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(23-8) Toronto Raptors vs. Oklahoma City Thunder (19-15)
Date: Wednesday December 27th
Time: 8:00PM EST
Venue: Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
NBA Moneyline Odds: OFF
NBA Betting Odds: OKC -3.5
NBA Betting Total: 210.5
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The Toronto Raptors travel to face the Oklahoma City Thunder, in what should be one of the better games on the NBA schedule Wednesday. The Toronto Raptors continue to play well. The Raptors are 12-1 over their last 13 games. The Thunder are playing a bit better. OKC has won 11 of 14 games this month and most recently beat the Rockets on Christmas Day.
The last time the Raptors and Thunder took the court against each other, was last season. The two teams split the season series 1-1. The Thunder won the most recent meeting, 123-102.
The Toronto Raptors have been playing solid this year. The team is 23-8 and looking like a top four seed in the east this season. The Raptors have been playing well lately. The team has only lost once over their last 13 games. The Raptors beat the 76ers, 102-86.
The Raptors shot a solid 41.2 percent from the field, but well terrible from three point land. The team shot 33.3 percent from three point land in the win. DeMar DeRozan had 29 points. Big man Serge Ibaka finished with 17 points and six rebounds.
DeRozan has been light’s out for the Raptors this season. The all star guard is averaging 25 points, five assists and four rebounds per game this season. His play and leadership have a ton to do with why the Raptors have been play well lately.
On the defensive side of the ball, the Raptors are averaging 102.9 points per game this season. That’s good enough for ninth in the NBA this season. If the Raptors are going to get past the second round this season, their defense will be key.
As the season progresses, it is going to be interesting to see if the Toronto defense gets better or worse.
Oklahoma City Thunder
The Oklahoma City Thunder continue to be one of the biggest stories of this year’s NBA season. The Thunder recently won on Christmas, 112-107 beating the Houston Rockets. The Thunder shot 54 percent from the field and 44 percent from three point land in the win. Russell Westbrook had 31 points and 11 assists in the win.
The Thunder have won five in a row, and will be going for their sixth straight win against the Raptors. The big three seem to be working out. The team is playing well on the five game win streak. Carmelo Anthony is averaging 17.5 points and Paul George is second on the team in scoring with 20 points per game this year.
The Thunder have been playing solid on the defensive side of the ball. The team is averaging 100 points per game this season. Ranking them third in the NBA this year. If the Thunder are going to make a deep playoff run, the team is going to have to keep playing defense.
NBA Betting Trends:
- Over is 19-6-1 in TOR last 26 vs. NBA Northwest.
- Over is 8-3 in TOR last 11 vs. Western Conference.
- OKC are 2-7 ATS in their last 9 home games.
- Under is 8-3 in OKC last 11 home games.
- OKC are 5-12 ATS in their last 17 games overall.
- TOR are 6-2 ATS in the last 8 meetings.
Free Toronto Raptors vs. Oklahoma City Thunder NBA Prediction:
Expect the Toronto Raptors to play inspired in this matchup. The team is arguably the hottest in the NBA right now. If DeMar DeRozan can get it going, this game will go down to the wire.
The Thunder have been playing well since getting a ton of backlash from their recent play. Look for the stars on the OKC roster to follow Westbrook’s lead. When this happens, the Thunder play well.
4* Free NBA Betting Pick: Thunder
Look for this one to be a barn burner. Take the Thunder at home in this matchup.
NBA Free Score Prediction: Thunder 115 – Raptors 107
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