Lakers vs. Thunder Prediction
In what should be a high-scoring affair in Oklahoma City, the Thunder will host the Lakers at 8:00PM ET in Kobe Bryant's final road game.
According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Thunder is a 15.5-point home favorite over the Lakers while the over/under is sitting at 213 points. Both the side and total have moved off the opening numbers. OKC was a 14.5-point favorite before the line was bet up a full point, while the total opened at 214 before dropping a full point to 213.
Los Angeles has dropped nine of its last 10 games and is just 3-7 against the spread during that stretch as well, while OKC is 6-4 over its last 10 contests and has split at the betting window going 5-5 over that span.
The over has cashed in six of the last seven games between these two teams in Oklahoma City and is 8-3 in the last 11 meetings overall. The over is also 18-7-1 in the Lakers' last 26 road games and is 7-3 in their last 10 games playing on no rest.
On the other side, the over is a perfect 5-0 in the Thunder's last five games overall and is 4-0 in the team's last four games coming off a loss. The over has also hit in four of OKC's last five games playing on one day of rest and is 8-3 in its last 11 games versus an opponent with a losing record.
MONDAY NBA FREE PICK: LAKERS/THUNDER OVER 213