Golden State Warriors at Oklahoma City Thunder Free NBA Picks & Odds 2-11-2017
by Josh Schonwald - 2/10/2017
Saturday, February 11, 2017
Chesapeake Energy Arena
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The Golden State Warriors travel to Chesapeake Energy Arena to play the Oklahoma City Thunder on Saturday, February 11, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Golden State as 7 point favorites.
The Warriors come into this game with an overall record of 44-8. They are 1st in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of 13.2 as they are averaging 118.3 points per game while giving up 105.1 per contest. The Thunder have an overall record of 31-23. They currently are 2nd in the Northwest Division. They are averaging 105.7 points per game and surrendering 105.4, good for a point differential of 0.4.
Kevin Durant comes into this contest averaging 25.7 points per game while playing 34.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Warriors. He pulls down 8.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 54% while his free throw percentage is currently at 88%. Stephen Curry averages 25.3 points per game in 33.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 6.3 assists per contest and 4.2 rebounds per game for Golden State. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 92%.
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Russell Westbrook averages 30.9 points per game while playing 34.7 minutes per contest this year for the Thunder. He grabs 10.5 rebounds per game and has 10.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage currently is at 83%. Victor Oladipo averages 16.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.5 rebounds per contest and 2.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 74%.
Golden State averages 118.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 1st in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 13.19 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them ranked 1st. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 2nd in the league. They average 45.1 rebounds per game and 31.2 assists per game which ranks them 6th and 1st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 9th with 15 per game. The Warriors allow 105.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 11th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 2nd and 1st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 51.6 rebounds a game which ranks 14th and they give up 22.5 assists per contest which puts them in 13th place in the league. They force 15 turnovers per game which ranks them 8th in the league.
Oklahoma City averages 105.7 points per game this year which ranks them 14th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 0.39 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 19th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 29th in the NBA. They average 46.2 rebounds per game and 21.1 assists per contest which ranks them 4th and 24th respectively. In the turnover department the Thunder rank 8th with 15.1 per game. The Thunder allow 105.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 14th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 16th and 9th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51.4 rebounds a game which ranks 10th and they give up 21.4 assists per contest which puts them in 7th place in the league. The Thunder force 13.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 17th in the NBA.
The Warriors have an offensive rating of 116.7 and a defensive rating of 103.7. In terms of pace they average 100.6 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 57%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 61% and they shoot 3 pointers on 36% of their shots. Golden State turns the ball over an average of 13.3 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%.
The Thunder rating on offense is 107.3 and they have a defensive rating of 106.9. They get 97.8 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 30% of their shot attempts. Oklahoma City turns the ball over on 13.3 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 12.4 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%.
Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 25-25-2 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 22-30-0 against the over/under
Oklahoma City Thunder Betting Trends
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 30-23-1 against the spread
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 21-30-3 against the over/under
Golden State Warriors Injuries
02/09/17 C JaVale McGee Back probable Friday vs. Memphis
02/01/17 C Zaza Pachulia Shoulder expected to miss 1-2 weeks
01/18/17 F David West Thumb out indefinitely
Oklahoma City Thunder Injuries
01/26/17 C Enes Kanter Forearm out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Golden State -5
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