Orlando Magic at Phoenix Suns NBA Picks & Predictions 11/30/2018
Friday, November 30, 2018
Talking Stick Resort Arena
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The Orlando Magic travel to Talking Stick Resort Arena to play the Phoenix Suns on Friday, November 30, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Orlando as 3 point favorites.
The Magic head into this matchup with a mark of 10-12. They are 2nd in the Southeast Division. They have a point differential of -3.0 as they average 106.1 points per contest while giving up 109.2 per game. The Suns have an overall mark of 4-17. They currently are 5th in the Pacific Division. They total 104.1 points per contest and give up 114.1, which is a point differential of -10.0.
Valuable Orlando Magic Betting Trends
The Orlando Magic are 13-8-1 against the spread
The Orlando Magic are 9-13-0 against the over/under
Important Phoenix Suns Betting Trends
The Phoenix Suns are 8-13-0 against the spread
The Phoenix Suns are 9-12-0 against the over/under
Key Orlando Magic Injuries
11/29/18 F Aaron Gordon Back is questionable Friday vs Phoenix
11/07/18 F Jonathan Isaac Ankle is out indefinitely
Key Phoenix Suns Injuries
No key injuries to report
Aaron Gordon comes into this contest averaging 16.1 points per game while playing 32.1 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 7.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 69%. Nikola Vucevic averages 20.8 points per game in 30.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.9 assists per contest and 11.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 55% for the year while his free throw percentage is 85%.
T.J. Warren averages 17.7 points per game while playing 29.9 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.1 rebounds per game and has 1.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is at 85%. Devin Booker averages 24.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 36.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.7 rebounds per contest and 7.0 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 84%.
Useful Team Statistics
Orlando averages 106.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 25th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -3.1 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 17th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 16th in the league. They average 42.1 rebounds per game and 26.4 assists per game, which ranks them 24th and 6th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 27th with 13.0 per game. The Magic allow 109.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 9th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc, ranking them 18th and 26th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 46.5 rebounds a game which ranks 24th and they give up 23.2 assists per contest, which puts them in 12th place in the league. They force 14.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 17th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Phoenix is 27th in the league with 104.1 points per game this year. They are 12th in the league in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is -10.0. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 23rd in the NBA. They are 29th in the league in rebounding with 39.8 boards per game, and 17th in assists per contest with 23.4. The Suns are 2nd in turnovers per game with 16.2. The Suns surrender 114.1 points per contest, which ranks them 26th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 48% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 29th and 12th in those defensive statistics. They rank 28th with 25.4 assists allowed per contest and 17th with 45.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Suns are 14th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 14.5 per game.
The Magic are 23rd in the NBA in offensive rating with 107.4, and their defensive rating of 110.5 is ranked 19th. In terms of pace they are 23rd in the league with 98.8 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 17th. As a team they are 20th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 16th in the league. Orlando is 25th 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.
Phoenix is 2nd in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.7 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. The Suns are 28th in the NBA in offensive rating with 104.2, and their defensive rating of 114.1 is ranked 27th. In terms of pace they are 20th in the league with 99.5 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 13th. As a team they are 15th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 15th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Magic/Suns NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Phoenix +3
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