Orlando Magic vs Atlanta Hawks Prediction, 5/13/2021 NBA Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Orlando Magic vs Atlanta Hawks
Date: Thursday, May 13, 2021
Location: State Farm Arena in Atlanta, GA
TV: Bally Sports Florida
State Farm Arena is the site where and the Atlanta Hawks (38-31) will take on the Orlando Magic (21-48) on Thursday.
The Orlando Magic faced the Milwaukee Bucks and ended up losing by a score of 114-102 in their last contest. Orlando wrapped up the contest having earned a 41.5% FG percentage (39 of 94) and made 10 of their 30 shots from 3-point land. When they shot from the charity stripe, the Magic buried 14 of 20 shots for a percentage of 70.0%. In relation to grabbing boards, they compiled 52 with 10 of them being of the offensive sort. They also distributed 18 assists in this matchup while forcing the opposition into 9 turnovers and earning 6 steals. In relation to the defense, Orlando let their opponent shoot 42.6% from the floor on 43 of 101 shooting. Milwaukee earned 16 assists and had 10 steals in the game. Moreover, Milwaukee totaled 63 boards (17 offensive, 46 defensive) and earned 2 rejections. Milwaukee finished 74.1% when shooting free throws by making 20 of their 27 attempts. They also made 8 of 33 attempts from downtown.
Cole Anthony is a guy who was a factor in this game. He walked away with 18 points on 8 out of 16 shooting. He played 30:26 minutes and snagged 4 rebounds. Anthony finished shooting 50.0% from the field but wasn't able to get an assist. An additional guy that was a major factor in the matchup for the Magic was Moritz Wagner. He collected 13 rebounds in his 27:35 min on the hardwood. He finished the game at 46.2% from the field for this game by hitting 6-of-13 (17 points). When this game wrapped up, Wagner accounted for 1 assist.
Orlando will play this game with a mark of 21-48 for the campaign. They cough up possession 12.8 times per game and as a group are committing 17.1 fouls per contest. As a unit, Orlando is collecting 45.4 rebounds per contest and has accounted for 1,503 dimes for the year, which ranks 28th in the league in terms of passing the ball. The Magic are hitting 34.3% on 3-pointers (753 of 2,194) and 77.5% from the free throw line. They are averaging 104.1 points per game (29th in the league) while connecting on 42.9% from the field. On the defensive end, the Magic are forcing 12.9 turnovers every game and they draw 18.5 fouls. The Magic defensively are allowing an opponent FG percentage of 47.1% (889 of 1,275) and they concede 47.4 boards per game as a group. They are 25th in the league in giving up assists to their opponents with 1,785 conceded for the season. They are giving up 36.9% on shots from distance while they are 20th in basketball in PPG allowed (112.9).
In their last game, the Atlanta Hawks went home victorious with a score of 125-124 when they faced the Washington Wizards. The Hawks pulled down 42 defensive rebounds and 13 offensive rebounds for a total of 55 in this contest. They also coughed up the ball 12 times, while recording 4 steals in this contest. The Wizards committed 21 fouls for this contest which got the Hawks to the free throw line for a total of 26 shots. They were able to knock down 23 of those for a percentage of 88.5%. With respect to shots from downtown, Atlanta made 10 of their 30 attempts (33.3%). When the final whistle blew, the Hawks shot 46 for 96 from the field which had them at 47.9%. The Hawks permitted the Wizards to convert 51 out of their 100 attempts from the floor which left them shooting 51.0% for this contest. They finished shooting 50.0% from distance by connecting on 13 of 26 and ended up going 9 out of 11 at the free throw line (81.8%). With respect to how they cleaned up the glass, Atlanta permitted Washington to get 42 in total (8 on the offensive glass).
Trae Young ended up having an impact for the Hawks in the game. He made 11 of 22 for the contest for a rate of 50.0%, and had 6 rebounds. Young tallied 36 points in his 36:37 mins on the court and had 9 dimes for this contest. An additional guy that ended up playing a role for Atlanta was John Collins. He finished with 1 assist in 32:45 minutes on the hardwood, and he knocked down 10 out of 14 from the floor. Collins finished going 71.4% from the floor while also earning 28 points and 8 boards.
Atlanta has a record of 38-31 so far this year. Atlanta has totaled 7,826 points on the season (113.4 per game) and they collect 45.3 boards per contest. The Hawks are committing 19.4 personal fouls per game and they hit 81.3% from the charity stripe. When it comes to offense, the Hawks are shooting 46.6% from the floor, which has them ranked 19th in basketball. They are getting an assist 24.1 times per game (20th in the league) and they are giving up possession 13.3 times per game. The Hawks defensively are ranked 15th in the NBA in PPG surrendered with 111.8. They have given up 24.3 assists and 42.5 boards per contest, which ranks them 11th and 7th in the league. The Atlanta defense concedes 35.1% on shots from beyond the arc (819 of 2,332) and their opponents are converting on 80.4% of their foul shots. They are forcing 12.3 turnovers on a nightly basis and allow teams to shoot 46.6% from the floor (15th in the NBA).
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Atlanta
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