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Golden State Warriors vs Oklahoma City Thunder: Don Best NBA Odds & Trends for 5/8/2021

Odds are against Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and the Oklahoma City Thunder (21-46), who are a 14-point underdog when they take the court against Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors (34-33) on May 8, 2021. The game's over/under is 224.5.

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How to Watch

Time: 10:00 PM EST
TV Channel: NBCS-BA

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Warriors vs. Thunder Betting Data

Warriors vs Thunder Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Warriors -14 -110 -110 224.5 -110 -110

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Warriors Betting Data

  • Golden State has failed to beat the spread more often than not this season, going 32-35.
  • Golden State often does not hit the over, only eclipsing the point total in 26 of 67 games (38.8%).

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Thunder Betting Data

  • Against the spread this season, Oklahoma City is under .500: 30-36-1.
  • Oklahoma City has failed to hit the over in a majority of their games this season, going over the point total in just 32 of 67 contests.

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Point Total Insights

  • Golden State's games this season have gone over the point total for Saturday's matchup point total (224.5 points) in 46.3% of opportunities (31 out of 67 matchups).
  • In 27 out of Oklahoma City's 67 games this year (40.3%), the competing teams scored more points than the point total in Saturday's matchup.
  • The total for the game of 224.5 is 6.3 points more than the combined points per game averages for the Warriors (113 points per game) and the Thunder (105.2 points per game).
  • The 228 points per game these two teams allow their opponents to score on average this season are 3.5 more than the 224.5 over/under in this contest.
  • The Warriors have seen a 225.8 average over/under in their games this season, 1.3 points more than the over/under in this matchup.
  • A difference of 4.1 points separates this matchup's over/under (224.5 points) and the average total points bet in Thunder's games (220.4 points) this season.

Previous Matchups

In their last 10 matchups, Golden State has won six games against Oklahoma City, while the Warriors have also covered the spread in four of five games against the Thunder.

Warriors vs Thunder in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
5/6/2021 Warriors Warriors -14 225.5 -1222 741 Regular Season 118-97 GS
4/14/2021 Warriors Thunder -12 224.5 -1088 679 Regular Season 147-109 GS
11/25/2019 Thunder Warriors -7 212.5 -288 235 Regular Season 100-97 OKC
11/9/2019 Thunder Thunder -12 216.5 -885 571 Regular Season 114-108 OKC
10/27/2019 Warriors Thunder -1 223.5 -114 -105 Regular Season 120-92 OKC
3/16/2019 - Thunder - - - - Regular Season 110-88 GS
11/21/2018 - Warriors - - - - Regular Season 123-95 OKC
10/16/2018 - Warriors - - - - Regular Season 108-100 GS
4/3/2018 - Thunder - - - - Regular Season 111-107 GS
2/24/2018 - Warriors - - - - Regular Season 112-80 GS
  • 5/6/2021 DNP - Warriors: Kelly Oubre Jr., James Wiseman Thunder: Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, Al Horford
  • 4/14/2021 DNP - Warriors: Kelly Oubre Jr., James Wiseman Thunder: Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, Al Horford, Luguentz Dort
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    Warriors Players to Watch

    • The leader in rebounds and assists for the Warriors is Draymond Green, who pulls down 7.1 boards and distributes 8.7 assists per game to go with a 6.6 PPG scoring average.
    • Curry leads Golden State in scoring, averaging 31.6 per game to go with 5.5 rebounds and 5.8 assists.
    • Curry makes more threes per game than any other member of the Warriors, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 5.3 per contest.
    • Green is Golden State's leader in steals, averaging 1.6 steals per game, while Andrew Wiggins leads them in blocks with 1.0 per contest.

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    Thunder Players to Watch

    • Gilgeous-Alexander collects 23.7 points and adds 5.9 assists per game, putting him at the top of the Thunder's leaderboards in those statistics.
    • Moses Brown's stat line of 8.6 rebounds, 8.2 points and 0.2 assists per game helps him grab the top spot on the Oklahoma City rebounding leaderboard.
    • Ty Jerome knocks down 2.2 three-pointers per game, the most on the Thunder.
    • Isaiah Roby (0.9 steals per game) is the steal leader for Oklahoma City while Aleksej Pokusevski (1.0 block per game) is the block leader.

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    Injury Report

    Warriors: Damion Lee: Out (Health and Safety Protocols), Klay Thompson: Out For Season (Right Achilles), Eric Paschall: Out (Hip), Kelly Oubre Jr.: Out (Wrist), James Wiseman: Out For Season (Knee)

    Thunder: Ty Jerome: Out (Calf), Mike Muscala: Out (Ankle), Aleksej Pokusevski: Out (Knee), Shai Gilgeous-Alexander: Out (Foot), Luguentz Dort: Day To Day (Knee)

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