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Cleveland Cavaliers at Oklahoma City Thunder 4/8/21 - NBA Picks & Predictions

Oklahoma City Thunder vs Cleveland Cavaliers Odds & Info

Game Oklahoma City Thunder vs Cleveland Cavaliers
Date & Time Thursday April 8, 2021, 8:00 PM (EDT)
Location
Chesapeake Energy Arena
Latest odds
CLE -3 ; Total 213.5
TV Channel
BSOK

Chesapeake Energy Arena will play host to a Thursday night NBA clash between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Oklahoma City Thunder. The Cavaliers (18-32) have lost 19 of their first 26 road games and rank last in the league in scoring at 103.1 points per contest. On Monday, Cleveland shot 52 percent from the field during a 125-101 road victory against San Antonio.

Cleveland G Darius Garland poured in a game-high 37 points on 14-for-22 shooting and dished out seven assists. Collin Sexton contributed 22 points and five assists for the Cavaliers.

The Oklahoma City Thunder are in the midst of a major rebuilding effort and rank 27th in the league in scoring (105.8 ppg). Last night, Oklahoma City was outscored in each quarter of a 113-102 home loss versus Charlotte. The Thunder (20-31) turned the ball over 22 times and shot 44 percent from the field in defeat.

Theo Maledon and Aleksej Pokusevski led Oklahoma City with 25 points apiece on a combined 18-for-32 shooting. Tony Bradley added 12 points and seven rebounds off the bench for the Thunder.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Cavaliers are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 road games vs. a team with a losing home record.
  • Cavaliers are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games playing on 2 days rest.
  • Thunder are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 home games.
  • Under is 7-3 in Cavaliers last 10 road games.
  • Over is 8-2 in Thunder last 10 home games.

Free NBA Pick:

Cleveland Cavaliers -3

Cleveland F Larry Nance Jr. (illness) is feeling better but will remain sidelined for this game. These are the two worst teams in offensive efficiency, so the under is my lean on the total. The stronger play is on the Cavaliers to win on the road. Final Score Prediction, Cleveland Cavaliers win 108-102.

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