Thursday, December 10, 2015
Chesapeake Energy Arena
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The Atlanta Hawks travel to Chesapeake Energy Arena to play the Oklahoma City Thunder on Thursday, December 10, 2015. The opening line for this game has Oklahoma City as 7.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 210.
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The Hawks come into this game with an overall record of 13-9 and a road record of 5-5. They are 3rd in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of 2 as they are averaging 101.5 points per game while giving up 99.5 per contest. The Thunder have an overall record of 13-8 and a home record of 9-3. They currently are 1st in the Northwest Division. They are averaging 108.5 points per game and surrendering 101.6, good for a point differential of 6.9.
Jeff Teague comes into this contest averaging 16.5 points per game while playing 30.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Hawks. He pulls down 2.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 6.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 84%. Paul Millsap averages 18.2 points per game in 33.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.5 assists per contest and 9.5 rebounds per game for Atlanta. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Russell Westbrook averages 26.4 points per game while playing 34.2 minutes per contest this year for the Thunder. He grabs 7.4 rebounds per game and has 9.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 84%. Kevin Durant averages 27.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.9 rebounds per contest and 3.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 89%.
Atlanta averages 101.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 12th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 2 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 6th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 13th in the league. They average 48.5 rebounds per game and 25.3 assists per game which ranks them 28th and 2nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 15th with 15 per game. The Hawks allow 99.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 12th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 13th and 23rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 52.2 rebounds a game which ranks 12th and they give up 22.7 assists per contest which puts them in 21st place in the league. They force 16.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 6th in the league.
Oklahoma City averages 108.5 points per game this year which ranks them 2nd in the league. Their average scoring margin is 6.9 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 3rd spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 8th in the NBA. They average 56.1 rebounds per game and 21.7 assists per contest which ranks them 3rd and 15th respectively. In the turnover department the Thunder rank 27th with 16.8 per game. The Thunder allow 101.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 18th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 8th and 16th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 50.6 rebounds a game which ranks 5th and they give up 20.2 assists per contest which puts them in 5th place in the league. The Thunder force 14.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 23rd in the NBA.
Atlanta Hawks Betting Trends
The Atlanta Hawks are 10-11-1 against the spread
The Atlanta Hawks are 10-12-0 against the over/under
Oklahoma City Thunder Betting Trends
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 8-13-0 against the spread
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 8-13-0 against the over/under
Atlanta Hawks Injuries
12/04/15 F Tiago Splitter Hip "?" Wednesday vs. Dallas
Oklahoma City Thunder Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take Atlanta
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