Orlando Magic at Milwaukee Bucks NBA Picks & Predictions 10/27/2018
Saturday, October 27, 2018
Wisconsin Entertainment and Sports Center
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The Orlando Magic travel to Wisconsin Entertainment and Sports Center to play the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday, October 27, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Milwaukee as 10 point favorites.
The Magic head into this matchup with a mark of 2-3. They are 4th in the Southeast Division. They have a point differential of -8.2 as they average 102.8 points per contest while giving up 111 per game. The Bucks have an overall record of 4-0 this season. They are 2nd in the Central Division. They average 119.5 points per game and surrender 108.5, good for a point differential of 11.
Valuable Orlando Magic Betting Trends
The Orlando Magic are 3-2-0 against the spread
The Orlando Magic are 2-3-0 against the over/under
Important Milwaukee Bucks Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Bucks are 2-2-0 against the spread
The Milwaukee Bucks are 4-0-0 against the over/under
Key Orlando Magic Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Milwaukee Bucks Injuries
10/26/18 PG Matthew Dellavedova Illness is upgraded to probable Friday vs Minnesota
Nikola Vucevic comes into this contest averaging 19.8 points per game while playing 30.4 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 10.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 57% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 83%. Aaron Gordon averages 16.2 points per game in 32.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.4 assists per contest and 9 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 63%.
Khris Middleton averages 24.3 points per game while playing 33 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 6.0 rebounds per game and has 3.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is at 85%. Giannis Antetokounmpo averages 28.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 16.5 rebounds per contest and 6.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 70%.
Useful Team Statistics
Orlando averages 102.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 27th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -8.2 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 25th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 22nd in the league. They average 46.6 rebounds per game and 25.2 assists per game, which ranks them 12th and 10th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 22nd with 12.8 per game. The Magic allow 111 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 14th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc, ranking them 15th and 21st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 49.6 rebounds a game which ranks 27th and they give up 25.2 assists per contest, which puts them in 21st place in the league. They force 12.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 11th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Milwaukee is 4th in the league with 119.5 points per game this year. They are 13th in the league in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 11.0. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 11th in the NBA. They are 1st in the league in rebounding with 53.5 boards per game, and 8th in assists per contest with 26.0. The Bucks are 6th in turnovers per game with 16. The Bucks surrender 108.5 points per contest, which ranks them 10th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 8th and 19th in those defensive statistics. They rank 5th with 21.5 assists allowed per contest and 9th with 43.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bucks were 16th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 13.8 per game last season.
The Magic are 27th in the NBA in offensive rating with 104.5, and their defensive rating of 112.9 is ranked 20th. In terms of pace they are 27th in the league with 98.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 24th. As a team they are 26th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 19th in the league. Orlando is 21st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 13th in the league.
Milwaukee is 7th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 23rd in the league. The Bucks are 9th in the NBA in offensive rating with 113.8, and their defensive rating of 103.3 is ranked 4th. In terms of pace they are 4th in the league with 105 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 10th. As a team they are 10th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shots, ranking 3rd in the league.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Orlando -10
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