Sunday, October 30, 2016
Chesapeake Energy Arena
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The Los Angeles Lakers travel to Chesapeake Energy Arena to play the Oklahoma City Thunder on Sunday, October 30, 2016. The Lakers come into this game with an overall record of 1-1. They are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of -1 as they are averaging 105 points per game while giving up 105 per contest. The Thunder have an overall record of 2-0. They currently are 1st in the Northwest Division. They are averaging 108 points per game and surrendering 104, good for a point differential of 4.
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D'Angelo Russell comes into this contest averaging 14.5 points per game while playing 30.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Lakers. He pulls down 3 rebounds per game and dishes out 4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 33% while his free throw percentage is currently at 50%. Jordan Clarkson averages 14.5 points per game in 25 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.5 assists per contest and 2.5 rebounds per game for Los Angeles. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 100%.
Russell Westbrook averages 41.5 points per game while playing 41 minutes per contest this year for the Thunder. He grabs 12.5 rebounds per game and has 9.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 77%. Victor Oladipo averages 15.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35 minutes per contest. He also averages 5 rebounds per contest and 1.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 33% and his free throw percentage is 80%.
Los Angeles averages 104.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 16th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -0.5 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 14th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 8th in the league. They average 52 rebounds per game and 18.5 assists per game which ranks them 20th and 23rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 24th with 16.5 per game. The Lakers allow 105 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 16th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 24% average from behind the arc ranking them 23rd and 4th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 53.5 rebounds a game which ranks 11th and they give up 21.5 assists per contest which puts them in 15th place in the league. They force 14.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 14th in the league.
Oklahoma City averages 108 points per game this year which ranks them 11th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 4.5 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them sitting in the 25th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 26% which is good for 26th in the NBA. They average 66.5 rebounds per game and 16 assists per contest which ranks them 3rd and 28th respectively. In the turnover department the Thunder rank 22nd with 16 per game. The Thunder allow 103.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 15th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 23% average from behind the arc ranking them 12th and 3rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 56.5 rebounds a game which ranks 18th and they give up 18 assists per contest which puts them in 5th place in the league. The Thunder force 14.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 13th in the NBA.
The Lakers have an offensive rating of 107.8 and a defensive rating of 108.3. In terms of pace they average 97 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 34% of their shots. Los Angeles turns the ball over an average of 14.7 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Thunder rating on offense is 99.9 and they have a defensive rating of 95.7. They get 102.8 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 45%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 50% and they attempt 3 pointers on 23% of their shot attempts. Oklahoma City turns the ball over on 12.8 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 12.5 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 47%.
Los Angeles Lakers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Lakers are 2-0-0 against the spread
The Los Angeles Lakers are 1-1-0 against the over/under
Oklahoma City Thunder Betting Trends
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 0-2-0 against the spread
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 1-1-0 against the over/under
Los Angeles Lakers Injuries
10/29/16 F Brandon Ingram Knee injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Oklahoma City
10/29/16 G Jose Calderon Calf "?" Sunday vs. Oklahoma City
Oklahoma City Thunder Injuries
10/22/16 PG Cameron Payne Foot out indefinitely
10/22/16 F Mitch McGary Suspension expected to miss 15 games
Guy's Pick: Take Los Angeles
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