Oklahoma City looks to continue home win streak vs Brooklyn
- Mar 14, 2023, 4:32:07 AM
The Oklahoma City Thunder will host the Brooklyn Nets at the Chesapeake Energy Arena on Tuesday. The Thunder are on a three-game home winning streak and will aim to extend it against the Nets. Brooklyn, on the other hand, is looking to bounce back from a 111-106 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers. Read on for a comprehensive analysis and predictions for this game, brought to you by KingPin.pro.
Oklahoma City Thunder:
The Oklahoma City Thunder have a 33-35 record this season and are currently ranked 12th in the Western Conference. The team has been inconsistent throughout the season but has shown improvement in recent games. The Thunder have won five of their last ten games and have a 20-15 record at home.
Oklahoma City has been performing well offensively, averaging 117.3 points per game over the last ten games. Josh Giddey has been the standout performer, averaging 16.2 points, 7.8 rebounds, and 6.2 assists per game. Jalen Williams has also been in good form, averaging 17.8 points and 3.9 rebounds while shooting 58.3% from the field.
The Thunder have some injury concerns with Aleksej Pokusevski out due to a leg injury, Kenrich Williams out for the season due to a wrist injury, and Shai Gilgeous-Alexander out for rest. However, the team has been performing well despite these injuries and will aim to continue their good run against the Nets.
The Brooklyn Nets have a 39-29 record this season and are currently ranked fifth in the Eastern Conference. The team has been inconsistent in recent games, winning five of their last ten games. The Nets have a 20-17 record on the road this season.
Brooklyn has been performing well offensively, averaging 113.0 points per game over the last ten games. Nicolas Claxton has been the standout performer, averaging 12.4 points and 9.1 rebounds per game. Mikal Bridges has also been in good form, averaging 25.9 points and 4.4 rebounds per game over the last ten games.
The Nets have one notable injury concern, with Ben Simmons out due to a knee injury. However, the team has been performing well despite this injury and will aim to bounce back from their recent loss against the 76ers.
The Oklahoma City Thunder have covered the spread in four of their last five home games. The Brooklyn Nets have covered the spread in six of their last ten road games. The total has gone over in four of the last five games between these two teams.
Public Betting Data:
As of now, 60% of public bets are on the Brooklyn Nets to cover the spread. The total has received 56% of public bets on the over.
The Oklahoma City Thunder have been in good form in recent games, winning five of their last ten games and securing three consecutive home wins. Meanwhile, the Brooklyn Nets have been inconsistent and have only won five of their last ten games. With the Thunder playing at home and having a good record against the spread, we predict that they will cover the spread in this game.
Pick: Oklahoma City Thunder (+5)