Thunder vs. Nets Prediction
Are the Nets a good bet to cover as a home underdog tonight when they host the Thunder at 7:30PM ET?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Thunder are now 6-point road favorites versus the Nets after opening as 6.5-point favorites. As for the total, the number hit the board at 221 and has been bet down to 224.5.
Oklahoma City snapped a four-game losing streak with a 102-92 home victory over the Spurs last week and then followed that win up with a 112-104 victory over the Jazz over the weekend. The Thunder have now won six of their last 10 games and are 36-29 against the spread on the season, although they're just 13-19 ATS on the road this year.
Brooklyn has lost seven of their last 10 games but the Nets have been a solid play for bettors, winning seven of their last 10 contests at the betting window. They're 30-32 against the number on the season, however, and are just 13-19 ATS at home this year.
OUR PREDICTION: The Thunder are just 1-4 against the spread in their last five games versus the Nets and are winless at 0-4 against the number in their last four road games. They've also struggled against bad opponents, going 2-8 against the spread in their last 10 road games versus a team with a home winning percentage of less than .400. The Nets, meanwhile, are a perfect 4-0 against the spread in their last four games, are 3-1-1 against the number in their last five games coming off a win, and are 4-0 ATS in their last four games playing on one day of rest.
TUESDAY NBA PREDICTION: BROOKLYN NETS +6