Monday, March 27, 2017
Air Canada Centre
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The Orlando Magic travel to Air Canada Centre to play the Toronto Raptors on Monday, March 27, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Toronto as 9 point favorites.
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The Magic come into this game with an overall record of 27-46. They are 5th in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of -5.9 as they are averaging 100.4 points per game while giving up 106.3 per contest. The Raptors have an overall record of 44-29. They currently are 2nd in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 106.9 points per game and surrendering 102.8, good for a point differential of 4.1.
Valuable Orlando Magic Betting Trends
The Orlando Magic are 29-42-2 against the spread
The Orlando Magic are 33-40-0 against the over/under
Important Toronto Raptors Betting Trends
The Toronto Raptors are 40-32-1 against the spread
The Toronto Raptors are 38-35-0 against the over/under
Key Orlando Magic Injuries
03/26/17 F Jeff Green Back "?" Monday vs. Toronto
Key Toronto Raptors Injuries
03/25/17 F DeMarre Carroll Back "?" Monday vs. Orlando
03/03/17 PG Kyle Lowry Wrist out indefinitely
Nikola Vucevic comes into this contest averaging 14.8 points per game while playing 28.8 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 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 67%. Elfrid Payton averages 12.4 points per game in 29.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 6.1 assists per contest and 4.6 rebounds per game for Orlando. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 69%.
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Serge Ibaka averages 15 points per game while playing 30.8 minutes per contest this year for the Raptors. He grabs 6.8 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage currently is at 86%. DeMar DeRozan averages 27.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.3 rebounds per contest and 3.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 85%.
Useful Team Statistics
Orlando averages 100.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 28th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -5.9 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 29th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 30th in the league. They average 43.2 rebounds per game and 21.9 assists per game which ranks them 20th and 18th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 23rd with 13.3 per game. The Magic allow 106.3 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 23rd and 22nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 45.4 rebounds a game which ranks 28th and they give up 23.3 assists per contest which puts them in 21st place in the league. They force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 9th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Toronto averages 106.9 points per game this year which ranks them 11th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 4.05 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 13th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 15th in the NBA. They average 43.3 rebounds per game and 18.2 assists per contest which ranks them 18th and 30th respectively. In the turnover department the Raptors rank 27th with 12.6 per game. The Raptors allow 102.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 7th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 9th and 11th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 42.3 rebounds a game which ranks 8th and they give up 21.9 assists per contest which puts them in 8th place in the league. The Raptors force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 21st in the NBA.
The Magic have an offensive rating of 103.5 and a defensive rating of 109.6. In terms of pace they average 96.4 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 12.2 times per 100 possessions and they force 12.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%.
The Raptors rating on offense is 112.1 and they have a defensive rating of 107.9. They get 94.8 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 51%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they attempt 3 pointers on 29% of their shot attempts. Toronto turns the ball over on 11.7 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.6 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%.
Who will win tonight's Magic/Raptors NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Toronto -9
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