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oklahoma city thunder vs golden state warriors prediction 12/08/2023 sport preview

Oklahoma City Thunder vs Golden State Warriors Prediction & Betting Tips 12/8/2023

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Oklahoma City Thunder vs Golden State Warriors 12/8/2023:
  • Take the Thunder on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Warriors (+4)
  • Our NBA model projects 222 points, and we suggest taking the under

Oklahoma City Thunder vs Golden State Warriors Preview

Betting on today’s Warriors and Thunder game? Catch the action at Paycom Center in Oklahoma City, OK, as the Thunder hosts this showdown at 8:00 ET on NBCS.

The over/under for this Western conference contest is set at 235.5 points, with the Thunder being the favored team playing at home against the Warriors. Check out BetCoco for Oklahoma City Thunder – Golden State Warriors odds

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

When looking back on the last three head-to-head matchups between Golden State and Oklahoma City, the Thunder hold the edge with a record of 2-1. Not only does the team have the better record, but they have won in convincing fashion, posting an average scoring differential of 8 points.

  • In their last ten games away from home, the Warriors have a straight up record of 5-5 while going 7-3 vs. the spread. The team averaged 117 points per game in this stretch.
  • The Thunder are 4-1 ATS in their last home games and 3-2 straight-up.
  • Through their last three games as the betting underdog, the Warriors have a strong record vs the spread going 2-1. Their straight up mark in these contests is 0-3.
  • 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.

Oklahoma City Thunder vs Golden State Warriors Prediction

Looking at the Warriors’ previous ten games, they are 4-6 and face the Thunder with an overall mark of 10-11. The team is currently 11th in the Western Conference, and they are also 5th in the Pacific division.

Golden State comes in with an overall ATS record of 8-12 so far this season. This season, Golden State has a 3-9 record against the spread when they are the favorites, and they are 5-3 as underdogs.

So far this season, the Warriors have an over/under record of 11-10-0. The average points per game in their played games is 212.0, with an average over/under line of 227.4.

The Warriors’ offense wrapped up their last game with 110 points, aligning closely with their current season average of 114.6 points per contest. Leading the team in scoring was Stephen Curry with 31 points. Jonathan Kuminga also added 13 points for the Warriors.

Coming into the game, the Warriors’ defense has finished three straight games with an increased number of points allowed. Overall, they are 19th in the league at 114.0 points per game allowed.

So far this season, the Warriors’ defense has struggled with fouls, averaging 5th in fouls per contest. On average, opponents are getting to the line 25.3 times per game vs. Golden State.

Today, the Thunder are entering the action with an overall record of 13-7 and have achieved a 2-1 record over their last three games. In road games, the Thunder have a 7-3 record this season, in contrast to their 6-4 record when playing at home.

Presently, Oklahoma City boasts an ATS record of 15-5, which is above .500 against the spread. On the road, the Thunder have an ATS record of 8-2, as opposed to a 7-3 record against the spread when playing at home.

In terms of their over/under record, the Thunder are 10-10-0 so far this season. Their games have currently averaged 228.0 points per game and the average over/under line so far is 229.6.

The Thunder offense is coming off a game in which they scored 101 points vs. the Rockets. Overall their field goal percentage was 42.5% while connecting on 8 threes. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander is leading the team in scoring at 30.1 points per contest. Chet Holmgren has also been a key contributor with a PPG average of 16.9 going into the game.

Oklahoma City’s defense has been playing well, ranking 9th in the NBA with 111.3 points allowed per game.

Oklahoma City’s defense is currently forcing 12.2 turnovers per game, which is 6th in the league. Additionally, they enter the game ranked 5th in blocked shots, with an average of 6 rejections per game.

With the Thunder being favored by 4, our NFL analytics models has this one playing out 112-110 in favor of the Thunder.

Oklahoma City Thunder vs Golden State Warriors Betting Tips

  • Take the Thunder on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Warriors (+4)
  • Our NBA model projects 222 points, and we suggest taking the under

Oklahoma City Thunder Injury Report

No Injuries Reported

Golden State Warriors Injury Report

  • Gary Payton II – Calf – Out

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