Portland Blazers at Oklahoma City Thunder NBA Picks & Predictions 2/11/2019
Monday, February 11, 2019
Chesapeake Energy Arena
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The Portland Blazers travel to Chesapeake Energy Arena to play the Oklahoma City Thunder on Monday, February 11, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Oklahoma City as 6.5 point favorites.
The Blazers have a record of 33-21. They are 3rd in the Northwest Division. They have a point differential of 3.0 as they average 113.3 points per game while giving up 110.3 per contest. The Thunder have an overall record of 36-19 this season. They are 2nd in the Northwest Division. They average 115.2 points per game and surrender 109.8, good for a point differential of 5.4.
Valuable Portland Blazers Betting Trends
The Portland Blazers are 30-24-0 against the spread
The Portland Blazers are 28-26-0 against the over/under
Important Oklahoma City Thunder Betting Trends
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 32-23-0 against the spread
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 28-26-0 against the over/under
Key Portland Blazers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Oklahoma City Thunder Injuries
10/04/18 G Andre Roberson Knee is out indefinitely
02/08/19 G Alex Abrines Personal is out indefinitely
CJ McCollum averages 21.4 points per game in 34.1 minutes per contest. He averages 2.7 assists per contest and 4.0 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 83%. Damian Lillard comes into this contest averaging 26.1 points per game while playing 35.3 minutes per night. He pulls down 4.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 6.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is at 91%.
Paul George averages 28.3 points per game and he sees the court an average of 36.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.9 rebounds per contest and 4.0 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 84%. Russell Westbrook averages 21.2 points per game while playing 35.5 minutes per contest. He grabs 11.1 rebounds per game and has 11.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 65%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Blazers allow 110.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 13th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc, ranking them 14th and 26th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 43.4 rebounds a game which ranks 6th, and they give up 23.1 assists per contest which puts them in 6th place in the league. They force 12.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 3rd in the league. Portland averages 113.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 9th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 3.0 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 14th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 7th in the league. They average 47.6 rebounds per game and 22.9 assists per contest, which ranks them 3rd and 24th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 17th with 14.1 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Thunder surrender 109.8 points per contest, which ranks them 12th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 15th and 8th in those defensive statistics. They rank 20th with 25.0 assists allowed per contest, and 20th with 45.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The Thunder are 30th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 17.6 per game. Oklahoma City is 5th in the league with 115.2 points per game this year. They are 15th in the league in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 5.4. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 14th in the NBA. They are 2nd in the league in rebounding with 48.0 boards per game and 22nd in assists per contest with 23.3. The Thunder are 14th in turnovers per game with 14.2.
The Blazers are 7th in the NBA in offensive rating with 113, and their defensive rating of 110.1 is ranked 16th. In terms of pace they are 19th in the league with 99.5 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 15th. As a team they are 11th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 17th in the league. Portland is 18th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 18th in the league.
Oklahoma City is 25th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 19th in the NBA. The Thunder are 14th in the league in defensive rating with 105.6, and their offensive rating of 110.8 is ranked 3rd. They are 2nd in the NBA in pace with 103.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 20th. As a unit they are 21st in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 22nd in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Blazers/Thunder NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Oklahoma City -6.5
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