Sacramento Kings at Orlando Magic NBA Picks & Predictions 10/30/2018
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
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The Sacramento Kings travel to Amway Center to play the Orlando Magic on Tuesday, October 30, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Orlando as 6 point favorites.
The Kings have a record of 3-3. They are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They have a point differential of -3.3 as they average 117.0 points per game while giving up 120.3 per contest. The Magic have an overall record of 2-4 this season. They are 4th in the Southeast Division. They average 100.8 points per game and surrender 111.3, good for a point differential of -10.5.
Valuable Sacramento Kings Betting Trends
The Sacramento Kings are 4-2-0 against the spread
The Sacramento Kings are 4-2-0 against the over/under
Important Orlando Magic Betting Trends
The Orlando Magic are 3-3-0 against the spread
The Orlando Magic are 2-4-0 against the over/under
Key Sacramento Kings Injuries
10/16/18 C Kosta Koufos Hamstring is out indefinitely
10/11/18 G Bogdan Bogdanovic Knee is out indefinitely
Key Orlando Magic Injuries
No key injuries to report
Buddy Hield averages 17.2 points per game in 30.5 minutes per contest. He averages 1.8 assists per contest and 5.0 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year while his free throw percentage is 78%. De'Aaron Fox comes into this contest averaging 17.7 points per game while playing 32.5 minutes per night. He pulls down 4.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 7.0 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is at 66%.
Nikola Vucevic averages 19.2 points per game and he sees the court an average of 29.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 10.2 rebounds per contest and 4.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 59% and his free throw percentage is 86%. Aaron Gordon averages 15.0 points per game while playing 32.2 minutes per contest. He grabs 8.3 rebounds per game and has 2.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 64%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Kings allow 120.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 28th in the league. They also allow a 49% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 24th and 16th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 47.8 rebounds a game which ranks 21st, and they give up 25.0 assists per contest which puts them in 22nd place in the league. They force 16.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 26th in the league. Sacramento averages 117.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 6th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -3.3 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team, which has them ranked 3rd. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 4th in the league. They average 45.2 rebounds per game and 23.7 assists per contest, which ranks them 15th and 16th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 11th with 14.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Magic surrender 111.3 points per contest, which ranks them 13th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 18th and 20th in those defensive statistics. They rank 20th with 25.0 assists allowed per contest, and 29th with 50.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Magic are 16th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 14.0 per game. Orlando is 30th in the league with 100.8 points per game this year. They are 29th in the league in shooting at 41%, while their average scoring margin is -10.5. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 27th in the NBA. They are 14th in the league in rebounding with 45.8 boards per game and 11th in assists per contest with 24.5. The Magic are 26th in turnovers per game with 12.5.
The Kings are 13th in the league in defensive rating with 114, and their offensive rating of 110.8 is ranked 22nd. They are 5th in the NBA in pace with 105.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 56% is 5th. As a unit they are 10th in the league in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 28% of their shot attempts, ranking 27th in the NBA. Sacramento is 10th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 55%, which is 6th in the NBA.
Orlando is 25th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 13th in the league. The Magic are 29th in the NBA in offensive rating with 101.4, and their defensive rating of 112 is ranked 18th. In terms of pace they are 24th in the league with 99.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 47% is 29th. As a team they are 29th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 17th in the league.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Sacramento -6
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