San Antonio Spurs at Orlando Magic NBA Picks & Predictions 10/27/2017
Friday, October 27, 2017
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The San Antonio Spurs travel to Amway Center to play the Orlando Magic on Friday, October 27, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has San Antonio as 4.5 point favorites.
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The Spurs come into this game with an overall record of 4-0. They are 1st in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 9.7 as they are averaging 103.0 points per game while giving up 93.3 per contest. The Magic have an overall mark of 3-1. They currently are 1st in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 119.0 points per contest and giving up 112.3, which is a point differential of 6.7.
Valuable San Antonio Spurs Betting Trends
The San Antonio Spurs are 3-1-0 against the spread
The San Antonio Spurs are 2-2-0 against the over/under
Important Orlando Magic Betting Trends
The Orlando Magic are 2-2-0 against the spread
The Orlando Magic are 3-1-0 against the over/under
Key San Antonio Spurs Injuries
10/22/17 SF Kawhi Leonard Quad is out indefinitely
10/17/17 PG Tony Parker Quad is out indefinitely
Key Orlando Magic Injuries
10/23/17 PG Elfrid Payton Hamstring is out indefinitely
LaMarcus Aldridge averages 26 points per game in 36.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.8 assists per contest and 8.8 rebounds per game for San Antonio. His field goal percentage is 49% for the year while his free throw percentage is 88%. Danny Green comes into this contest averaging 14.5 points per game while playing 32.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Spurs. He pulls down 5.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is currently at 67%.
Nikola Vucevic averages 23.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 10.3 rebounds per contest and 2.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 60% and his free throw percentage is 80%. Evan Fournier averages 21.5 points per game while playing 33.3 minutes per contest this year for the Magic. He grabs 4.8 rebounds per game and has 4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage currently is at 100%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Spurs allow 93.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 2nd in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 5th and 9th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 39 rebounds a game which ranks 2nd, and they give up 19.3 assists per contest which puts them in 5th place in the league. They force 14.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 4th in the league. San Antonio averages 103 points per contest this season, which ranks them 18th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 9.75 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 11th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 17th in the league. They average 50.3 rebounds per game and 21 assists per game, which ranks them 4th and 23rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 23rd with 14.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Magic surrender 112.3 points per contest, which ranks them 24th in the NBA. Their defense is allowing a 43% shooting percentage and a 29% average from 3-point range, ranking them 7th and 6th in those defensive statistics. They rank 16th with 21.3 assists allowed per contest, and 23rd with 46.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Magic are 17th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 15.8 per game this season. Orlando is 3rd in the league with 119 points per game this year. They are 4th in the league in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 6.75. They shoot 46% from 3-point range, which is good for 1st in the NBA. They are 9th in the league in rebounding with 46.3 boards per game and 2nd in assists per contest with 25. The Magic are 20th in turnovers per game with 15.
The Spurs are 12th in the NBA in offensive rating with 107.8, and their defensive rating of 97.6 is ranked 27th. In terms of pace they are 27th in the league with 95.5 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 21st. As a team they are 22nd in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 20% of their shots, ranking 30th in the league. San Antonio is 24th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%, which is 26th in the league.
Orlando is 22nd in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%, which is 24th in the league. The Magic are 3rd in the NBA in offensive rating with 113.9, and their defensive rating of 107.4 is ranked 14th. In terms of pace they are 4th in the league with 104.5 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 2nd. As a team they are 2nd in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shots, ranking 17th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Spurs/Magic NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Orlando +4.5
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