Sunday, November 20, 2016
Chesapeake Energy Arena
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The Indiana Pacers travel to Chesapeake Energy Arena to play the Oklahoma City Thunder on Sunday, November 20, 2016. The Pacers come into this game with an overall record of 6-7. They are 4th in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of -2.1 as they are averaging 105.5 points per game while giving up 107.5 per contest. The Thunder have an overall record of 8-5. They currently are 1st in the Northwest Division. They are averaging 104.8 points per game and surrendering 102.9, good for a point differential of 1.9.
Paul George comes into this contest averaging 21 points per game while playing 34.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Pacers. He pulls down 7 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 92%. Myles Turner averages 15 points per game in 27.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.9 assists per contest and 7 rebounds per game for Indiana. His field goal percentage is 56% for the year while his free throw percentage is 74%.
Russell Westbrook averages 31.7 points per game while playing 34.4 minutes per contest this year for the Thunder. He grabs 9.6 rebounds per game and has 10.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 81%. Victor Oladipo averages 17.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 4 rebounds per contest and 2.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 70%.
Indiana averages 105.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 13th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -2.1 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 7th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 11th in the league. They average 49.5 rebounds per game and 23.9 assists per game which ranks them 27th and 6th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 17th with 14.5 per game. The Pacers allow 107.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 23rd in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 18th and 14th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 54.9 rebounds a game which ranks 22nd and they give up 22.6 assists per contest which puts them in 18th place in the league. They force 16.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 4th in the league.
Oklahoma City averages 104.8 points per game this year which ranks them 16th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 1.9 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 13th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 20th in the NBA. They average 56.8 rebounds per game and 20.6 assists per contest which ranks them 3rd and 20th respectively. In the turnover department the Thunder rank 25th with 16.6 per game. The Thunder allow 102.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 14th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 14th and 7th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52.6 rebounds a game which ranks 16th and they give up 20.4 assists per contest which puts them in 7th place in the league. The Thunder force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 13th in the NBA.
The Pacers have an offensive rating of 105.3 and a defensive rating of 107.3. In terms of pace they average 97.8 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 51%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they shoot 3 pointers on 26% of their shots. Indiana turns the ball over an average of 13 times per 100 possessions and they force 14.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Thunder rating on offense is 104.4 and they have a defensive rating of 102.5. They get 99.6 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 50%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they attempt 3 pointers on 29% of their shot attempts. Oklahoma City turns the ball over on 14.5 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%.
Indiana Pacers Betting Trends
The Indiana Pacers are 4-9-0 against the spread
The Indiana Pacers are 7-6-0 against the over/under
Oklahoma City Thunder Betting Trends
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 6-7-0 against the spread
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 5-8-0 against the over/under
Indiana Pacers Injuries
11/18/16 F C.J. Miles Knee injured last game, "?"
11/18/16 F Paul George Ankle "?"
Oklahoma City Thunder Injuries
10/22/16 PG Cameron Payne Foot out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Oklahoma City -5
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