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golden state warriors vs oklahoma city thunder prediction 11/18/2023 sport preview

Golden State Warriors vs Oklahoma City Thunder Prediction & Betting Tips 11/18/2023

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Golden State Warriors vs Oklahoma City Thunder 11/18/2023:
  • Take the Thunder on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Warriors (+3)
  • Our NBA model projects 217 points, and we suggest taking the under

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Betting on today’s Thunder and Warriors game? Catch the action at Chase Center in San Francisco, CA, as the Warriors hosts this showdown at 8:30 ET on NBCS.

The Thunder are favored in this Western conference showdown. The game’s over/under is currently at 230.5 points. Check out BetCoco for Golden State Warriors – Oklahoma City Thunder odds

Golden State Warriors vs Oklahoma City Thunder Head-to-Head and Key Stats

The last five times that the Warriors have hosted the Thunder, they have an above .500 record at 4-1. Looking back over the previous three times that the Thunder and Warriors have faced off, they have combined to average 258 points per game and have an over/under record of 3-0.

  • When looking at their past five road matchups, Oklahoma City has an ATS record of 4-1 while averaging 113 per game. The team went 4-1 overall in these games.
  • Golden State has played well in their previous five home games, going 3-2 straight up. In this stretch, they averaged 120 points per game while allowing 114. The team also performed well vs the spread at 3-2.
  • Going back to their previous ten games as the underdog, Golden State has an ATS mark of 4-5-1 while going 3-7 straight up.
  • In their last three games as the betting favorite, the Thunder have a strong straight up record of 2-1. In addition, their ATS record was 2-1 in these scenarios.

Golden State Warriors vs Oklahoma City Thunder Prediction

Coming into today’s matchup, the Thunder is focused on adding to their three game winning streak, with an overall record of 8-4. So far, the Thunder have gone 3-4 when playing against Western Conference teams and 5-0 in non-conference contests.

The Thunder have successfully covered the spread in their last three games and hold an overall ATS record of 9-3. When playing on the road, the Thunder hold an ATS record of 4-1 in contrast to a 5-2 record against the spread when playing at home.

The Thunder have had over half of their games remain below the over/under lines, with their over/under record sitting at 5-7-0. Their played games maintain an ongoing average of 228.0 points per game, alongside an average over/under line of 229.7.

Oklahoma City is fresh off a strong offensive showing, putting up 128 points versus the Warriors. This output is higher than their season-average of 117.5 points per game. In terms of three-point shooting, the Thunder offense has been good from outside, hitting 39% of their three-pointers on an average of 31.7 attempts per game. Their overall field goal percentage is currently 49%.

At present, the Thunder’s defense is ranked 12th, allowing 111.4 points per game.

In the terms of takeaways, Thunder are causing 13.9 turnovers per game, ranking 14th in the league. They also enter the matchup ranked 5th in rejections, averaging 5.9 blocked shots each game.

Facing the Thunder, the Warriors currently hold an overall record of 6-7 and aim to end their five game losing streak. Currently, in the Western Conference, the team is ranked 10th, and they are 4th in the Pacific division.

Golden State’s ATS record sits below .500 (5-7). When playing at their home court, the Warriors have not managed to cover the spread, and they are 5-2 on the road against the spread.

The Warriors have recorded an 6-7-0 in terms of their over/under record for this season. The average over/under line in their games stands at 225.3, and their differential vs. the over/under line this season is -0.6.

In their recent game, the Warriors’ offense concluded with 109 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 112.6 points per contest. Leading the Warriors in scoring vs. the Thunder was Jonathan Kuminga with his 21 points. Chris Paul also added 15 points for the Warriors.

So far, the Warriors defense is giving up 112.1 points per contest, which has them sitting 14th in the NBA. One thing to note, is they have given up more points than their season average in two straight matchups.

The Golden State defense has allowed opponents to shoot 36.5% from beyond the arc this season. Opposing teams are also hitting 46.1% of their field goal attempts vs. Golden State.

Coming in as 3 point favorites, our projections have the Thunder picking up a 109-108 win.

Golden State Warriors vs Oklahoma City Thunder Betting Tips

  • Take the Thunder on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Warriors (+3)
  • Our NBA model projects 217 points, and we suggest taking the under

Golden State Warriors Injury Report

  • Draymond Green – Suspension – Out
  • Stephen Curry – Knee – Questionable
  • Gary Payton II – Foot – Out

Oklahoma City Thunder Injury Report

  • Cason Wallace – Shoulder – Questionable

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