Orlando Magic vs Philadelphia 76ers Predictions, NBA Picks, Betting Tips 8/7/2020
Game: Orlando Magic vs Philadelphia 76ers
Date: Friday, August 7, 2020
Location: HP Field House in Orlando, Florida
Al Horford and the Philadelphia 76ers (41-27, 3rd in the Atlantic Division) play the Orlando Magic (32-37, 2nd in the Southeast Division) at HP Field House on Friday.
The Magic are covering the spread 49.2% of the time, having gone 33-34-2 ATS. Philadelphia covers the spread 43.8% of the time, going 28-36-4 against the spread.
Key Orlando Magic Injuries
08/06/20 PG Michael Carter-Williams Foot is doubtful Friday vs Philadelphia
08/05/20 PF Aaron Gordon Hamstring left last game, is questionable Friday vs Philadelphia
08/02/20 PF Jonathan Isaac Knee is out indefinitely
01/10/20 SF Al-Farouq Aminu Knee is out indefinitely
Key Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
08/05/20 SG Glenn Robinson III Hip is questionable Friday vs Orlando
08/05/20 PF Mike Scott Knee is questionable Friday vs Orlando
08/05/20 SG Ben Simmons Knee injured last game, is questionable Friday vs Orlando
Aaron Gordon averages 14.4 points per contest in 32.5 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.7 assists per game and 7.7 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% for the season while his free throw percentage is 67%. Markelle Fultz comes into this game averaging 11.9 points per contest while playing 27.9 minutes per night. He grabs 3.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 5.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is 72%.
Joel Embiid averages 24.0 points per game and he sees the court an average of 30.4 minutes per game. He also hauls in 11.9 rebounds per game and dishes 3.2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 81%. Al Horford scores 11.8 points per contest while playing 30.7 minutes per game. He hauls in 6.9 rebounds per contest and has 4.0 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 76%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Magic allow 107.8 points per contest which is 6th in the NBA. They also surrender a 47% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 19th and 24th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 44.7 rebounds a game which ranks 13th, and they allow 24.7 assists per game which puts them in 18th place in the league. They force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 19th in the NBA. Orlando averages 107.0 points per contest, which is 25th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -0.8 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 27th. From 3-point territory they shoot 34%, which is good for 25th in the NBA. They average 44.5 boards per contest and 24.2 assists per game, which ranks them 16th and 16th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 29th with 12.8 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The 76ers give up 107.9 points per game, which ranks them 7th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 16th and 17th in those defensive statistics. They rank 3rd with 22.7 dimes allowed per game and 1st with 41.9 boards surrendered per contest. The 76ers are 11th in the league in forcing turnovers with 14.0 per contest. Philadelphia is 21st in the NBA with 110.0 points per contest this season. They are 10th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 2.2. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 12th in the league. They are 11th in the NBA in rebounding with 45.4 boards per contest and 8th in assists per game with 25.8. The 76ers are 21st in turnovers per contest with 14.3.
The Magic are 22nd in the NBA in offensive rating with 108.4, and their defensive rating of 109.3 is ranked 10th. In terms of pace they are 26th in the league with 98.5 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 27th. As a team they are 27th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 18th in the league. Orlando is 27th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 54%, which is 13th in the league.
Philadelphia is 18th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 18th in the league. The 76ers are 15th in the NBA in offensive rating with 110.7, and their defensive rating of 108.5 is ranked 7th. In terms of pace they are 19th in the league with 98.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 14th. As a team they are 18th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 23rd in the league.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Philadelphia and over the total points
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