Monday, November 14, 2016
The Palace of Auburn Hills
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The Oklahoma City Thunder travel to The Palace of Auburn Hills to play the Detroit Pistons on Monday, November 14, 2016. The Thunder come into this game with an overall record of 6-3. They are 1st in the Northwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 2.4 as they are averaging 103.2 points per game while giving up 100.8 per contest. The Pistons have an overall record of 5-5. They currently are 4th in the Central Division. They are averaging 97.7 points per game and surrendering 97.0, good for a point differential of 0.7.
Victor Oladipo comes into this contest averaging 16.2 points per game while playing 34.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Thunder. He pulls down 3.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is currently at 71%. Russell Westbrook averages 30.9 points per game in 34 minutes per contest this season. He averages 9.4 assists per contest and 8.9 rebounds per game for Oklahoma City. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 81%.
Tobias Harris averages 16.5 points per game while playing 33 minutes per contest this year for the Pistons. He grabs 4.7 rebounds per game and has 1.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage currently is at 90%. Andre Drummond averages 14.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 14.3 rebounds per contest and 1.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is 53%.
Oklahoma City averages 103.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 18th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 2.4 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 22nd. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 13th in the league. They average 58.2 rebounds per game and 20.2 assists per game which ranks them 2nd and 22nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 27th with 17.6 per game. The Thunder allow 100.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 9th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 8th and 3rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 54.1 rebounds a game which ranks 20th and they give up 19.1 assists per contest which puts them in 5th place in the league. They force 15.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 10th in the league.
Detroit averages 97.7 points per game this year which ranks them 24th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 0.7 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 19th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 24th in the NBA. They average 53.6 rebounds per game and 20 assists per contest which ranks them 11th and 24th respectively. In the turnover department the Pistons rank 8th with 12.5 per game. The Pistons allow 97 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 4th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 5th and 20th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52.1 rebounds a game which ranks 12th and they give up 20.6 assists per contest which puts them in 10th place in the league. The Pistons force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 22nd in the NBA.
The Thunder have an offensive rating of 102.6 and a defensive rating of 100.2. In terms of pace they average 99.4 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 49%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they shoot 3 pointers on 28% of their shots. Oklahoma City turns the ball over an average of 15.1 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%.
The Pistons rating on offense is 103 and they have a defensive rating of 102.3. They get 94.9 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 23% of their shot attempts. Detroit turns the ball over on 11.6 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 48%.
Oklahoma City Thunder Betting Trends
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 5-4-0 against the spread
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 3-6-0 against the over/under
Detroit Pistons Betting Trends
The Detroit Pistons are 5-5-0 against the spread
The Detroit Pistons are 3-7-0 against the over/under
Oklahoma City Thunder Injuries
11/12/16 G Victor Oladipo Leg injured last game, probable Sunday vs. Orlando
10/22/16 PG Cameron Payne Foot out indefinitely
Detroit Pistons Injuries
10/22/16 PG Reggie Jackson Knee expected to miss 4-6 weeks
Guy's Pick: Take Detroit -1
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