Oklahoma City Thunder at Golden State Warriors NBA Picks & Predictions 2/6/2018
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Get todays NBA odds and lines on this game.
The Oklahoma City Thunder travel to Oracle Arena to play the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday, February 6, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Golden State as 10.5 point favorites.
Free $60 in Member NBA Picks No Obligation Click Here
The Thunder head into this matchup with a mark of 30-24. They are 2nd in the Northwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 3.5 as they are averaging 106.3 points per contest while giving up 102.8 per game. The Warriors have an overall mark of 41-12. They currently are 1st in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 115.6 points per contest and giving up 107.7, which is a point differential of 7.9.
Valuable Oklahoma City Thunder Betting Trends
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 21-32-1 against the spread
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 24-30-0 against the over/under
Important Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 23-29-1 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 27-26-0 against the over/under
Key Oklahoma City Thunder Injuries
01/28/18 G Andre Roberson Leg is out for season
Key Golden State Warriors Injuries
02/05/18 F David West Personal is upgraded to probable Tuesday vs Oklahoma City
01/19/18 F Jordan Bell Ankle is out indefinitely
Paul George averages 21.7 points per game in 36.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3 assists per contest and 5.5 rebounds per game for Oklahoma City. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 82%. Russell Westbrook comes into this contest averaging 25.4 points per game while playing 36.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Thunder. He pulls down 9.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 10.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 71%.
Draymond Green averages 11.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.8 rebounds per contest and 7.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 78%. Stephen Curry averages 27.5 points per game while playing 33.1 minutes per contest this year for the Warriors. He grabs 5.1 rebounds per game and has 6.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage currently is at 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Thunder allow 102.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 6th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 12th and 13th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 41.1 rebounds a game which ranks 2nd, and they give up 22.7 assists per contest which puts them in 13th place in the league. They force 16.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 30th in the league. Oklahoma City averages 106.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 14th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 3.5 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 18th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 27th in the league. They average 45 rebounds per game and 21.2 assists per game, which ranks them 6th and 25th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 19th with 14.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Warriors surrender 107.7 points per contest, which ranks them 22nd in the NBA. Their defense is allowing a 44% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 3rd and 16th in those defensive statistics. They rank 19th with 23.2 assists allowed per contest, and 11th with 42.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The Warriors are 13th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 14.4 per game this season. Golden State is 1st in the league with 115.6 points per game this year. They are 1st in the league in shooting at 51%, while their average scoring margin is 7.83. They shoot 39% from 3-point range, which is good for 1st in the NBA. They are 12th in the league in rebounding with 44.1 boards per game and 1st in assists per contest with 30.3. The Warriors are 4th in turnovers per game with 15.8.
The Thunder are 8th in the NBA in offensive rating with 109.8, and their defensive rating of 106.2 is ranked 27th. In terms of pace they are 20th in the league with 96.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 20th. As a team they are 25th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 17th in the league. Oklahoma City is 24th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 16th in the league.
Golden State is 2nd in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 27th in the NBA. The Warriors are 2nd in the league in defensive rating with 107.1, and their offensive rating of 114.9 is ranked 21st. They are 2nd in the NBA in pace with 100.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 58% is 1st. As a unit they are 1st in the league in true shooting percentage with 61% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 11th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Thunder/Warriors NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Oklahoma City +10.5
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Read more articles by Guy Bruhn
Get all of Today's Free NBA Picks
Get all of Today's 100% Profit Guaranteed Expert NBA Picks