th in the NBA. They average 50.4 rebounds per game and 23.1 assists per contest which ranks them 21st and 11th respectively. In the turnover department the Timberwolves rank 21st with 14.8 per game. The Timberwolves allow 104.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 14th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 28th and 13th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 48.5 rebounds a game which ranks 3rd and they give up 22.1 assists per contest which puts them in 10th place in the league. The Timberwolves force 14.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 14th in the NBA.
The Magic have an offensive rating of 103.3 and a defensive rating of 109.2. 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 12.1 times per 100 possessions and they force 12 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%.
The Timberwolves rating on offense is 109.4 and they have a defensive rating of 110.1. They get 94.7 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 27% of their shot attempts. Minnesota turns the ball over on 13.5 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.4 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 53%.
Orlando Magic Betting Trends
The Orlando Magic are 19-27-2 against the spread
The Orlando Magic are 22-26-0 against the over/under
Minnesota Timberwolves Betting Trends
The Minnesota Timberwolves are 21-26-0 against the spread
The Minnesota Timberwolves are 21-25-1 against the over/under
Orlando Magic Injuries
01/29/17 G Evan Fournier Heel is upgraded to "?" Sunday vs. Toronto
01/23/17 G CJ Wilcox Knee out indefinitely
01/19/17 G Jodie Meeks Thumb out indefinitely
Minnesota Timberwolves Injuries
10/22/16 C Nikola Pekovic Ankle out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Minnesota -2
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