Warriors at Thunder Game 6 - 5/28/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Golden State Warriors (82-14) at Oklahoma City Thunder (66-31)
NBA Basketball: Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 9:00 pm (Chesapeake Energy Arena)
The Line: Oklahoma City Thunder -2 -- Over/Under: 221 See the Latest Odds
The Golden State Warriors and Oklahoma City Thunder clash Saturday night for game six of the Western Conference Finals at the Chesapeake Energy Arena.
The Golden State Warriors need another win here in order to force a game seven on Monday. The Golden State Warriors are averaging 111.6 points on 46.9 percent shooting and allowing 105.5 points on 42 percent shooting. Klay Thompson is averaging 25.5 points and 3.9 rebounds while Stephen Curry is averaging 25.2 points and 5.6 assists. Draymond Green is grabbing 9.7 rebounds and Shaun Livingston is dishing 3.8 assists. The Golden State Warriors are shooting 39.2 percent from beyond the arc and 72.7 percent from the free throw line. The Warriors are allowing 35.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.5 rebounds per game. The Golden State Warriors have split their last eight road games.
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The Oklahoma City Thunder advance to their second NBA Finals with a solid home victory here. The Oklahoma City Thunder are averaging 107.9 points on 45.9 percent shooting and allowing 101 points on 44.9 percent shooting. Kevin Durant is averaging 28.4 points and 7.1 rebounds while Russell Westbrook is averaging 26.3 points and 10.9 assists. Serge Ibaka is grabbing 6.3 rebounds and Dion Waiters is dishing 2.4 assists. The Oklahoma City Thunder are shooting 34.9 percent from beyond the arc and 79.4 percent from the free throw line. The Thunder are allowing 34.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 46.8 rebounds per game. The Oklahoma City Thunder have won 12 of their last 14 home games.
The Warriors are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games playing on 1 days rest and 1-5-1 ATS in their last 7 Saturday games. The Thunder are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 home games and 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The Warriors are 0-5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings in Oklahoma City.
The Thunder had a chance to win game five on the road before missing a couple of bad shots. We've been backing OKC the entire playoffs, and I have them winning the championship. The Thunder have shown time and time again that they give Golden State fits on the defensive end, and in OKC shots seem to fall for more guys than Westbrook and Durant.
While this may not be as ugly as game three and four, the OKC Thunder will advance to the NBA Finals.