Oklahoma City Thunder at Minnesota Timberwolves NBA Parlay 1/10/2018
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
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The Oklahoma City Thunder head to Target Center to take on the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday, January 10, 2018. The opening line for this game has Minnesota as 3 point favorites.
The Thunder head into this matchup with a mark of 22-18. They are 2nd in the Northwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 3.6 as they are averaging 104.8 points per contest while giving up 101.2 per game. The Timberwolves have an overall mark of 26-16. They currently are 1st in the Northwest Division. They are averaging 108.4 points per contest and giving up 105.0, which is a point differential of 3.4.
Valuable Oklahoma City Thunder Betting Trends
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 15-24-1 against the spread
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 17-23-0 against the over/under
Important Minnesota Timberwolves Betting Trends
The Minnesota Timberwolves are 19-21-2 against the spread
The Minnesota Timberwolves are 21-20-1 against the over/under
Key Oklahoma City Thunder Injuries
01/08/18 G Andre Roberson Knee is downgraded to OUT Tuesday vs Portland
Key Minnesota Timberwolves Injuries
12/27/17 PG Jeff Teague Knee is out indefinitely
Russell Westbrook averages 24.9 points per contest in 36.2 minutes per game this year. He averages 10.1 assists per game and 9.6 rebounds per contest for Oklahoma City. His field goal percentage is 43% for the season while his free throw percentage is 71%. Carmelo Anthony comes into this game averaging 17.6 points per contest while playing 32.8 minutes per night so far this year. He grabs 5.9 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.6 assists per game. His FG percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is 75%.
Jimmy Butler averages 21.5 points per game this year and he's on the court an average of 36.9 minutes per game. He also brings in 5.4 rebounds per game and 5.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 88%. Andrew Wiggins has scored 17.7 points per contest while playing 36.2 minutes per game this season for the Timberwolves. He hauls in 4.1 rebounds per contest and has 1.7 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 63%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Thunder allow 101.2 points per contest which is 3rd in the NBA. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 6th and 8th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 41.3 rebounds a game which ranks 5th, and they allow 22 assists per game which puts them in 10th place in the league. They force 16.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 29th in the NBA. Oklahoma City averages 104.8 points per contest this year, which is 18th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 3.63 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 18th. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 18th in the NBA. They average 44.1 boards per contest and 21.2 assists per game, which ranks them 13th and 23rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 16th with 14.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Timberwolves give up 105 points per game, which ranks them 13th in the league. Their defense is surrendering a 48% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 28th and 12th in those defensive statistics. They rank 23rd with 24 dimes allowed per game and 2nd with 41.1 boards surrendered per contest. The Timberwolves are 28th in the league in forcing turnovers with 16 per contest this year. Minnesota is 7th in the NBA with 108.4 points per contest this season. They are 6th in the league in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 3.38. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 26th in the league. They are 23rd in the NBA in rebounding with 41.8 boards per contest and 15th in assists per game with 22.6. The Timberwolves are 30th in turnovers per contest with 12.9.
The Thunder are 10th in the NBA in offensive rating with 109, and their defensive rating of 105.2 is ranked 27th. In terms of pace they are 25th in the league with 95.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 19th. As a team they are 23rd in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 18th in the league. Oklahoma City is 20th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 19th in the league.
Minnesota is 30th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 54%, which is 4th in the league. The Timberwolves are 5th in the NBA in offensive rating with 112.8, and their defensive rating of 109.3 is ranked 12th. In terms of pace they are 24th in the league with 95.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 10th. As a team they are 8th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 27% of their shots, ranking 28th in the league.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Minnesota -3 and under 210.5 total points
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