Trail Blazers vs. Thunder - 4/6/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Oklahoma City Thunder (53-24) at Portland Trail Blazers (41-37)
NBA Basketball: Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at 10:00 pm (Moda Center)
The Line: Portland Trail Blazers -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: FSOK, KGW
The Oklahoma City Thunder and Portland Trail Blazers meet Wednesday night at the Moda Center.
The Oklahoma City Thunder look for another win after winning 10 of their last 12 games. The Oklahoma City Thunder are averaging 110.1 points on 47.7 percent shooting and allowing 102.9 points on 43.9 percent shooting. Kevin Durant is averaging 28.1 points and 8.3 rebounds while Russell Westbrook is averaging 23.7 points and 10.4 assists. Serge Ibaka is grabbing 6.9 rebounds and Dion Waiters is dishing 1.9 assists. The Oklahoma City Thunder are shooting 34.7 percent from beyond the arc and 78.7 percent from the free throw line. The Thunder are allowing 34.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 48.4 rebounds per game. The Oklahoma City Thunder have won five of their last seven road games.
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The Portland Trail Blazers hope for another win after winning nine of their last 15 games. The Portland Trail Blazers are averaging 104.8 points on 44.9 percent shooting and allowing 104.2 points on 45.2 percent shooting. Damian Lillard is averaging 25.3 points and 6.8 assists while C.J. McCollum is averaging 20.7 points and 3.3 rebounds. Allen Crabbe is dishing 1.2 assists and Al-Farouq Aminu is grabbing 6.2 rebounds. The Portland Trail Blazers are shooting 36.9 percent from beyond the arc and 75 percent from the free throw line. The Trail Blazers are allowing 37 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45.6 rebounds per game. The Portland Trail Blazers have won seven straight home games.
The Thunder are 8-3 ATS in their last 11 Wednesday games and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 road games vs. a team with a winning home record. The Trail Blazers are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 vs. Western Conference. The Thunder are 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
This should be a hell of a game, but you guys know how I feel about the Portland Trail Blazers, a team that continues to crush these low lines. Look for Portland to make another statement to the league and oddmakers.