Warriors vs. Thunder - 3/3/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Oklahoma City Thunder (42-18) at Golden State Warriors (54-5)
NBA Basketball: Thursday, March 3, 2016 at 10:30 pm (Oracle Arena)
The Line: Golden State Warriors -6 -- Over/Under: 227.5 See the Latest Odds
The Oklahoma City Thunder and Golden State Warriors square off Thursday at the Oracle Arena.
The Oklahoma City Thunder need a win after losing five of their last seven games. The Oklahoma City Thunder are averaging 110.3 points on 47.7 percent shooting and allowing 103 points on 44.1 percent shooting. Kevin Durant is averaging 27.9 points and 8.1 rebounds while Russell Westbrook is averaging 24.3 points and 10.3 assists. Serge Ibaka is grabbing seven rebounds and Dion Waiters is dishing two assists. The Oklahoma City Thunder are shooting 35.7 percent from beyond the arc and 78.7 percent from the free throw line. The Thunder are allowing 35.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 47.7 rebounds per game. The Oklahoma City Thunder have won five of their last eight road games.
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The Golden State Warriors look to build on their historic 54-5 record. The Golden State Warriors are averaging 115.3 points on 48.7 percent shooting and allowing 104.1 points on 43.5 percent shooting. Klay Thompson is averaging 21.9 points and 3.7 rebounds while Draymond Green is averaging 13.8 points and 7.4 assists. Harrison Barnes is dishing 1.7 assists and Marreese Speights is grabbing 3.2 rebounds. The Golden State Warriors are shooting 41.9 percent from beyond the arc and 75.7 percent from the free throw line. The Warriors are allowing 32.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 46.4 rebounds per game. The Golden State Warriors haven’t lost a home game since January of 2015. Andre Iguodala and Stephen Curry are questionable.
The Thunder are 4-1-1 ATS in their last 6 vs. Western Conference and 2-7 ATS in their last 9 Thursday games. The Warriors are 7-0 ATS in their last 7 Thursday games and 0-4-1 ATS in their last 5 vs. Western Conference. The Thunder are 1-3-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
We've been burned by the Thunder in back-to-back games they've had wrapped up. Not again. This OKC team is extremely fragile and has zero killer instinct. Hard seeing this Thunder squad being the team that snaps the Warriors home winning streak.