NBA Matchup - Hornets Thunder Odds
Oklahoma City pays a visit to New Orleans on Monday, hoping to send the Hornets to a loss while also covering the spread in NBA action at New Orleans Arena.
The Hornets bring a 29-16 record (25-18-2 ATS) to the battle against the 28-15 Thunder, who are 22-21 ATS against the spread. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen New Orleans go 14-31 so far and the Thunder go 26-17.
Thunder Hornets Betting Line:
If you're going with the Hornets in this one, they're listed as 3.5-point favorites on the betting line for the contest. Totals bettors have seen that number set at 191.5 for Monday.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new Power Rankings at Odds Shark, it's the #6-rated Hornets and the #16-rated T hunder in this matchup. Predictive computer formulas point to a 101-99 win for the Hornets on Monday.
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How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features New Orleans's #10-rated squad against Oklahoma City's #13-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, New Orleans rates #21 in the league with 5.5 per game, while their foes tonight rank #28 with 5 per outing.
In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Thunder own the league's #19-rated mark, allowing 102.1 points per game when on the road. New Orleans, on the other hand, rates #26 in home scoring.
Oklahoma City won its last outing, a 101-98 result against the Knicks on January 22. The Thunder failed to cover in that game as an 8-point favorite, while the 199 combined point s took the game UNDER the total. The Thunder got a 30-point performance from Kevin Durant as Oklahoma City handed New York a 101-98 defeat on Saturday at Ford Center.
New Orleans won its last outing, a 96-72 result against the Spurs on January 22. The Hornets covered in that game as a 1.5-point underdog, while the 168 combined points took the game UNDER the total. New Orleans cruised to victory on Saturday, running San Antonio out of the gym and running up a 96-72 score at New Orleans Arena.
Oklahoma City Thunder Trends:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Minnesota are 5-5
After playing New York are 3-7
After a win are 5-5
New Orleans Hornets Trends:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Golden State are 8-2
After playing San Antonio are 6-4
After a win are 9-1
A few Thunder at Hornets trends to consider:
Oklahoma City is 4-1 SU in its last 5 ga mes when playing New Orleans
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oklahoma City's last 5 games when playing New Orleans
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oklahoma City's last 5 games when playing on the road against New Orleans
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Oklahoma City's last 11 games on the road
New Orleans is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
New Orleans is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
New Orleans is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games when playing at home against Oklahoma City
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New Orleans's last 5 games when playing Oklahoma City
Oklahoma City at Minnesota, Wednesday, January 26
New Orleans at Golden State, Wednesday, January 26