76ers vs Thunder Betting Matchup Report
Oklahoma City Thunder vs Philadelphia 76ers Odds
The Thunder will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the 76ers in Philadelphia at Wells Fargo Center on Saturday in NBA action.
(Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). The 76ers are 7-5 so far on the season, and 7-5 ATS vs. the number. The Thunder, meanwhile, are 9-4 and 6-5-2 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Philadelphia go 5-7 and the Thunder go 6-6-1 on the totals.
Sportsbooks such as TopBet had the 76ers installed as 4-point underdogs in this particular matchup. The over-under number was listed by most sportsbooks, including , at 190.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 20 (76ers) and the No. 5 (Thunder) teams in the league, according to our current NBA Power Rankings at Odds Shark. A 101-94 result in favor of the Thunder is predicted by handicapping models.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Philadelphia's No. 29-ranked offense, averaging 89.8 PPG, against a Thunder defense that ranks No. 16 at 97.4 PPG. The 76ers field goal percentage has averaged 41.1% so far, less than the Thunder shooters have achieved on the year, 47.9% per game.
Defensively, the Thunder feature the league's No. 7-rated defense on the road, giving up 94 points per game. Philadelphia, meanwhile, comes in at No. 28 in the league in scoring at home.
Oklahoma City was a 108-100 loser in its last match on the road against the Celtics. They failed to cover the 2.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 208 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Kevin Durant went off for 29 points and added 3 rebounds but it wasn't enough as Boston defeated Oklahoma City, 108-100 at TD Garden.
Philadelphia was a 92-83 loser in its last match on the road against the Cavaliers. They failed to cover the 4.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 175 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Philadelphia suffered a 92-83 loss against Cleveland on Wednesday, getting 16 points from Jason Richardson in a losing effort at Quicken Loans Arena.
Oklahoma City Thunder Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Charlotte are 6-4
After playing Boston are 7-3
After a loss are 6-4
Philadelphia 76ers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Phoenix are 6-4
After playing Cleveland are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3
A few Thunder at 76ers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Oklahoma City's last 5 games
Oklahoma City is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Philadelphia
Oklahoma City is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oklahoma City's last 5 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games when playing Oklahoma City
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Philadelphia's last 10 games when playing at home against Oklahoma City
Philadelphia is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games at home
Philadelphia is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
Oklahoma City home to Charlotte, Monday, November 26
Philadelphia home to Phoenix, Sunday, November 25