Cleveland Cavaliers vs Oklahoma City Thunder NBA Picks, Odds, Predictions 2/21/21

Cleveland Cavaliers vs Oklahoma City Thunder NBA Picks, Odds, Predictions 2/21/21 Photo by Alonzo Adams-USA TODAY Sports

Oklahoma City Thunder (11-18) at Cleveland Cavaliers (10-20)

NBA Basketball: Sunday, February 21, 2021 at 7:00 pm (Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse)

The Line: Cleveland Cavaliers +2 -- Over/Under: Click to Get Latest Betting Odds

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The Oklahoma City Thunder and Cleveland Cavaliers meet Sunday in NBA action at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse.

The Oklahoma City Thunder need a win after losing six of their last seven games. The Oklahoma City Thunder are averaging 106.9 points on 44.7 percent shooting and allowing 113.1 points on 46.1 percent shooting. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander is averaging 22.6 points and 5.5 rebounds while Al Horford is averaging 14.5 points and seven rebounds. Hamidou Diallo is the third double-digit scorer and George Hill is grabbing 2.1 rebounds. The Oklahoma City Thunder are shooting 34.2 percent from beyond the arc and 73 percent from the free throw line. The Oklahoma City Thunder are allowing 35.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.9 rebounds per game.

The Cleveland Cavaliers need a win here to snap a nine-game losing streak. The Cleveland Cavaliers are averaging 103.9 points on 44.8 percent shooting and allowing 113.2 points on 48.4 percent shooting. Collin Sexton is averaging 22.8 points and 2.5 rebounds while Andre Drummond is averaging 17.5 points and 2.6 assists. Darius Garland is the third double-digit scorer and Jarrett Allen is grabbing 7.4 rebounds. The Cleveland Cavaliers are shooting 33.9 percent from beyond the arc and 71.5 percent from the free throw line. The Cleveland Cavaliers are allowing 40.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.3 rebounds per game.

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The Thunder are 13-3 ATS in their last 16 Sunday games and 6-2 ATS in their last 8 road games. The Cavaliers are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 home games and 7-20 ATS in their last 27 games overall. The under is 4-1 in Thunder last 5 overall. The under is 3-1-1 in Cavaliers last 5 home games. The Thunder are 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings.

The Oklahoma City Thunder aren't playing great basketball and aren't winning, but they are 11-5 against the spread on the road. The Cleveland Cavaliers are a banged up basketball team and they're losing their last five games by an average of 24.4 points while allowing 53.8 percent shooting from the field. Backing the Cavs these days simply isn't an option. Give me OKC, even if it's a fade from the Cavs more than anything.

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Randy’s Pick Oklahoma City Thunder -2

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