Thursday, December 17, 2015
Quicken Loans Arena
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The Oklahoma City Thunder travel to Quicken Loans Arena to play the Cleveland Cavaliers on Thursday, December 17, 2015. The opening line for this game has Cleveland as 4 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 208.5.
The Thunder come into this game with an overall record of 16-8 and a road record of 5-5. They are 1st in the Northwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 7 as they are averaging 107.6 points per game while giving up 100.7 per contest. The Cavaliers have an overall record of 16-7 and a home record of 10-1. They currently are 1st in the Central Division. They are averaging 101.5 points per game and surrendering 95.8, good for a point differential of 5.7.
Russell Westbrook comes into this contest averaging 26.1 points per game while playing 34.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Thunder. He pulls down 7.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 9.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 84%. Kevin Durant averages 27.5 points per game in 35.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.2 assists per contest and 7.9 rebounds per game for Oklahoma City. His field goal percentage is 53% for the year while his free throw percentage is 90%.
LeBron James averages 26.3 points per game while playing 36.7 minutes per contest this year for the Cavaliers. He grabs 7.6 rebounds per game and has 6.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage currently is at 72%. Kevin Love averages 17.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 10.9 rebounds per contest and 2.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 84%.
Oklahoma City averages 107.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 2nd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 7 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 3rd. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 7th in the league. They average 55.6 rebounds per game and 21.3 assists per game which ranks them 3rd and 17th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 26th with 16.2 per game. The Thunder allow 100.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 15th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 9th and 14th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 50.5 rebounds a game which ranks 5th and they give up 19.8 assists per contest which puts them in 4th place in the league. They force 14 turnovers per game which ranks them 23rd in the league.
Cleveland averages 101.5 points per game this year which ranks them 14th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 5.7 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 5th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 9th in the NBA. They average 54.3 rebounds per game and 22.6 assists per contest which ranks them 6th and 10th respectively. In the turnover department the Cavaliers rank 14th with 14.8 per game. The Cavaliers allow 95.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 4th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 12th and 10th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 48.6 rebounds a game which ranks 2nd and they give up 20.3 assists per contest which puts them in 7th place in the league. The Cavaliers force 13.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 24th in the NBA.
Oklahoma City Thunder Betting Trends
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 10-14-0 against the spread
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 8-16-0 against the over/under
Cleveland Cavaliers Betting Trends
The Cleveland Cavaliers are 9-14-0 against the spread
The Cleveland Cavaliers are 12-11-0 against the over/under
Oklahoma City Thunder Injuries
No key injuries to report
Cleveland Cavaliers Injuries
12/16/15 G Iman Shumpert Groin is downgraded to expected to miss Thursday vs. Oklahoma City
12/16/15 PG Kyrie Irving Knee "?" Thursday vs. Oklahoma City
Guy's Pick: Take Cleveland
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