Milwaukee Bucks vs Oklahoma City Thunder in NBA odds tilt
Oklahoma City Thunder vs Milwaukee Bucks Odds
Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Oklahoma City when they hit take on the Bucks on Saturday in pro hoops betting action.
Supporters of the Thunder have seen them go 53-20 and 42-28-3 ATS so far this season, while the Bucks are at 35-36 and 31-39-1 ATS. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). In totals betting, the Bucks are 36-35, while the Thunder are 33-37-3.
The visitors opened this morning as 5.5-point favorites in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark (including 5Dimes), while the total was hovering around 210.5 at BetOnline and other shops.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 1-rated Thunder taking on the No. 13-rated Bucks in this contest. Computer models indicate a possible 110-99 win for the Thunder on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Milwaukee's No. 5-rated squad against Oklahoma City's No. 7-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Milwaukee rates No. 17 in the league with 6.8 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 13 with 7.3 per outing.
In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Thunder own the league's No. 12-rated mark, allowing 98.8 points per game when playing on the road. Milwaukee, on the other hand, rates No. 13 in scoring on their home court.
In their last action, Oklahoma City was a 101-93 loser on the road against the Timberwolves. They failed to cover the 8-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (194) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. The Thunder got a terrific 36-point performance from Kevin Durant but Minnesota handed them a 101-93 defeat on Friday at Target Center.
Last time out for Milwaukee, they were a 113-103 winner as they battled the Lakers at home. The Bucks covered in the match as a 2-point underdog, while 216 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Bucks got a 21-point performance from Larry Sanders, who added 13 rebounds as Milwaukee ran past Los Angeles 113-103 on Thursday at Bradley Center.
Oklahoma City Thunder Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing San Antonio are 8-2
After playing Minnesota are 7-3
After a loss are 7-3
Milwaukee Bucks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Charlotte are 3-7
After playing LA Lakers are 4-6
After a win are 5-5
A few Thunder at Bucks trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Oklahoma City's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oklahoma City's last 5 games on the road
Oklahoma City is 14-5 SU in its last 19 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oklahoma City's last 6 games when playing Milwaukee
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Milwaukee's last 9 games at home
Milwaukee is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Oklahoma City
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 6 games when playing Oklahoma City
Oklahoma City home to San Antonio, Thursday, April 4
Milwaukee home to Charlotte, Monday, April 1