Orlando Magic at Charlotte Hornets NBA Picks 4/10/2019
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
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The Orlando Magic travel to Spectrum Center to play the Charlotte Hornets on Wednesday, April 10, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Orlando as 1 point favorites.
The Magic have a record of 41-40. They are 1st in the Southeast Division. They have a point differential of 0.6 as they average 107.1 points per game while giving up 106.5 per contest. The Hornets have an overall record of 39-42 this season. They are 2nd in the Southeast Division. They average 110.7 points per game and surrender 111.7, good for a point differential of -1.0.
Valuable Orlando Magic Betting Trends
The Orlando Magic are 43-35-3 against the spread
The Orlando Magic are 37-44-0 against the over/under
Important Charlotte Hornets Betting Trends
The Charlotte Hornets are 38-40-2 against the spread
The Charlotte Hornets are 43-36-0 against the over/under
Key Orlando Magic Injuries
11/20/18 PG Markelle Fultz Shoulder is out indefinitely
04/09/19 F Jonathan Isaac Jaw is downgraded to out Wednesday vs Charlotte
02/05/19 C Mohamed Bamba Leg is out indefinitely
Key Charlotte Hornets Injuries
04/09/19 F Cody Zeller Knee is questionable Wednesday vs Orlando
04/09/19 F Marvin Williams Foot is questionable Wednesday vs Orlando
04/09/19 SF Michael Kidd-Gilchrist Personal is questionable Wednesday vs Orlando
Nikola Vucevic averages 20.8 points per game in 31.4 minutes per contest. He averages 3.8 assists per contest and 12.0 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 52% for the year while his free throw percentage is 79%. Aaron Gordon comes into this contest averaging 15.8 points per game while playing 33.8 minutes per night. He pulls down 7.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is at 73%.
Kemba Walker averages 25.4 points per game and he sees the court an average of 34.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.4 rebounds per contest and 5.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 84%. Jeremy Lamb averages 15.2 points per game while playing 28.4 minutes per contest. He grabs 5.5 rebounds per game and has 2.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 89%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Magic allow 106.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 5th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 11th and 12th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 44.8 rebounds a game which ranks 14th, and they give up 23.1 assists per contest which puts them in 2nd place in the league. They force 13.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 6th in the league. Orlando averages 107.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 24th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 0.6 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 19th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 10th in the league. They average 45.5 rebounds per game and 25.6 assists per contest, which ranks them 14th and 11th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 26th with 13.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hornets surrender 111.7 points per contest, which ranks them 17th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 47% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 24th and 23rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 26th with 26.0 assists allowed per contest, and 21st with 45.9 rebounds surrendered per game. The Hornets are 15th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 13.6 per game. Charlotte is 20th in the league with 110.7 points per game this year. They are 26th in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is -1.0. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 17th in the NBA. They are 23rd in the league in rebounding with 44.0 boards per game and 23rd in assists per contest with 23.3. The Hornets are 29th in turnovers per game with 12.3.
The Magic are 22nd in the league in defensive rating with 108, and their offensive rating of 108.6 is ranked 8th. They are 23rd in the NBA in pace with 98.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 20th. As a unit they are 23rd in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 14th in the NBA. Orlando is 22nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 20th in the NBA.
Charlotte is 30th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 10.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 54%, which is 7th in the league. The Hornets are 13th in the NBA in offensive rating with 111.2, and their defensive rating of 112.2 is ranked 22nd. In terms of pace they are 21st in the league with 98.8 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 22nd. As a team they are 19th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 11th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Magic/Hornets NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Charlotte +1
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