Wednesday, November 2, 2016
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The Oklahoma City Thunder travel to Staples Center to play the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday, November 2, 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 Clippers have an overall record of 3-0. They currently are 1st in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 106 points per game and surrendering 93, good for a point differential of 13.
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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%.
Chris Paul averages 20 points per game while playing 30.7 minutes per contest this year for the Clippers. He grabs 4.3 rebounds per game and has 7.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage currently is at 88%. Blake Griffin averages 22 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 11.3 rebounds per contest and 2.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 83%.
Oklahoma City averages 109.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 3rd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 8.7 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 18th. Behind the arc they shoot 29% which is good for 20th 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 11th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 23% average from behind the arc ranking them 10th and 1st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 55.7 rebounds a game which ranks 17th 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 7th in the league.
Los Angeles averages 106 points per game this year which ranks them 10th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 13 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 16th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 28% which is good for 23rd in the NBA. They average 57.7 rebounds per game and 16.7 assists per contest which ranks them 7th and 29th respectively. In the turnover department the Clippers rank 5th with 12.3 per game. The Clippers allow 93 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 5th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 9th and 14th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52 rebounds a game which ranks 11th and they give up 18.3 assists per contest which puts them in 6th place in the league. The Clippers force 17.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 3rd 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 Clippers rating on offense is 107.3 and they have a defensive rating of 94.2. They get 98.8 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 48%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they attempt 3 pointers on 28% of their shot attempts. Los Angeles turns the ball over on 11 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 16.1 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 46%.
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
Los Angeles Clippers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Clippers are 3-0-0 against the spread
The Los Angeles Clippers are 2-1-0 against the over/under
Oklahoma City Thunder Injuries
10/22/16 PG Cameron Payne Foot out indefinitely
Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
10/31/16 F Paul Pierce Ankle "?" Wednesday vs Oklahoma City
10/25/16 F Brice Johnson Back out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Los Angeles
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