Monday, November 23, 2015
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The Oklahoma City Thunder travel to EnergySolutions Arena to play the Utah Jazz on Monday, November 23, 2015. The opening line for this game has Oklahoma City as 5.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 205.
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The Thunder come into this game with an overall record of 8-6 and a road record of 2-3. They are 1st in the Northwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 4.5 as they are averaging 109.7 points per game while giving up 105.2 per contest. The Jazz have an overall record of 6-6 and a home record of 2-1. They currently are 2nd in the Northwest Division. They are averaging 95.1 points per game and surrendering 92.4, good for a point differential of 2.7.
Russell Westbrook comes into this contest averaging 28.5 points per game while playing 35.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Thunder. He pulls down 7.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 10.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 81%. Serge Ibaka averages 12.8 points per game in 33.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.2 assists per contest and 7.6 rebounds per game for Oklahoma City. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 60%.
Alec Burks averages 15.8 points per game while playing 28.2 minutes per contest this year for the Jazz. He grabs 3.8 rebounds per game and has 2.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage currently is at 85%. Gordon Hayward averages 16.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 5 rebounds per contest and 2.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
Oklahoma City averages 109.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 2nd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 4.6 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 5th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 11th in the league. They average 57.4 rebounds per game and 21.5 assists per game which ranks them 2nd and 15th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 26th with 16.8 per game. The Thunder allow 104.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 22nd in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 11th and 23rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 51.7 rebounds a game which ranks 9th and they give up 20.3 assists per contest which puts them in 10th place in the league. They force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 21st in the league.
Utah averages 95.1 points per game this year which ranks them 28th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 2.7 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 21st spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 15th in the NBA. They average 51.7 rebounds per game and 18 assists per contest which ranks them 22nd and 29th respectively. In the turnover department the Jazz rank 11th with 14.7 per game. The Jazz allow 92.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 2nd in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 9th and 14th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 50.6 rebounds a game which ranks 4th and they give up 17.2 assists per contest which puts them in 1st place in the league. The Jazz force 16.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 8th in the NBA.
Oklahoma City Thunder Betting Trends
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 5-9-0 against the spread
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 7-7-0 against the over/under
Utah Jazz Betting Trends
The Utah Jazz are 7-4-1 against the spread
The Utah Jazz are 4-8-0 against the over/under
Oklahoma City Thunder Injuries
11/22/15 F Kevin Durant Hamstring "?" Monday vs. Utah
Utah Jazz Injuries
10/23/15 G Dante Exum Knee out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Oklahoma City
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