Warriors take on Thunder in hoops contest
Golden State Warriors vs Oklahoma City Thunder Odds
The Thunder will look to boost their win total and cover the spread when the Warriors tip off at Chesapeake Energy Arena on Wednesday in NBA play.
The Thunder sport records of 36-12 and 27-18-3 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Warriors sit at 30-18 and 27-19-2 ATS on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 23-23-2 for the Thunder and 30-18 for the Warriors. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).
Sportsbooks such as TopBet had the Thunder installed as 8.5-point favorites in this particular matchup. The over-under number was listed by most sportsbooks, including , at 211.5.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 2-rated Thunder and the No. 4-ranked Warriors, according to the NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring formulas run on this game indicate a potential 110-102 result in favor of the Thunder.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Oklahoma City's No. 1-ranked offense (105.9 PPG) against a Warriors defense that ranks No. 23 at 100.3 PPG. The Thunder have averaged 47.9% from the field per game, more than the Warriors have managed so far this season (45.9% on average).
Defensively, the Warriors feature the league's No. 27-rated defense on the road, giving up 103.5 points per game. Oklahoma City, meanwhile, comes in at No. 3 in the league in scoring at home.
The Warriors were a 140-109 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Rockets. They failed to cover the 2.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (249) made winners of OVER bettors. Golden State was crushed on Tuesday, getting run out of the gym by Houston and falling 140-109 at Toyota Center.
Oklahoma City won its last outing, a 112-91 result against the Mavericks on February 4. The Thunder covered in that game as an 8.5-point favorite, while the 203 combined points took the game UNDER the total. The battle between the Thunder and Mavericks didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Dallas was handed a 112-91 defeat on Monday at Chesapeake Energy Arena.
Golden State Warriors Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 2-8
Before playing Memphis are 2-8
After playing Houston are 6-4
After a loss are 6-4
Oklahoma City Thunder Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 8-2
Before playing Phoenix are 8-2
After playing Dallas are 8-2
After a win are 5-5
A few Warriors at Thunder trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Golden State's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Golden State's last 7 games
Golden State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Golden State's last 5 games when playing on the road against Oklahoma City
Oklahoma City is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Oklahoma City is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Golden State
Oklahoma City is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Golden State
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oklahoma City's last 5 games when playing at home against Golden State
Golden State at Memphis, Friday, February 8
Oklahoma City home to Phoenix, Friday, February 8