Sacramento Kings vs Orlando Magic Predictions, NBA Picks, Betting Tips 8/2/2020
Game: Sacramento Kings vs Orlando Magic
Date: Sunday, August 2, 2020
Location: HP Field House in Orlando, Florida
Odds/Point Spread: Orlando -2
HP Field House is the site where Jonathan Isaac and the Orlando Magic (31-35, 2nd in the Southeast Division) will take on the Sacramento Kings (28-37, 3rd in the Pacific Division) on Sunday. The spread on this matchup has Orlando as 2-point favorites. The O/U has been set at 219.
The Kings cover the spread 52.4% of the time, having gone 33-30-2 ATS. Orlando is covering the spread 50.0% of the time, going 32-32-2 against the spread.
Key Sacramento Kings Injuries
07/31/20 C Alex Len COVID-19 is questionable Sunday vs Orlando
02/09/20 F Marvin Bagley III Foot is out for season
Key Orlando Magic Injuries
07/31/20 SF Wes Iwundu Concussion is questionable Sunday vs Sacramento
01/10/20 SF Al-Farouq Aminu Knee is out indefinitely
Harrison Barnes comes into this game averaging 14.6 points per contest while playing 34.9 minutes per night this year. He grabs 4.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is 80%. Bogdan Bogdanovic averages 14.6 points per contest in 28.6 minutes per game. He averages 3.2 assists per game and 3.2 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% for the season while his free throw percentage is 73%.
Jonathan Isaac scores 12.1 points per contest while playing 29.2 minutes per game. He hauls in 6.9 rebounds per contest and has 1.3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 77%. Aaron Gordon averages 14.3 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 32.9 minutes per game. He also brings in 7.7 rebounds per game and has 3.7 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 68%.
Useful Team Statistics
Sacramento averages 109.2 points per contest, which is 23rd in the league. Their average scoring margin is -2.0 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 17th. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 12th in the NBA. They average 42.5 boards per contest and 23.4 assists per game, which ranks them 27th and 22nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 18th with 14.5 per game. The Kings allow 111.2 points per contest, which is 17th in the NBA. They also surrender a 47% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 20th and 18th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 43.5 rebounds a game which ranks 7th, and they allow 24.6 assists per game which puts them in 17th place in the league. They force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 21st in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
Orlando is 27th in the NBA with 106.7 points per contest this season. They are 27th in the league in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is -0.8. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 25th in the league. They are 17th in the NBA in rebounding with 44.5 boards per contest and 16th in assists per game with 24.1. The Magic are 29th in turnovers per contest with 12.6. The Magic give up 107.5 points per game, which ranks them 8th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 18th and 24th in those defensive statistics. They rank 15th with 24.6 dimes allowed per game and 15th with 45.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Magic are 19th in the league in forcing turnovers with 14.8 per contest this year.
The Kings are 19th in the NBA in offensive rating with 109.7, and their defensive rating of 111.7 is ranked 19th. In terms of pace they are 23rd in the league with 98.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 13th. As a team they are 18th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 13th in the league. Sacramento is 15th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 54%, which is 12th in the league.
Orlando is 28th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 54%, which is 13th in the NBA. The Magic are 23rd in the league in defensive rating with 109, and their offensive rating of 108.2 is ranked 9th. They are 26th in the NBA in pace with 98.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 27th. As a unit they are 27th in the league in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 22nd in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Kings/Magic NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Sacramento +2
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