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Thunder meet with the Knicks at MSG

The Oklahoma City Thunder have paid off just three times in their past 10 games against the New York Knicks as those two teams hit the floor in NBA odds action on Christmas.

The Thunder are 7-3 SU but just 3-7 ATS in their past 10 games against the Knicks dating back to their time in Seattle, with the OVER/UNDER 1-4 in their past five meetings.

Supporters of the Thunder have seen them go 22-5 and 15-12 ATS so far this season, while the Knicks are at 9-18 and 10-17 ATS. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). In totals betting, the Knicks are 15-12, while the Thunder are 15-12.

View Oklahoma City Thunder vs New York Knicks Odds and Stats.

The Thunder were listed as -2-point favorites at many online sportsbooks (including Sportsbook.ag), with the total listed at 200.5 earlier in the day (check BetOnline for updates during the day).

The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Knicks at No. 13 and the Thunder at No. 3 heading into this contest. Handicapping models run by the computers at Odds Shark project a 98-89 result in favor of the Thunder.

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The Thunder were a 104-98 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Raptors. They failed to cover the 10-point spread as favorites, while the total score (202) made winners of UNDER bettors. Oklahoma City got 27 points from Russell Westbrook en route to a 104-98 loss against Toronto on Sunday at Chesapeake Energy Arena.

In their last action, New York was a 103-98 winner on the road against the Magic. They covered the 1.5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (201) was profitable news for OVER bettors. The Knicks got 19 points from Carmelo Anthony as New York ran past Orlando 103-98 on Monday at Amway Center.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Thunder rank No. 1 in the league with 47.37 per game. That compares with New York’s No. 29 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where New York is the NBA’s No. 7-ranked team at 8.93 per game, while the Thunder rate No. 24 with 6.52 per contest.

A few Thunder at Knicks trends to consider:
Oklahoma City is 7-3 ATS in its last 10 games
Oklahoma City is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games
Oklahoma City is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Oklahoma City is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
New York is 6-14 SU in its last 20 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of New York's last 5 games
New York is 3-11 ATS in its last 14 games at home
New York is 3-10 SU in its last 13 games at home

Next up:
Oklahoma City at Charlotte, Friday, December 27th
New York home to Toronto, Friday, December 27th

 

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