Thursday, February 9, 2017
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The Philadelphia 76ers head to Amway Center to take on the Orlando Magic on Thursday, February 9, 2017. The opening line for this game has Orlando as 3 point favorites.
The 76ers come into this game with an overall record of 18-33. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of -6.1 as they are averaging 100.4 points per game while giving up 106.5 per contest. The Magic have an overall record of 20-34. They currently are 5th in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 99.7 points per game and surrendering 105.8, good for a point differential of -6.1.
Ersan Ilyasova comes into this game averaging 14.7 points per contest while playing 27.4 minutes per night so far this year for the 76ers. He pulls down 6 rebounds per contest and dishes out 1.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 79%. Joel Embiid averages 20.2 points per game in 25.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.1 assists per contest and 7.8 rebounds per game for Philadelphia. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Nikola Vucevic averages 14 points per game while playing 28.4 minutes per contest this year for the Magic. He grabs 9.9 rebounds per game and has 2.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage currently is at 62%. Serge Ibaka averages 15.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.9 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 84%.
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Philadelphia averages 100.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 27th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -6.1 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 29th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 23rd in the league. They average 51.5 rebounds per game and 23.4 assists per game which ranks them 18th and 9th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 29th with 16.9 per game. The 76ers allow 106.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 23rd in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 18th and 19th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 53.7 rebounds a game which ranks 26th and they give up 22.3 assists per contest which puts them in 9th place in the league. They force 14.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 9th in the league.
Orlando averages 99.7 points per game this year which ranks them 29th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -6.1 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 26th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 28th in the NBA. They average 51.6 rebounds per game and 22.3 assists per contest which ranks them 17th and 16th respectively. In the turnover department the Magic rank 10th with 13.2 per game. The Magic allow 105.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 20th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 24th and 23rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 53.6 rebounds a game which ranks 25th and they give up 22.9 assists per contest which puts them in 19th place in the league. The Magic force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 25th in the NBA.
The 76ers have an offensive rating of 101.9 and a defensive rating of 108.1. In terms of pace they average 97.8 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 50%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they shoot 3 pointers on 35% of their shots. Philadelphia turns the ball over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Magic rating on offense is 103.3 and they have a defensive rating of 109.7. They get 96 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 49%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they attempt 3 pointers on 30% of their shot attempts. Orlando turns the ball over on 12.2 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 12.1 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 52%.
Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 29-22-0 against the spread
The Philadelphia 76ers are 25-26-0 against the over/under
Orlando Magic Betting Trends
The Orlando Magic are 22-30-2 against the spread
The Orlando Magic are 25-29-0 against the over/under
Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
12/15/16 PG Jerryd Bayless Wrist out for season
10/22/16 F Ben Simmons Knee out indefinitely
02/07/17 C Joel Embiid Knee missed last game, "?" Wednesday vs. San Antonio
Orlando Magic Injuries
02/08/17 F Jeff Green Personal "?" Thursday vs. Philadelphia
02/08/17 F Aaron Gordon Foot "?" Thursday vs. Philadelphia
02/01/17 G CJ Wilcox Knee expected to miss 3-4 weeks
01/19/17 G Jodie Meeks Thumb out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Orlando -3
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