Oklahoma City Thunder vs Philadelphia 76ers NBA Betting Prediction

NBA City Thunder vs Philadelphia 76ers Prediction 4/2/2024

The Oklahoma City Thunder (52-22) travel to face off against the Philadelphia 76ers (40-35) on Tuesday, April 2nd. This game will be played at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia and televised on TNT. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. Tip-off is set for 7:30 ET.

Thunder vs 76ers

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The Thunder Are Coming Off A Win

The Thunder took down the Knicks in their most recent game with a final score of 113-112. the Thunder entered the second half with an advantage, leading with 50-46.

When looking at their overall record of 52-22, the Thunder have put together a winning record above .500. On the road, the Thunder are 23-14 compared to a 29-8 record at home.

Oklahoma City has an ATS record above .500, currently standing at 43-31 against the spread. This season, Oklahoma City has a 31-25 record against the spread when they are the favorites, and they are 12-6 as underdogs.

The 76ers Are Coming Off A Win

In their most recent game, the 76ers took down the Raptors by a score of 135-120. the 76ers not only secured a victory straight-up but also did so while covering the spread as -9-point favorites. The over/under line heading into this matchup was 214.5 points in which the two teams surpassed.

In their last ten games, the 76ers have gone 4-6 and have an overall record of 40-35. Currently, they are in 8th place in the Eastern Conference and are 3rd in the Atlantic division.

Against the spread, the 76ers have covered in three straight games and have an overall ATS record of 42-32. This season, Philadelphia has a 28-17 record against the spread when they are the favorites, and they are 14-15 as underdogs.

Thunder Offense Breakdown

Leading up to today’s matchup, the Thunder are one of the NBA’s top offenses, averaging 120.4 points per game (3rd).

When it comes to scoring, the Thunder are one of the league’s most potent offenses, averaging 120.4 points per game (3rd). On the road, they are averaging 117.9 points per game (5th).

So far this season, the Thunder have outscored the NBA scoring average in 70.3% of their games. In terms of pace, they are 8th in the league at 99.6 possessions per game.

When it comes to shooting, the Thunder are 2nd in field goal percentage at 50%. They are also the league’s top three-point shooting team at 39%.

76ers Offense Breakdown

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Philadelphia has recorded an average of 114.4 points per game (15th) throughout 75 games games.

At home, the 76ers are averaging 115.5 points per game, which is 15th in the NBA. Overall, they are 15th in scoring at 114.4 points per game. In terms of pace, Philadelphia is 21st in the league.

One area where the 76ers have excelled this season is getting to the free-throw line. They are 4th in free-throw attempts and lead the NBA in free throws made per game at 19.7.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the 76ers are 20th in three-point percentage at 36%. They are also 23rd in made threes per game.

Thunder Team Defense

On defense, Thunder is currently around the league average in points allowed, giving up an average of 113.0 points per game. Opponents are hitting 52.2% of their two-point field goal attempts this season, and they’re also connecting on 36.4% of their three-point attempts.

76ers Team Defense

Coming into the game, the 76ers defense has held opposing team’s to fewer points than the league average in 46.7% of their games. Currently, they are 9th in the NBA at 112.2 points per game allowed. In terms of two point field goal attempts, the 76ers defense has allowed a shooting percentage of 54.9% while allowing 35.4% from downtown.

Key Players For The Thunder And 76ers

For today’s matchup, we project Shai Gilgeous-Alexander to lead the scoring for the Thunder, putting up 30 points and shooting at a rate of 11/20. Throughout this season, his average stands at 30.3 points per game, along with 5.5 rebounds.

On the flip side, our predictions place Tyrese Maxey as the leading scorer for the 76ers. We expect him to conclude the game with a team-high 25 while also collecting 4 rebounds. For the season, he has a field goal percentage of 44.5% and is averaging 25.6 points per contest.

Thunder vs 76ers Trends

  • Although Oklahoma City has a straight up record of 7-3 in their last ten road games, they have not held up as well vs the spread going 4-6. The team averaged 115 points per game in these games.
  • Across their last five home contests, Philadelphia has a 4-1 record vs the spread. Their overall mark in these games was 2-3, while averaging 112 points per game.
  • Through their last three games as the betting underdog, the 76ers have a strong record vs the spread going 2-1. Their straight up mark in these contests is 0-3.
  • Spanning across their last ten games as the betting favorite, the Thunder have gone 3-7 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 8-2.

Thunder vs 76ers Prediction

For today’s matchup we are recommending to take the Thunder to secure the win, with an expected final score of 113-106. When it comes to the spread, we believe they’ll cover at -5.5.

Right now, the over/under line for the game is sitting at 225.5 and given that our model is projecting 219 points between the teams, we like the under.

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