Orlando Magic at Los Angeles Clippers NBA Picks & Predictions 1/6/2019
Sunday, January 6, 2019
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The Orlando Magic head to Staples Center to take on the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday, January 6, 2019. The opening line for this game has Los Angeles as 6.5 point favorites.
The Magic have a record of 17-21. They are 3rd in the Southeast Division. They have a point differential of -3.6 as they average 103.6 points per game while giving up 107.2 per contest. The Clippers have an overall record of 22-16 this season. They are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They average 115.9 points per game and surrender 114.7, good for a point differential of 1.2.
Valuable Orlando Magic Betting Trends
The Orlando Magic are 19-16-2 against the spread this season
The Orlando Magic are 15-22-0 against the over/under this year
Important Los Angeles Clippers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Clippers are 21-16-0 against the spread this season
The Los Angeles Clippers are 23-13-0 against the over/under this year
Key Orlando Magic Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
11/29/18 F Luc Mbah a Moute Knee is out indefinitely
Nikola Vucevic averages 20.4 points per contest in 30.9 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.6 assists per game and 11.7 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 54% for the season while his free throw percentage is 78%. Aaron Gordon comes into this game averaging 15.2 points per contest while playing 33.2 minutes per night. He grabs 7.5 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is 68%.
Danilo Gallinari averages 19.6 points per game and he sees the court an average of 31.6 minutes per game. He also hauls in 6.3 rebounds per game and dishes 2.5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 92%. Tobias Harris scores 20.9 points per contest while playing 34.2 minutes per game. He hauls in 8.0 rebounds per contest and has 2.2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is at 89%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Magic allow 107.2 points per contest which is 8th in the NBA. They also surrender a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 15th and 28th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 45.7 rebounds a game which ranks 21st, and they allow 23.4 assists per game which puts them in 9th place in the league. They force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 10th in the NBA. Orlando averages 103.6 points per contest, which is 27th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -3.6 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 23rd. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 16th in the NBA. They average 42.8 boards per contest and 24.7 assists per game, which ranks them 25th and 13th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 24th with 13.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Clippers give up 114.7 points per game, which ranks them 24th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 13th and 13th in those defensive statistics. They rank 15th with 24.1 dimes allowed per game and 19th with 45.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Clippers are 3rd in the league in forcing turnovers with 12.2 per contest. Los Angeles is 4th in the NBA with 115.9 points per contest this season. They are 7th in the league in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 1.2. They shoot 38% from beyond the arc, which is good for 3rd in the league. They are 12th in the NBA in rebounding with 45.7 boards per contest and 23rd in assists per game with 22.7. The Clippers are 13th in turnovers per contest with 14.3.
The Magic are 26th in the league in defensive rating with 109.9, and their offensive rating of 106.2 is ranked 14th. They are 26th in the NBA in pace with 97 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 23rd. As a unit they are 24th 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. Orlando is 19th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 14th in the NBA.
Los Angeles is 14th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 10.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 22nd in the league. The Clippers are 6th in the NBA in offensive rating with 113.6, and their defensive rating of 112.4 is ranked 23rd. In terms of pace they are 9th in the league with 100.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 13th. As a team they are 3rd in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 28% of their shots, ranking 29th in the league.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Los Angeles -6.5 and under 217 total points
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