Oklahoma City Thunder at Toronto Raptors NBA Parlay 3/22/2019
Friday, March 22, 2019
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The Oklahoma City Thunder head to Scotiabank Arena to take on the Toronto Raptors on Friday, March 22, 2019. The opening line for this game has Toronto as 2.5 point favorites.
The Thunder head into this matchup with a mark of 42-30. They are 4th in the Northwest Division. They have a point differential of 3.4 as they average 114.4 points per contest while giving up 111.1 per game. The Raptors have an overall mark of 51-21. They currently are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They total 114.2 points per contest and give up 108.6, which is a point differential of 5.6.
Valuable Oklahoma City Thunder Betting Trends
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 36-36-0 against the spread this season
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 34-37-0 against the over/under this year
Important Toronto Raptors Betting Trends
The Toronto Raptors are 32-38-2 against the spread this season
The Toronto Raptors are 41-31-0 against the over/under this year
Key Oklahoma City Thunder Injuries
10/04/18 G Andre Roberson Knee is out indefinitely
Key Toronto Raptors Injuries
03/21/19 PG Kyle Lowry Ankle is questionable Friday vs Oklahoma City
Paul George averages 28.2 points per contest in 36.6 minutes per game this year. He averages 4.2 assists per game and 8.2 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% for the season while his free throw percentage is 84%. Russell Westbrook comes into this game averaging 23.2 points per contest while playing 35.9 minutes per night. He grabs 11.1 rebounds per contest and distributes 10.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is 65%.
Kawhi Leonard averages 27.0 points per game and he sees the court an average of 34.5 minutes per game. He also hauls in 7.5 rebounds per game and dishes 3.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 85%. Kyle Lowry scores 14.8 points per contest while playing 34.6 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.8 rebounds per contest and has 9.0 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 83%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Thunder allow 111.1 points per contest which is 16th in the NBA. They also surrender a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 16th and 13th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 46.0 rebounds a game which ranks 23rd, and they allow 24.9 assists per game which puts them in 20th place in the league. They force 17.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 30th in the NBA. Oklahoma City averages 114.4 points per contest, which is 6th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 3.4 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 19th. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 25th in the NBA. They average 48.2 boards per contest and 23.0 assists per game, which ranks them 2nd and 22nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 13th with 14.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Raptors give up 108.6 points per game, which ranks them 11th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 7th and 7th in those defensive statistics. They rank 14th with 24.4 dimes allowed per game and 12th with 44.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Raptors are 23rd in the league in forcing turnovers with 15.2 per contest. Toronto is 8th in the NBA with 114.2 points per contest this season. They are 7th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 5.6. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 11th in the league. They are 17th in the NBA in rebounding with 45.3 boards per contest and 13th in assists per game with 25.1. The Raptors are 17th in turnovers per contest with 14.1.
The Thunder are 17th in the NBA in offensive rating with 109.7, and their defensive rating of 106.5 is ranked 4th. In terms of pace they are 4th in the league with 103.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 23rd. As a team they are 26th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 18th in the league. Oklahoma City is 25th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 16th in the league.
Toronto is 16th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 27th in the NBA. The Raptors are 7th in the league in defensive rating with 107.2, and their offensive rating of 112.7 is ranked 5th. They are 13th in the NBA in pace with 100.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 3rd. As a unit they are 5th in the league in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 10th in the NBA.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Oklahoma City +2.5 and over 226.5 total points
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