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NBA odds preview - Thunder vs. 76ers

Oklahoma City ThunderPhiladelphia 76ers
March 9, 7:00 PM | Wells Fargo Center

Oklahoma City Thunder vs Philadelphia 76ers Odds

39-23TEAM RECORD33-30

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 Wednesday in NBA action.

The Thunder will try to spoil to the party on Wednesday; they are 31-31 ATS against the number this season, while the 76ers are 40-22-1 ATS. Oklahoma City is 37-25 on the totals; Philadelphia is 32-31.

View Oklahoma City vs Philadelphia Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Thunder are listed as 1-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, with the total listed at 208.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The 76ers - Thunder odds would favor the 76ers if the lines were set according to power ranks. Philadelphia is rated No. 7 in our latest Odds Shark poll, while the Thunder sit at No. 11. Math models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 105-103 win for the 76ers.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Philadelphia's No. 17-ranked offense (99.3 PPG) against a Thunder defense that ranks No. 20 at 102.4 PPG. The 76ers have averaged 46.5% from the field per game, more than the Thunder have managed so far this season (46.1% on average).

In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Thunder own the league's No. 18-rated mark, allowing 103 points per game when on the road. Philadelphia, on the other hand, rates No. 17 in home scoring.

The Thunder were a 107-101 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Grizzlies. They failed to cover the 3–point spread as underdogs, while the total score (208) made winners of OVER bettors. The Thunder wasted a 27-point performance from Russell Westbrook as Memphis ran past them 107-101 on Monday at FedExForum.

Last time out for Philadelphia, they were a 110-100 winner as they battled the Pacers on the road. The 76ers covered in the match as a 1-point favorite, while 210 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Philadelphia earned a 110-100 victory over Indiana on Tuesday, getting 18 points from Thaddeus Young at Conseco Fieldhouse.

Oklahoma City Thunder Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Detroit are 5-5
After playing Memphis are 4-6
After a loss are 7-3

Philadelphia 76ers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Boston are 2-8
After playing Indiana are 3-7
After a win are 6-4

A few Thunder at 76ers trends to consider:
Oklahoma City is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oklahoma City's last 5 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Oklahoma City's last 8 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Oklahoma City's last 9 games on the road
Philadelphia is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
Philadelphia is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games when playing Oklahoma City

Next up:
Oklahoma City home to Detroit, Friday, March 11
Philadelphia home to Boston, Friday, March 11

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