Sunday, January 29, 2017
Air Canada Centre
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The Orlando Magic travel to Air Canada Centre to play the Toronto Raptors on Sunday, January 29, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Toronto as 6.5 point favorites.
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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 Raptors have an overall record of 29-18. They currently are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 109.6 points per game and surrendering 104.4, good for a point differential of 5.1.
Serge Ibaka comes into this contest averaging 15 points per game while playing 30.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Magic. He pulls down 6.8 rebounds per game 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%.
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Kyle Lowry averages 22.7 points per game while playing 37.4 minutes per contest this year for the Raptors. He grabs 4.8 rebounds per game and has 6.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 83%. DeMar DeRozan averages 27.9 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%.
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 15th 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.
Toronto averages 109.6 points per game this year which ranks them 5th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 5.1 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 37% which is good for 5th in the NBA. They average 49.9 rebounds per game and 18.7 assists per contest which ranks them 26th and 29th respectively. In the turnover department the Raptors rank 1st with 12 per game. The Raptors allow 104.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 11th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 16th and 18th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51.7 rebounds a game which ranks 16th and they give up 22.3 assists per contest which puts them in 12th place in the league. The Raptors force 15.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 2nd 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 Raptors rating on offense is 114.1 and they have a defensive rating of 108.8. They get 95.6 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 52%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they attempt 3 pointers on 29% of their shot attempts. Toronto turns the ball over on 11 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 14.3 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%.
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
Toronto Raptors Betting Trends
The Toronto Raptors are 28-18-1 against the spread
The Toronto Raptors are 28-19-0 against the over/under
Orlando Magic Injuries
01/23/17 G CJ Wilcox Knee out indefinitely
01/19/17 G Jodie Meeks Thumb out indefinitely
01/15/17 G Evan Fournier Heel out indefinitely
Toronto Raptors Injuries
01/27/17 G DeMar DeRozan Ankle missed last game, "?"
Tony's Pick: Take Toronto -6.5
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