NBA basketball betting expectations remain high for the Oklahoma City Thunder as they are one of the most promising and exciting young teams on the NBA sports betting board.
The Oklahoma City Thunder will host the New Orleans Hornets on Wednesday night with a start time of 8 PM ET and a telecast on NBA TV. Sports Gambling will have the side and over under numbers on this highly important Western Conference showdown so be sure and open your account today.
Oklahoma City had a record of 30-16 straight up and 23-23 with the NBA lines. The Thunder was 12-11 against the spread at home and went over the total in 17 of those 23 games as a host. Kevin Durant was averaging almost 29 points per game to spark the attack.
New Orleans was 31-17 straight up and 26-21-1 with the NBA betting odds. The Hornets were 13-10-1 against the spread on the road and went under the total in 17 of their 24 away games.
New Orleans has been a dangerous dog as of late with 10 payouts in their last 11 games as a pup with 13 of their last 16 games as an underdog going under the total.
Oklahoma City has paid out in 11 of their last 17 games as a favorite with 8 of their last 9 games as a chalk going over the total.
Oklahoma City has paid out in 12 of their last 19 overall games against New Orleans and has covered the last 5 consecutive meetings between the teams. The last 4 matchups in this series have gone under the total.
These two teams have met twice this season. On December 10 Oklahoma City scored a 97-92 payout at New Orleans and on January 24 the Thunder got the money in a 91-89 loss at New Orleans as 3.5 point road dogs.
The Thunder have gotten the money in 8 of their last 12 home games against the Hornets and have paid out in their last 2 games against New Orleans as a host with the last 3 NBA basketball betting matchups between these two teams in Oklahoma City going under the total.