Friday, November 11, 2016
Chesapeake Energy Arena
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The Los Angeles Clippers travel to Chesapeake Energy Arena to play the Oklahoma City Thunder on Friday, November 11, 2016. The Clippers come into this game with an overall record of 7-1. They are 1st in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of 16.9 as they are averaging 105.1 points per game while giving up 88.3 per contest. The Thunder have an overall record of 6-2. They currently are 1st in the Northwest Division. They are averaging 102.6 points per game and surrendering 99.6, good for a point differential of 3.0.
Chris Paul comes into this contest averaging 19.3 points per game while playing 29.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Clippers. He pulls down 5.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 8.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 89%. Blake Griffin averages 19.6 points per game in 31.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4 assists per contest and 10.1 rebounds per game for Los Angeles. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 75%.
Russell Westbrook averages 31.1 points per game while playing 33.9 minutes per contest this year for the Thunder. He grabs 8.3 rebounds per game and has 9.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage currently is at 80%. Victor Oladipo averages 16 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 4 rebounds per contest and 1.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 71%.
Los Angeles averages 105.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 14th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 16.9 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 16th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 17th in the league. They average 56.2 rebounds per game and 20.9 assists per game which ranks them 5th and 17th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 4th with 12 per game. The Clippers allow 88.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 1st in the league. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 1st and 3rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 53 rebounds a game which ranks 16th and they give up 18 assists per contest which puts them in 1st place in the league. They force 16.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 3rd in the league.
Oklahoma City averages 102.6 points per game this year which ranks them 18th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 3 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 22nd spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 21st in the NBA. They average 58.4 rebounds per game and 20.1 assists per contest which ranks them 2nd and 23rd respectively. In the turnover department the Thunder rank 26th with 17.6 per game. The Thunder allow 99.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 9th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 7th and 2nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 53.8 rebounds a game which ranks 19th and they give up 19.2 assists per contest which puts them in 5th place in the league. The Thunder force 16 turnovers per game which ranks them 7th in the NBA.
The Clippers have an offensive rating of 108.4 and a defensive rating of 91. In terms of pace they average 97 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 50%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they shoot 3 pointers on 30% of their shots. Los Angeles turns the ball over an average of 11 times per 100 possessions and they force 15.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 43%.
The Thunder rating on offense is 101.9 and they have a defensive rating of 98.9. They get 99.4 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 48%. 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 15.2 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 14.1 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 48%.
Los Angeles Clippers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Clippers are 7-1-0 against the spread
The Los Angeles Clippers are 3-5-0 against the over/under
Oklahoma City Thunder Betting Trends
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 4-4-0 against the spread
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 2-6-0 against the over/under
Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
10/25/16 F Brice Johnson Back out indefinitely
Oklahoma City Thunder Injuries
10/22/16 PG Cameron Payne Foot out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Oklahoma City +2
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