Wednesday, December 16, 2015
Chesapeake Energy Arena
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The Portland Trail Blazers travel to Chesapeake Energy Arena to play the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday, December 16, 2015. The opening line for this game has Oklahoma City as 10.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 212.
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The Trail Blazers come into this game with an overall record of 11-15 and a road record of 5-9. They are 3rd in the Northwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 0.1 as they are averaging 102 points per game while giving up 102 per contest. The Thunder have an overall record of 16-8 and a home record of 11-3. They currently are 1st in the Northwest Division. They are averaging 107.6 points per game and surrendering 100.7, good for a point differential of 7.
Damian Lillard comes into this contest averaging 24.7 points per game while playing 36.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Trail Blazers. He pulls down 4.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 6.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is currently at 88%. C.J. McCollum averages 19.7 points per game in 35 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.8 assists per contest and 3.4 rebounds per game for Portland. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 87%.
Russell Westbrook averages 26.1 points per game while playing 34.7 minutes per contest this year for the Thunder. He grabs 7.5 rebounds per game and has 9.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 84%. Kevin Durant averages 27.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.9 rebounds per contest and 4.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 90%.
Portland averages 102 points per contest this season which ranks them 12th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 0.1 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 10th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 10th in the league. They average 54.7 rebounds per game and 20.8 assists per game which ranks them 5th and 20th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 18th with 15.2 per game. The Trail Blazers allow 102 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 19th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 14th and 11th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 52.1 rebounds a game which ranks 13th and they give up 20.5 assists per contest which puts them in 9th place in the league. They force 12.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 30th in the league.
Oklahoma City averages 107.6 points per game this year which ranks them 2nd in the league. Their average scoring margin is 7 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 3rd spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 6th in the NBA. They average 55.6 rebounds per game and 21.3 assists per contest which ranks them 3rd and 17th respectively. In the turnover department the Thunder 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 10th and 16th in those defensive statistics. 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. The Thunder force 14 turnovers per game which ranks them 23rd in the NBA.
Portland Trail Blazers Betting Trends
The Portland Trail Blazers are 14-12-0 against the spread
The Portland Trail Blazers are 14-11-1 against the over/under
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
Portland Trail Blazers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Oklahoma City Thunder Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take Oklahoma City
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