Philadelphia 76ers (35-16) at Oklahoma City Thunder (20-32)
NBA Basketball: Saturday, April 10, 2021 at 9:00 pm (Chesapeake Energy Arena)
The Line: Oklahoma City Thunder +11 -- Over/Under: Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
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The Philadelphia 76ers and Oklahoma City Thunder meet Saturday in NBA action at the
The Philadelphia 76ers look for a win after splitting their last eight games. The Philadelphia 76ers are averaging 114 points on 47.7 percent shooting and allowing 109 points on 45.2 percent shooting. Joel Embiid is averaging 29.9 points and 11.2 rebounds while Tobias Harris is averaging 20.5 points and 3.6 assists. Ben Simmons is the third double-digit scorer and Shake Milton is dishing three assists. The Philadelphia 76ers are shooting 36.8 percent from beyond the arc and 77 percent from the free throw line. The Philadelphia 76ers are allowing 36.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 46 rebounds per game.
The Oklahoma City Thunder need a win after losing eight of their last nine games. The Oklahoma City Thunder are averaging 105.7 points on 44.5 percent shooting and allowing 113.8 points on 46.9 percent shooting. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander is averaging 23.7 points and 4.7 rebounds while Luguentz Dort is averaging 12.6 points and 3.4 rebounds. Darius Bazley is the third double-digit scorer and Ty Jerome is grabbing 2.9 rebounds. The Oklahoma City Thunder are shooting 34.8 percent from beyond the arc and 73.8 percent from the free throw line. The Oklahoma City Thunder are allowing 35.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.9 rebounds per game.
The 76ers are 7-2-1 ATS in their last 10 road games and 11-5-1 ATS in their last 17 games overall. The Thunder are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 home games and 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The under is 4-1 in 76ers last 5 overall. The over is 4-1 in Thunder last 5 overall. The 76ers are 1-4 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Oklahoma City and 1-6 ATS in the last 7 meetings.
The Philadelphia 76ers are on the end of a back to back and this is a lot of points to eat with a team in such a situation. However, the Oklahoma City Thunder have lost eight of their last nine games, and they're losing their last five games by an average of 29.4 points while shooting 41.1 percent from the field. Backing OKC in its current form just isn't an option for me. It's 76ers and the big number or pass.