Washington Wizards vs Orlando Magic NBA Parlay 1/8/2020
Game: Washington Wizards vs Orlando Magic
Date: Wednesday, January 8, 2020
Location: Amway Center in Orlando, FL
TV: Fox Sports Florida
Odds/Point Spread: Orlando -3.5
Troy Brown and the Washington Wizards (12-24, 4th in the Southeast Division) travel to Amway Center on Wednesday where they'll take on the Orlando Magic (17-20, 2nd in the Southeast Division). Washington opens this matchup as 3.5 point dogs. The O/U is set at 222.
The Wizards are covering 51.4% of the time, having gone 18-17-1 ATS. Orlando is covering the spread 45.7% of the time, going 16-19-2 against the spread.
Key Washington Wizards Injuries
12/27/19 C Thomas Bryant Foot is out indefinitely
12/23/19 PF Davis Bertans Quad is out indefinitely
12/22/19 C Moritz Wagner Ankle is out indefinitely
12/17/19 PF Rui Hachimura Groin is out indefinitely
10/18/19 PG John Wall Achilles is out indefinitely
01/06/20 SG Bradley Beal Leg is downgraded to out Monday vs Boston
Key Orlando Magic Injuries
12/01/19 SF Al-Farouq Aminu Knee is out indefinitely
01/02/20 PF Jonathan Isaac Knee is out indefinitely
Ish Smith averages 11.4 points per contest in 26.1 minutes per game this year. He averages 4.3 assists per game and 2.9 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% for the season while his free throw percentage is 65%. Troy Brown comes into this game averaging 10.0 points per contest while playing 25.4 minutes per night. He grabs 5.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Evan Fournier averages 18.8 points per game and he sees the court an average of 31.2 minutes per game. He also hauls in 2.6 rebounds per game and dishes 3.2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 81%. Nikola Vucevic scores 18.2 points per contest while playing 31.4 minutes per game. He hauls in 11.3 rebounds per contest and has 3.5 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 78%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wizards allow 120.1 points per contest which is 30th in the NBA. They also surrender a 49% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 30th and 23rd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 46.5 rebounds a game which ranks 24th, and they allow 25.6 assists per game which puts them in 27th place in the league. They force 15.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 22nd in the NBA. Washington averages 115.6 points per contest, which is 5th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -4.5 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 14th. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 8th in the NBA. They average 42.3 boards per contest and 25.8 assists per game, which ranks them 29th and 8th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 24th with 13.7 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Magic give up 103.8 points per game, which ranks them 2nd in the league. Their defense surrenders a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 12th and 14th in those defensive statistics. They rank 8th with 23.1 dimes allowed per game and 23rd with 46.5 boards surrendered per contest. The Magic are 17th in the league in forcing turnovers with 15.1 per contest. Orlando is 30th in the NBA with 103.2 points per contest this season. They are 27th in the league in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is -0.6. They shoot 33% from beyond the arc, which is good for 26th in the league. They are 18th in the NBA in rebounding with 44.8 boards per contest and 22nd in assists per game with 22.8. The Magic are 30th in turnovers per contest with 12.8.
The Wizards are 5th in the NBA in offensive rating with 112, and their defensive rating of 116.3 is ranked 30th. In terms of pace they are 4th in the league with 103 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 11th. As a team they are 12th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 19th in the league. Washington is 25th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 56%, which is 2nd in the league.
Orlando is 27th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 15th in the league. The Magic are 26th in the NBA in offensive rating with 105.4, and their defensive rating of 106 is ranked 6th. In terms of pace they are 27th in the league with 98 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 35% of their shots, ranking 22nd in the league.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Orlando -3.5 and over 222 total points
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Get all of Today's Free NBA Picks
Get all of Today's Expert Expert NBA Picks