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Betting Line Favors the Oklahoma City Thunder in NBA Battle with Charlotte Hornets

The Charlotte Hornets will try to pay off for their betting supporters on Saturday when they play host to the Oklahoma City Thunder at Time Warner Cable Arena in NBA basketball wagering action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Charlotte Hornets opened as 5.5-point underdogs at online sportsbook BetOnline, while the NBA total line was sitting around 208.5 at Bovada for those who prefer OVER/UNDER betting on the total amount of points scored.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 110-101 victory for the Thunder. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Oklahoma City Thunder vs Charlotte Hornets Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Charlotte Hornets are 17-15 so far on the NBA season, and 15-16-1 ATS vs the spread betting line. The Oklahoma City Thunder, meanwhile, are 23-10 and 13-20 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Charlotte go 16-15-1 and the Thunder go 12-21 on the total. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Charlotte vs Oklahoma City injuries news.

According to the betting Power Rankings at Odds Shark, it's the No. 6-rated Charlotte Hornets and the No. 3-rated Thunder in this NBA basketball matchup.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Charlotte's No. 9-ranked offense averaging 102.22 PPG, against a Oklahoma City Thunder defense that ranks No. 15 at 100.55 PPG. The Charlotte Hornets field goal percentage has averaged 43.66% so far, less than the Oklahoma City Thunder shooters have achieved on the year, 47.7% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Russell Westbrook went off for 36 points and added 1 rebounds leading Oklahoma City to a 110-106 win over Phoenix on Thursday at Chesapeake Energy Arena.

The Hornets endured a 104-94 loss at the hands of the Raptors on Friday, despite a 18-point effort from Kemba Walker at Air Canada Centre.

Betting Trends
  • Oklahoma City is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Oklahoma City is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Oklahoma City's last 19 games
  • Oklahoma City is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Charlotte is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Charlotte is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Charlotte's last 9 games
  • Charlotte is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Oklahoma City home to Sacramento, Monday, January 4th
Charlotte at Golden State, Monday, January 4th