Orlando Magic vs Atlanta Hawks Predictions, NBA Parlay Picks 2/26/2020
Game: Orlando Magic vs Atlanta Hawks
Date: Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Location: State Farm Arena in Atlanta, GA
TV: Fox Sports Southeast - Atlanta
Odds/Point Spread: Orlando -2.5
John Collins and the Atlanta Hawks (17-42, 5th in the Southeast Division) host the Orlando Magic (25-32, 2nd in the Southeast Division) at State Farm Arena on Wednesday, February 26, 2020. The odds on this game have Orlando as 2.5 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 225.5.
The Magic cover the spread 43.6% of the time, having gone 24-31-2 ATS. Atlanta is covering the spread 46.6% of the time, going 27-31-1 against the spread.
Key Orlando Magic Injuries
01/10/20 SF Al-Farouq Aminu Knee is out for season
01/02/20 PF Jonathan Isaac Knee is out indefinitely
Key Atlanta Hawks Injuries
02/24/20 SG DeAndre' Bembry Abdominal is questionable Wednesday vs Orlando
02/19/20 C Clint Capela Heel is out indefinitely
01/05/20 PF Skal Labissiere Knee is out indefinitely
Nikola Vucevic averages 19.1 points per contest in 32.3 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.7 assists per game and 10.8 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% for the season while his free throw percentage is 78%. Aaron Gordon comes into this game averaging 14.3 points per contest while playing 32.5 minutes per night. He grabs 7.5 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.2 assists per game. His FG percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is 67%.
Trae Young averages 29.9 points per game and he sees the court an average of 35.4 minutes per game. He also hauls in 4.4 rebounds per game and dishes 9.2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 86%. John Collins scores 20.8 points per contest while playing 32.5 minutes per game. He hauls in 10.3 rebounds per contest and has 1.4 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 58% and his free throw percentage is at 80%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Magic allow 105.8 points per contest which is 1st in the NBA. They also surrender a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 16th and 23rd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 46.1 rebounds a game which ranks 21st, and they allow 24.1 assists per game which puts them in 13th place in the league. They force 14.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 19th in the NBA. Orlando averages 104.2 points per contest, which is 29th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -1.7 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a unit, which has them ranked 28th. From 3-point territory they shoot 34%, which is good for 28th in the NBA. They average 44.5 boards per contest and 23.2 assists per game, which ranks them 20th and 21st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 29th with 12.6 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hawks give up 119.0 points per game, which ranks them 29th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 48% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 27th and 18th in those defensive statistics. They rank 18th with 24.7 dimes allowed per game and 28th with 47.1 boards surrendered per contest. The Hawks are 20th in the league in forcing turnovers with 15.3 per contest. Atlanta is 19th in the NBA with 110.6 points per contest this season. They are 23rd in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is -8.4. They shoot 33% from beyond the arc, which is good for 30th in the league. They are 24th in the NBA in rebounding with 43.0 boards per contest and 20th in assists per game with 23.4. The Hawks are 2nd in turnovers per contest with 16.4.
The Magic are 25th in the NBA in offensive rating with 106.3, and their defensive rating of 108 is ranked 8th. In terms of pace they are 28th in the league with 97.8 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 29th. As a team they are 29th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 19th in the league. Orlando is 27th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 14th in the league.
Atlanta is 3rd in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 54%, which is 7th in the NBA. The Hawks are 27th in the league in defensive rating with 114.2, and their offensive rating of 106.1 is ranked 28th. They are 4th in the NBA in pace with 103.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 25th. As a unit they are 22nd in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 13th in the NBA.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Atlanta +2.5 and over 225.5 total points
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