Raptors vs. Thunder Prediction
Is the betting total for Wednesday night's Raptors and Thunder game set too high? Tip-off from Oklahoma City is set for 8:00 p.m. ET.
Who Oddsmakers Like: Oklahoma City. According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Thunder are 4-point home favorites to knock off the Raptors, who opened as 4-point road underdogs. The total, meanwhile, sits at 209 points after hitting the board at 212.5.
Who Public Bettors Like: As of early Wednesday afternoon, 59% of the betting tickets are on the Thunder to cover the spread while 51% of the money is also on Oklahoma City.
Injury Report: There aren't any key injuries that will affect tonight's game. Lucas Nogueira is out indefinitely with a calf injury for the Raptors but there isn't any players listed on the Thunder's injury report.
Who We Like: The under. In the last seven meetings between these two teams in Oklahoma City, the under is 6-1. The under is also 6-1 in the Raptors' last seven games when their opponent allows 100 points or more in their previous game and 5-1 in their last six games when their opponent scores 100 points or more in its previous contest. The under has cashed in four of Toronto's last five games against the Western Conference and in 10 of its last 14 games playing on zero rest as well.
On the other side, the under is a perfect 8-0 in the Thunder's last eight games when facing a team with a winning percentage above .600. The under has also cashed in four of their last five games overall and is 8-3 in their last 11 home games.
WEDNESDAY NBA PREDICTION: RAPTORS/THUNDER UNDER 209