Orlando Magic at Philadelphia 76ers NBA Betting Tips 3/5/2019
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Wells Fargo Center
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The Orlando Magic travel to Wells Fargo Center to play the Philadelphia 76ers on Tuesday, March 5, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Philadelphia as 6 point favorites.
The Magic have a record of 30-35. They are 1st in the Southeast Division. They have a point differential of -0.8 as they average 105.9 points per game while giving up 106.7 per contest. The 76ers have an overall record of 40-23 this season. They are 2nd in the Atlantic Division. They average 115.6 points per game and surrender 112.3, good for a point differential of 3.3.
Valuable Orlando Magic Betting Trends
The Orlando Magic are 34-27-3 against the spread
The Orlando Magic are 29-35-0 against the over/under
Important Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 30-33-0 against the spread
The Philadelphia 76ers are 31-31-0 against the over/under
Key Orlando Magic Injuries
11/20/18 PG Markelle Fultz Shoulder is out indefinitely
02/05/19 C Mohamed Bamba Leg is out indefinitely
Key Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
03/03/19 C Amir Johnson Illness is questionable Tuesday vs Orlando
03/03/19 C Boban Marjanovic Ankle is questionable Tuesday vs Orlando
02/20/19 F Joel Embiid Knee is out indefinitely
Nikola Vucevic comes into this contest averaging 20.7 points per game while playing 31.2 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 12.0 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.0 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 53% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 77%. Aaron Gordon averages 15.8 points per game in 33.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.6 assists per contest and 7.4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 73%.
Ben Simmons averages 17.0 points per game while playing 34.2 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 9.1 rebounds per game and has 7.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 57% and his free throw percentage is at 59%. Jimmy Butler averages 19.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.2 rebounds per contest and 4.0 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 85%.
Useful Team Statistics
Orlando averages 105.9 points per contest this season, which ranks them 26th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -0.9 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 21st. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 16th in the league. They average 44.6 rebounds per game and 25.0 assists per game, which ranks them 20th and 13th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 26th with 13.4 per game. The Magic allow 106.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 4th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 11th and 13th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 45.1 rebounds a game which ranks 18th and they give up 23.0 assists per contest, which puts them in 5th place in the league. They force 13.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 4th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Philadelphia is 4th in the league with 115.6 points per game this year. They are 7th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 3.3. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 7th in the NBA. They are 5th in the league in rebounding with 46.9 boards per game, and 3rd in assists per contest with 27.3. The 76ers are 4th in turnovers per game with 15.6. The 76ers surrender 112.3 points per contest, which ranks them 18th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 10th and 3rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 7th with 23.4 assists allowed per contest and 5th with 43.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The 76ers are 6th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 13.3 per game.
The Magic are 24th in the NBA in offensive rating with 107.4, and their defensive rating of 108.2 is ranked 9th. In terms of pace they are 26th in the league with 98.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 23rd. As a team they are 24th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 14th in the league. Orlando is 20th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 20th in the league.
Philadelphia is 3rd in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 29th in the league. The 76ers are 9th in the NBA in offensive rating with 112.5, and their defensive rating of 109.3 is ranked 12th. In terms of pace they are 7th in the league with 101.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 3rd. As a team they are 3rd in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 15th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Magic/76ers NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Philadelphia -6
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