Thursday, November 3, 2016
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The Oklahoma City Thunder travel to Oracle Arena to play the Golden State Warriors on Thursday, November 3, 2016. The Thunder come into this game with an overall record of 3-0. They are 1st in the Northwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 8.7 as they are averaging 109.7 points per game while giving up 101.0 per contest. The Warriors have an overall record of 3-1. They currently are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 113.8 points per game and surrendering 111.8, good for a point differential of 2.0.
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Russell Westbrook comes into this contest averaging 38.7 points per game while playing 38.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Thunder. He pulls down 12.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 11.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 81%. Victor Oladipo averages 17 points per game in 36 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.3 assists per contest and 3.7 rebounds per game for Oklahoma City. His field goal percentage is 34% for the year while his free throw percentage is 85%.
Stephen Curry averages 26.3 points per game while playing 33 minutes per contest this year for the Warriors. He grabs 2.3 rebounds per game and has 4.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage currently is at 84%. Kevin Durant averages 28.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 36 minutes per contest. He also averages 9 rebounds per contest and 4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 57% and his free throw percentage is 92%.
Oklahoma City averages 109.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 5th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 8.7 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 19th. Behind the arc they shoot 29% which is good for 22nd in the league. They average 63 rebounds per game and 20.3 assists per game which ranks them 2nd and 20th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 29th with 17.3 per game. The Thunder allow 101 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 12th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 23% average from behind the arc ranking them 9th and 1st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 55.7 rebounds a game which ranks 19th and they give up 18.7 assists per contest which puts them in 7th place in the league. They force 17 turnovers per game which ranks them 6th in the league.
Golden State averages 113.8 points per game this year which ranks them 1st in the league. Their average scoring margin is 2 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them sitting in the 3rd spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 29% which is good for 20th in the NBA. They average 50.5 rebounds per game and 29.8 assists per contest which ranks them 25th and 1st respectively. In the turnover department the Warriors rank 23rd with 15.5 per game. The Warriors allow 111.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 26th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 16th and 24th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 56.2 rebounds a game which ranks 23rd and they give up 24 assists per contest which puts them in 24th place in the league. The Warriors force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 14th in the NBA.
The Thunder have an offensive rating of 101.9 and a defensive rating of 93.9. In terms of pace they average 104 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 47%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 51% and they shoot 3 pointers on 24% of their shots. Oklahoma City turns the ball over an average of 14 times per 100 possessions and they force 14.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 46%.
The Warriors rating on offense is 109.8 and they have a defensive rating of 107.9. They get 103.6 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 53%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they attempt 3 pointers on 33% of their shot attempts. Golden State turns the ball over on 13.6 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 12.4 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 50%.
Oklahoma City Thunder Betting Trends
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 1-2-0 against the spread
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 1-2-0 against the over/under
Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 1-3-0 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 3-1-0 against the over/under
Oklahoma City Thunder Injuries
11/02/16 F Jerami Grant Acquired is upgraded to probable Wednesday vs. LA Clippers
10/22/16 PG Cameron Payne Foot out indefinitely
Golden State Warriors Injuries
11/02/16 PG Patrick McCaw Ankle "?" Thursday vs. Oklahoma City
10/22/16 C Damian Jones Pectoral out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Oklahoma City
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