Basketball sports betting expectations are high for a possible big playoff run this spring by the Thunder as they have one of the top basketball betting online assets in Kevin Durant.
The Houston Rockets will host the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday night with a starting time of 8:30 PM ET and a telecast on NBA TV. Sports Gambling will have the side and total odds for this important Western Conference matchup so be sure and open your account today.
Oklahoma City had a basketball betting NBA online record of 25-13 straight up and 20-18 against the spread with an even 9-9 split against the board on the road and a 9-9 mark on away game totals. The Thunder were in a neck and neck battle with the Utah Jazz for first place in the Northwest Division.
OKC ranked 7th in the NBA for scoring offense but a lackluster 20th for points allowed. Kevin Durant led the Thunder with 28.2 points per game while Russell Westbrook was averaging 8 assists per outing.
Houston had a record of 8-8-1 with the NBA sports betting line at home as they went under in 10 of those games.
Oklahoma City had paid out in 3 of their last 4 basketball sports betting matchups with Houston with 3 of those games going over the total. The teams have already met three times this season and the Thunder won the last meeting on December 15 in a 117-105 home payout that went over the total.
Houston got the money in their last home game against Oklahoma City on November 28 in a 99-98 win that went under the total. The Rockets have had solid success at home against the Thunder with 3 consecutive payouts as OKC has gotten the money in just 3 of their last 11 visits to Houston with the series going under the total in 5 of the last 6 meetings between the teams in H-Town.
Houston has been a weak dog as of late with just 1 payout in their last 7 games while OKC has covered 10 of their last 13 against the spread as a favorite with their last 5 games going over the total.