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Thunder on the road against Cleveland

Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder will be looking to pick up a victory on the road over the Cleveland Cavaliers when those teams hit the hardwood together on Thursday night.

The Cavaliers upset the Thunder 114-104 as a big 15-point road underdog on the NBA odds when those teams last met on February 26 in an OVER result. The Thunder and Cavaliers split their two meetings last season 1-1 both SU and ATS.

This season the Cavaliers are 26-42 overall and 31-37 ATS against the number, while the Thunder are 49-18 and 37-29-1 ATS. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). As for the totals, Cleveland is 30-37-1 on the OU, and Oklahoma City is 34-33.

View Oklahoma City Thunder vs Cleveland Cavaliers Odds and Stats.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 3-rated Thunder taking on the No. 20-rated Cavaliers in this contest. Computer models indicate a possible 99-89 win for the Thunder on Thursday.

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Last time out for Oklahoma City, they were a 97-85 winner as they battled the Bulls on the road. The Thunder covered in the match as a 2.5-point favorite, while 182 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Kevin Durant poured in 35 points for Oklahoma City on Monday, as they defeated Chicago 97-85 at United Center.

The Cavaliers were a 100-96 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Heat. They covered the 10-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (196) made winners of OVER bettors. Cleveland suffered a 100-96 loss against Miami on Tuesday, getting 22 points from Jarrett Jack in a losing effort at Quicken Loans Arena.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Thunder rank No. 4 in the league with 45.28 per game. That compares with Cleveland’s No. 11 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Cleveland is the NBA’s No. 19-ranked team at 7.12 per game, while the Thunder rate No. 16 with 7.88 per contest.

A few Thunder at Cavaliers trends to consider:
Oklahoma City is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oklahoma City's last 5 games
Oklahoma City is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
Oklahoma City is 17-7 SU in its last 24 games on the road
Cleveland is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
Cleveland is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home
Cleveland is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Cleveland's last 18 games at home

Next up:
Oklahoma City at Toronto, Friday, March 21st
Cleveland home to Houston, Saturday, March 22nd