Orlando Magic vs Brooklyn Nets Predictions, NBA Parlay Picks 2/24/2020
Game: Orlando Magic vs Brooklyn Nets
Date: Monday, February 24, 2020
Location: Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY
Odds/Point Spread: Brooklyn -3.5
Joe Harris and the Brooklyn Nets (26-29, 4th in the Atlantic Division) play the Orlando Magic (24-32, 2nd in the Southeast Division) at Barclays Center on Monday, February 24, 2020. Orlando opens this contest as 3.5 point underdogs. The O/U is set at 213.5.
The Magic cover the spread 42.6% of the time, having gone 23-31-2 ATS. Brooklyn is covering 49.1% of the time, going 27-28-0 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 Brooklyn Nets Injuries
10/19/19 SF Kevin Durant Achilles is out indefinitely
02/20/20 PG Kyrie Irving Shoulder is out for season
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 14.1 points per contest while playing 32.3 minutes per night. He grabs 7.4 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.2 assists per game. His FG percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is 67%.
Spencer Dinwiddie averages 20.8 points per game and he sees the court an average of 31.3 minutes per game. He also hauls in 3.5 rebounds per game and dishes 6.7 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 77%. Joe Harris scores 13.8 points per contest while playing 31.3 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.3 rebounds per contest and has 2.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 75%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Magic allow 105.7 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 22nd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 46.0 rebounds a game which ranks 21st, and they allow 24.0 assists per game which puts them in 13th place in the league. They force 15.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 19th in the NBA. Orlando averages 104.0 points per contest, which is 29th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -1.8 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a unit, which has them ranked 30th. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 28th in the NBA. They average 44.6 boards per contest and 23.2 assists per game, which ranks them 19th and 23rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 29th with 12.6 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Nets give up 110.6 points per game, which ranks them 16th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 4th and 7th in those defensive statistics. They rank 2nd with 22.0 dimes allowed per game and 23rd with 46.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Nets are 6th in the league in forcing turnovers with 13.0 per contest. Brooklyn is 19th in the NBA with 110.5 points per contest this season. They are 24th in the league in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is -0.1. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 25th in the league. They are 2nd in the NBA in rebounding with 48.4 boards per contest and 16th in assists per game with 24.0. The Nets are 5th in turnovers per contest with 15.6.
The Magic are 25th in the NBA in offensive rating with 106.1, and their defensive rating of 107.9 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 13.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 14th in the league.
Brooklyn is 8th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 28th in the league. The Nets are 23rd in the NBA in offensive rating with 107.6, and their defensive rating of 107.7 is ranked 7th. In terms of pace they are 10th in the league with 101.3 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 42% of their shots, ranking 5th in the league.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Brooklyn -3.5 and over 213.5 total points
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