Orlando Magic vs Golden State Warriors Prediction, 2/11/2021 NBA Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Orlando Magic vs Golden State Warriors
Date: Thursday, February 11, 2021
Location: Chase Center in San Francisco, CA
TV: NBC Sports Bay Area
Odds/Point Spread: Orlando (+3.5)
The Golden State Warriors (13-12) host the Orlando Magic (9-16) at Chase Center on Thursday. Orlando opens this matchup as 3.5-point dogs. The O/U is set at 225.
The Orlando Magic faced the Portland Blazers and took a loss by a final of 106-97 in their last game. Orlando wrapped up the contest with a 42.0% FG percentage (37 of 88) and knocked down 11 out of their 35 shots from distance. From the free throw line, the Magic knocked down 12 of 22 tries for a percentage of 54.5%. When it comes to pulling down boards, they collected a total of 53 with 10 of them being on the offensive end. They also recorded 22 dimes in the game as well as having 7 steals and 3 blocks. In reference to defense, Orlando allowed the other team to go 38.9% from the floor on 35 of 90 shooting. Portland doled out 18 dimes and had 6 steals for this contest. Furthurmore, the Blazers collected 54 rebounds (9 offensive, 45 defensive) and had 6 blocks. Portland walked away from this one shooting 94.7% at the free throw line by burying 18 of their 19 tries. They converted 18 out of their 46 attempts from three-point range.
Nikola Vučević is someone who came through in this matchup. He accounted for 27 points on 10 out of 21 shooting. He was on the court for 41:06 minutes played and snagged 15 rebounds. Vučević ended up going 47.6% from the field and also dished out 4 assists. One more player that was a major contributor in the game for the Magic was James Ennis. He pulled down 6 rebounds and also totaled 2 dimes. He ended up going 55.6% from the field in this matchup by connecting on 5-of-9 (16 points). When the final whistle was blown, Ennis played for 34:51 minutes.
Orlando enters this contest with a win-loss record of 9-16 for the year. The Magic are hitting 34.5% on 3-pointers (277 of 803) and 78.1% from the charity stripe. They currently have an average of 104.7 points per outing (28th in the NBA) while going 42.9% from the field. They turn the ball over 13.7 times per game and as a squad they commit 17.4 fouls every game. As a team, Orlando is pulling in 46.9 boards per game and has accounted for 561 dimes so far this year, which ranks 22nd in the NBA in terms of passing the rock. When they are on defense, the Magic are able to force 13.2 turnovers per game while drawing 18.5 fouls. They are currently ranked 25th in the NBA in allowing assists with 627 relinquished for the campaign. The Magic are giving up an opponent shooting percentage of 47.2% (330 of 463) and they relinquish 45.6 rebounds per game as a squad. They surrender 37.2% from beyond the arc and they are 19th in basketball in PPG allowed (112.0).
When they last stepped on the hardwood, the Golden State Warriors got the victory with a final of 114-91 against the San Antonio Spurs. The Warriors were able to collect 40 defensive rebounds and 10 offensive boards totaling 50 for the game. They also rejected 4 shots while getting 8 steals for the matchup. The Spurs earned 16 personal fouls for this contest which took the Warriors to the free throw line for a total of 19 attempts. They were able to knock down 13 of the free throws for a clip of 68.4%. With regard to shots from beyond the perimeter, Golden State converted 17 of their 40 attempts (42.5%). When this game wrapped up, the Warriors finished the game shooting 42 out of 91 from the field which gave them a rate of 46.2%. The Warriors allowed the Spurs to make 32 out of 86 attempts from the floor which gave them a percentage of 37.2% in this matchup. They finished shooting 33.3% from three-point range by going 8 out of 24 and finished the game at 19 of 21 from the free throw line (90.5%). With respect to rebounding, Golden State permitted San Antonio to collect 45 in total (8 offensive).
Stephen Curry ended up being a major contributor for the Warriors in this contest. He knocked down 11 of 20 for this contest for a rate of 55.0%, which earned him 32 points. Curry had 4 rebounds in his 31:56 mins of time on the court and had 2 assists in this contest. One more player that was pivotal for Golden State was Andrew Wiggins. He ended up with 14 points in his 35:08 mins played via 5 out of 14 shooting in the game. Wiggins ended the game having shot 35.7% from the field while earning 2 assists and 3 rebounds.
Golden State has a win-loss record of 13-12 this year. Golden State has accounted for 2,848 points for the season (113.9 per game) and they collect 44.1 boards per contest. The Warriors commit 22.8 fouls every game and they go 77.1% from the free throw line. As an offense, the Warriors are shooting 46.0% from the field, which has them ranked 15th in the league. Their rate of assisting teammates is at 27.2 times per contest (3rd in basketball) and they turn it over 14.4 times per game. The Warriors on the defensive end are ranked 21st in basketball in points allowed per contest with 112.9. The Golden State defense gives up 36.8% on shots from distance (326 of 886) and opponents are connecting on 78.5% of their foul shots. They have surrendered 23.1 dimes and 48.4 boards per game, which has them ranked 5th and 29th in basketball. They are forcing 15.2 turnovers per game and have allowed teams to shoot 43.8% from the floor (2nd in basketball).
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Golden State (-3.5) and over 225 points
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