Orlando Magic at Washington Wizards NBA Picks & Predictions 1/12/2018
Friday, January 12, 2018
Capital One Arena
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The Orlando Magic head to Capital One Arena to take on the Washington Wizards on Friday, January 12, 2018. The opening line for this game has Washington as 10.5 point favorites.
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The Magic head into this matchup with a mark of 12-30. They are 4th in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of -5.9 as they are averaging 104.9 points per contest while giving up 110.8 per game. The Wizards have an overall record of 23-18. They currently are 2nd in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 106.4 points per game and surrendering 104.1, good for a point differential of 2.3.
Valuable Orlando Magic Betting Trends
The Orlando Magic are 16-26-0 against the spread
The Orlando Magic are 19-23-0 against the over/under
Important Washington Wizards Betting Trends
The Washington Wizards are 19-22-0 against the spread
The Washington Wizards are 15-24-2 against the over/under
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
Key Washington Wizards Injuries
No key injuries to report
Evan Fournier comes into this game averaging 17.8 points per contest while playing 32.5 minutes per night so far this year. He grabs 3.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.9 assists per game. His FG percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is 89%. Jonathon Simmons averages 13.8 points per contest in 28.5 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.2 assists per game and 3.8 rebounds per contest for Orlando. His field goal percentage is 45% for the season while his free throw percentage is 74%.
John Wall has scored 19.2 points per contest while playing 34 minutes per game this season for the Wizards. He hauls in 3.7 rebounds per contest and has 9.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 70%. Bradley Beal averages 23.6 points per game this year and he's on the court an average of 35.7 minutes per game. He also brings in 4.4 rebounds per game and 3.7 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 79%.
Useful Team Statistics
Orlando averages 104.9 points per contest this year, which is 17th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -5.86 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 16th. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 23rd in the NBA. They average 41.8 boards per contest and 23.1 assists per game, which ranks them 23rd and 9th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 13th with 14.7 per game. The Magic allow 110.8 points per contest which is 28th in the NBA. They also surrender a 47% shooting percentage and a 38% average from 3-point range, ranking them 26th and 28th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 46.4 rebounds a game which ranks 30th, and they allow 24.6 assists per game which puts them in 27th place in the league. They force 14.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 13th in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
Washington is 12th in the NBA with 106.4 points per contest this season. They are 11th in the league in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 2.29. They shoot 37% from beyond the arc, which is good for 10th in the league. They are 16th in the NBA in rebounding with 43.3 boards per contest and 10th in assists per game with 22.9. The Wizards are 22nd in turnovers per contest with 14. The Wizards give up 104.1 points per game, which ranks them 10th in the league. Their defense is surrendering a 45% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 8th and 1st in those defensive statistics. They rank 9th with 21.5 dimes allowed per game and 21st with 43.8 boards surrendered per contest. The Wizards are 22nd in the league in forcing turnovers with 15.2 per contest this year.
The Magic are 26th in the NBA in offensive rating with 105.3, and their defensive rating of 111.1 is ranked 4th. In terms of pace they are 7th in the league with 99.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 18th. As a team they are 19th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 15th in the league. Orlando is 17th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 11th in the league.
Washington is 26th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 23rd in the league. The Wizards are 11th in the NBA in offensive rating with 108.8, and their defensive rating of 106.4 is ranked 22nd. In terms of pace they are 14th in the league with 97.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 13th. As a team they are 13th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shots, ranking 21st in the league.
Who will win tonight's Magic/Wizards NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Orlando +10.5
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