Atlanta Hawks vs Orlando Magic Prediction, 2/16/2022 NBA Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Atlanta Hawks vs Orlando Magic
Date: Wednesday, February 16, 2022
Location: Amway Center in Orlando, FL
TV: Bally Sports Florida
The Orlando Magic (13-46) will try to beat the Atlanta Hawks (26-30) at Amway Center on Wednesday.
The Hawks stepped onto the hardwood against the Celtics and ended up losing by a score of 105-95 in their last game. Atlanta wrapped up the contest having earned a 36.6% FG percentage (34 out of 93) and converted 12 out of their 38 three-point attempts. When they shot from the charity stripe, the Hawks buried 15 of 15 shots for a percentage of 100.0%. Regarding pulling down boards, they collected 48 with 11 of them being on the offensive end. They also recorded 18 assists in the game while forcing the other team into 6 turnovers and getting 6 steals. In terms of defense, Atlanta let their opponent shoot 42.4% from the field on 36 of 85 shooting. Boston distributed 54 dimes and had 21 steals in this contest. Furthermore, Boston pulled down 42 rebounds (12 offensive, 30 defensive) and earned 3 blocks. Boston shot 81.5% at the free throw line by knocking down 22 of their 27 tries. They also buried 11 of 38 shots from beyond the perimeter. When it comes to fouls, the Hawks ended up with 22 while the Celtics had 12 fouls.
Trae Young is a guy who came through for this contest. He racked up 30 points on 9 out of 26 shooting. He was on the court for 37 mins and also totaled 4 boards. Young finished the contest at 34.6% from the floor and also earned 10 dimes.
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Atlanta comes into this contest with a record of 26-30 so far this year. They lose possession via turnover 12.4 times per contest and as a squad they commit 18.5 fouls every game. As a team, Atlanta is pulling in 44.5 boards per contest and has earned 1,366 assists for the campaign, which is 18th in the NBA in terms of passing the ball. The Hawks are shooting 37.3% on three-point attempts (702 of 1,880) and 80.5% from the charity stripe. They average 111.7 points per game (9th in the NBA) while hitting 46.6% from the field.
When they are on defense, the Hawks are able to force 12.3 turnovers per contest while drawing 20.0 personal fouls. They are ranked 20th in the league in giving up assists to their opponents with 1,440 conceded this year. The Hawks defensively are giving up an opponent FG percentage of 46.6% (2,323 of 4,983) and they relinquish 43.7 rebounds per contest as a unit. They are surrendering 36.2% on 3-pointers and they are 22nd in the league in PPG allowed (111.7).
When they last stepped on the hardwood, the Magic took a loss by a final score of 121-111 against the Nuggets. With respect to cleaning the glass, Orlando permitted Denver to snag 40 overall (12 on the offensive glass). They finished 40.0% from beyond the arc by going 16 out of 40 and walked away from this one shooting 21 out of 23 at the free throw line (91.3%). The Magic allowed the Nuggets to make 42 out of 88 attempts from the field which left them shooting 47.7% for the matchup. At the conclusion of this game, the Magic ended up going 40 for 91 from the floor which gave them a shooting percentage of 44.0%. When discussing shooting from beyond the arc, Orlando knocked down 11 out of their 39 attempts (28.2%). They were able to knock down 20 of them for a percentage of 87.0%. The Nuggets were called for 22 personal fouls for the matchup which got the Magic to the charity stripe for a total of 23 shots. They coughed up the ball 15 times, while recording 16 steals in the matchup. The Magic were able to pull down 31 defensive boards and 11 offensive boards totaling 42 for the game.
Franz Wagner ended up being a major contributor for the Magic in the matchup. He knocked down 8 of 16 in this contest for a rate of 50.0%, and added 8 rebounds. Wagner recorded 26 points in his 32 mins on the court and had 4 assists in this contest.
Orlando has a win-loss mark of 13-46 this season. In terms of offensive execution, the Magic are connecting on 43.3% from the floor, which is ranked 28th in basketball. Orlando has totaled 6,090 points for the campaign (103.2 per game) and they average 43.4 boards per contest. Their rate of earning assists is at 23.2 times per game (22nd in basketball) and they turn it over 14.7 times per contest. The Magic commit 19.6 fouls per contest and they connect on 78.6% from the charity stripe.
The Orlando defense gives up 36.2% on shots from distance (759 of 2,095) and their opponents are converting on 77.7% of their free throw attempts. They have allowed 24.8 assists and 47.0 boards on a nightly basis, which ranks them 17th and 25th in basketball. The Magic on the defensive side of the court are 20th in the NBA in points per game surrendered with 111.6. They have forced 13.5 TO's per game and have let teams shoot 46.0% from the floor (18th in basketball).
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Atlanta
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