Houston Rockets at Oklahoma City Thunder NBA Parlay 3/6/2018
Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Chesapeake Energy Arena
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The Houston Rockets head to Chesapeake Energy Arena to take on the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday, March 6, 2018. The opening line for this game has Houston as 3.5 point favorites.
The Rockets come into this game with an overall record of 49-13. They are 1st in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 8.8 as they are averaging 114.0 points per game while giving up 105.2 per contest. The Thunder have an overall mark of 37-28. They currently are 3rd in the Northwest Division. They are averaging 106.6 points per contest and giving up 103.8, which is a point differential of 2.8.
Valuable Houston Rockets Betting Trends
The Houston Rockets are 32-29-1 against the spread
The Houston Rockets are 28-33-1 against the over/under
Important Oklahoma City Thunder Betting Trends
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 24-39-2 against the spread
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 30-35-0 against the over/under
Key Houston Rockets Injuries
03/03/18 F Ryan Anderson Hip is questionable Tuesday vs Oklahoma City
Key Oklahoma City Thunder Injuries
01/28/18 G Andre Roberson Leg is out for season
James Harden averages 31.2 points per contest in 35.7 minutes per game this year. He averages 8.9 assists per game and 5.2 rebounds per contest for Houston. His field goal percentage is 45% for the season while his free throw percentage is 86%. Chris Paul comes into this game averaging 18.8 points per contest while playing 32 minutes per night so far this year. He grabs 5.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 8.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is 91%.
Russell Westbrook averages 25.3 points per game this year and he's on the court an average of 36.2 minutes per game. He also brings in 9.7 rebounds per game and 10.2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 74%. Paul George has scored 22.3 points per contest while playing 36.6 minutes per game this season for the Thunder. He hauls in 5.6 rebounds per contest and has 3.3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 81%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Rockets allow 105.2 points per contest which is 12th in the NBA. They also surrender a 47% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 21st and 12th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 41.2 rebounds a game which ranks 2nd, and they allow 23 assists per game which puts them in 14th place in the league. They force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 17th in the NBA. Houston averages 114 points per contest this year, which is 2nd in the league. Their average scoring margin is 8.82 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 13th. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 12th in the NBA. They average 43.5 boards per contest and 21.8 assists per game, which ranks them 16th and 23rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 19th with 13.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Thunder give up 103.8 points per game, which ranks them 8th in the league. Their defense is surrendering a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 15th and 16th in those defensive statistics. They rank 18th with 23.3 dimes allowed per game and 4th with 41.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Thunder are 30th in the league in forcing turnovers with 16 per contest this year. Oklahoma City is 13th in the NBA with 106.6 points per contest this season. They are 20th in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 2.77. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 28th in the league. They are 5th in the NBA in rebounding with 45.1 boards per contest and 28th in assists per game with 21.2. The Thunder are 16th in turnovers per contest with 14.1.
The Rockets are 1st in the league in defensive rating with 106.9, and their offensive rating of 115.9 is ranked 23rd. They are 11th in the NBA in pace with 98 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% is 2nd. As a unit they are 2nd in the league in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 50% of their shot attempts, ranking 1st in the NBA. Houston is 20th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 12th in the NBA.
Oklahoma City is 25th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 14th in the league. The Thunder are 10th in the NBA in offensive rating with 109.9, and their defensive rating of 107.1 is ranked 21st. In terms of pace they are 20th in the league with 96.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 20th. As a team they are 24th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 14th in the league.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Oklahoma City +3.5 and under 218.5 total points
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