Friday, February 3, 2017
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The Toronto Raptors travel to Amway Center to play the Orlando Magic on Friday, February 3, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Toronto as 7 point favorites.
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The Raptors come into this game with an overall record of 30-20. They are 2nd in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of 4.7 as they are averaging 109.5 points per game while giving up 104.7 per contest. The Magic have an overall record of 19-32. They currently are 5th in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 99.9 points per game and surrendering 105.5, good for a point differential of -5.6.
Kyle Lowry comes into this contest averaging 23.3 points per game while playing 37.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Raptors. He pulls down 4.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 6.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is currently at 82%. DeMar DeRozan averages 27.8 points per game in 35.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.9 assists per contest and 5.4 rebounds per game for Toronto. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 85%.
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Serge Ibaka averages 15 points per game while playing 30.4 minutes per contest this year for the Magic. He grabs 6.9 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 84%. Nikola Vucevic averages 14 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 9.8 rebounds per contest and 2.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 63%.
Toronto averages 109.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 5th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 4.7 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 8th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 5th in the league. They average 50.1 rebounds per game and 18.7 assists per game which ranks them 26th and 29th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 4th with 12.1 per game. The Raptors allow 104.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 12th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 17th and 20th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 51.5 rebounds a game which ranks 13th and they give up 22.2 assists per contest which puts them in 10th place in the league. They force 15.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 4th in the league.
Orlando averages 99.9 points per game this year which ranks them 28th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -5.6 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 25th 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 18th and 16th respectively. In the turnover department the Magic rank 11th with 13.2 per game. The Magic allow 105.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 17th 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 statistics. Opponents average 53.5 rebounds a game which ranks 26th and they give up 22.8 assists per contest which puts them in 16th place in the league. The Magic force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 25th in the NBA.
The Raptors have an offensive rating of 114 and a defensive rating of 109.1. In terms of pace they average 95.4 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 52%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they shoot 3 pointers on 29% of their shots. Toronto turns the ball over an average of 11.1 times per 100 possessions and they force 14.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Magic rating on offense is 103.5 and they have a defensive rating of 109.3. They get 95.9 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 31% of their shot attempts. Orlando turns the ball over on 12.1 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%.
Toronto Raptors Betting Trends
The Toronto Raptors are 29-20-1 against the spread
The Toronto Raptors are 30-20-0 against the over/under
Orlando Magic Betting Trends
The Orlando Magic are 21-28-2 against the spread
The Orlando Magic are 24-27-0 against the over/under
Toronto Raptors Injuries
02/02/17 G DeMar DeRozan Ankle "?" Friday vs. Orlando
Orlando Magic Injuries
02/01/17 G CJ Wilcox Knee expected to miss 3-4 weeks
01/19/17 G Jodie Meeks Thumb out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Toronto -7
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