Thursday, November 5, 2015
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The Oklahoma City Thunder travel to United Center to play the Chicago Bulls on Thursday, November 5, 2015. The opening line for this game has Oklahoma City as 2 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 208.
Kevin Durant comes into this contest averaging 29.8 points per game while playing 37.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Thunder. He pulls down 6 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is currently at 91%. Russell Westbrook averages 30.3 points per game in 35.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 9.3 assists per contest and 7.5 rebounds per game for Oklahoma City. His field goal percentage is 52% for the year while his free throw percentage is 84%.
Derrick Rose averages 10.2 points per game while playing 30.6 minutes per contest this year for the Bulls. He grabs 2.8 rebounds per game and has 5.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 34% and his free throw percentage currently is at 82%. Jimmy Butler averages 20.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 5 rebounds per contest and 2.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 80%.
Oklahoma City averages 118.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 2nd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 7 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them ranked 2nd. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 2nd in the league. They average 60.8 rebounds per game and 22.2 assists per game which ranks them 6th and 10th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 30th with 21 per game. The Thunder allow 111.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 28th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 19th and 19th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 50.5 rebounds a game which ranks 7th and they give up 22.2 assists per contest which puts them in 20th place in the league. They force 14 turnovers per game which ranks them 23rd in the league.
Chicago averages 100.6 points per game this year which ranks them 15th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -1.4 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 9th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 5th in the NBA. They average 52.8 rebounds per game and 20 assists per contest which ranks them 19th and 20th respectively. In the turnover department the Bulls rank 19th with 16.2 per game. The Bulls allow 102 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 19th in the league. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 12th and 17th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 61.2 rebounds a game which ranks 29th and they give up 22 assists per contest which puts them in 18th place in the league. The Bulls force 13.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 28th in the NBA.
Oklahoma City Thunder Betting Trends
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 2-2-0 against the spread
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 2-2-0 against the over/under
Chicago Bulls Betting Trends
The Chicago Bulls are 1-4-0 against the spread
The Chicago Bulls are 2-3-0 against the over/under
Oklahoma City Thunder Injuries
No key injuries to report
Chicago Bulls Injuries
11/03/15 G Kirk Hinrich Toe "?" Thursday vs. Oklahoma City
09/26/15 G Mike Dunleavy Back expected to miss 8-10 weeks
Tony's Pick: Take Oklahoma City
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