Monday, February 6, 2017
Bankers Life Fieldhouse
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The Oklahoma City Thunder travel to Bankers Life Fieldhouse to play the Indiana Pacers on Monday, February 6, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Indiana as 3.5 point favorites.
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The Thunder come into this game with an overall record of 29-22. They are 2nd in the Northwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 0.2 as they are averaging 105.8 points per game while giving up 105.6 per contest. The Pacers have an overall record of 28-22. They currently are 2nd in the Central Division. They are averaging 105.8 points per game and surrendering 105.6, good for a point differential of 0.1.
Russell Westbrook comes into this contest averaging 30.8 points per game while playing 34.7 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 42% while his free throw percentage is currently at 83%. Victor Oladipo averages 15.9 points per game in 33.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.5 assists per contest and 4.2 rebounds per game for Oklahoma City. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 71%.
Jeff Teague averages 15.7 points per game while playing 32.6 minutes per contest this year for the Pacers. He grabs 4.1 rebounds per game and has 8.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 85%. Paul George averages 22.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.1 rebounds per contest and 3.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 92%.
Oklahoma City averages 105.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 12th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 0.2 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 18th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 29th in the league. They average 55.2 rebounds per game and 21.2 assists per game which ranks them 3rd and 21st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 23rd with 15.2 per game. The Thunder allow 105.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 19th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 19th and 8th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 51.5 rebounds a game which ranks 11th and they give up 21.7 assists per contest which puts them in 7th place in the league. They force 13.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 17th in the league.
Indiana averages 105.8 points per game this year which ranks them 14th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 0.1 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 7th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 9th in the NBA. They average 48.9 rebounds per game and 22.4 assists per contest which ranks them 29th and 14th respectively. In the turnover department the Pacers rank 16th with 14.1 per game. The Pacers allow 105.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 18th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 8th and 6th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52.9 rebounds a game which ranks 23rd and they give up 22.8 assists per contest which puts them in 18th place in the league. The Pacers force 15.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 1st in the NBA.
The Thunder have an offensive rating of 107.3 and a defensive rating of 107.1. In terms of pace they average 97.8 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 13.4 times per 100 possessions and they force 12.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Pacers rating on offense is 107.5 and they have a defensive rating of 107.3. They get 97.4 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 51%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they attempt 3 pointers on 27% of their shot attempts. Indiana turns the ball over on 13 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 14.1 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%.
Oklahoma City Thunder Betting Trends
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 27-23-1 against the spread
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 20-28-3 against the over/under
Indiana Pacers Betting Trends
The Indiana Pacers are 23-27-0 against the spread
The Indiana Pacers are 26-24-0 against the over/under
Oklahoma City Thunder Injuries
02/04/17 G Alejandro Abrines Back "?" Sunday vs. Portland
01/26/17 C Enes Kanter Forearm out indefinitely
Indiana Pacers Injuries
02/05/17 PG Rodney Stuckey Ankle doubtful Monday vs. Oklahoma City
02/05/17 F Thaddeus Young Wrist "?" Monday vs. Oklahoma City
Josh's Pick: Take Indiana -3.5
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