Washington Wizards at Orlando Magic NBA Picks & Predictions 4/11/2018
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
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The Washington Wizards head to Amway Center to take on the Orlando Magic on Wednesday, April 11, 2018. The opening line for this game has Washington as 5 point favorites.
The Wizards head into this matchup with a mark of 42-38. They are 2nd in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of 0.5 as they are averaging 106.7 points per contest while giving up 106.2 per game. The Magic have an overall mark of 24-57. They currently are 5th in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 103.4 points per contest and giving up 108.4, which is a point differential of -5.0.
Valuable Washington Wizards Betting Trends
The Washington Wizards are 36-43-1 against the spread
The Washington Wizards are 36-42-2 against the over/under
Important Orlando Magic Betting Trends
The Orlando Magic are 36-43-2 against the spread
The Orlando Magic are 34-47-0 against the over/under
Key Washington Wizards Injuries
04/06/18 C Ian Mahinmi Concussion is questionable Tuesday vs Boston
Key Orlando Magic Injuries
04/07/18 F Jonathan Isaac Ankle is out for season
03/24/18 F Jonathon Simmons Wrist is out indefinitely
03/09/18 G Evan Fournier Knee is out indefinitely
John Wall comes into this game averaging 19.2 points per contest while playing 34.3 minutes per night so far this year. He grabs 3.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 9.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is 72%. Bradley Beal averages 22.8 points per contest in 36.3 minutes per game this year. He averages 4.6 assists per game and 4.4 rebounds per contest for Washington. His field goal percentage is 46% for the season while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Nikola Vucevic has scored 16.7 points per contest while playing 29.8 minutes per game this season for the Magic. He hauls in 9.3 rebounds per contest and has 3.4 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is at 82%. Aaron Gordon averages 17.7 points per game this year and he's on the court an average of 33.3 minutes per game. He also brings in 8 rebounds per game and 2.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 70%.
Useful Team Statistics
Washington averages 106.7 points per contest this year, which is 14th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 0.56 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 11th. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 4th in the NBA. They average 42.9 boards per contest and 25.2 assists per game, which ranks them 21st and 5th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 13th with 14.6 per game. The Wizards allow 106.2 points per contest which is 15th in the NBA. They also surrender a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 17th and 5th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 42.5 rebounds a game which ranks 12th, and they allow 22.4 assists per game which puts them in 11th place in the league. They force 14.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 24th in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
Orlando is 23rd in the NBA with 103.4 points per contest this season. They are 19th in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is -4.99. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 28th in the league. They are 26th in the NBA in rebounding with 41.6 boards per contest and 12th in assists per game with 23.5. The Magic are 14th in turnovers per contest with 14.5. The Magic give up 108.4 points per game, which ranks them 21st in the league. Their defense is surrendering a 47% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 24th and 15th in those defensive statistics. They rank 23rd with 24.5 dimes allowed per game and 28th with 45.8 boards surrendered per contest. The Magic are 15th in the league in forcing turnovers with 14.2 per contest this year.
The Wizards are 12th in the NBA in offensive rating with 109.5, and their defensive rating of 108.9 is ranked 16th. In terms of pace they are 18th in the league with 96.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 12th. As a team they are 12th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shots, ranking 24th in the league. Washington is 13th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 17th in the league.
Orlando is 12th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 13th in the NBA. The Magic are 25th in the league in defensive rating with 110.3, and their offensive rating of 105.2 is ranked 11th. They are 11th in the NBA in pace with 98.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 21st. As a unit they are 23rd in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 15th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Wizards/Magic NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Orlando +5
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