Orlando
Magic
Stadium Amway Center
3-7 Overall | EASTERN 12th
TEAM STATSPTS/GOPP PTS/G
Southeast Division98.199.3
    Schedule
    Regular season
    Fri  11/1
    vs
    Milwaukee
    L91-123
    Sat  11/2
    vs
    Denver
    L87-91
    Tue  11/5
    @
    Oklahoma City
    L94-102
    Wed  11/6
    @
    Dallas
    L106-107
    Fri  11/8
    vs
    Memphis
    W118-86
    Sun  11/10
    vs
    Indiana
    L102-109
    Wed  11/13
    vs
    Philadelphia
    7:00pm
    Fri  11/15
    vs
    San Antonio
    7:00pm
    Sun  11/17
    vs
    Washington
    6:00pm
    Wed  11/20
    @
    Toronto
    TSN7:30pm
    Team Outlook and Scouting Report

    SEASON FORECASTS AND FUTURES PICKS

    Their championship odds are 200/1, 0.5% (#18 best). Their 0.2% chance is #16 in the league which is not high enough to be a good bet. They are a good bet to win the East at 80/1, 1.2%. Their sim chance is 1.4%. The Magic are averaging 39.9 wins per sim so we recommend betting them to come under 42 wins. At -200 the Magic are not a good value to make the playoffs with a 58.5% chance. Their odds of winning their division are 3/2, 40%. They win the division in 26.3% of simulations. Their average wins per simulation puts them at #8 in the East.

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    REGULAR SEASON RECAP AND UPCOMING GAMES

    Their 42-40 record last season was way ahead of what was expected of them. Their expected win percentage was just 45%. They were very good against the spread going 44-36-2 for (+440 profit). More of their games came in under (44) than went over (38). They are favored in their upcoming game vs the Cleveland Cavaliers. The table below shows their upcoming games, their simulation based win percentage and their recent head to head record (WL, ATS, OU).

    TEAM STATISTICAL STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES

    SHOOTING (WEAKNESS): This is a below average shooting team with a true FG% of 54.9% (#23 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 +0.7 per game (#11 in league).

    TURNOVERS (BELOW AVERAGE): They have an average turnover margin of -0.3 per game (#16 in league).

    TEAM FANTASY LEADERS

    The table below show the most valuable fantasy players on the team led by Nikola Vucevic who is projected to be the #5 Center. The Better Option column shows the player directly above him and the Better Than column shows the player directly below him in the projected position rankings.

    Roster
    NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateEXPCOLLEGE
    2 Aminu, Al-Farouq PF6-922009/21/19909Wake Forest
    14 Augustin, D.J. PG6-018311/10/198711Texas
    5 Bamba, Mo C7-023105/12/19981Texas
    24 Birch, Khem C6-923009/28/19922Pittsburgh; Nevada-Las Vegas
    7 Carter-Williams, Michael PG6-619510/10/19916Syracuse
    10 Fournier, Evan G6-720510/29/19927No College
    35 Frazier, Melvin SG6-621508/30/19961Tulane
    20 Fultz, Markelle PG6-420905/29/19982Washington
    00 Gordon, Aaron PF6-923509/16/19955Arizona
    1 Isaac, Jonathan PF6-1023010/03/19972Florida State
    25 Iwundu, Wes SF6-719512/20/19942Kansas State
    11 Jefferson, Amile PF6-922205/07/19931Duke
    13 Johnson, B.J. SG6-720012/21/19951Syracuse; La Salle
    4 Magette, Josh PG6-116011/28/19891Alabama-Huntsville
    8 Ross, Terrence SG6-720602/05/19917Washington
    9 Vucevic, Nikola C7-026010/24/19908USC