Trail Blazers at Thunder 2/11/19 - NBA Picks & Predictions
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Portland Trail Blazers vs. Oklahoma City Thunder
NBA: 8:00 PM EST
Feb. 11, 2019
Latest Odds : OKC -6.5 Total 231
The Portland Trail Blazers will play the back half of a back-to-back on Monday when they visit the Oklahoma City Thunder. Portland plays at Dallas on Sunday prior to visiting the Thunder Monday. Portland defeated the San Antonio Spurs on Thursday 127-118. CJ McCollum led the Trail Blazers with 30 points including 7-baskets from 3-point territory in the win.
Oklahoma City won its third straight on Saturday defeating the Houston Rockets 117-112. Paul George led the Thunder with 45 points, while Russell Westbrook posted his ninth straight triple double for the Thunder as Oklahoma City rallied from a deficit of 26 points to win.
Damian Lillard is leading Portland in scoring and assists with averages of 26.1 points and 6.4 assists per game. Jusuf Nurkic is the leader in rebounding with an average of 10.2 per game. CJ McCollum is the second leading scorer with an average of 21.4 points per game. The Trail Blazers are shooting 46.2% from the field and 35.9% from three-point territory.
Paul George is the leading scorer for the Thunder averaging 28.3 points per game. Russell Westbrook is the second leading scorer and leader in rebounds and assists with averages of 21.2 points, 11.1 rebounds and 11.2 assists per game. The Thunder is shooting 46.7% from the field and 34.8% from 3-point territory.
Recent Betting Trends:
Portland is 4-1 ATS in its last 5
The UNDER has cashed in each of the Trail Blazers last 6 versus Western Conference opponents
Oklahoma City is 6-1 ATS in its last 7
The OVER has cashed in 9 of the Thunder’s last 12 at home
Free Betting Pick: Oklahoma City Thunder -6.5
Oklahoma City has played very well of late behind Paul George and triple-double machine Russell Westbrook. The Thunder has covered the number in each of its last 5 on Monday, 4 of the last 5 at home and 6 of the last 7 overall. Portland will be playing the second half of a road back-to-back. Final Score Prediction, Oklahoma City Thunder win and cover ATS 120-110.