Monday, January 4, 2016
Chesapeake Energy Arena
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The Sacramento Kings travel to Chesapeake Energy Arena to play the Oklahoma City Thunder on Monday, January 4, 2016. The opening line for this game has Oklahoma City as 10.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 221.5.
The Kings come into this game with an overall record of 13-20 and a road record of 4-11. They are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of -2.4 as they are averaging 105.3 points per game while giving up 107.7 per contest. The Thunder have an overall record of 24-10 and a home record of 16-4. They currently are 1st in the Northwest Division. They are averaging 108.7 points per game and surrendering 100.2, good for a point differential of 8.4.
DeMarcus Cousins comes into this contest averaging 24.4 points per game while playing 32.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Kings. He pulls down 10.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 74%. Rajon Rondo averages 12 points per game in 35.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 11.3 assists per contest and 6.4 rebounds per game for Sacramento. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 52%.
Russell Westbrook averages 25.6 points per game while playing 34.3 minutes per contest this year for the Thunder. He grabs 6.7 rebounds per game and has 9.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 83%. Kevin Durant averages 26.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.4 rebounds per contest and 4.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is 89%.
Sacramento averages 105.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 3rd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -2.4 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 7th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 8th in the league. They average 53.4 rebounds per game and 24.4 assists per game which ranks them 9th and 4th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 28th with 16.8 per game. The Kings allow 107.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 30th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 23rd and 19th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 52.6 rebounds a game which ranks 17th and they give up 23.9 assists per contest which puts them in 27th place in the league. They force 16.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 8th in the league.
Oklahoma City averages 108.7 points per game this year which ranks them 2nd in the league. Their average scoring margin is 8.4 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them sitting in the 3rd spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 11th in the NBA. They average 55.5 rebounds per game and 21.6 assists per contest which ranks them 3rd and 14th respectively. In the turnover department the Thunder rank 25th with 15.6 per game. The Thunder allow 100.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 15th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 7th and 18th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 49.9 rebounds a game which ranks 4th and they give up 20.3 assists per contest which puts them in 6th place in the league. The Thunder force 13.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 24th in the NBA.
Sacramento Kings Betting Trends
The Sacramento Kings are 15-18-0 against the spread
The Sacramento Kings are 14-17-2 against the over/under
Oklahoma City Thunder Betting Trends
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 14-20-0 against the spread
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 12-22-0 against the over/under
Sacramento Kings Injuries
12/16/15 F Eric Moreland Foot out indefinitely
Oklahoma City Thunder Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take Sacramento
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