Orlando Magic at Washington Wizards NBA Picks & Predictions 11/12/2018
Monday, November 12, 2018
Capital One Arena
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The Orlando Magic travel to Capital One Arena to play the Washington Wizards on Monday, November 12, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Washington as 6 point favorites.
The Magic head into this matchup with a mark of 5-7. They are 2nd in the Southeast Division. They have a point differential of -7.1 as they average 102.6 points per contest while giving up 109.7 per game. The Wizards have an overall mark of 3-9. They currently are 5th in the Southeast Division. They total 110.5 points per contest and give up 119.3, which is a point differential of -8.8.
Valuable Orlando Magic Betting Trends
The Orlando Magic are 5-7-0 against the spread
The Orlando Magic are 4-8-0 against the over/under
Important Washington Wizards Betting Trends
The Washington Wizards are 3-9-0 against the spread
The Washington Wizards are 8-4-0 against the over/under
Key Orlando Magic Injuries
11/07/18 F Jonathan Isaac Ankle is out indefinitely
Key Washington Wizards Injuries
No key injuries to report
Nikola Vucevic averages 17.8 points per game in 29.8 minutes per contest. He averages 3.7 assists per contest and 10.7 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 54% for the year while his free throw percentage is 76%. Aaron Gordon comes into this contest averaging 16.3 points per game while playing 33.0 minutes per night. He pulls down 8.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is at 68%.
John Wall averages 21.8 points per game and he sees the court an average of 36.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.3 rebounds per contest and 8.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 71%. Bradley Beal averages 22.6 points per game while playing 34.2 minutes per contest. He grabs 4.4 rebounds per game and has 3.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 77%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Magic allow 109.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 13th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc, ranking them 20th and 25th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 48.0 rebounds a game which ranks 26th, and they give up 23.7 assists per contest which puts them in 18th place in the league. They force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 19th in the league. Orlando averages 102.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 28th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -7.1 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 26th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 26th in the league. They average 43.8 rebounds per game and 25.0 assists per contest, which ranks them 19th and 8th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 24th with 13.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wizards surrender 119.3 points per contest, which ranks them 30th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 48% shooting percentage and a 39% average from 3-point range, ranking them 27th and 29th in those defensive statistics. They rank 30th with 26.8 assists allowed per contest, and 27th with 49.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Wizards are 26th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 16.3 per game. Washington is 16th in the league with 110.5 points per game this year. They are 18th in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is -8.8. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 25th in the NBA. They are 29th in the league in rebounding with 40.1 boards per game and 24th in assists per contest with 21.8. The Wizards are 10th in turnovers per game with 14.7.
The Magic are 28th in the NBA in offensive rating with 103.3, and their defensive rating of 110.5 is ranked 18th. In terms of pace they are 18th in the league with 99.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 24th. As a team they are 29th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 16th in the league. Orlando is 23rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 9th in the league.
Washington is 11th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 54%, which is 4th in the NBA. The Wizards are 20th in the league in defensive rating with 115.9, and their offensive rating of 107.4 is ranked 29th. They are 7th in the NBA in pace with 102 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 17th. As a unit they are 15th in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 13th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Washington -6
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