Brooklyn Nets vs. Oklahoma City Thunder - 1/7/20 NBA Pick, Odds & Prediction

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Oklahoma City Thunder at Brooklyn Nets

Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at 7:30 PM (Barclays Center)

OKC -2.0 . Total 217.0

The Oklahoma City Thunder are on the road for a battle with the Brooklyn Nets.  The Thunder are (20-15), coming off a 121-106 win over the Cavaliers.  The Nets are (16-18), after falling to the Toronto Raptors, 121-102.  

In the Thunder win over the Cavaliers, Oklahoma City was ld by Dennis Schroder.  Schroder connected on 9 of 15 attempts from the floor, making 2 foul shots, recording 22 points.  The Thunder shot 45% from the floor, and 38% from 3-point range.  The Thunder out scored the Cavaliers, 21 to 14 from the foul line.  Oklahoma City won the rebounding battle, 60 to 47.

In the Nets loss to the Raptors, Brooklyn was led on offense by Spencer Dinwiddie.  Dinwiddie converted on 6 of 12 attempts from the floor, hitting 9 foul shots, registering 23 points.  Brooklyn shot 48% from the floor and 37% from distance.  The Nets took the loss, thanks to their inability to protect the ball.  The Nets committed 24 turnovers in the loss.

Recent Betting Trends:

Thunder are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games.

Thunder are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 road games.

The under is 5-1 in Thunder last 6 overall.

Nets are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games overall.

Nets are 16-18 ATS this season.

The over is 5-2 in Nets last 7 overall.

The Thunder have turned the corner from last month and have put together a tremendous stretch.  Oklahoma City has won 5 in a row and 9 of their last 10. Oklahoma City is playing outstanding lately and own the 3rd best scoring defense, when on the road. The Nets have lost 5 in a row and 6 of their last 7. The Nets have covered the spread in 7 of the last 10 matchups against the Thunder, while the Thunder have won 6 of the 10 SU.  With both teams going in opposite directions, I'll take the Thunder to win and cover, 110-104.

Chris’s Pick OKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER -2.0

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.