Sunday, January 24, 2016
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The Oklahoma City Thunder travel to Barclays Center to play the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday, January 24, 2016. The opening line for this game has Oklahoma City as 13.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 208.5.
The Thunder come into this game with an overall record of 33-12 and a road record of 12-7. They are 1st in the Northwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 8.5 as they are averaging 108.6 points per game while giving up 100.1 per contest. The Nets have an overall record of 11-33 and a home record of 7-17. They currently are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 95.1 points per game and surrendering 103.1, good for a point differential of -8.
Russell Westbrook comes into this contest averaging 23.9 points per game while playing 33.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Thunder. He pulls down 7.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 9.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 82%. Kevin Durant averages 26.5 points per game in 35.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.5 assists per contest and 7.7 rebounds per game for Oklahoma City. His field goal percentage is 51% for the year while his free throw percentage is 89%.
Brook Lopez averages 19.5 points per game while playing 33.4 minutes per contest this year for the Nets. He grabs 8.3 rebounds per game and has 1.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage currently is at 78%. Thaddeus Young averages 15.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.9 rebounds per contest and 1.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 60%.
Oklahoma City averages 108.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 2nd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 8.5 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them ranked 3rd. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 14th in the league. They average 55.6 rebounds per game and 22.1 assists per game which ranks them 3rd and 11th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 26th with 15.5 per game. The Thunder allow 100.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 10th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 4th and 16th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 49.8 rebounds a game which ranks 5th and they give up 20.2 assists per contest which puts them in 4th place in the league. They force 14.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 21st in the league.
Brooklyn averages 95.1 points per game this year which ranks them 29th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -8 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 15th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 29th in the NBA. They average 50.1 rebounds per game and 21.4 assists per contest which ranks them 26th and 18th respectively. In the turnover department the Nets rank 21st with 15 per game. The Nets allow 103.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 22nd in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 29th and 22nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51 rebounds a game which ranks 8th and they give up 23.8 assists per contest which puts them in 29th place in the league. The Nets force 14.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 18th in the NBA.
Oklahoma City Thunder Betting Trends
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 19-26-0 against the spread
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 18-27-0 against the over/under
Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 21-22-1 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 18-25-1 against the over/under
Oklahoma City Thunder Injuries
01/23/16 C Steven Adams Elbow "?" Sunday vs. Brooklyn
Brooklyn Nets Injuries
12/07/15 F Rondae Hollis-Jefferson Ankle expected to miss 8-10 weeks
10/28/15 F Chris McCullough Knee out indefinitely
01/03/16 PG Jarrett Jack Knee out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Oklahoma City
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