English
Menu

OddsShark Top Sportsbooks

NBA Playoff Betting: Thunder vs. Nuggets

Holding a 3-0 series lead the Oklahoma City Thunder are one win away from eliminating the Denver Nuggets tonight when they clash in Game 4 of their opening round playoff series.

In Game 3 the Thunder edged the Nuggets 97-94 as a 5-point road underdog. Kevin Durant deposited 26 points for Oklahoma City in the win and Nene Hilario had 15 points and 10 rebounds for the Nuggets.

View Oklahoma City vs Denver Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to back the visiting Thunder before tip-off in this one will find them as 3.5-point underdogs, while the total sits at 206.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Nuggets at No. 7 and the Thunder at No. 8 heading into this contest. Handicapping models run by the computers at Odds Shark project a 109-108 result in favor of the Nuggets.

ADVERTISEMENT:

How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Denver's No. 11-rated squad against Oklahoma City's No. 8-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Denver rates No. 7 in the league with 8.1 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 18 with 5.9 per outing.

In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Thunder own the league's No. 16-rated mark, allowing 101.3 points per game when on the road. Denver, on the other hand, rates No. 1 in home scoring.

Oklahoma City won its last outing, a 97-94 result against the Nuggets on April 23. The Thunder covered in that game as a 5-point underdog, while the 191 combined points took the game UNDER the total. Kevin Durant scored 26 points for Oklahoma City on Saturday, leading the Thunder to a 97-94 victory over Denver at Pepsi Center.

Oklahoma City Thunder Trends:
When playing on Monday are 3-7
Before playing Denver are 4-6
After playing Denver are 8-2
After a win are 8-2

Denver Nuggets Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Oklahoma City are 4-6
After playing Oklahoma City are 6-4
After a loss are 6-4


A few Thunder at Nuggets trends to consider:
Oklahoma City is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Denver
Oklahoma City is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Oklahoma City's last 6 games when playing Denver
Oklahoma City is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games on the road
Denver is 12-2 SU in its last 14 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Denver's last 6 games when playing Oklahoma City
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Denver's last 5 games when playing at home against Oklahoma City
Denver is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing at home against Oklahoma City

Next up:
Oklahoma City home to Denver, Wednesday, April 27
Denver at Oklahoma City, Wednesday, April 27

Comments