Philadelphia 76ers vs Orlando Magic Prediction, 11/27/2022 Preview and Pick
Game: Philadelphia 76ers vs Orlando Magic
Date: Sunday, November 27, 2022
Location: Amway Center in Orlando, FL
TV: Bally Sports Florida
Odds/Point Spread: Philadelphia (+3)
The Philadelphia 76ers are hitting the road to Amway Center on Sunday where they will play the Orlando Magic. Philadelphia opens as 3-point dogs. The total is set at 222.
The 76ers stepped onto the hardwood against the Magic and notched a win by a score of 107-99 in their last game. When it comes to fouls, the 76ers walked away with 19 while the Magic racked up 15 fouls. They converted 9 of 35 tries from three-point range. Orlando ended up going 81.5% at the free throw line by burying 22 of 27 shots. Additionally, Orlando had 35 rebounds (9 offensive, 26 defensive) and had 1 block. Orlando distributed 20 assists and had 7 steals in the game. With regard to defense, Philadelphia let their opponent shoot 42.5% from the floor on 34 of 80 shooting. They also recorded 25 assists in this game as well as forcing 14 turnovers and getting 7 steals. When it comes to getting rebounds, they earned 47 with 13 of them being on the offensive end. From the charity stripe, the 76ers made 15 of 18 tries for a percentage of 83.3%. Philadelphia ended the game with a 47.6% field goal percentage (39 out of 82) and made 14 of their 36 three-point shots.
Shake Milton is one player who came through in the matchup. He walked away with 24 points on 7 of 13 shooting. He was on the hardwood for 42 minutes played and also collected 9 boards. Milton went 53.8% from the floor and also earned 10 dimes.
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Philadelphia enters this contest with a record of 10-9 on the season. They average 108.5 points per game (28th in basketball) while hitting 46.8% from the field. The 76ers are connecting on 37.4% on shots from distance (233 of 623) and 80.4% from the free throw line. As a team, Philadelphia is pulling in 40.4 boards per game and has totaled 439 dimes on the season, which has them ranked 24th in the league in terms of passing the ball. They are turning it over 14.2 times per contest and as a basketball team they commit 19.9 fouls every game.
Defensively, the 76ers are forcing 15.3 turnovers per contest and they draw 19.3 fouls. They are ranked 10th in the NBA in giving up assists with 456 conceded on the year. The 76ers defensively are allowing an opponent shooting percentage of 46.5% (747 of 1,605) and they surrender 42.9 rebounds per game as a team. They give up 31.2% on shots from beyond the arc and they are 1st in the league in points per game allowed (106.2).
When they last stepped on the hardwood, the Magic went home defeated by a final of 107-99 when they played the 76ers. The Magic were able to collect 26 defensive boards and 9 offensive rebounds totaling 35 for the contest. They also gave up possession of the ball 14 times, while recording 7 steals in this game. The 76ers committed 19 fouls in this game which took the Magic to the free throw line for a total of 27 attempts. They were able to bury 22 of those for a rate of 81.5%. In relation to shots from beyond the arc, Orlando converted 9 out of their 35 attempts (25.7%). Overall, the Magic ended up going 34 out of 80 from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 42.5%. The Magic permitted the 76ers to bury 39 of their 82 attempts from the field which left them shooting 47.6% for the game. They went 38.9% from beyond the perimeter by shooting 14 of 36 and walked away from this one shooting 15 out of 18 at the free throw line (83.3%). In relation to how they attacked the glass, Orlando permitted Philadelphia to grab 47 in total (13 offensive).
Bol Bol was important for the Magic for this contest. Bol recorded 18 points in his 35 minutes on the court and had 2 assists in this matchup. He made 8 out of 14 for the matchup giving him a field goal percentage of 57.1%, and had 8 rebounds.
Orlando has a win-loss mark of 5-14 so far this year. On the offensive side of the ball, the Magic are shooting 46.8% from the field, which is 13th in the league. Orlando has accounted for 2,070 pts for the season (108.9 per contest) and they average 44.6 boards per game. They are earning an assist 21.1 times per game (29th in basketball) and they cough up possession 16.4 times per contest. The Magic are responsible for committing 21.5 fouls per contest and they hit 79.2% from the free throw line.
The Orlando defense concedes 34.3% from downtown (250 of 728) and their opposition knocks down 76.7% of their free throw attempts. They have conceded 25.3 dimes and 40.8 rebounds every game, which has them ranked 16th and 4th in basketball. The Magic on the defensive end are ranked 16th in basketball in points given up per game with 113.2. They have forced 13.4 turnovers on a nightly basis and allow teams to shoot 46.3% from the floor (11th in the league).
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Orlando (-3) and under 222 points
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