Monday, January 16, 2017
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The Oklahoma City Thunder travel to Staples Center to play the Los Angeles Clippers on Monday, January 16, 2017. The Thunder come into this game with an overall record of 24-17. They are 2nd in the Northwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 1.8 as they are averaging 106.3 points per game while giving up 104.5 per contest. The Clippers have an overall record of 28-14. They currently are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 108.0 points per game and surrendering 102.2, good for a point differential of 5.8.
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 10.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 10.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is currently at 82%. Steven Adams averages 12.2 points per game in 30.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 7.6 rebounds per game for Oklahoma City. His field goal percentage is 60% for the year while his free throw percentage is 71%.
Chris Paul averages 17.7 points per game while playing 31.4 minutes per contest this year for the Clippers. He grabs 5.4 rebounds per game and has 9.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 88%. DeAndre Jordan averages 12.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32 minutes per contest. He also averages 13.8 rebounds per contest and 0.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 68% and his free throw percentage is 52%.
Oklahoma City averages 106.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 10th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 1.8 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 55.3 rebounds per game and 21.6 assists per game which ranks them 3rd and 19th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 22nd with 14.9 per game. The Thunder allow 104.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 15th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 15th and 6th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 51.5 rebounds a game which ranks 13th and they give up 21.5 assists per contest which puts them in 7th place in the league. They force 13.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 19th in the league.
Los Angeles averages 108 points per game this year which ranks them 7th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 5.8 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 38% which is good for 5th in the NBA. They average 52.7 rebounds per game and 22.4 assists per contest which ranks them 11th and 14th respectively. In the turnover department the Clippers rank 10th with 13.2 per game. The Clippers allow 102.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 7th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 5th and 5th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51.7 rebounds a game which ranks 15th and they give up 21.6 assists per contest which puts them in 8th place in the league. The Clippers force 13.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 18th in the NBA.
The Thunder have an offensive rating of 108.1 and a defensive rating of 106.3. In terms of pace they average 97.3 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 12.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%.
The Clippers rating on offense is 111.5 and they have a defensive rating of 105.5. They get 96.4 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 53%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they attempt 3 pointers on 33% of their shot attempts. Los Angeles turns the ball over on 12.2 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 12.6 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%.
Oklahoma City Thunder Betting Trends
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 22-18-1 against the spread
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 15-24-2 against the over/under
Los Angeles Clippers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Clippers are 21-21-0 against the spread
The Los Angeles Clippers are 23-19-0 against the over/under
Oklahoma City Thunder Injuries
No key injuries to report
Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
12/19/16 F Blake Griffin Knee expected to miss 3-6 weeks
12/19/16 F Brice Johnson Back out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Los Angeles
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