Trail Blazers vs. Thunder Prediction
Following their loss to the Celtics on Friday night, will the Trail Blazers rebound with an upset victory over the Thunder at 7:00 p.m. ET on Sunday night?
Sunday, March 25, 2018
TV: N/A, 7:00 p.m. ET
Oklahoma City opened as a 2-point home favorite but the line has climbed a full point to 3 at the majority of online sportsbooks. As for the total, it hit the board at 214.5 but has climbed to 216.
As of this writing, 62% of the betting tickets wagered at online sportsbooks are on the Thunder to cover the point spread tonight. Meanwhile, 63% of the betting tickets are on the over.
KEY INJURY TO WATCH
Jusuf Nurkic (back) is probable to play tonight for the Trail Blazers while Shabazz Napier (toe) is questionable. On the other side, Andre Roberson (leg) is out for the season.
The favorite and the home team have had plenty of success at the betting window in this series. In the last 12 meetings between these two teams, the home team is 9-3 against the spread. In the last 26 meetings, the favorite is 17-8-1 ATS.
The Blazers, meanwhile, are just 1-5-1 at the betting window in their last seven road games when facing a team with a home winning percentage of greater than .600. On the other side, the Thunder are 3-1-1 against the spread in their last five games overall, are 5-2 against the number in their last seven games after scoring 100 points or more in their previous contest, and are 4-1-1 at the betting window in their last six games when their opponent scores 100 points or more in its previous contest.
OUR PREDICTION: OKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER -3