Wednesday, November 23, 2016
Sleep Train Arena
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The Oklahoma City Thunder travel to Sleep Train Arena to play the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday, November 23, 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 Kings have an overall record of 5-9. They currently are 4th in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 101.4 points per game and surrendering 105.0, good for a point differential of -3.6.
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%.
DeMarcus Cousins averages 26.9 points per game while playing 33.7 minutes per contest this year for the Kings. He grabs 9.6 rebounds per game and has 3.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 77%. Rudy Gay averages 20.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.2 rebounds per contest and 2.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
Oklahoma City averages 105.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 12th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 1.5 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 13th. 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 16th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 16th and 15th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 53.1 rebounds a game which ranks 15th and they give up 20.6 assists per contest which puts them in 10th place in the league. They force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 8th in the league.
Sacramento averages 101.4 points per game this year which ranks them 23rd in the league. Their average scoring margin is -3.6 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 14th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 15th in the NBA. They average 50.8 rebounds per game and 21.5 assists per contest which ranks them 23rd and 15th respectively. In the turnover department the Kings rank 15th with 14.5 per game. The Kings allow 105 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 18th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 28th and 21st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 50.5 rebounds a game which ranks 8th and they give up 23.3 assists per contest which puts them in 24th place in the league. The Kings force 13.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 19th 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 Kings rating on offense is 106.6 and they have a defensive rating of 110.3. They get 93.8 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 50%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 28% of their shot attempts. Sacramento turns the ball over on 13.5 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 52%.
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
Sacramento Kings Betting Trends
The Sacramento Kings are 8-6-0 against the spread
The Sacramento Kings are 6-8-0 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
Sacramento Kings Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Sacramento
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