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Making on a bet on this NBA game featuring the Thunder versus the Wizards? Tip off is at at 7:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on MNMT. The game will be played at Capital One Arena in Washington, DC. In this non-conference matchup, the Thunder are the betting favorite against the Wizards. The over/under for the game is 247 points. Keep reading for our Thunder vs Wizards Odds.
|Oklahoma City Thunder vs Washington Wizards
|Location of the game: Capital One Arena, Washington DC.
|Date & Time: Monday, January 8th. 7:00 ET.
|How to watch: watchlivesports.co
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Oklahoma City Thunder vs Washington Wizards Odds
Here are the Thunder vs Wizards Odds:
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Oklahoma City Thunder
Heading into today’s game against the Wizards, the Thunder are the 11.5-point favorite on the road. If they win, they will also snap their two-game losing streak. For now, Oklahoma City is 3rd in the West on a record of 23-11.
When looking at various betting trends, the Thunder have an overall ATS record of 24-10. However, they have failed to cover the spread in each of their last two games. On the road, they have an average scoring margin of +6.7 points per game compared to +8.2 at home. Their road ATS record for the season is 10-5.
Oklahoma City’s over/under record for the season is 20-14, and the over has hit in three straight games. Today’s over/under line of 247 is just slightly higher than their average over/under line of 232.9. This season, 33 of their games have had lower over/under lines than 247, and their OU record in those games is 19-14.
Against teams from the Eastern Conference, the Thunder have put together a solid 9-3 record vs. going 14-8 in conference games. When playing on the road, the Thunder have dropped two straight games both straight up and ATS.
The Thunder have been looking to play at a fast pace this season, averaging 100.1 possessions per game. In their most recent game, the Thunder scored 115 points on 53.6% shooting from the field. On the season, the Thunder are 20th in field goal attempts per game while shooting 50% from the field. Overall, they are averaging 121.8 points per game.
On the season, the Thunder are giving up 114.2 points per game, which is 15th in the NBA. However, on the road, they are 5th in the league, allowing just 111.7 points per contest. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Oklahoma City is 1st in the NBA stats at 44.7%.
One area where the Thunder have struggled is defending the three-point line. On the year, they are 24th in three-point shooting percentage allowed at 36.2%. In terms of blocks, Oklahoma City is 1st in the league at 6.5 per game.
Over their last five games, the Thunder have been even better defensively, ranking 5th in field goal percentage allowed at 44.3%. However, they have struggled to keep opponents off the free-throw line, giving up 22.8 made free throws per game during that stretch, which is 29th in the NBA standings.
With a record of 6-29, the Wizards will look to end their four-game losing streak today as they host the Thunder. However, they come into the game as the 11.5-point underdogs.
When looking at the Eastern Conference standings, Washington is in 14th place and 5th in the Southeast. Against other teams in the East, the Wizards have gone just 4-24 compared to 2-5 in non-conference games.
So far, the Wizards have been the underdog in 34 of their 35 games and have an average scoring margin of -11 points per game in those games. Their overall ATS record as the underdog this season is 15-19.
Their over/under record for the season is sitting just above .500 at 19-16, but they have had two straight games stay below the OU lines. On average, their games have finished with 241.2 points per contest this season.
📊 21 PTS so far tonight for @kylekuzma.
— Washington Wizards (@WashWizards) January 7, 2024
At home this season, the Wizards are putting up 115.8 PPG, ranking 17th in the NBA. Across all games, they are averaging 115.1 PPG, which is 15th in the league. As they get ready for today’s game, Kyle Kuzma is leading the team with 22.6 PPG. Jordan Poole is also contributing 16.3 PPG.
When it comes to defense, the Washington Wizards have struggled mightily this season. They are giving up 126.1 points per game, which is 30th in the NBA. At home, they are allowing 126.3 points per game, which is also 29th in the league.
Over their last five games, the Wizards have given up an average of 121.8 points per game, which is 24th in the NBA during that span. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Washington is 30th in the league at 50.4%.
One area where the Wizards have been decent defensively is in steals. They are 12th in the NBA in steals per game at 7.7. In terms of blocked shots, they are 15th in the league at 5.2 per game.