Tuesday, January 31, 2017
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The Oklahoma City Thunder head to AT&T Center to take on the San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday, January 31, 2017. The opening line for this game has San Antonio as 9 point favorites.
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The Thunder come into this game with an overall record of 28-20. They are 2nd in the Northwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 0.8 as they are averaging 106.0 points per game while giving up 105.2 per contest. The Spurs have an overall record of 36-11. They currently are 1st in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 107.4 points per game and surrendering 99.3, good for a point differential of 8.1.
Victor Oladipo comes into this game averaging 16.2 points per contest while playing 34 minutes per night so far this year for the Thunder. He pulls down 4.2 rebounds per contest and dishes out 2.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 70%. Russell Westbrook averages 30.8 points per game in 34.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 10.2 assists per contest and 10.6 rebounds per game for Oklahoma City. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 82%.
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Kawhi Leonard averages 25.4 points per game while playing 33.6 minutes per contest this year for the Spurs. He grabs 5.7 rebounds per game and has 3.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage currently is at 91%. Lamarcus Aldridge averages 17.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.2 rebounds per contest and 2.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 81%.
Oklahoma City averages 106 points per contest this season which ranks them 14th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 0.8 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 14th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 29th in the league. They average 55.1 rebounds per game and 21.3 assists per game which ranks them 3rd and 21st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 22nd with 15.1 per game. The Thunder allow 105.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 17th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 16th and 8th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 51.6 rebounds a game which ranks 15th and they give up 21.8 assists per contest which puts them in 7th place in the league. They force 13.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 18th in the league.
San Antonio averages 107.4 points per game this year which ranks them 9th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 8.1 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them sitting in the 2nd spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 41% which is good for 1st in the NBA. They average 50.1 rebounds per game and 24.3 assists per contest which ranks them 25th and 6th respectively. In the turnover department the Spurs rank 8th with 12.9 per game. The Spurs allow 99.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 2nd in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 6th and 2nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 48 rebounds a game which ranks 1st and they give up 21.3 assists per contest which puts them in 5th place in the league. The Spurs force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 15th in the NBA.
The Thunder have an offensive rating of 107.6 and a defensive rating of 106.7. In terms of pace they average 97.7 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 12.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Spurs rating on offense is 113.5 and they have a defensive rating of 104.9. They get 94.3 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 54%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they attempt 3 pointers on 27% of their shot attempts. San Antonio turns the ball over on 12.1 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.3 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 26-21-1 against the spread
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 18-27-3 against the over/under
San Antonio Spurs Betting Trends
The San Antonio Spurs are 28-19-0 against the spread
The San Antonio Spurs are 29-17-1 against the over/under
Oklahoma City Thunder Injuries
01/26/17 C Enes Kanter Forearm out indefinitely
San Antonio Spurs Injuries
01/30/17 G Jonathon Simmons Wrist "?" Tuesday vs. Oklahoma City
01/19/17 C Pau Gasol Hand out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take San Antonio -9
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