Tuesday, April 12, 2016
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The Oklahoma City Thunder travel to AT&T Center to play the San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday, April 12, 2016. The opening line for this game has San Antonio as 3 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 212.
The Thunder come into this game with an overall record of 54-26 and a road record of 23-17. They are 1st in the Northwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 7.1 as they are averaging 110.3 points per game while giving up 103.3 per contest. Oklahoma City is 13-3 against division opponents and they have a conference record of 36-14. They are 6-4 in their last 10 games. The Spurs have an overall record of 65-15 and a home record of 39-1. They currently are 1st in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 103.7 points per game and surrendering 92.9, good for a point differential of 10.8. San Antonio has a division record of 13-2 and a conference record of 41-9. In their last 10 games they are 6-4.
Russell Westbrook comes into this contest averaging 23.6 points per game while playing 34.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Thunder. He pulls down 7.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 10.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 81%. Kevin Durant averages 28.1 points per game in 35.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5 assists per contest and 8.2 rebounds per game for Oklahoma City. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year while his free throw percentage is 90%.
Kawhi Leonard averages 21.1 points per game while playing 33 minutes per contest this year for the Spurs. He grabs 6.9 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 18.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.6 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 110.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 2nd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 7.1 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them ranked 3rd. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 17th in the league. They average 56.8 rebounds per game and 23 assists per game which ranks them 1st and 10th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 26th with 15.9 per game. The Thunder allow 103.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 16th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 5th and 10th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 48.7 rebounds a game which ranks 3rd and they give up 21.7 assists per contest which puts them in 13th place in the league. They force 13 turnovers per game which ranks them 26th in the league.
San Antonio averages 103.7 points per game this year which ranks them 10th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 10.8 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them sitting in the 2nd spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 2nd in the NBA. They average 50.2 rebounds per game and 24.6 assists per contest which ranks them 24th and 3rd respectively. In the turnover department the Spurs rank 4th with 13.1 per game. The Spurs allow 92.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 1st in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 4th and 2nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 47.3 rebounds a game which ranks 1st and they give up 20.9 assists per contest which puts them in 5th place in the league. The Spurs force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 14th in the NBA.
The Thunder average 111.2 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 117 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 5 per contest. The Thunder have an offensive rating of 113.3 and a defensive rating of 106. In terms of pace they average 96.8 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 53%. 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 14 times per 100 possessions and they force 11.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%.
The Spurs score 105.2 ppg at home and they have averaged 95 points per contest in their last 3 games. They have an average scoring differential of -7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 14.2 points per game. The Spurs rating on offense is 110.4 and they have a defensive rating of 98.9. They get 93.9 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 53%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they attempt 3 pointers on 22% of their shot attempts. San Antonio turns the ball over on 12.5 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 14 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 48%.
Oklahoma City Thunder Betting Trends
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 35-43-2 against the spread
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 39-41-0 against the over/under
San Antonio Spurs Betting Trends
The San Antonio Spurs are 42-37-1 against the spread
The San Antonio Spurs are 35-44-1 against the over/under
Oklahoma City Thunder Injuries
No key injuries to report
San Antonio Spurs Injuries
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Guy's Pick: Take San Antonio
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