Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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The Oklahoma City Thunder travel to Oracle Arena to play the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday, January 18, 2017. The Thunder come into this game with an overall record of 25-18. They are 2nd in the Northwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 1.3 as they are averaging 106.5 points per game while giving up 105.2 per contest. The Warriors have an overall record of 35-6. They currently are 1st in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 117.7 points per game and surrendering 105.1, good for a point differential of 12.6.
Russell Westbrook comes into this contest averaging 30.7 points per game while playing 34.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Thunder. He pulls down 10.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 10.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 82%. Steven Adams averages 12 points per game in 29.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 7.5 rebounds per game for Oklahoma City. His field goal percentage is 60% for the year while his free throw percentage is 71%.
Kevin Durant averages 25.8 points per game while playing 34.4 minutes per contest this year for the Warriors. He grabs 8.6 rebounds per game and has 4.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage currently is at 86%. Stephen Curry averages 24.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.2 rebounds per contest and 6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 93%.
Oklahoma City averages 106.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 10th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 1.3 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 11th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 29th in the league. They average 54.9 rebounds per game and 21.5 assists per game which ranks them 3rd and 19th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 22nd with 15 per game. The Thunder allow 105.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 19th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 16th and 9th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 51.5 rebounds a game which ranks 15th and they give up 21.7 assists per contest which puts them in 8th place in the league. They force 14 turnovers per game which ranks them 17th in the league.
Golden State averages 117.7 points per game this year which ranks them 1st in the league. Their average scoring margin is 12.6 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them sitting in the 1st spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 3rd in the NBA. They average 53.1 rebounds per game and 31.3 assists per contest which ranks them 8th and 1st respectively. In the turnover department the Warriors rank 24th with 15.2 per game. The Warriors allow 105.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 18th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 2nd and 1st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52.1 rebounds a game which ranks 18th and they give up 21.7 assists per contest which puts them in 9th place in the league. The Warriors force 15 turnovers per game which ranks them 8th in the NBA.
The Thunder have an offensive rating of 108.2 and a defensive rating of 106.9. In terms of pace they average 97.5 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 51%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they shoot 3 pointers on 30% of their shots. Oklahoma City turns the ball over an average of 13.3 times per 100 possessions and they force 12.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Warriors rating on offense is 116.1 and they have a defensive rating of 103.6. They get 100.7 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 57%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 60% and they attempt 3 pointers on 35% of their shot attempts. Golden State turns the ball over on 13.4 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13 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 23-19-1 against the spread
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 16-24-3 against the over/under
Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 18-22-1 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 19-22-0 against the over/under
Oklahoma City Thunder Injuries
01/17/17 C Steven Adams Head "?" Wednesday vs. Golden State
Golden State Warriors Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take Golden State
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