Monday, November 7, 2016
Chesapeake Energy Arena
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The Miami Heat travel to Chesapeake Energy Arena to play the Oklahoma City Thunder on Monday, November 7, 2016. The Heat come into this game with an overall record of 2-3. They are 4th in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of 0.4 as they are averaging 98.6 points per game while giving up 98.2 per contest. The Thunder have an overall record of 5-1. They currently are 1st in the Northwest Division. They are averaging 103.7 points per game and surrendering 100.0, good for a point differential of 3.7.
Goran Dragic comes into this contest averaging 19.4 points per game while playing 34.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Heat. He pulls down 5.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 6.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 75%. Hassan Whiteside averages 20 points per game in 31.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 14.2 rebounds per game for Miami. His field goal percentage is 59% for the year while his free throw percentage is 50%.
Russell Westbrook averages 33.2 points per game while playing 34.2 minutes per contest this year for the Thunder. He grabs 9 rebounds per game and has 9.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 78%. Victor Oladipo averages 15.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.7 rebounds per contest and 1.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 65%.
Miami averages 98.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 23rd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 0.4 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 24th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 9th in the league. They average 56 rebounds per game and 21.6 assists per game which ranks them 7th and 16th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 13th with 14.8 per game. The Heat allow 98.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 8th in the league. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 1st and 8th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 56.4 rebounds a game which ranks 26th and they give up 17.2 assists per contest which puts them in 1st place in the league. They force 13 turnovers per game which ranks them 24th in the league.
Oklahoma City averages 103.7 points per game this year which ranks them 12th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 3.7 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 18th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 20th in the NBA. They average 60.3 rebounds per game and 19.8 assists per contest which ranks them 2nd and 22nd respectively. In the turnover department the Thunder rank 26th with 17 per game. The Thunder allow 100 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 9th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 28% average from behind the arc ranking them 5th and 2nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 55.8 rebounds a game which ranks 23rd and they give up 19.5 assists per contest which puts them in 5th place in the league. The Thunder force 17.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 4th in the NBA.
The Heat have an offensive rating of 101.6 and a defensive rating of 101.2. In terms of pace they average 95 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 48%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 51% and they shoot 3 pointers on 29% of their shots. Miami turns the ball over an average of 13.3 times per 100 possessions and they force 11.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 45%.
The Thunder rating on offense is 100.9 and they have a defensive rating of 97.3. They get 101 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 48%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 51% and they attempt 3 pointers on 24% of their shot attempts. Oklahoma City turns the ball over on 14.3 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 14.8 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 47%.
Miami Heat Betting Trends
The Miami Heat are 2-3-0 against the spread
The Miami Heat are 3-2-0 against the over/under
Oklahoma City Thunder Betting Trends
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 3-3-0 against the spread
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 1-5-0 against the over/under
Miami Heat Injuries
11/04/16 F Josh McRoberts Foot out indefinitely
11/04/16 G Wayne Ellington Quad "?" Monday vs Miami
10/22/16 F Chris Bosh Blood Clot out for season
Oklahoma City Thunder Injuries
10/22/16 PG Cameron Payne Foot out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Miami
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