Washington Wizards at Orlando Magic NBA Picks & Predictions 1/25/2019
Friday, January 25, 2019
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The Washington Wizards travel to Amway Center to play the Orlando Magic on Friday, January 25, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Orlando as 4 point favorites.
The Wizards have a record of 20-26. They are 3rd in the Southeast Division. They have a point differential of -2.8 as they average 113.0 points per game while giving up 115.8 per contest. The Magic have an overall record of 20-28 this season. They are 4th in the Southeast Division. They average 104.4 points per game and surrender 107.9, good for a point differential of -3.5.
Valuable Washington Wizards Betting Trends
The Washington Wizards are 19-26-1 against the spread
The Washington Wizards are 26-20-0 against the over/under
Important Orlando Magic Betting Trends
The Orlando Magic are 23-22-3 against the spread
The Orlando Magic are 22-26-0 against the over/under
Key Washington Wizards Injuries
12/28/18 PG John Wall Heel is out indefinitely
11/28/18 C Dwight Howard Gluteus is out indefinitely
01/04/19 F Markieff Morris Neck is out 6-8 weeks
Key Orlando Magic Injuries
No key injuries to report
Bradley Beal comes into this contest averaging 24.7 points per game while playing 37.1 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 5.0 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.0 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 79%. Otto Porter averages 13.0 points per game in 28.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.9 assists per contest and 5.7 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 77%.
Aaron Gordon averages 15.6 points per game while playing 33.3 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 7.5 rebounds per game and has 3.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 73%. Nikola Vucevic averages 20.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 12.0 rebounds per contest and 3.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is 78%.
Useful Team Statistics
Washington averages 113.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 9th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -2.9 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 12th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 25th in the league. They average 41.2 rebounds per game and 25.4 assists per game, which ranks them 28th and 10th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 14th with 13.9 per game. The Wizards allow 115.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 29th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc, ranking them 24th and 27th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 47.8 rebounds a game which ranks 28th and they give up 25.3 assists per contest, which puts them in 24th place in the league. They force 16.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 29th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Orlando is 27th in the league with 104.4 points per game this year. They are 24th in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is -3.5. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 18th in the NBA. They are 24th in the league in rebounding with 43.0 boards per game, and 13th in assists per contest with 24.5. The Magic are 26th in turnovers per game with 12.9. The Magic surrender 107.9 points per contest, which ranks them 8th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 16th and 23rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 8th with 23.2 assists allowed per contest and 23rd with 45.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Magic are 7th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 12.8 per game.
The Wizards are 17th in the league in defensive rating with 112.8, and their offensive rating of 110 is ranked 25th. They are 8th in the NBA in pace with 100.8 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 15th. As a unit they are 12th in the league in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 12th in the NBA. Washington is 15th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 54%, which is 5th in the NBA.
Orlando is 21st in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 15th in the NBA. The Magic are 24th in the league in defensive rating with 110.3, and their offensive rating of 106.7 is ranked 14th. They are 26th in the NBA in pace with 97.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 24th. As a unit they are 25th 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.
Who will win tonight's Wizards/Magic NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Orlando -4
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