Friday, January 22, 2016
American Airlines Center
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The Oklahoma City Thunder travel to American Airlines Center to play the Dallas Mavericks on Friday, January 22, 2016. The opening line for this game has Oklahoma City as 6 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 206.
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The Thunder come into this game with an overall record of 32-12 and a road record of 11-7. They are 1st in the Northwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 8.7 as they are averaging 108.6 points per game while giving up 99.9 per contest. The Mavericks have an overall record of 25-19 and a home record of 13-7. They currently are 2nd in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 101 points per game and surrendering 101, good for a point differential of 0.
Russell Westbrook comes into this contest averaging 24 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 4.4 assists per contest and 7.8 rebounds per game for Oklahoma City. His field goal percentage is 51% for the year while his free throw percentage is 89%.
Dirk Nowitzki averages 17.8 points per game while playing 30.9 minutes per contest this year for the Mavericks. He grabs 6.9 rebounds per game and has 1.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 90%. Wesley Matthews averages 12.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.2 rebounds per contest and 1.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 86%.
Oklahoma City averages 108.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 2nd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 8.7 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 3rd. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 12th in the league. They average 55.5 rebounds per game and 22.2 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 99.9 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 50 rebounds a game which ranks 5th and they give up 20.2 assists per contest which puts them in 3rd place in the league. They force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 21st in the league.
Dallas averages 101 points per game this year which ranks them 18th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 0 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 34% which is good for 21st in the NBA. They average 51.1 rebounds per game and 21.8 assists per contest which ranks them 21st and 14th respectively. In the turnover department the Mavericks rank 3rd with 13.4 per game. The Mavericks allow 101 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 14th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 15th and 9th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 54.2 rebounds a game which ranks 25th and they give up 21.6 assists per contest which puts them in 14th place in the league. The Mavericks force 14.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 20th in the NBA.
Oklahoma City Thunder Betting Trends
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 19-25-0 against the spread
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 17-27-0 against the over/under
Dallas Mavericks Betting Trends
The Dallas Mavericks are 26-18-0 against the spread
The Dallas Mavericks are 17-25-2 against the over/under
Oklahoma City Thunder Injuries
No key injuries to report
Dallas Mavericks Injuries
01/21/16 F Dirk Nowitzki Knee "?" Friday vs. Oklahoma City
01/21/16 PG Raymond Felton Eye "?" Friday vs. Oklahoma City
Guy's Pick: Take Oklahoma City
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