|NBA Trail Blazers vs. Thunder Picks & Predictions for January 21, 2014|
|Written by ATSSportsline.com|
|Tuesday, 21 January 2014 14:32|
Blazers vs. Thunder Free Pick
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK (ATS Consultants) – The Trail Blazers have played very well of late but have struggled versus the Thunder in previous meetings. Will OKC cover tonight when it hosts Portland at 8:00PM ET.
ODDS: Oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv have installed the Thunder as 6-point favorites over the Blazers while the over/under total is currently sitting at 215 points. Portland is 31-10 overall and 15-6 on the road, while Oklahoma City is 31-10 overall and 18-3 at home.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Thunder opened as 3.5-point favorites but the line has jumped to 6 at most online and Vegas sports books, and is even listed as high as 6.5 at some places. As for the total, it opened at 215.5 and is listed at either 215, 215.5 or 216 depending on the book.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the current wagers placed on tonight’s game, 54% of NBA public bettors currently favor the Thunder. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided to get the most updated public betting numbers.
NBA FREE PICK: Take Oklahoma City. According to latest NBA trends, the Thunder are 4-0 against the spread in their last four home games, 4-1 ATS in their last five games overall and 10-4 ATS in their last 14 games versus the Western Conference. They’re also 6-1 ATS in their last seven home games versus a team with a road winning percentage of greater than .600 and 4-1 ATS in their last five home games versus a team with a winning road record. On the other side, the Trail Blazers are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games following an ATS loss, 1-9 ATS in their last 10 games on Tuesday and 4-10 ATS in their last 14 after allowing 100 points or more in their previous game.
TUESDAY NBA FREE PICK: OKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER -6