Warriors vs. Thunder - 2/6/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Oklahoma City Thunder (38-13) at Golden State Warriors (45-4)
NBA Basketball: Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 9:00 pm (Oracle Arena)
The Line: Golden State Warriors -8.5 -- Over/Under: 231 See the Latest Odds
TV: ESPN, FSOK, CSNB
The Oklahoma City Thunder and Golden State Warriors meet Saturday night at the Oracle Arena.
The Oklahoma City Thunder look to remain red hot after winning 10 of their last 11 games. The Oklahoma City Thunder are averaging 109.7 points on 47.6 percent shooting and allowing 101.6 points on 43.5 percent shooting. Kevin Durant is averaging 27.4 points and eight rebounds while Russell Westbrook is averaging 24 points and 10 assists. Serge Ibaka is grabbing 6.8 rebounds and Dion Waiters is dishing 1.9 assists. The Oklahoma City Thunder are shooting 35.8 percent from beyond the arc and 78.8 percent from the free throw line. The Thunder are allowing 35.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 47.8 rebounds per game. The Oklahoma City Thunder have won five of their last six road games.
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The Golden State Warriors look to build on their historic 45-4 record. The Golden State Warriors are averaging 115.4 points on 49.1 percent shooting and allowing 102.7 points on 43 percent shooting. Stephen Curry is averaging 29.8 points and 6.4 assists while Klay Thompson is averaging 21.5 points and 3.8 rebounds. Draymond Green is dishing 7.4 assists and Harrison Barnes is grabbing 4.5 rebounds. The Golden State Warriors are shooting 43 percent from beyond the arc and 75.2 percent from the free throw line. The Warriors are allowing 31.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 46.8 rebounds per game. The Golden State Warriors haven’t lost a home game since January 27th of 2015. Festus Ezeli and James Michael McAdoo are questionable.
The Thunder are 8-20 ATS in their last 28 road games and 19-6-1 ATS in their last 26 Saturday games. The Warriors are 35-17-2 ATS in their last 54 games playing on 2 days rest and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Thunder are 10-4 ATS in the last 14 meetings.
I've been looking forward to this game, as it will give me more insight to how my championship pick (OKC) can pan out. However, in terms of this game, you'd be crazy to take any team other than the Warriors by double digits. Oracle Arena is where opposing teams go to die.