Thunder vs Raptors NBA Predictions Today 3/16
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- Mar 16, 2023, 1:08:50 AM
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The Toronto Raptors (33-36, ninth in the Eastern Conference) will host the Oklahoma City Thunder (34-35, eighth in the Western Conference) on March 16, 2023, at 7:30 p.m. EDT at the Scotiabank Arena. The Raptors are currently on a five-game winning streak at home and are looking to extend it against the Thunder. The Thunder, on the other hand, have won six out of their last ten games.
Oklahoma City Thunder
The Oklahoma City Thunder are ranked third in points per game in the league, averaging 117.9 points while outscoring their opponents by 1.7 points per game. They are also ranked 11th in fastbreak points per game, averaging 14.5. Jalen Williams is currently leading the team in scoring with 13.6 points per game and averaging 4.3 rebounds, followed by Josh Giddey with 16.6 points and 8.6 rebounds over the last ten games.
The Toronto Raptors are ranked 22nd in points per game in the league, averaging 112.6 points per game. They are also ranked third in fastbreak points per game, averaging 17.4. Scottie Barnes is currently leading the team in scoring with 15.7 points, seven rebounds, and 4.8 assists per game, followed by Pascal Siakam with 19.1 points over the last ten games.
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The Oklahoma City Thunder have a record of 41-25-3 against the spread (ATS) and are 18-7-3 as away underdogs. On the other hand, the Toronto Raptors have a record of 26-24-1 ATS and are 22-14-0 as home favorites.
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According to the latest NBA picks experts and public betting data, 58% of the bets are backing the Oklahoma City Thunder, while 42% are backing the Toronto Raptors.
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Considering the Oklahoma City Thunder's strong offense, they will pose a significant threat to the Raptors' defense. However, the Raptors have been playing well at home, and they have a good chance of extending their winning streak to six games. Based on the data and predictions, we recommend taking the Toronto Raptors to cover the spread against the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Pick: Toronto Raptors (-4)