Orlando
Magic
Stadium Amway Center
42-40 Overall | EASTERN 7th
TEAM STATSPTS/GOPP PTS/G
Southeast Division107.3106.6
Schedule
Postseason
Sat  4/13
@
Toronto
W104-101
Tue  4/16
@
Toronto
L82-111
Fri  4/19
vs
Toronto
L93-98
Sun  4/21
vs
Toronto
L85-107
Tue  4/23
@
Toronto
L96-115
Regular season
Mon  4/1
@
Toronto
L109-121
Wed  4/3
vs
New York
W114-100
Fri  4/5
vs
Atlanta
W149-113
Sun  4/7
@
Boston
W116-108
Wed  4/10
@
Charlotte
W122-114
Team Outlook and Scouting Report

PLAYOFF FORECAST

If they did not keep Vucevic the Magic would have slipped to being a 35 win team and not in the playoff picture. They have a 16% chance of getting past the first round of the playoffs. They have a 4.5% chance of getting past round 2. If they do manage to beat the odds and advance past round 2, their chances of winning the East is 1.1%. While not mathematically eliminated they are winning the championship in under 0.1% of simulations.

REGULAR SEASON RECAP

Their 42 regular season wins exceeded expectations. It was +5.2 above what oddsmakers' money line projected. The season went better than expected. They won more games than expected at home and on the road. They went 17-24 on the road and were expected to win 15. They won 25 at home and were expected to win 21.8.

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STATISTICAL STRENGTHS & WEAKNESSES

SHOOTING (WEAKNESS): They are a bad shooting team with a true FG% of 54.7% (#24 in League). Despite the weak shooting %, they still average more points per game (107.3) than expected (106.6). On the road they average 105.3 (105.2 expected), and at home 109.3 ppg (108 expected).

DEFENSE (STRENGTH): They are an above average defensive team holding opponents to 55.2 true FG% (#12 in League). Team defense is trending down allowing opponents to shoot 58.7% in their last 7 games. They allow 106.6 pts per game vs an expected value of 108.2. They are allowing 106.5 (109.4 expected) on the road, and at home 106.7 ppg (106.9 expected).

REBOUNDING (ABOVE AVERAGE): They are slightly outrebounding opponents by +0.6 per game (#12 in league).

TURNOVERS (BELOW AVERAGE): They have an average turnover margin of -0.3 per game (#15 in league).

TEAM STATS AND AGAINST THE SPREAD GAMELOG

Below is a recap of all 82 regular games. Anyone who backed the Magic in all of their games would have earned a +809 unit profit at a 100 per game risk. Against the spread, they have delivered a +440 profit risking 110 to win 100 (44-36 ATS). They are profitable against the spread at home and on the road.

Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateEXPCOLLEGE
--- Aminu, Al-Farouq PF6-922009/21/19909Wake Forest
14 Augustin, D.J. PG6-018311/10/198711Texas
5 Bamba, Mo C7-022105/12/19981Texas
10 Fournier, Evan SG6-720510/29/19927No College
35 Frazier, Melvin SG6-620008/30/19961Tulane
20 Fultz, Markelle PG6-420005/29/19982Washington
00 Gordon, Aaron PF6-922009/16/19955Arizona
1 Isaac, Jonathan PF6-1021010/03/19972Florida State
25 Iwundu, Wesley SF6-719512/20/19942Kansas State
3 Okeke, Chuma PF6-823008/18/19980Auburn
8 Ross, Terrence SG6-720602/05/19917Washington
9 Vucevic, Nikola C7-026010/24/19908USC