Los Angeles Clippers at Oklahoma City Thunder NBA Parlay 3/16/2018
Friday, March 16, 2018
Chesapeake Energy Arena
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The Los Angeles Clippers head to Chesapeake Energy Arena to take on the Oklahoma City Thunder on Friday, March 16, 2018. The opening line for this game has Oklahoma City as 4 point favorites.
The Clippers head into this matchup with a mark of 37-29. They are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of 1.4 as they are averaging 109.4 points per contest while giving up 108.0 per game. The Thunder have an overall record of 41-29. They currently are 2nd in the Northwest Division. They are averaging 106.9 points per game and surrendering 103.7, good for a point differential of 3.2.
Valuable Los Angeles Clippers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Clippers are 36-30-0 against the spread
The Los Angeles Clippers are 35-30-1 against the over/under
Important Oklahoma City Thunder Betting Trends
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 27-41-2 against the spread
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 32-38-0 against the over/under
Key Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
11/22/17 PG Patrick Beverley Knee is out for season
03/03/18 F Danilo Gallinari Hand is out indefinitely
02/23/18 G Avery Bradley Groin is out for season
Key Oklahoma City Thunder Injuries
03/13/18 F Paul George Groin left last game, probable Friday vs LA Clippers
03/13/18 C Steven Adams Hip is "?" Friday vs LA Clippers
01/28/18 G Andre Roberson Leg is out for season
Tobias Harris averages 18.5 points per contest in 33.2 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.2 assists per game and 5.5 rebounds per contest for Los Angeles. His field goal percentage is 46% for the season while his free throw percentage is 84%. Lou Williams comes into this game averaging 23.1 points per contest while playing 32.7 minutes per night so far this year. He grabs 2.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 5.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is 88%.
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 9.6 rebounds per game and 10.2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 74%. Paul George has scored 21.9 points per contest while playing 36.3 minutes per game this season for the Thunder. He hauls in 5.6 rebounds per contest and has 3.4 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 80%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Clippers allow 108 points per contest which is 22nd in the NBA. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 8th and 9th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 43.8 rebounds a game which ranks 20th, and they allow 24.2 assists per game which puts them in 21st place in the league. They force 14.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 16th in the NBA. Los Angeles averages 109.4 points per contest this year, which is 7th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 1.41 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 7th. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 25th in the NBA. They average 44 boards per contest and 22.4 assists per game, which ranks them 12th and 20th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 11th with 14.8 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Thunder give up 103.7 points per game, which ranks them 7th in the league. Their defense is surrendering a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 10th and 20th in those defensive statistics. They rank 16th with 23.2 dimes allowed per game and 4th with 41.7 boards surrendered per contest. The Thunder are 30th in the league in forcing turnovers with 15.9 per contest this year. Oklahoma City is 13th in the NBA with 106.9 points per contest this season. They are 19th in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 3.21. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 24th in the league. They are 5th in the NBA in rebounding with 44.9 boards per contest and 28th in assists per game with 21.2. The Thunder are 17th in turnovers per contest with 14.1.
The Clippers are 7th in the NBA in offensive rating with 110.4, and their defensive rating of 109 is ranked 16th. In terms of pace they are 6th in the league with 98.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 9th. As a team they are 8th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 16th in the league. Los Angeles is 14th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 22nd in the league.
Oklahoma City is 24th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 17th in the league. The Thunder are 8th in the NBA in offensive rating with 110.1, and their defensive rating of 106.8 is ranked 23rd. In terms of pace they are 20th in the league with 96.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 19th. As a team they are 22nd in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 13th in the league.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Los Angeles +4 and over 217.5 total points
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