Washington Wizards at Oklahoma City Thunder NBA Parlay 1/25/2018
Thursday, January 25, 2018
Chesapeake Energy Arena
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The Washington Wizards head to Chesapeake Energy Arena to take on the Oklahoma City Thunder on Thursday, January 25, 2018. The opening line for this game has Oklahoma City as 5.5 point favorites.
The Wizards head into this matchup with a mark of 26-21. They are 2nd in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of 1.2 as they are averaging 106.5 points per contest while giving up 105.3 per game. The Thunder have an overall record of 27-20. They currently are 2nd in the Northwest Division. They are averaging 105.4 points per game and surrendering 101.4, good for a point differential of 4.0.
Valuable Washington Wizards Betting Trends
The Washington Wizards are 20-27-0 against the spread
The Washington Wizards are 19-26-2 against the over/under
Important Oklahoma City Thunder Betting Trends
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 18-28-1 against the spread
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 20-27-0 against the over/under
Key Washington Wizards Injuries
01/22/18 F Otto Porter Jr. Hip left last game, is "?" Thursday vs Oklahoma City
Key Oklahoma City Thunder Injuries
No key injuries to report
John Wall averages 19.3 points per contest in 34.3 minutes per game this year. He averages 9.2 assists per game and 3.6 rebounds per contest for Washington. His field goal percentage is 42% for the season while his free throw percentage is 72%. Bradley Beal comes into this game averaging 23.6 points per contest while playing 35.9 minutes per night so far this year. He grabs 4.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.7 assists per game. His FG percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is 79%.
Carmelo Anthony averages 17.7 points per game this year and he's on the court an average of 32.6 minutes per game. He also brings in 6 rebounds per game and 1.5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 77%. Russell Westbrook has scored 24.9 points per contest while playing 35.9 minutes per game this season for the Thunder. He hauls in 9.6 rebounds per contest and has 10 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 71%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wizards allow 105.3 points per contest which is 13th in the NBA. They also surrender a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 11th and 3rd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 43.9 rebounds a game which ranks 21st, and they allow 22 assists per game which puts them in 9th place in the league. They force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 22nd in the NBA. Washington averages 106.5 points per contest this year, which is 10th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 1.28 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 11th. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 6th in the NBA. They average 43 boards per contest and 23.1 assists per game, which ranks them 18th and 10th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 22nd with 14.1 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Thunder give up 101.4 points per game, which ranks them 3rd in the league. Their defense is surrendering a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 9th and 8th in those defensive statistics. They rank 10th with 22.2 dimes allowed per game and 2nd with 41 boards surrendered per contest. The Thunder are 30th in the league in forcing turnovers with 16.3 per contest this year. Oklahoma City is 15th in the NBA with 105.4 points per contest this season. They are 18th in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 3.91. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 22nd in the league. They are 6th in the NBA in rebounding with 45 boards per contest and 25th in assists per game with 21. The Thunder are 17th in turnovers per contest with 14.3.
The Wizards are 12th in the NBA in offensive rating with 108.8, and their defensive rating of 107.5 is ranked 18th. In terms of pace they are 14th in the league with 97.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 14th. As a team they are 13th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shots, ranking 22nd in the league. Washington is 24th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.7 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 23rd in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 16th in the NBA. The Thunder are 9th in the league in defensive rating with 105.3, and their offensive rating of 109.3 is ranked 28th. They are 24th in the NBA in pace with 95.5 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 21st. As a unit they are 25th in the league in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 18th in the NBA.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Oklahoma City -5.5 and under 212.5 total points
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