Friday, November 18, 2016
Chesapeake Energy Arena
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The Brooklyn Nets travel to Chesapeake Energy Arena to play the Oklahoma City Thunder on Friday, November 18, 2016. The Nets come into this game with an overall record of 4-7. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of -4.5 as they are averaging 106.4 points per game while giving up 110.9 per contest. The Thunder have an overall record of 7-5. They currently are 2nd in the Northwest Division. They are averaging 103.3 points per game and surrendering 102.8, good for a point differential of 0.5.
Brook Lopez comes into this contest averaging 20.6 points per game while playing 26.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Nets. He pulls down 5.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is currently at 82%. Sean Kilpatrick averages 14.7 points per game in 25.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.3 assists per contest and 4.7 rebounds per game for Brooklyn. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 82%.
Russell Westbrook averages 31.8 points per game while playing 34.4 minutes per contest this year for the Thunder. He grabs 9.5 rebounds per game and has 9.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 81%. Victor Oladipo averages 16.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.9 rebounds per contest and 1.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 69%.
Brooklyn averages 106.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 12th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -4.5 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 16th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 22nd in the league. They average 51.8 rebounds per game and 20.7 assists per game which ranks them 18th and 20th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 28th with 17.5 per game. The Nets allow 110.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 28th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 19th and 22nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 55.5 rebounds a game which ranks 26th and they give up 25.3 assists per contest which puts them in 30th place in the league. They force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 11th in the league.
Oklahoma City averages 103.2 points per game this year which ranks them 18th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 0.5 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 34% which is good for 18th in the NBA. They average 56.8 rebounds per game and 20.4 assists per contest which ranks them 3rd and 21st respectively. In the turnover department the Thunder rank 24th with 16.7 per game. The Thunder allow 102.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 13th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 12th and 7th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 53.5 rebounds a game which ranks 19th and they give up 20.5 assists per contest which puts them in 8th place in the league. The Thunder force 14.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 14th in the NBA.
The Nets have an offensive rating of 103.9 and a defensive rating of 108.4. In terms of pace they average 102.4 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 51%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they shoot 3 pointers on 41% of their shots. Brooklyn turns the ball over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions and they force 12.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Thunder rating on offense is 103 and they have a defensive rating of 102.5. They get 99.4 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 49%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they attempt 3 pointers on 28% of their shot attempts. Oklahoma City turns the ball over on 14.5 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 12.9 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%.
Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 7-3-1 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 7-4-0 against the over/under
Oklahoma City Thunder Betting Trends
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 5-7-0 against the spread
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 4-8-0 against the over/under
Brooklyn Nets Injuries
11/03/16 PG Jeremy Lin Hamstring out indefinitely
10/22/16 G Caris LeVert Foot out indefinitely
Oklahoma City Thunder Injuries
10/22/16 PG Cameron Payne Foot out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Oklahoma City -11
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