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Portland Trail Blazers vs Oklahoma City Thunder in NBA odds tilt

Oklahoma City ThunderPortland Trail Blazers
April 1, 10:00 PM | Rose Garden

Oklahoma City Thunder vs Portland Trail Blazers Odds

50-24TEAM RECORD43-32

The Thunder will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Trail Blazers in Portland at Rose Garden on Friday in NBA action.

The Thunder will try to spoil to the party on Friday; they are 39-34-1 ATS against the number this season, while the Trail Blazers are 38-33-4 ATS. Oklahoma City is 41-33 on the totals; Portland is 37-37-1.

View Oklahoma City vs Portland Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to back the visiting Thunder before tip-off in this one will find them as 2-point underdogs, while the total sits at 190.5.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 19 (Trail Blazers) and the No. 7 (Thunder) teams in the league, according to our current NBA Power Rankings at Odds Shark. A 103-101 result in favor of the Thunder is predicted by handicapping models.

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How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Portland's No. 28-rated squad against Oklahoma City's No. 8-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Portland rates No. 14 in the league with 6.3 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 18 with 6 per outing.

In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Thunder own the league's No. 16-rated mark, allowing 101.2 points per game when on the road. Portland, on the other hand, rates No. 22 in home scoring.

Oklahoma City won its last outing, a 116-98 result against the Suns on March 30. The Thunder covered in that game as a 2.5-point favorite, while the 214 combined points took the game OVER the total. Oklahoma City got 22 points from Kevin Durant en route to a 116-98 victory over Phoenix on Wednesday at US Airways Center.

Last time out for Portland, they were a 95-91 loser as they battled the Hornets on the road. The Trail Blazers failed to cover in the match as a 1.5-point favorite, while 186 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Trail Blazers got a 24-point performance from LaMarcus Aldridge, who added 15 rebounds, but New Orleans still ran past Portland 95-91 on Wednesday at New Orleans Arena.

Oklahoma City Thunder Trends:
When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing LA Clippers are 3-7
After playing Phoenix are 5-5
After a win are 9-1

Portland Trail Blazers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Dallas are 6-4
After playing New Orleans are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3

A few Thunder at Trail Blazers trends to consider:
Oklahoma City is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Oklahoma City is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Oklahoma City's last 15 games when playing Portland
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Oklahoma City's last 11 games
Portland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Portland is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Oklahoma City
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Portland's last 15 games when playing Oklahoma City
Portland is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games

Next up:
Oklahoma City at LA Clippers, Saturday, April 2
Portland home to Dallas, Sunday, April 3

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