Saturday, March 12, 2016
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The Oklahoma City Thunder travel to AT&T Center to play the San Antonio Spurs on Saturday, March 12, 2016. The opening line for this game has San Antonio as 7.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 213.5.
The Thunder come into this game with an overall record of 44-20 and a road record of 18-12. They are 1st in the Northwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 6.9 as they are averaging 110.1 points per game while giving up 103.3 per contest. Oklahoma City is 10-1 against division opponents and they have a conference record of 30-9. They are 4-6 in their last 10 games. The Spurs have an overall record of 55-10 and a home record of 31-0. They currently are 1st in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 104.7 points per game and surrendering 92.4, good for a point differential of 12.3. San Antonio has a division record of 10-2 and a conference record of 33-5. In their last 10 games they are 9-1.
Russell Westbrook comes into this contest averaging 24.1 points per game while playing 34.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Thunder. He pulls down 7.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 10.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 83%. Kevin Durant averages 28.1 points per game in 36.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.8 assists per contest and 8.4 rebounds per game for Oklahoma City. His field goal percentage is 51% for the year while his free throw percentage is 89%.
Kawhi Leonard averages 20.9 points per game while playing 32.9 minutes per contest this year for the Spurs. He grabs 6.8 rebounds per game and has 2.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage currently is at 88%. Lamarcus Aldridge averages 17.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.5 rebounds per contest and 1.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 86%.
Oklahoma City averages 110.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 2nd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 6.9 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them ranked 3rd. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 14th in the league. They average 56.3 rebounds per game and 22.9 assists per game which ranks them 3rd and 9th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 26th with 15.7 per game. The Thunder allow 103.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 18th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 9th and 12th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 49.3 rebounds a game which ranks 5th and they give up 21.7 assists per contest which puts them in 15th place in the league. They force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 26th in the league.
San Antonio averages 104.7 points per game this year which ranks them 7th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 12.3 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them sitting in the 1st spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 2nd in the NBA. They average 50.9 rebounds per game and 25.1 assists per contest which ranks them 21st and 3rd respectively. In the turnover department the Spurs rank 6th with 13.2 per game. The Spurs allow 92.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 1st in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 1st and 3rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 47.1 rebounds a game which ranks 1st and they give up 20.9 assists per contest which puts them in 6th place in the league. The Spurs force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 14th in the NBA.
The Thunder average 111.5 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 110 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 4.9 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 1.7 per contest. The Thunder have an offensive rating of 112.8 and a defensive rating of 105.8. In terms of pace they average 96.8 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 52%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they shoot 3 pointers on 27% of their shots. Oklahoma City turns the ball over an average of 13.9 times per 100 possessions and they force 11.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%.
The Spurs score 106.2 ppg at home and they have averaged 105.3 points per contest in their last 3 games. They have an average scoring differential of 8.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 15.6 points per game. The Spurs rating on offense is 110.8 and they have a defensive rating of 97.8. They get 94.5 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 22% of their shot attempts. San Antonio turns the ball over on 12.6 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 14 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 47%.
Oklahoma City Thunder Betting Trends
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 26-36-2 against the spread
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 29-35-0 against the over/under
San Antonio Spurs Betting Trends
The San Antonio Spurs are 38-26-1 against the spread
The San Antonio Spurs are 29-35-1 against the over/under
Oklahoma City Thunder Injuries
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San Antonio Spurs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take Oklahoma City
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