Monday, November 16, 2015
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The Oklahoma City Thunder travel to FedExForum to play the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday, November 16, 2015. The opening line for this game has Oklahoma City as 1 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 200.
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The Thunder come into this game with an overall record of 6-3 and a road record of 2-2. They are 1st in the Northwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 8.8 as they are averaging 113.3 points per game while giving up 104.6 per contest. The Grizzlies have an overall record of 4-6 and a home record of 2-2. They currently are 3rd in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 91.3 points per game and surrendering 100.6, good for a point differential of -9.3.
Russell Westbrook comes into this contest averaging 25.2 points per game while playing 34.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Thunder. He pulls down 8.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 10.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 84%. Serge Ibaka averages 13.2 points per game in 33.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.6 assists per contest and 8 rebounds per game for Oklahoma City. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 71%.
Marc Gasol averages 16.3 points per game while playing 31.9 minutes per contest this year for the Grizzlies. He grabs 6.1 rebounds per game and has 3.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 84%. Zach Randolph averages 14.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.6 rebounds per contest and 1.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 83%.
Oklahoma City averages 113.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 2nd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 8.8 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them ranked 2nd. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 2nd in the league. They average 57.8 rebounds per game and 23.2 assists per game which ranks them 3rd and 6th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 28th with 17 per game. The Thunder allow 104.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 24th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 10th and 14th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 52.4 rebounds a game which ranks 10th and they give up 19.1 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.
Memphis averages 91.3 points per game this year which ranks them 29th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -9.3 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a team which has them sitting in the 30th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 27% which is good for 29th in the NBA. They average 49.6 rebounds per game and 20.5 assists per contest which ranks them 28th and 21st respectively. In the turnover department the Grizzlies rank 5th with 13.7 per game. The Grizzlies allow 100.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 14th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 40% average from behind the arc ranking them 27th and 30th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52.8 rebounds a game which ranks 11th and they give up 22.2 assists per contest which puts them in 18th place in the league. The Grizzlies force 17.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 6th in the NBA.
Oklahoma City Thunder Betting Trends
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 5-4-0 against the spread
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 4-5-0 against the over/under
Memphis Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Memphis Grizzlies are 3-7-0 against the spread
The Memphis Grizzlies are 3-6-1 against the over/under
Oklahoma City Thunder Injuries
11/12/15 F Kevin Durant Hamstring out indefinitely
Memphis Grizzlies Injuries
11/14/15 F Brandan Wright Knee out indefinitely
11/09/15 F Jarell Martin Foot out indefinitely
11/09/15 G Jordan Adams Knee out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Memphis
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