Looking to win big? The Thunder and Cavaliers face off at 7:30 ET on BSOH. The Cavaliers are hosting the game at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland, OH. The over/under line for this matchup is currently at 225.5 points, and the Cavaliers are favored to win at home against the Thunder.
OKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER VS CLEVELAND CAVALIERS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Oklahoma City Thunder +3.5
This game will be played at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse at 7:30 ET on Friday, October 27th.
WHY BET THE OKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 110-108 in favor of the Thunder.
- Our projections have Shai Gilgeous-Alexander finishing with Shai Gilgeous-Alexander points, 4 rebounds and 3 assists.
- From the field, we have the Thunder finishing with a field goal percentage of 48.1% and knocking down 12 threes.
Will the Thunder Win on the Road?
In their most recent game, the Thunder emerged victorious over the Bulls with a final score of 124-104. Despite entering the game as the underdog with a spread of +2.5, they managed to surpass expectations and successfully covered the spread. Moreover, the game exceeded the over under line of 224.
Against Chicago, the Thunder were led by Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, who made 12 out of 18 field goal attempts and 2 out of 5 three-point shots in the most recent game. Additionally, Josh Giddey, also from the Thunder, scored 16 points in the same game.
Having just played against the Bulls, the Oklahoma City Thunder made 15 out of 18 free throw attempts. They also had a field goal percentage of 54.9% and made 19 out of 39 three-point shots.
Oklahoma City’s defense is coming off a game where they allowed 104 points, recorded 6 steals, and forced 15 turnovers against the Chicago Bulls.
Can Cleveland Live Up to the Hype at Home?
In their most recent game, the Cavaliers emerged victorious over the Brooklyn Nets with a final score of 114-113. The game’s total score reached 227, surpassing the over under line of 218. Despite being favored by 1.5 points, the Cavaliers failed to cover the spread.
Cleveland’s leading scorer was Donovan Mitchell in the most recent game, as he scored 27 points. Max Strus, the second leading scorer, also contributed 27 points and recorded 12 rebounds.
Cleveland is coming off a game against the Brooklyn Nets where they made 9 out of 10 free throw attempts. They had a field goal percentage of 46.8% and made 17 out of 43 three-point shots.
On defense vs. the Nets, the Cleveland Cavaliers achieved 10 steals and 29 defensive rebounds in their most recent game. They also allowed 113 points.