Monday, February 13, 2017
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The Oklahoma City Thunder travel to Verizon Center to play the Washington Wizards on Monday, February 13, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Washington as 5 point favorites.
The Thunder come into this game with an overall record of 31-24. They are 2nd in the Northwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 0.1 as they are averaging 105.9 points per game while giving up 105.8 per contest. The Wizards have an overall record of 32-21. They currently are 1st in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 107.8 points per game and surrendering 105.5, good for a point differential of 2.2.
Victor Oladipo comes into this contest averaging 16.3 points per game while playing 33.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Thunder. He pulls down 4.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 74%. Russell Westbrook averages 31.2 points per game in 34.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 10.2 assists per contest and 10.5 rebounds per game for Oklahoma City. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 83%.
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John Wall averages 23 points per game while playing 36.7 minutes per contest this year for the Wizards. He grabs 4.5 rebounds per game and has 10.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 81%. Bradley Beal averages 22.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 3 rebounds per contest and 3.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
Oklahoma City averages 105.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 13th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 0.09 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 19th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 29th in the league. They average 46.1 rebounds per game and 21.1 assists per game which ranks them 4th and 24th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 8th with 15.2 per game. The Thunder allow 105.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 16th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 17th and 11th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 41.4 rebounds a game which ranks 5th 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 14th in the league.
Washington averages 107.8 points per game this year which ranks them 8th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 2.25 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them sitting in the 4th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 7th in the NBA. They average 43.2 rebounds per game and 23.6 assists per contest which ranks them 19th and 8th respectively. In the turnover department the Wizards rank 13th with 14.2 per game. The Wizards allow 105.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 14th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 20th and 15th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 42.8 rebounds a game which ranks 11th and they give up 22.9 assists per contest which puts them in 18th place in the league. The Wizards force 15.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 30th in the NBA.
The Thunder have an offensive rating of 107.4 and a defensive rating of 107.3. In terms of pace they average 97.9 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 12.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Wizards rating on offense is 110.2 and they have a defensive rating of 107.9. They get 96.8 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 28% of their shot attempts. Washington turns the ball over on 12.9 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 52%.
Oklahoma City Thunder Betting Trends
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 30-24-1 against the spread
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 22-30-3 against the over/under
Washington Wizards Betting Trends
The Washington Wizards are 30-23-0 against the spread
The Washington Wizards are 33-20-0 against the over/under
Oklahoma City Thunder Injuries
01/26/17 C Enes Kanter Forearm out indefinitely
Washington Wizards Injuries
11/25/16 F Danuel House Wrist out indefinitely
02/12/17 PG John Wall Foot probable Monday vs. Oklahoma City
Tony's Pick: Take Washington -5
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