Golden State Warriors vs Orlando Magic NBA Point Spread Picks 12/1/2019
Game: Golden State Warriors vs Orlando Magic
Date: Sunday, December 1, 2019
Location: Amway Center in Orlando, FL
TV: Fox Sports Florida
Odds/Point Spread: Orlando -11
Alec Burks and the Golden State Warriors (4-16, 5th in the Pacific Division) are headed to Amway Center on Sunday where they'll meet the Orlando Magic (7-11, 3rd in the Southeast Division). Golden State opens this matchup as 11 point underdogs. The over/under has been set at 208.5.
The Warriors are covering the spread 45.0% of the time, having gone 9-11-0 ATS. Orlando is covering 35.3% of the time, going 6-11-1 against the spread.
Key Golden State Warriors Injuries
11/29/2019 D'Angelo Russell SG Thumb Game Time Decision
11/29/2019 Kevon Looney PF Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Dec 2
11/29/2019 Damion Lee SG Hand Game Time Decision
11/19/2019 Jacob Evans SG Hip Expected to be out until at least Dec 10
11/12/2019 Stephen Curry PG Hand Expected to be out until at least Mar 5
10/22/2019 Klay Thompson SG Knee Expected to be out until at least Jun 1
Key Orlando Magic Injuries
11/29/2019 Michael Carter-Williams PG Hip Game Time Decision
11/21/2019 Nikola Vucevic C Ankle Expected to be out until at least Dec 20
Eric Paschall averages 17.0 points per game in 31.3 minutes per contest. He averages 1.6 assists per contest and 5.2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year while his free throw percentage is 81%. Alec Burks comes into this contest averaging 15.0 points per game while playing 28.5 minutes per night. He pulls down 4.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is at 89%.
Jonathan Isaac averages 13.0 points per game and he sees the court an average of 30.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.3 rebounds per contest and 1.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 82%. Evan Fournier averages 18.4 points per game while playing 30.5 minutes per contest. He grabs 3.0 rebounds per game and has 3.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 85%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Warriors allow 116.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 26th in the league. They also allow a 48% shooting percentage and a 40% average from behind the arc, ranking them 27th and 30th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 46.4 rebounds a game which ranks 22nd, and they give up 26.2 assists per contest which puts them in 28th place in the league. They force 15.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 18th in the league. Golden State averages 107.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 22nd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -9.1 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 27th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 27th in the league. They average 43.4 rebounds per game and 24.6 assists per contest, which ranks them 23rd and 13th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 23rd with 14.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Magic surrender 102.3 points per contest, which ranks them 2nd in the NBA. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 12th and 9th in those defensive statistics. They rank 6th with 22.7 assists allowed per contest, and 16th with 45.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Magic are 10th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 14.7 per game. Orlando is 30th in the league with 101.1 points per game this year. They are 30th in the league in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is -1.2. They shoot 31% from 3-point range, which is good for 29th in the NBA. They are 15th in the league in rebounding with 45.6 boards per game and 24th in assists per contest with 22.1. The Magic are 28th in turnovers per game with 13.4.
The Warriors are 24th in the league in defensive rating with 114.5, and their offensive rating of 105.5 is ranked 29th. They are 13th in the NBA in pace with 101.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 29th. As a unit they are 27th in the league in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 27th in the NBA. Golden State is 23rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 56%, which is 3rd in the NBA.
Orlando is 26th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 17th in the league. The Magic are 30th in the NBA in offensive rating with 103.5, and their defensive rating of 104.8 is ranked 11th. In terms of pace they are 30th in the league with 97.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 30th. As a team they are 30th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 22nd in the league.
Who will win tonight's Warriors/Magic NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Golden State +11
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