Phoenix Suns at Oklahoma City Thunder NBA Parlay 3/8/2018
Thursday, March 8, 2018
Chesapeake Energy Arena
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The Phoenix Suns head to Chesapeake Energy Arena to take on the Oklahoma City Thunder on Thursday, March 8, 2018. The opening line for this game has Oklahoma City as 10 point favorites.
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The Suns come into this game with an overall record of 19-47. They are 5th in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of -8.6 as they are averaging 104.7 points per game while giving up 113.3 per contest. The Thunder have an overall mark of 37-29. They currently are 3rd in the Northwest Division. They are averaging 106.6 points per contest and giving up 104.1, which is a point differential of 2.5.
Valuable Phoenix Suns Betting Trends
The Phoenix Suns are 30-33-3 against the spread
The Phoenix Suns are 32-34-0 against the over/under
Important Oklahoma City Thunder Betting Trends
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 24-40-2 against the spread
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 31-35-0 against the over/under
Key Phoenix Suns Injuries
10/14/17 PG Brandon Knight Knee is out for season
03/05/18 G Troy Daniels Knee is "?" Thursday vs Oklahoma City
01/31/18 G Isaiah Canaan Foot is out for season
Key Oklahoma City Thunder Injuries
01/28/18 G Andre Roberson Leg is out for season
T.J. Warren averages 19.7 points per contest in 33 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.4 assists per game and 5.1 rebounds per contest for Phoenix. His field goal percentage is 50% for the season while his free throw percentage is 75%. Devin Booker comes into this game averaging 25.2 points per contest while playing 34.5 minutes per night so far this year. He grabs 4.5 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.8 assists per game. His FG percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is 87%.
Russell Westbrook averages 25.4 points per game this year and he's on the court an average of 36.3 minutes per game. He also brings in 9.6 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 22.2 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 Suns allow 113.3 points per contest which is 30th in the NBA. They also surrender a 47% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 25th and 19th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 45.7 rebounds a game which ranks 28th, and they allow 22.9 assists per game which puts them in 13th place in the league. They force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 4th in the NBA. Phoenix averages 104.7 points per contest this year, which is 19th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -8.68 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 28th. From 3-point territory they shoot 34%, which is good for 30th in the NBA. They average 44.1 boards per contest and 21.2 assists per game, which ranks them 12th and 28th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 5th with 15.6 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Thunder give up 104.1 points per game, which ranks them 9th 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 18th in those defensive statistics. They rank 18th with 23.3 dimes allowed per game and 4th with 41.5 boards surrendered per contest. The Thunder are 30th in the league in forcing turnovers with 16.1 per contest this year. Oklahoma City is 12th in the NBA with 106.6 points per contest this season. They are 19th in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 2.58. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 28th in the league. They are 6th in the NBA in rebounding with 44.9 boards per contest and 29th in assists per game with 21.1. The Thunder are 16th in turnovers per contest with 14.2.
The Suns are 28th in the league in defensive rating with 113.1, and their offensive rating of 104.4 is ranked 1st. They are 4th in the NBA in pace with 100.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 30th. As a unit they are 28th in the league in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shot attempts, ranking 21st in the NBA. Phoenix is 10th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 9th in the NBA.
Oklahoma City is 22nd in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 13th in the NBA. The Thunder are 10th in the league in defensive rating with 107.3, and their offensive rating of 109.9 is ranked 21st. They are 20th in the NBA in pace with 96.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 20th. As a unit they are 24th in the league in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 14th in the NBA.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Oklahoma City -10 and under 226.5 total points
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