Cleveland Cavaliers at Orlando Magic NBA Parlay 1/6/2018
Saturday, January 6, 2018
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The Cleveland Cavaliers head to Amway Center to take on the Orlando Magic on Saturday, January 6, 2018. The opening line for this game has Cleveland as 9 point favorites.
The Cavaliers come into this game with an overall record of 25-13. They are 1st in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of 2.7 as they are averaging 109.9 points per game while giving up 107.2 per contest. The Magic have an overall record of 12-27. They currently are 4th in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 104.5 points per game and surrendering 110.2, good for a point differential of -5.7.
Valuable Cleveland Cavaliers Betting Trends
The Cleveland Cavaliers are 12-25-1 against the spread
The Cleveland Cavaliers are 18-19-1 against the over/under
Important Orlando Magic Betting Trends
The Orlando Magic are 14-25-0 against the spread
The Orlando Magic are 18-21-0 against the over/under
Key Cleveland Cavaliers Injuries
11/30/17 G Iman Shumpert Knee is out indefinitely
11/17/17 PG Derrick Rose Ankle is out indefinitely
01/05/18 F Kevin Love Ankle injured last game, is probable Saturday vs Orlando
Key Orlando Magic Injuries
12/30/17 F Jonathan Isaac Ankle is out indefinitely
12/24/17 C Nikola Vucevic Hand is out indefinitely
11/30/17 G Terrence Ross Knee is out indefinitely
01/05/18 F Jonathon Simmons Back is "?" Saturday vs Cleveland
Lebron James averages 27.5 points per contest in 37.2 minutes per game this year. He averages 9.1 assists per game and 8.1 rebounds per contest for Cleveland. His field goal percentage is 56% for the season while his free throw percentage is 79%. Kevin Love comes into this game averaging 19.6 points per contest while playing 29.3 minutes per night so far this year. He grabs 10 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.8 assists per game. His FG percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is 88%.
Jonathon Simmons averages 14.3 points per game this year and he's on the court an average of 28.9 minutes per game. He also brings in 3.9 rebounds per game and 2.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 74%. Evan Fournier has scored 17.9 points per contest while playing 32.5 minutes per game this season for the Magic. He hauls in 3.3 rebounds per contest and has 2.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 89%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cavaliers allow 107.2 points per contest which is 22nd in the NBA. They also surrender a 47% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 24th and 19th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 43.1 rebounds a game which ranks 16th, and they allow 25.5 assists per game which puts them in 30th place in the league. They force 14 turnovers per game which ranks them 9th in the NBA. Cleveland averages 109.9 points per contest this year, which is 5th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 2.71 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a unit, which has them ranked 6th. From 3-point territory they shoot 38%, which is good for 6th in the NBA. They average 41.9 boards per contest and 23.4 assists per game, which ranks them 20th and 7th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 18th with 14.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Magic give up 110.2 points per game, which ranks them 27th in the league. Their defense is surrendering a 47% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 25th and 28th in those defensive statistics. They rank 28th with 24.7 dimes allowed per game and 30th with 46.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Magic are 15th in the league in forcing turnovers with 14.6 per contest this year. Orlando is 18th in the NBA with 104.5 points per contest this season. They are 18th in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is -5.64. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 25th in the league. They are 21st in the NBA in rebounding with 41.8 boards per contest and 11th in assists per game with 22.8. The Magic are 12th in turnovers per contest with 14.8.
The Cavaliers are 3rd in the NBA in offensive rating with 113.3, and their defensive rating of 110.6 is ranked 4th. In terms of pace they are 16th in the league with 96.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 4th. As a team they are 3rd in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 2nd in the league. Cleveland is 18th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 54%, which is 4th in the league.
Orlando is 16th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 12th in the league. The Magic are 27th in the NBA in offensive rating with 104.9, and their defensive rating of 110.5 is ranked 5th. In terms of pace they are 7th in the league with 99.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 19th. As a team they are 20th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 16th in the league.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Cleveland -9 and over 221.5 total points
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