The Thunder and Warriors, both of the Western Conference, are set to face off at 8:00 ET at Paycom Center in Oklahoma City. Currently, the Thunder are favored by 4 over the Warriors at Bookmaker sportsbook. You can bet this game at BookMaker if you’re interested in making the match a bit more exciting.
Can the Warriors Offense Score Enough in Oklahoma City?
By defeating the Thunder, the Warriors can even their record at .500, bringing their overall record to 10-11 this season. While playing on the road, the Warriors have gone 5-5 compared to their 5-6 record at home.
Golden State has an overall ATS record of 8-12 as they come into today’s game. As the favorite this season, Golden State is 3-9 vs. the spread while going 5-3 as the underdog.
The Warriors’ offense wrapped up their last game with 110 points, aligning closely with their current season average of 114.6 points per contest. Stephen Curry is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 29.2. Meanwhile, Klay Thompson also brings a PPG average of 15.5 into the game.
Coming into today’s game, the Warriors’ defense is giving up an average of 114.0 points per contest.
The Golden State defense has allowed opponents to shoot 35.5% from beyond the arc this season. Opposing teams are also hitting 46.0% of their field goal attempts vs. Golden State.
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Is a Home Win Possible for the Thunder?
With a 7-3 record in their last ten games, the Thunder are 13-7 overall. In the Western Conference, they are in 2nd place and are also 2nd in the Northwest division.
Against the spread, Oklahoma City are currently above .500, at 15-5 ATS. When playing on the road, the Thunder hold an ATS record of 8-2 in contrast to a 7-3 record against the spread when playing at home.
Compared to their season average of 118.8 points per game, the Thunder struggled in their previous game. Against the Rockets, the Thunder scored 101 points while finishing with a field goal percentage of 42.5%. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander is the current leading scorer for the team, with an average of 30.1 as they approach today’s matchup. In addition, Chet Holmgren brings a PPG average of 16.9 into the game.
Oklahoma City’s defense has been playing well, ranking 9th in the NBA with 111.3 points allowed per game.
Oklahoma City’s defense is currently forcing 12.2 turnovers per game, which is 6th in the league. Additionally, they enter the game ranked 5th in blocked shots, with an average of 6 rejections per game.
Warriors vs. Thunder Pick
In this Thunder vs. Thunder matchup, our point-spread bet is on the Warriors at +4. While we project the Thunder to win 112-109, our recommendation is to bet on the Warriors for the point-spread.
Free NBA Pick: Take the Warriors at +4
As for the total, the line is currently sitting at 235.5 and our model has the Warriors and Thunder finishing with a combined 221 points. Our pick is to take the under.
Pick: Go Under 235.5 points (-110)