Thunder vs. Trail Blazers Prediction
Will the Thunder pull off a small upset tonight as a road underdog versus the Trail Blazers at 10:30PM ET?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Trail Blazers are now 1-point home favorites versus the Thunder after opening as a 1.5-point favorite. As for the total, the number currently sits at 220 points after dropping to 219.5.
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Oklahoma City is coming off a tight home victory over Utah and is now 7-3 over its last 10 games. The Thunder are also an impressive 8-2 against the spread over their last 10 games and are 34-25 ATS on the season, although they're just 13-16 against the number on the road.
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Portland has dropped seven of its last 10 games and is just 2-8 against the spread over that same stretch. The Blazers are also 23-36 at the betting window on the season, which includes a losing 12-15 ATS at home.
OUR PREDICTION: The Thunder have covered in six of their last eight games, are a perfect 4-0 against the spread overall, and have covered in five of their last six games coming off a win. The Trail Blazers, meanwhile, are just 1-8 against the spread in their last nine games overall, are 1-5 at the betting window in their last six games coming off a loss, and are winless at 0-5 against the spread in their last five games versus an opponent with a winning record.
THURSDAY NBA PREDICTION: OKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER +1