Thursday, December 3, 2015
American Airlines Arena
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The Oklahoma City Thunder travel to American Airlines Arena to play the Miami Heat on Thursday, December 3, 2015. The opening line for this game has Oklahoma City as 2.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 199.5.
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The Thunder come into this game with an overall record of 11-7 and a road record of 3-4. They are 1st in the Northwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 5.9 as they are averaging 108.9 points per game while giving up 103 per contest. The Heat have an overall record of 10-6 and a home record of 8-3. They currently are 1st in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 96.3 points per game and surrendering 92.5, good for a point differential of 3.8.
Russell Westbrook comes into this contest averaging 27.6 points per game while playing 34.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Thunder. He pulls down 7.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 9.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 83%. Kevin Durant averages 28.4 points per game in 35.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.4 assists per contest and 7.4 rebounds per game for Oklahoma City. His field goal percentage is 52% for the year while his free throw percentage is 91%.
Dwyane Wade averages 18 points per game while playing 29.5 minutes per contest this year for the Heat. He grabs 3.3 rebounds per game and has 4.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage currently is at 82%. Chris Bosh averages 17.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 9.1 rebounds per contest and 2.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
Oklahoma City averages 108.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 2nd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 5.9 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 2nd. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 9th in the league. They average 55.8 rebounds per game and 21.7 assists per game which ranks them 4th and 13th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 28th with 16.8 per game. The Thunder allow 103 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 22nd in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 10th and 23rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 51.1 rebounds a game which ranks 6th and they give up 20.3 assists per contest which puts them in 8th place in the league. They force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 21st in the league.
Miami averages 96.2 points per game this year which ranks them 27th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 3.8 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 31% which is good for 25th in the NBA. They average 53 rebounds per game and 19.2 assists per contest which ranks them 15th and 26th respectively. In the turnover department the Heat rank 8th with 14.1 per game. The Heat allow 92.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 2nd in the league. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 1st and 4th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52.6 rebounds a game which ranks 16th and they give up 19 assists per contest which puts them in 3rd place in the league. The Heat force 13.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 24th in the NBA.
Oklahoma City Thunder Betting Trends
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 7-11-0 against the spread
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 7-11-0 against the over/under
Miami Heat Betting Trends
The Miami Heat are 7-9-0 against the spread
The Miami Heat are 3-13-0 against the over/under
Oklahoma City Thunder Injuries
No key injuries to report
Miami Heat Injuries
11/30/15 F Amar'e Stoudemire Illness "?" Thursday vs. Oklahoma City
11/30/15 F Luol Deng Hamstring "?" Thursday vs. Oklahoma City
Tony's Pick: Take Oklahoma City
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