Orlando Magic at Golden State Warriors NBA Picks & Predictions 11/26/2018
Monday, November 26, 2018
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The Orlando Magic travel to Oracle Arena to play the Golden State Warriors on Monday, November 26, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Golden State as 7.5 point favorites.
The Magic head into this matchup with a mark of 9-10. They are 2nd in the Southeast Division. They have a point differential of -3.3 as they average 105.5 points per contest while giving up 108.8 per game. The Warriors have an overall mark of 14-7. They currently are 1st in the Pacific Division. They total 116.0 points per contest and give up 110.7, which is a point differential of 5.3.
Valuable Orlando Magic Betting Trends
The Orlando Magic are 10-8-1 against the spread
The Orlando Magic are 7-12-0 against the over/under
Important Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 9-12-0 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 11-10-0 against the over/under
Key Orlando Magic Injuries
11/07/18 F Jonathan Isaac Ankle is out indefinitely
Key Golden State Warriors Injuries
11/25/18 F Draymond Green Toe is doubtful Monday vs Orlando
11/14/18 PG Stephen Curry Groin is out indefinitely
10/11/18 F DeMarcus Cousins Achilles is out indefinitely
Nikola Vucevic averages 19.8 points per game in 30.5 minutes per contest. He averages 3.4 assists per contest and 11.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 55% for the year while his free throw percentage is 83%. Aaron Gordon comes into this contest averaging 16.9 points per game while playing 32.7 minutes per night. He pulls down 7.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is at 69%.
Klay Thompson averages 22.6 points per game and he sees the court an average of 34.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.7 rebounds per contest and 1.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 78%. Kevin Durant averages 28.2 points per game while playing 35.1 minutes per contest. He grabs 7.8 rebounds per game and has 6.0 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is at 93%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Magic allow 108.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 10th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 19th and 18th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 46.8 rebounds a game which ranks 24th, and they give up 23.3 assists per contest which puts them in 12th place in the league. They force 14.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 16th in the league. Orlando averages 105.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 25th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -3.3 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 19th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 22nd in the league. They average 42.7 rebounds per game and 25.9 assists per contest, which ranks them 23rd and 6th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 27th with 13.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Warriors surrender 110.7 points per contest, which ranks them 15th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 10th and 6th in those defensive statistics. They rank 20th with 24.0 assists allowed per contest, and 7th with 43.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Warriors are 3rd in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 12.1 per game. Golden State is 5th in the league with 116.0 points per game this year. They are 1st in the league in shooting at 50%, while their average scoring margin is 5.3. They shoot 39% from 3-point range, which is good for 2nd in the NBA. They are 13th in the league in rebounding with 45.7 boards per game and 1st in assists per contest with 28.2. The Warriors are 12th in turnovers per game with 14.5.
The Magic are 24th in the NBA in offensive rating with 106.8, and their defensive rating of 110.2 is ranked 17th. In terms of pace they are 23rd in the league with 98.8 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 19th. As a team they are 21st in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 15th in the league. Orlando is 27th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.8 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 11th in the league.
Golden State is 9th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13 times per 100 possessions while forcing 10.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 22nd in the league. The Warriors are 2nd in the NBA in offensive rating with 115.6, and their defensive rating of 110.3 is ranked 18th. In terms of pace they are 17th in the league with 99.8 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 56% is 2nd. As a team they are 2nd in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 18th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Magic/Warriors NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Golden State -7.5
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