Phoenix Suns vs Orlando Magic NBA Picks 12/4/2019
Game: Phoenix Suns vs Orlando Magic
Date: Wednesday, December 4, 2019
Location: Amway Center in Orlando, FL
TV: Fox Sports Florida
Odds/Point Spread: Orlando -2.5
Jonathan Isaac and the Orlando Magic (8-11, 2nd in the Southeast Division) play the Phoenix Suns (9-10, 3rd in the Pacific Division) at Amway Center on Wednesday, December 4, 2019. The odds on this matchup have Orlando as 2.5 point favorites. The O/U has been set at 217.
The Suns cover 57.9% of the time, having gone 11-8-0 ATS. Orlando is covering the spread 33.3% of the time, going 6-12-1 against the spread.
Key Phoenix Suns Injuries
12/2/2019 Aron Baynes C Calf Game Time Decision
12/2/2019 Cheick Diallo PF Illness Game Time Decision
Key Orlando Magic Injuries
12/2/2019 Michael Carter-Williams PG Hip Game Time Decision
12/1/2019 Al-Farouq Aminu PF Knee Expected to be out until at least Feb 1
11/21/2019 Nikola Vucevic C Ankle Expected to be out until at least Dec 20
Devin Booker averages 24.4 points per game in 35.6 minutes per contest. He averages 6.2 assists per contest and 3.7 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 51% for the year while his free throw percentage is 95%. Kelly Oubre comes into this contest averaging 17.8 points per game while playing 31.4 minutes per night. He pulls down 5.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is at 80%.
Evan Fournier averages 19.2 points per game and he sees the court an average of 30.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.0 rebounds per contest and 3.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 85%. Jonathan Isaac averages 13.1 points per game while playing 30.6 minutes per contest. He grabs 7.5 rebounds per game and has 1.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 82%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Suns allow 112.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 19th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 21st and 18th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 45.7 rebounds a game which ranks 14th, and they give up 24.6 assists per contest which puts them in 21st place in the league. They force 16.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 27th in the league. Phoenix averages 114.4 points per contest this season, which ranks them 7th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 2.0 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 13th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 12th in the league. They average 42.2 rebounds per game and 27.7 assists per contest, which ranks them 26th and 2nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 25th with 14.1 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Magic surrender 101.9 points per contest, which ranks them 2nd in the NBA. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 12th and 8th in those defensive statistics. They rank 6th with 22.6 assists allowed per contest, and 13th with 45.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Magic are 8th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 14.5 per game. Orlando is 29th in the league with 101.0 points per game this year. They are 29th in the league in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is -1.0. They shoot 31% from 3-point range, which is good for 29th in the NBA. They are 12th in the league in rebounding with 45.7 boards per game and 24th in assists per contest with 22.1. The Magic are 27th in turnovers per game with 13.5.
The Suns are 7th in the league in defensive rating with 109.3, and their offensive rating of 111.2 is ranked 18th. They are 10th in the NBA in pace with 102.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 10th. As a unit they are 7th in the league in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 8th in the NBA. Phoenix is 25th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 11th in the NBA.
Orlando is 26th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 19th in the league. The Magic are 29th in the NBA in offensive rating with 103.6, and their defensive rating of 104.5 is ranked 9th. In terms of pace they are 30th in the league with 97.5 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 30th. As a team they are 29th 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 Suns/Magic NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Phoenix +2.5
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