Tuesday, November 22, 2016
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The Oklahoma City Thunder travel to Staples Center to play the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday, November 22, 2016. The Thunder come into this game with an overall record of 8-6. They are 1st in the Northwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 1.5 as they are averaging 105.3 points per game while giving up 103.8 per contest. The Lakers have an overall record of 7-7. They currently are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 109.8 points per game and surrendering 109.6, good for a point differential of 0.1.
Russell Westbrook comes into this contest averaging 31.6 points per game while playing 34.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Thunder. He pulls down 9.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 10.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 81%. Victor Oladipo averages 16.9 points per game in 34.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.4 assists per contest and 4.1 rebounds per game for Oklahoma City. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 70%.
D'Angelo Russell averages 16.1 points per game while playing 26.8 minutes per contest this year for the Lakers. He grabs 3.4 rebounds per game and has 4.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage currently is at 76%. Julius Randle averages 14.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.3 rebounds per contest and 3.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is 75%.
Oklahoma City averages 105.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 14th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 1.5 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 15th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 22nd in the league. They average 57 rebounds per game and 21.1 assists per game which ranks them 3rd and 18th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 27th with 16.9 per game. The Thunder allow 103.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 15th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 14th and 12th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 53.1 rebounds a game which ranks 17th and they give up 20.6 assists per contest which puts them in 9th place in the league. They force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 9th in the league.
Los Angeles averages 109.8 points per game this year which ranks them 2nd in the league. Their average scoring margin is 0.1 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 3rd spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 10th in the NBA. They average 51.2 rebounds per game and 21.9 assists per contest which ranks them 20th and 12th respectively. In the turnover department the Lakers rank 25th with 16.1 per game. The Lakers allow 109.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 27th in the league. They also allow a 48% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 30th and 4th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 50.6 rebounds a game which ranks 9th and they give up 24.1 assists per contest which puts them in 28th place in the league. The Lakers force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 8th in the NBA.
The Thunder have an offensive rating of 104.2 and a defensive rating of 102.7. In terms of pace they average 99.5 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 50%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they shoot 3 pointers on 29% of their shots. Oklahoma City turns the ball over an average of 14.6 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%.
The Lakers rating on offense is 109.9 and they have a defensive rating of 109.8. They get 99.9 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 53%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they attempt 3 pointers on 32% of their shot attempts. Los Angeles turns the ball over on 14.3 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.5 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 53%.
Oklahoma City Thunder Betting Trends
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 6-8-0 against the spread
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 6-8-0 against the over/under
Los Angeles Lakers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Lakers are 8-5-1 against the spread
The Los Angeles Lakers are 10-4-0 against the over/under
Oklahoma City Thunder Injuries
11/20/16 PG Semaj Christon Concussion out indefinitely
10/22/16 PG Cameron Payne Foot out indefinitely
Los Angeles Lakers Injuries
11/21/16 PG D'Angelo Russell Knee probable Tuesday vs. Oklahoma City
Tony's Pick: Take Los Angeles +5
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