Toronto Raptors at Orlando Magic Game 3 Betting Tips 4/19/2019
Friday, April 19, 2019
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Kyle Lowry and the Toronto Raptors visit Amway Center on Friday where they'll take on the Orlando Magic in Game 3 of their series. Toronto tied the series at 1-1 with a 111-82 win in Game 2 on Tuesday. The opening line for this matchup has Toronto as 4 point favorites.
The Raptors (58-24, 1st in the Atlantic Division) cover 45.8% of the time, going 38-45-1 against the spread this year. The Magic (42-40, 1st in the Southeast Division) have an ATS record of 45-37-2, so they cover the spread 54.9%. As a favorite, Toronto covers the spread 42.6% of the time, while Orlando has covered 53.6% as an underdog this season.
Valuable Toronto Raptors Betting Trends
The Toronto Raptors are 39-43-2 against the spread
The Toronto Raptors are 45-37-0 against the over/under
Important Orlando Magic Betting Trends
The Orlando Magic are 45-36-3 against the spread
The Orlando Magic are 38-46-0 against the over/under
Key Toronto Raptors Injuries
04/12/19 SF OG Anunoby Appendectomy is out indefinitely
Key Orlando Magic Injuries
11/20/18 PG Markelle Fultz Shoulder is out indefinitely
02/05/19 C Mohamed Bamba Leg is out indefinitely
Kawhi Leonard averages 26.6 points per game in 34.0 minutes per contest. He averages 3.3 assists per contest and 7.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year while his free throw percentage is 85%. Kyle Lowry comes into this contest averaging 14.2 points per game while playing 34.0 minutes per night. He pulls down 4.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 8.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is at 83%.
Aaron Gordon averages 16.0 points per game and he sees the court an average of 33.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.4 rebounds per contest and 3.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 73%. Evan Fournier averages 15.1 points per game while playing 31.5 minutes per contest. He grabs 3.2 rebounds per game and has 3.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 81%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Raptors allow 108.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 9th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 5th and 8th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 44.8 rebounds a game which ranks 13th, and they give up 24.5 assists per contest which puts them in 15th place in the league. They force 14.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 21st in the league. Toronto averages 114.4 points per contest this season, which ranks them 8th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 6.1 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 5th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 6th in the league. They average 45.2 rebounds per game and 25.4 assists per contest, which ranks them 17th and 13th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 15th with 14.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Magic surrender 106.6 points per contest, which ranks them 5th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 12th and 10th in those defensive statistics. They rank 2nd with 23.1 assists allowed per contest, and 11th with 44.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Magic are 5th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 13.0 per game. Orlando is 24th in the league with 107.3 points per game this year. They are 18th in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 0.7. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 10th in the NBA. They are 15th in the league in rebounding with 45.4 boards per game and 12th in assists per contest with 25.5. The Magic are 26th in turnovers per game with 13.2.
The Raptors are 5th in the NBA in offensive rating with 113.1, and their defensive rating of 107.1 is ranked 5th. In terms of pace they are 14th in the league with 100.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 3rd. As a team they are 4th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 10th in the league. Toronto is 14th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 27th in the league.
Orlando is 23rd in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 21st in the league. The Magic are 22nd in the NBA in offensive rating with 108.9, and their defensive rating of 108.1 is ranked 8th. In terms of pace they are 25th in the league with 98.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 20th. As a team they are 23rd in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 14th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Raptors/Magic NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Toronto -4
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