Monday, January 2, 2017
BMO Harris Bradley Center
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The Oklahoma City Thunder travel to BMO Harris Bradley Center to play the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday, January 2, 2017. The Thunder come into this game with an overall record of 21-13. They are 2nd in the Northwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 1.8 as they are averaging 106.4 points per game while giving up 104.6 per contest. The Bucks have an overall record of 16-16. They currently are 2nd in the Central Division. They are averaging 105.1 points per game and surrendering 102.6, good for a point differential of 2.5.
Steven Adams comes into this contest averaging 11.8 points per game while playing 29.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Thunder. He pulls down 7.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 58% while his free throw percentage is currently at 70%. Russell Westbrook averages 30.9 points per game in 34.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 10.7 assists per contest and 10.5 rebounds per game for Oklahoma City. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 82%.
Jabari Parker averages 20.5 points per game while playing 33.5 minutes per contest this year for the Bucks. He grabs 5.8 rebounds per game and has 2.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage currently is at 74%. Giannis Antetokounmpo averages 23.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.9 rebounds per contest and 5.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is 79%.
Oklahoma City averages 106.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 8th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 1.8 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 10th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 28th in the league. They average 55.6 rebounds per game and 21.6 assists per game which ranks them 3rd and 18th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 23rd with 15.2 per game. The Thunder allow 104.6 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 18th and 7th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 51.2 rebounds a game which ranks 11th and they give up 21.6 assists per contest which puts them in 9th place in the league. They force 14.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 17th in the league.
Milwaukee averages 105.1 points per game this year which ranks them 15th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 2.5 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 3rd spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 9th in the NBA. They average 51.3 rebounds per game and 24.9 assists per contest which ranks them 20th and 4th respectively. In the turnover department the Bucks rank 15th with 13.8 per game. The Bucks allow 102.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 9th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 4th and 5th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51.1 rebounds a game which ranks 9th and they give up 24 assists per contest which puts them in 26th place in the league. The Bucks force 14.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 16th in the NBA.
The Thunder have an offensive rating of 107.8 and a defensive rating of 106. 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 13.5 times per 100 possessions and they force 12.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Bucks rating on offense is 109.4 and they have a defensive rating of 106.8. They get 95.5 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 53%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they attempt 3 pointers on 29% of their shot attempts. Milwaukee turns the ball over on 12.8 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 12.9 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 50%.
Oklahoma City Thunder Betting Trends
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 18-15-1 against the spread
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 12-20-2 against the over/under
Milwaukee Bucks Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Bucks are 15-17-0 against the spread
The Milwaukee Bucks are 20-11-1 against the over/under
Oklahoma City Thunder Injuries
10/22/16 PG Cameron Payne Foot out indefinitely
01/01/17 G Alejandro Abrines Head injured last game, "?" Monday vs. Milwaukee
Milwaukee Bucks Injuries
12/26/16 G Rashad Vaughn Ankle expected to miss 2-3 weeks
10/22/16 F Khris Middleton Hamstring out indefinitely
01/01/17 PG Matthew Dellavedova Hamstring "?" Monday vs. Oklahoma City
01/01/17 C Miles Plumlee Finger "?" Monday vs. Oklahoma City
Guy's Pick: Take Milwaukee
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