Brooklyn Nets at Orlando Magic NBA Picks 2/2/2019
Saturday, February 2, 2019
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The Brooklyn Nets travel to Amway Center to play the Orlando Magic on Saturday, February 2, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Orlando as 2.5 point favorites.
The Nets head into this matchup with a mark of 28-25. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They have a point differential of 0.3 as they average 111.9 points per contest while giving up 111.6 per game. The Magic have an overall record of 21-31 this season. They are 4th in the Southeast Division. They average 104.3 points per game and surrender 107.8, good for a point differential of -3.4.
Valuable Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 30-23-0 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 27-25-0 against the over/under
Important Orlando Magic Betting Trends
The Orlando Magic are 25-24-3 against the spread
The Orlando Magic are 23-29-0 against the over/under
Key Brooklyn Nets Injuries
11/12/18 G Caris LeVert Foot is out indefinitely
01/24/19 PG Spencer Dinwiddie Finger is out indefinitely
01/21/19 SF Jared Dudley Hamstring is out indefinitely
01/02/19 G Allen Crabbe Knee is out indefinitely
Key Orlando Magic Injuries
01/31/19 SF Jonathon Simmons Abdominal is questionable Saturday vs Brooklyn
D'Angelo Russell averages 19.6 points per game in 29.6 minutes per contest. He averages 6.4 assists per contest and 3.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 81%. Joe Harris comes into this contest averaging 13.4 points per game while playing 29.7 minutes per night. He pulls down 3.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is at 84%.
Aaron Gordon averages 15.8 points per game and he sees the court an average of 33.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.6 rebounds per contest and 3.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 72%. Nikola Vucevic averages 20.6 points per game while playing 31.3 minutes per contest. He grabs 12.0 rebounds per game and has 3.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is at 78%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Nets allow 111.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 19th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 19th and 8th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 44.5 rebounds a game which ranks 15th, and they give up 22.8 assists per contest which puts them in 5th place in the league. They force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 7th in the league. Brooklyn averages 111.9 points per contest this season, which ranks them 15th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 0.3 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 18th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 9th in the league. They average 46.2 rebounds per game and 23.5 assists per contest, which ranks them 10th and 21st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 6th with 15.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Magic surrender 107.8 points per contest, which ranks them 8th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 16th and 24th in those defensive statistics. They rank 9th with 23.3 assists allowed per contest, and 21st with 45.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The Magic are 5th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 13.2 per game. Orlando is 27th in the league with 104.3 points per game this year. They are 24th in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is -3.4. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 18th in the NBA. They are 23rd in the league in rebounding with 43.8 boards per game and 14th in assists per contest with 24.5. The Magic are 23rd in turnovers per game with 13.7.
The Nets are 14th in the league in defensive rating with 110.3, and their offensive rating of 110.5 is ranked 17th. They are 16th in the NBA in pace with 99.8 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 17th. As a unit they are 14th in the league in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 6th in the NBA. Brooklyn is 9th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 17th in the NBA.
Orlando is 20th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 14th in the NBA. The Magic are 24th in the league in defensive rating with 109.5, and their offensive rating of 106 is ranked 14th. They are 26th in the NBA in pace with 97.8 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 24th. As a unit they are 25th in the league in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 15th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Nets/Magic NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Orlando -2.5
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