Friday, January 13, 2017
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The Orlando Magic travel to Moda Center to play the Portland Blazers on Friday, January 13, 2017. The Magic come into this game with an overall record of 16-24. They are 4th in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of -4.9 as they are averaging 98.8 points per game while giving up 103.8 per contest. The Blazers have an overall record of 18-23. They currently are 3rd in the Northwest Division. They are averaging 108.1 points per game and surrendering 110.3, good for a point differential of -2.2.
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Nikola Vucevic comes into this contest averaging 13.2 points per game while playing 28.1 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 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 59%. Evan Fournier averages 17.3 points per game in 33.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.3 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 83%.
C.J. McCollum averages 23.7 points per game while playing 34.7 minutes per contest this year for the Blazers. He grabs 3.6 rebounds per game and has 3.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage currently is at 90%. Damian Lillard averages 26.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.7 rebounds per contest and 6.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 89%.
Orlando averages 98.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 27th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -4.9 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 26th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 28th in the league. They average 52 rebounds per game and 22.1 assists per game which ranks them 18th and 16th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 8th with 13 per game. The Magic allow 103.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 12th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 22nd and 12th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 53.8 rebounds a game which ranks 24th and they give up 22 assists per contest which puts them in 10th place in the league. They force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 24th in the league.
Portland averages 108.1 points per game this year which ranks them 5th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -2.2 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 10th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 11th in the NBA. They average 50.5 rebounds per game and 22.5 assists per contest which ranks them 21st and 14th respectively. In the turnover department the Blazers rank 14th with 13.8 per game. The Blazers allow 110.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 27th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 18th and 26th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 54 rebounds a game which ranks 27th and they give up 20.8 assists per contest which puts them in 4th place in the league. The Blazers force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 25th in the NBA.
The Magic have an offensive rating of 103 and a defensive rating of 108.2. In terms of pace they average 95.4 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 times per 100 possessions and they force 12.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Blazers rating on offense is 109.7 and they have a defensive rating of 112. They get 97.3 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 52%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they attempt 3 pointers on 33% of their shot attempts. Portland turns the ball over on 12.5 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 11.7 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%.
Orlando Magic Betting Trends
The Orlando Magic are 16-22-2 against the spread
The Orlando Magic are 17-23-0 against the over/under
Portland Blazers Betting Trends
The Portland Blazers are 18-23-0 against the spread
The Portland Blazers are 24-17-0 against the over/under
Orlando Magic Injuries
01/12/17 F Serge Ibaka Shoulder "?" Friday vs. Portland
Portland Blazers Injuries
10/25/16 C Festus Ezeli Knee out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Portland
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