Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Chesapeake Energy Arena
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The Houston Rockets travel to Chesapeake Energy Arena to play the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday, November 16, 2016. The Rockets come into this game with an overall record of 6-4. They are 2nd in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 3.0 as they are averaging 107.8 points per game while giving up 104.8 per contest. The Thunder have an overall record of 6-5. They currently are 3rd in the Northwest Division. They are averaging 103.1 points per game and surrendering 102.7, good for a point differential of 0.4.
Eric Gordon comes into this contest averaging 16.6 points per game while playing 31.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Rockets. He pulls down 2.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 85%. James Harden averages 30.3 points per game in 37.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 12.6 assists per contest and 8 rebounds per game for Houston. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year while his free throw percentage is 84%.
Victor Oladipo averages 15.2 points per game while playing 32.9 minutes per contest this year for the Thunder. He grabs 3.4 rebounds per game and has 1.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage currently is at 69%. Russell Westbrook averages 32 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 9.7 rebounds per contest and 9.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 81%.
Houston averages 107.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 10th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 3 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 4th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 5th in the league. They average 51.7 rebounds per game and 23.8 assists per game which ranks them 16th and 7th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 27th with 17.4 per game. The Rockets allow 104.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 18th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 18th and 22nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 50.2 rebounds a game which ranks 10th and they give up 20.1 assists per contest which puts them in 7th place in the league. They force 13.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 20th in the league.
Oklahoma City averages 103.1 points per game this year which ranks them 18th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 0.4 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 33% which is good for 19th in the NBA. They average 57.6 rebounds per game and 20 assists per contest which ranks them 3rd and 23rd respectively. In the turnover department the Thunder rank 24th with 16.7 per game. The Thunder allow 102.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 15th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 15th and 7th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 53.5 rebounds a game which ranks 17th and they give up 20.1 assists per contest which puts them in 6th place in the league. The Thunder force 14.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 15th in the NBA.
The Rockets have an offensive rating of 111.6 and a defensive rating of 108.5. In terms of pace they average 96.6 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 55%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they shoot 3 pointers on 44% of their shots. Houston turns the ball over an average of 15.7 times per 100 possessions and they force 12.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Thunder rating on offense is 102.8 and they have a defensive rating of 102.4. 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 52% 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 12.8 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%.
Houston Rockets Betting Trends
The Houston Rockets are 6-4-0 against the spread
The Houston Rockets are 3-7-0 against the over/under
Oklahoma City Thunder Betting Trends
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 5-6-0 against the spread
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 4-7-0 against the over/under
Houston Rockets Injuries
11/15/16 PG Patrick Beverley Knee "?" Wednesday vs. Oklahoma City
Oklahoma City Thunder Injuries
10/22/16 PG Cameron Payne Foot out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Oklahoma City -1.5
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