Orlando Magic vs Golden State Warriors Prediction, 12/6/2021 NBA Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Orlando Magic vs Golden State Warriors
Date: Monday, December 6, 2021
Location: Chase Center in San Francisco, CA
TV: NBC Sports Bay Area
Chase Center is the site where the Golden State Warriors (19-4) will play the Orlando Magic (5-19) on Monday.
The Magic played the Rockets and took a loss by a score of 118-116 in their last contest. Orlando ended the contest with a 48.8% field goal percentage (42 out of 86) and converted 13 out of their 37 shots from downtown. From the charity stripe, the Magic converted 19 of 21 attempts for a rate of 90.5%. When it comes to getting rebounds, they earned a total of 45 with 10 of them being on the offensive end. They also dished out 24 assists for the game in addition to forcing the other team into 5 turnovers and having 6 steals. With regard to defending, Orlando allowed the other team to shoot 47.3% from the field on 44 out of 93 shooting. Houston earned 36 dimes and had 33 steals in the game. Additionally, Houston grabbed 28 rebounds (8 offensive, 20 defensive) and had 5 blocks. Houston finished the game at 86.7% when shooting free throws by making 13 of 15 attempts. They converted 17 of 47 shots from beyond the arc. With respect to personal fouls, the Magic ended up walking away with 21 and the Rockets finished the game with 10 personal fouls.
Mohamed Bamba is a player who was a contributor in the matchup. Bamba walked away from this one shooting 75.0% from the floor and also earned 3 assists. He saw the court for 31 mins and also collected 6 boards. He left the arena with 15 points on 6 out of 8 shooting.
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Orlando will take the court with a mark of 5-19 so far this year. They average 100.6 points per game (28th in basketball) while going 42.0% from the floor. The Magic are shooting 32.1% on 3-point shots (292 of 911) and 75.4% from the charity stripe. As a unit, Orlando is pulling down 44.8 rebounds per contest and is sitting with 524 assists this season, which is 22nd in the league in terms of passing the rock. They are turning it over 15.2 times per game and as a basketball team they are committing 19.9 fouls every game.
On defense, the Magic are forcing 13.0 turnovers on a nightly basis and they draw 18.5 fouls. They rank 28th in the NBA in giving up assists to the opposition with 621 relinquished so far this season. The Magic defensively are giving up an opponent shooting percentage of 45.8% (980 of 2,140) and they concede 46.5 boards per contest as a group. They are conceding 34.8% on 3-point shots and they are ranked 24th in the NBA in PPG allowed (110.5).
The last time they took the court, the Warriors took a loss by a score of 112-107 when they played the Spurs. When talking about rebounds, Golden State permitted San Antonio to pull down 34 in total (11 offensive). They finished shooting 34.3% from beyond the arc by hitting 12 out of 35 and finished the contest at 16 of 19 from the charity stripe (84.2%). The Warriors allowed the Spurs to convert 42 of their 88 tries from the field which had them sitting at 47.7% for the game. When all was said and done, the Warriors walked away from this one shooting 40 for 90 from the field which gave them a rate of 44.4%. In terms of 3-pointers, Golden State knocked down 13 of their 39 attempts (33.3%). They were able to convert 14 of those for a percentage of 66.7%. The Spurs were called for 12 fouls in this contest which took the Warriors to the charity stripe for 21 attempts. They also coughed up the ball 12 times, while recording 6 steals in the game. The Warriors snagged 34 defensive boards and 11 offensive rebounds totaling 45 for the contest.
Stephen Curry was important for the Warriors in the matchup. Curry totaled 27 points in his 37 mins on the court and earned 5 assists in the matchup. He converted 7 of 28 for this contest giving him a field goal percentage of 25.0%, and had 8 rebounds.
Golden State has a record of 19-4 on the season. When it comes to offensive execution, the Warriors are hitting on 47.5% from the field, which ranks 3rd in the NBA. Golden State has accumulated 2,601 pts so far this year (113.1 per game) and they pull down 47.3 rebounds per contest. They are assisting teammates 29.0 times per contest (1st in the NBA) and they turn it over 16.2 times per contest. The Warriors commit 19.9 fouls every game and they hit 76.3% from the charity stripe.
The Warriors on the defensive end are ranked 1st in the league in points allowed per contest with 100.8. They are able to force 16.0 TO's per game and allow teams to shoot 42.3% from the floor (1st in basketball). The Golden State defense concedes 32.6% on shots from distance (276 of 847) and opponents are knocking down 73.2% of their shots from the charity stripe. They relinquish 21.8 assists and 41.7 total rebounds per game, which ranks them 4th and 2nd in basketball.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Orlando
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