Betting on today’s Warriors and Thunder game? Catch the action at Paycom Center in Oklahoma City, OK, as the Thunder hosts this showdown at 8:00 ET on NBCS. In this Western matchup, the Warriors are the betting favorite against the Thunder. The over/under for the game is 229 points.
GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS VS OKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER BETTING PICK
The Pick: Oklahoma City Thunder +5
This game will be played at Paycom Center at 8:00 ET on Friday, November 3rd.
WHY BET THE OKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 108-102 in favor of the Thunder.
- Our projections have Josh Giddey finishing with Josh Giddey points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists.
- From the field, we have the Thunder finishing with a field goal percentage of 45.8% and knocking down 15 threes.
Can the Warriors Offense Score Enough in Oklahoma City?
So far, the Golden State Warriors have won all three of their away games this season (2023-2024) in the NBA, holding the 2nd position in the conference rankings. Their record stands at 4 wins and 1 loss.
So far this season, the Golden State Warriors have a 3-0 road record against the spread and a 3-2 overall record against the spread in the 2023-2024 season. They have been favored in 3 games and the underdog in 2 games.
Stephen Curry comes into the game as the leading scorer for the Warriors, boasting an average of 31 points per game, a 54.3% field goal percentage, and 3.8 assists per game in the 2023-2024 season.
This year’s Golden State offense is ranked 9th in the NBA for points per game (112.8), 13th in the league for possessions per game (98.5), and 20th in the NBA for free throw attempts per game (20.0).
Golden State’s comes into the game with a defense that ranks 19th in the league, allowing an average of 25.2 free throw attempts per game. They also have the best field goal percentage allowed, at 47%, and rank 5th in points allowed per game, at 117.1.
Is a Home Win Possible for the Thunder?
Heading into their game vs. the Warriors, the Oklahoma City Thunder have a record of three wins and two losses for the season. On the road, they have won two games and lost none, while at home they have won one game and lost two.
Coming into the game, the Oklahoma City Thunder’s record against the spread this season (2023-2024) is 1-2 at home and 2-0 on the road. Overall, their record against the spread stands at 3-2.
So far, the Thunder’s leading scorer is Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, who boasts an effective field goal percentage of 48.5%, 6.6 assists per game, and 24.8 points per game this season. His field goal percentage stands at 46.6%, with a two-point field goal percentage of 51.2% and a three-point field goal percentage of 26.3%. He has recorded two double-doubles but no triple-doubles.
On offense, Oklahoma City is currently averaging 111.4 points per game, ranking 10th in the NBA, and has 100.8 possessions per game, ranking 9th in the league. Additionally, their field goal percentage is 47.4%, ranking 11th in the NBA.
This season, the Thunder’s defense ranks 16th in the league with an average of 116.4 points allowed per game. They also rank 14th in free throw attempts allowed per game with 25.5, and 18th in steals per game with an average of 7.4.