Orlando Magic at Phoenix Suns NBA Picks & Predictions 11/10/2017
Friday, November 10, 2017
Talking Stick Resort Arena
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The Orlando Magic head to Talking Stick Resort Arena to take on the Phoenix Suns on Friday, November 10, 2017. The opening line for this game has Orlando as 3.5 point favorites.
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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 Suns have an overall record of 4-8. They currently are 4th in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 105.7 points per game and surrendering 115.8, good for a point differential of -10.1.
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 Phoenix Suns Betting Trends
The Phoenix Suns are 5-7-0 against the spread
The Phoenix Suns are 7-5-0 against the over/under
Key Orlando Magic Injuries
11/08/17 PG D.J. Augustin Hamstring is "?" Friday vs Phoenix
Key Phoenix Suns Injuries
11/08/17 C Tyson Chandler Back is "?" Friday vs Orlando
10/29/17 C Greg Monroe Calf is out indefinitely
10/14/17 PG Brandon Knight Knee is out for season
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%. 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%.
Devin Booker has scored 22.3 points per contest while playing 32.9 minutes per game this season for the Suns. He hauls in 4.5 rebounds per contest and has 3.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 91%. T.J. Warren averages 16.9 points per game this year and he's on the court an average of 27.8 minutes per game. He also brings in 6.3 rebounds per game and 1.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 71%.
Useful Team Statistics
Orlando averages 109.3 points per contest this year, which is 7th 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 23rd and 4th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 14th with 15.7 per game. The Magic allow 105.6 points per contest which is 14th in the NBA. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 16th and 2nd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 46.5 rebounds a game which ranks 27th, and they allow 23.7 assists per game which puts them in 25th place in the league. They force 17 turnovers per game which ranks them 27th in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
Phoenix is 15th in the NBA with 105.7 points per contest this season. They are 28th in the league in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is -10.08. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 21st in the league. They are 9th in the NBA in rebounding with 46.2 boards per contest and 30th in assists per game with 18.3. The Suns are 11th in turnovers per contest with 16.3. The Suns give up 115.8 points per game, which ranks them 29th in the league. Their defense is surrendering a 47% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 24th and 25th in those defensive statistics. They rank 9th with 21.4 dimes allowed per game and 28th with 47.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Suns are 6th in the league in forcing turnovers with 14.2 per contest this year.
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 4th. 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 22nd in the NBA.
Phoenix is 14th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 8th in the league. The Suns are 26th in the NBA in offensive rating with 102.3, and their defensive rating of 112.1 is ranked 3rd. In terms of pace they are 3rd in the league with 103.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 29th. As a team they are 27th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shots, ranking 23rd in the league.
Who will win tonight's Magic/Suns NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Orlando -3.5
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