Tuesday, December 8, 2015
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The Oklahoma City Thunder travel to FedExForum to play the Memphis Grizzlies on Tuesday, December 8, 2015. The opening line for this game has Oklahoma City as 3 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 203.
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The Thunder come into this game with an overall record of 12-8 and a road record of 3-5. They are 1st in the Northwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 5.3 as they are averaging 107.7 points per game while giving up 102.3 per contest. The Grizzlies have an overall record of 12-9 and a home record of 7-4. They currently are 2nd in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 96.3 points per game and surrendering 99.6, good for a point differential of -3.2.
Russell Westbrook comes into this contest averaging 27.1 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 9.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 84%. Kevin Durant averages 27.6 points per game in 35.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.6 assists per contest and 7.7 rebounds per game for Oklahoma City. His field goal percentage is 52% for the year while his free throw percentage is 88%.
Marc Gasol averages 16.3 points per game while playing 34.8 minutes per contest this year for the Grizzlies. He grabs 7.6 rebounds per game and has 3.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 86%. Zach Randolph averages 14 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.5 rebounds per contest and 1.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 84%.
Oklahoma City averages 107.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 2nd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 5.3 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 3rd. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 11th in the league. They average 56.2 rebounds per game and 21.2 assists per game which ranks them 3rd and 16th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 29th with 17 per game. The Thunder allow 102.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 21st in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 10th and 19th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 51.1 rebounds a game which ranks 5th and they give up 20.5 assists per contest which puts them in 9th place in the league. They force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 23rd in the league.
Memphis averages 96.3 points per game this year which ranks them 27th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -3.2 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them sitting in the 25th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 29th in the NBA. They average 48.5 rebounds per game and 20.8 assists per contest which ranks them 29th and 17th respectively. In the turnover department the Grizzlies rank 3rd with 13.7 per game. The Grizzlies allow 99.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 14th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 23rd and 22nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51.5 rebounds a game which ranks 8th and they give up 21.9 assists per contest which puts them in 17th place in the league. The Grizzlies force 17.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 3rd in the NBA.
Oklahoma City Thunder Betting Trends
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 7-13-0 against the spread
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 7-13-0 against the over/under
Memphis Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Memphis Grizzlies are 9-12-0 against the spread
The Memphis Grizzlies are 9-11-1 against the over/under
Oklahoma City Thunder Injuries
No key injuries to report
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
Tony's Pick: Take Memphis
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