Raptors vs. Thunder Free Pick
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK (ATS Consultants) – The Raptors are 1-2 after beating Minnesota at home, 105-86, while the Thunder are 1-2 after losing at home to Atlanta by nine, 104-95. Toronto takes on Oklahoma City at 8pmET from the Chesapeake Energy Arena.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Thunder opened as a 10-point favorite and moved to 8.5 in most books. The total started at 199 and moved to 197.5 in most books.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the current wagers placed on tonight’s game, 75% 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 Raptors are 9-1-1 ATS in their last 11 vs. Western Conference, 3-8 L11 in series, 1-5 L6 at Oklahoma City, 13-28 ATS in their last 41 vs. NBA Northwest, 4-10 ATS in their last 14 games following a ATS win, 5-13 ATS in their last 18 after scoring 100 points or more in their previous game, 3-8 ATS in their last 11 games following a S.U. win. Oklahoma City is 6-0 ATS in their last 6 vs. NBA Atlantic, 6-2 L8 home games. Kevin Martin can certainly put up points in bunches. With the defense focusing on Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook, Martin went for 28 points on 8-of-11 shooting in the 104-95 loss to Atlanta on Sunday. Durant has recorded a double-double in each of the first three games but has also turned the ball over 16 times. He'll have much more success against a slower frontcourt. The Thunder even their record with an big win.
2012 NBA FREE PICK: OKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER -10