Portland Blazers vs Oklahoma City Thunder NBA Tips 10/30/2019
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Chesapeake Energy Arena
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Danilo Gallinari and the Oklahoma City Thunder (1-3, 5th in the Northwest Division) play the Portland Blazers (2-2, 4th in the Northwest Division) at Chesapeake Energy Arena on Wednesday, October 30, 2019. Portland opens this matchup as 2 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 221.5.
The Blazers are covering 75.0% of the time, having gone 3-1-0 ATS. Oklahoma City covers the spread 75.0% of the time, going 3-1-0 against the spread.
Key Portland Blazers Injuries
10/28/2019 Pau Gasol PF Foot Expected to be out until at least Oct 30
10/28/2019 Zach Collins PF Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Nov 2
7/6/2019 Jusuf Nurkic C Lower Leg Expected to be out until at least Feb 1
Key Oklahoma City Thunder Injuries
10/28/2019 Andre Roberson SG Knee Expected to be out until at least Oct 30
CJ McCollum averages 23.3 points per contest in 37.0 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.8 assists per game and 3.5 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% for the season while his free throw percentage is 93%. Damian Lillard comes into this game averaging 30.8 points per contest while playing 37.3 minutes per night. He grabs 5.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 6.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is 89%.
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander averages 23.8 points per game and he sees the court an average of 34.5 minutes per game. He also hauls in 6.8 rebounds per game and dishes 3.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 68%. Danilo Gallinari scores 19.3 points per contest while playing 28.8 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.5 rebounds per contest and has 1.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 100%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Blazers allow 113.0 points per contest which is 20th in the NBA. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 38% average from 3-point range, ranking them 9th and 24th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 46.0 rebounds a game which ranks 17th, and they allow 23.3 assists per game which puts them in 16th place in the league. They force 16.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 16th in the NBA. Portland averages 113.3 points per contest, which is 12th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 0.3 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 7th. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 21st in the NBA. They average 46.3 boards per contest and 17.0 assists per game, which ranks them 20th and 30th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 19th with 15.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Thunder give up 101.3 points per game, which ranks them 5th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 40% shooting percentage and a 23% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 4th and 1st in those defensive statistics. They rank 2nd with 18.5 dimes allowed per game and 10th with 44.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Thunder are 2nd in the league in forcing turnovers with 13.8 per contest. Oklahoma City is 25th in the NBA with 103.0 points per contest this season. They are 17th in the league in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 1.8. They shoot 37% from beyond the arc, which is good for 7th in the league. They are 5th in the NBA in rebounding with 49.8 boards per contest and 28th in assists per game with 18.8. The Thunder are 10th in turnovers per contest with 18.3.
The Blazers are 9th in the NBA in offensive rating with 108.1, and their defensive rating of 107.9 is ranked 18th. In terms of pace they are 12th in the league with 104.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 14th. As a team they are 12th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shots, ranking 28th in the league. Portland is 16th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 16th in the league.
Oklahoma City is 9th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 44%, which is 28th in the NBA. The Thunder are 27th in the league in defensive rating with 98.5, and their offensive rating of 100.2 is ranked 5th. They are 19th in the NBA in pace with 102.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 18th. As a unit they are 19th in the league in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 23rd in the NBA.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Guy's Pick: Take Oklahoma City -2 and under 221.5 total points
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