Oklahoma City Thunder at Sacramento Kings NBA Picks & Predictions 11/7/2017
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
Golden 1 Center
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The Oklahoma City Thunder head to Golden 1 Center to take on the Sacramento Kings on Tuesday, November 7, 2017. The opening line for this game has Oklahoma City as 9 point favorites.
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The Thunder come into this game with an overall record of 4-5. They are 5th in the Northwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 7.2 as they are averaging 104.3 points per game while giving up 97.1 per contest. The Kings have an overall mark of 1-8. They currently are 5th in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 93.8 points per contest and giving up 105.8, which is a point differential of -12.0.
Valuable Oklahoma City Thunder Betting Trends
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 4-5-0 against the spread
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 2-7-0 against the over/under
Important Sacramento Kings Betting Trends
The Sacramento Kings are 2-6-1 against the spread
The Sacramento Kings are 4-5-0 against the over/under
Key Oklahoma City Thunder Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Sacramento Kings Injuries
11/06/17 PG George Hill Personal is probable Tuesday vs. Oklahoma City
10/18/17 F Harry Giles Knee is out indefinitely
Paul George comes into this game averaging 21 points per contest while playing 34.2 minutes per night so far this year. He grabs 5.1 rebounds per contest and distributes 2 assists per game. His FG percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is 88%. Russell Westbrook averages 20.1 points per contest in 34 minutes per game this year. He averages 11.4 assists per game and 9 rebounds per contest for Oklahoma City. His field goal percentage is 44% for the season while his free throw percentage is 59%.
De'Aaron Fox has scored 12.7 points per contest while playing 27 minutes per game this season for the Kings. He hauls in 3.7 rebounds per contest and has 5 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 77%. Buddy Hield averages 11.3 points per game this year and he's on the court an average of 23.7 minutes per game. He also brings in 4.3 rebounds per game and 1.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
Oklahoma City averages 104.3 points per contest this year, which is 19th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 7.22 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 16th. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 18th in the NBA. They average 41.9 boards per contest and 22.3 assists per game, which ranks them 23rd and 13th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 20th with 15 per game. The Thunder allow 97.1 points per contest which is 2nd in the NBA. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 4th and 8th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 42.6 rebounds a game which ranks 12th, and they allow 20.6 assists per game which puts them in 7th place in the league. They force 18.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 30th in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
Sacramento is 29th in the NBA with 93.8 points per contest this season. They are 23rd in the league in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is -12. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 17th in the league. They are 29th in the NBA in rebounding with 39.6 boards per contest and 28th in assists per game with 19.3. The Kings are 18th in turnovers per contest with 15.2. The Kings give up 105.8 points per game, which ranks them 16th in the league. Their defense is surrendering a 46% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 21st and 26th in those defensive statistics. They rank 26th with 24 dimes allowed per game and 26th with 46.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Kings are 22nd in the league in forcing turnovers with 16.2 per contest this year.
The Thunder are 12th in the NBA in offensive rating with 107.6, and their defensive rating of 100.1 is ranked 29th. In terms of pace they are 21st in the league with 97 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 12th. As a team they are 20th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 8th in the league. Oklahoma City is 19th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 28th in the league.
Sacramento is 14th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 54%, which is 4th in the league. The Kings are 29th in the NBA in offensive rating with 98.8, and their defensive rating of 111.4 is ranked 5th. In terms of pace they are 30th in the league with 95 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 28th. As a team they are 29th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 25% of their shots, ranking 30th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Thunder/Kings NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Sacramento +9
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