Warriors at Thunder 3/20/17 - NBA Picks & Predictions
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Golden State Warriors vs. Oklahoma City Thunder
NBA: 8:00 PM EST
Mar. 20, 2017
Latest Odds : GS -2 Total 219.5
The Warriors need to bring the pace back up as their season is looking at an even record in the last 10 games as they have won and lost 5 games. The Warriors, however, have a great season to back them up as they are currently 55-14 this season. On the road, the Warriors are 26-10 but have covered the spread only 14 times this season.
The Thunder, on the other hand, is looking at a slightly better record in the last 10 games, winning 6 games while covering the same amount of spreads in the same stretch. This season, the Thunder are at 40-29 and are hoping to continue to be able to get a playoff spot. Against the spread, the Thunder have been impressive, keeping a 39-20 record.
Russell Westbrook is leading the team in every aspect, as Russell has been able to score 31.7 points per game this season, moreover Westbrook leads the team with 10.6 rebounds and 10.4 assists, essentially averaging a triple double for the season. The Thunder have scored 106.9 points per game while allowing 106.0 points this season.
Kevin Durant will make the trip for the next couple of road games but is still in doubt to play the next few games. Durant was leading the team with 25.1 points and 8.2 rebounds per game this season. Now Curry and Thompson will take care of the points with 25 points and 22.1 points per game respectively. Draymond Green will keep up the pace as well with 10.3 points, 8.1 rebounds and 7.2 assists per game this season.
Recent Betting Trends:
Warriors are 6-0 ATS in the last 6 meetings.
Home team is 18-7-1 ATS in the last 26 meetings.
Over is 11-4 in the last 15 meetings in Oklahoma City.
Favorite is 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings.
Free Betting Pick: Golden State Warriors -2
Both teams are expected to play in the playoff this season, but the Thunder need to bring up their game to be able to seal the spot. The Thunder will be playing with full capacity, but it will not be enough to bring in a victory at the hands of the Warriors. The Warriors will be playing without Durant, but they did so last season, it has been hard but the team will make it through. Final Score prediction, Golden State Warriors win and cover ATS 117-113.