Los Angeles Clippers at Oklahoma City Thunder NBA Picks & Predictions 10/30/2018
Tuesday, October 30, 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 Tuesday, October 30, 2018. The opening line for this game has Oklahoma City as 6 point favorites.
The Clippers head into this matchup with a mark of 4-2. They are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They have a point differential of 9.2 as they average 116.5 points per contest while giving up 107.3 per game. The Thunder have an overall mark of 1-4. They currently are 5th in the Northwest Division. They total 104.8 points per contest and give up 111.6, which is a point differential of -6.8.
Valuable Los Angeles Clippers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Clippers are 3-2-0 against the spread this season
The Los Angeles Clippers are 2-3-0 against the over/under this year
Important Oklahoma City Thunder Betting Trends
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 1-3-0 against the spread this season
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 1-3-0 against the over/under this year
Key Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
10/28/18 F Luc Mbah a Moute Knee is questionable Tuesday vs Oklahoma City
Key Oklahoma City Thunder Injuries
10/28/18 C Steven Adams Calf is questionable Tuesday vs LA Clippers
10/04/18 G Andre Roberson Knee is out indefinitely
Tobias Harris comes into this game averaging 21.8 points per contest while playing 34.3 minutes per night this year. He grabs 9.0 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.7 assists per game. His FG percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is 78%. Lou Williams averages 16.7 points per contest in 24.0 minutes per game. He averages 3.0 assists per game and 1.8 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% for the season while his free throw percentage is 93%.
Dennis Schroder scores 13.0 points per contest while playing 29.4 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.2 rebounds per contest and has 7.0 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 31% and his free throw percentage is at 80%. Paul George averages 24.2 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 34.8 minutes per game. He also brings in 5.6 rebounds per game and has 3.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 78%.
Useful Team Statistics
Los Angeles averages 116.5 points per contest, which is 8th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 9.2 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a unit, which has them ranked 8th. From 3-point territory they shoot 38%, which is good for 10th in the NBA. They average 48.7 boards per contest and 22.3 assists per game, which ranks them 8th and 22nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 14th with 14.0 per game. The Clippers allow 107.3 points per contest, which is 9th in the NBA. They also surrender a 40% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 2nd and 2nd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 46.3 rebounds a game which ranks 15th, and they allow 21.2 assists per game which puts them in 5th place in the league. They force 11.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 4th in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
Oklahoma City is 27th in the NBA with 104.8 points per contest this season. They are 30th in the league in shooting at 41%, while their average scoring margin is -6.8. They shoot 25% from beyond the arc, which is good for 30th in the league. They are 7th in the NBA in rebounding with 49.6 boards per contest and 27th in assists per game with 20.6. The Thunder are 7th in turnovers per contest with 15.0. The Thunder give up 111.6 points per game, which ranks them 14th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 12th and 15th in those defensive statistics. They rank 12th with 23.4 dimes allowed per game and 25th with 48.2 boards surrendered per contest. The Thunder are 28th in the league in forcing turnovers with 17.0 per contest this year.
The Clippers are 6th in the league in defensive rating with 105.7, and their offensive rating of 114.7 is ranked 8th. They are 14th in the NBA in pace with 101.5 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 12th. As a unit they are 6th in the league in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shot attempts, ranking 25th in the NBA. Los Angeles is 12th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 9.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 45%, which is 29th in the NBA.
Oklahoma City is 11th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 21st in the league. The Thunder are 30th in the NBA in offensive rating with 101.3, and their defensive rating of 107.9 is ranked 12th. In terms of pace they are 7th in the league with 103.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 45% is 30th. As a team they are 30th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 49% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 19th in the league.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Oklahoma City +6
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