Philadelphia 76ers at Orlando Magic NBA Picks & Predictions 11/14/2018
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
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The Philadelphia 76ers head to Amway Center to take on the Orlando Magic on Wednesday, November 14, 2018. The opening line for this game has Philadelphia as 6.5 point favorites.
The 76ers head into this matchup with a mark of 9-6. They are 2nd in the Atlantic Division. They have a point differential of -0.2 as they average 112.7 points per contest while giving up 112.9 per game. The Magic have an overall record of 6-8 this season. They are 2nd in the Southeast Division. They average 103.9 points per game and surrender 108.7, good for a point differential of -4.8.
Valuable Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 5-9-0 against the spread this season
The Philadelphia 76ers are 8-6-0 against the over/under this year
Important Orlando Magic Betting Trends
The Orlando Magic are 6-7-0 against the spread this season
The Orlando Magic are 4-9-0 against the over/under this year
Key Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
11/13/18 G Jimmy Butler Acquired is probable Wednesday vs Orlando
Key Orlando Magic Injuries
11/07/18 F Jonathan Isaac Ankle is out indefinitely
Joel Embiid averages 28.2 points per contest in 35.1 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.5 assists per game and 13.4 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 48% for the season while his free throw percentage is 80%. Ben Simmons comes into this game averaging 14.9 points per contest while playing 32.5 minutes per night. He grabs 9.5 rebounds per contest and distributes 7.7 assists per game. His FG percentage is 53% while his free throw percentage is 63%.
Aaron Gordon averages 16.5 points per game and he sees the court an average of 33.0 minutes per game. He also hauls in 8.2 rebounds per game and dishes 2.5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 69%. Nikola Vucevic scores 18.0 points per contest while playing 29.7 minutes per game. He hauls in 10.9 rebounds per contest and has 3.4 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is at 76%.
Useful Team Statistics
The 76ers allow 112.9 points per contest which is 22nd in the NBA. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 3rd and 7th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 45.1 rebounds a game which ranks 16th, and they allow 22.3 assists per game which puts them in 7th place in the league. They force 11.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 2nd in the NBA. Philadelphia averages 112.7 points per contest, which is 10th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -0.2 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 16th. From 3-point territory they shoot 34%, which is good for 22nd in the NBA. They average 49.3 boards per contest and 26.1 assists per game, which ranks them 3rd and 4th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 5th with 16.1 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Magic give up 108.7 points per game, which ranks them 10th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 17th and 22nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 10th with 22.9 dimes allowed per game and 25th with 47.9 boards surrendered per contest. The Magic are 20th in the league in forcing turnovers with 14.8 per contest. Orlando is 26th in the NBA with 103.9 points per contest this season. They are 25th in the league in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is -4.8. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 21st in the league. They are 20th in the NBA in rebounding with 43.7 boards per contest and 6th in assists per game with 25.6. The Magic are 26th in turnovers per contest with 13.0.
The 76ers are 20th in the league in defensive rating with 108, and their offensive rating of 107.8 is ranked 10th. They are 6th in the NBA in pace with 102.5 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 15th. As a unit they are 10th in the league in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 9th in the NBA. Philadelphia is 4th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 10.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 28th in the NBA.
Orlando is 26th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 12th in the NBA. The Magic are 28th in the league in defensive rating with 109.6, and their offensive rating of 104.7 is ranked 15th. They are 18th in the NBA in pace with 99.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 23rd. As a unit they are 28th in the league in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 16th in the NBA.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Philadelphia -6.5 and over 221.5 total points
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