Tuesday, March 14, 2017
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The Oklahoma City Thunder head to Barclays Center to take on the Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday, March 14, 2017. The opening line for this game has Oklahoma City as 6 point favorites.
The Thunder come into this game with an overall record of 37-29. They are 2nd in the Northwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 0.1 as they are averaging 106.3 points per game while giving up 106.2 per contest. The Nets have an overall record of 12-53. They currently are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 105.8 points per game and surrendering 114.1, good for a point differential of -8.3.
Steven Adams comes into this game averaging 11.8 points per contest while playing 30.5 minutes per night so far this year for the Thunder. He pulls down 7.8 rebounds per contest and dishes out 1.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 57% while his free throw percentage is currently at 63%. Russell Westbrook averages 31.9 points per game in 34.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 10.1 assists per contest and 10.5 rebounds per game for Oklahoma City. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 84%.
Brook Lopez averages 20.4 points per game while playing 29.6 minutes per contest this year for the Nets. He grabs 5.1 rebounds per game and has 2.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 82%. Sean Kilpatrick averages 13.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 25.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 4 rebounds per contest and 2.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 84%.
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Oklahoma City averages 106.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 12th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 0.12 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 20th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 28th in the league. They average 46.2 rebounds per game and 20.7 assists per game which ranks them 2nd and 26th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 7th with 15 per game. The Thunder allow 106.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 20th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 18th and 11th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 41.1 rebounds a game which ranks 4th and they give up 21.5 assists per contest which puts them in 7th place in the league. They force 13.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 13th in the league.
Brooklyn averages 105.8 points per game this year which ranks them 13th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -8.31 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 23rd spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 25th in the NBA. They average 43.6 rebounds per game and 21.3 assists per contest which ranks them 16th and 21st respectively. In the turnover department the Nets rank 1st with 16.9 per game. The Nets allow 114.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 30th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 23rd and 26th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 47.1 rebounds a game which ranks 29th and they give up 23.2 assists per contest which puts them in 20th place in the league. The Nets force 13.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 10th in the NBA.
The Thunder have an offensive rating of 108 and a defensive rating of 107.9. In terms of pace they average 97.9 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 50%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they shoot 3 pointers on 30% of their shots. Oklahoma City turns the ball over an average of 13.2 times per 100 possessions and they force 12.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Nets rating on offense is 103.8 and they have a defensive rating of 112. They get 101.4 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 51%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they attempt 3 pointers on 38% of their shot attempts. Brooklyn turns the ball over on 15 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 11.4 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 36-29-1 against the spread
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 29-33-4 against the over/under
Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 30-33-2 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 35-30-0 against the over/under
Oklahoma City Thunder Injuries
03/12/17 F Taj Gibson Hip "?" Tuesday vs. Brooklyn
Brooklyn Nets Injuries
03/05/17 G Joe Harris Concussion out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Oklahoma City -6
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