Oklahoma City
Thunder
Stadium Chesapeake Energy Arena
49-33 Overall | WESTERN 6th
TEAM STATSPTS/GOPP PTS/G
Northwest Division114.5111.1
Schedule
Postseason
Sun  4/14
@
Portland
L99-104
Tue  4/16
@
Portland
L94-114
Fri  4/19
vs
Portland
W120-108
Sun  4/21
vs
Portland
L98-111
Tue  4/23
@
Portland
L115-118
Regular season
Tue  4/2
vs
Los Angeles
W119-103
Fri  4/5
vs
Detroit
W123-110
Sun  4/7
@
Minnesota
W132-126
Tue  4/9
vs
Houston
W112-111
Wed  4/10
@
Milwaukee
W127-116
Team Outlook and Scouting Report

PLAYOFF FORECAST

They have a 42.6% chance of getting past the first round of the playoffs. They have a 18.5% chance of getting past round 2. If they do manage to beat the odds and advance past round 2, their chances of winning the West is 7.4%. They have 2.2% chance of winning the championship.

REGULAR SEASON RECAP

The regular season went worse than expected. They won 49 games vs an expected win total of 51.2. Home court was not an advantage, at least not in terms of meeting expectations. They were OK on the road. They went 22-19 on the road and were expected to win 22.3. They won 27 at home and were expected to win 29.

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STATISTICAL STRENGTHS & WEAKNESSES

SHOOTING (WEAKNESS): They are a bad shooting team with a true FG% of 54.5% (#25 in League). Despite the weak shooting %, they still average more points per game (114.5) than expected (114.4). On the road they average 114.5 (113.6 expected), and at home 114.5 ppg (115.2 expected).

DEFENSE (AVERAGE): They are an average defensive team allowing opponents to shoot 56 true FG% (#16 in League). They allow 111.1 pts per game vs an expected value of 110.4. They are allowing 112.5 (112.3 expected) on the road, and at home 109.6 ppg (108.5 expected).

REBOUNDING (STRENGTH): They significantly outrebound opponents by an average of +2.2 per game (#6 in league).

TURNOVERS (STRENGTH): Their average turnover margin is 2.1 per game (#2 in league). Worst in their past 7 games with a turnover margin of -0.9.

TEAM STATS AND AGAINST THE SPREAD GAMELOG

Below is a recap of all 82 regular games. Anyone who backed the Thunder in all of their games would be down -163 units. Against the spread, they have lost -90 units risking 110 to win 100 (42-39 ATS). The Thunder have lost ATS on the road, but at home they have turned a profit.

Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateEXPCOLLEGE
12 Adams, Steven SG7-026507/20/19935Pittsburgh
30 Burton, Deonte SG6-524501/31/19940Marquette; Iowa State
0 Clarke, Brandon F6-820709/19/19960No College
6 Diallo, Hamidou SG6-519807/31/19980Kentucky
8 Evans, Jawun PG6-019007/26/19961Oklahoma State
2 Felton, Raymond PG6-120506/26/198413North Carolina
23 Ferguson, Terrance SG6-719005/17/19981No College
13 George, Paul SF6-922005/02/19908Fresno State
9 Grant, Jerami SG6-922003/12/19944Syracuse
15 Grantham, Donte SG6-821503/19/19950Clemson
5 Morris, Markieff PF6-1024509/02/19897Kansas
11 Nader, Abdel SG6-622509/25/19931Northern Illinois; Iowa State
3 Noel, Nerlens SG6-1122004/10/19944Kentucky
54 Patterson, Patrick SG6-923003/14/19898Kentucky
21 Roberson, Andre SG6-721012/04/19915Colorado
17 Schroder, Dennis SG6-117209/15/19935No College
0 Westbrook, Russell PG6-320011/12/198810UCLA