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NBA Playoffs - Thunder Fight for Home Court

NBA playoffs excitement is high for the Thunder as they emerged last year as a respected contender that was considered to be a lock for the NBA playoffs schedule.
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NBA playoffs odds handicappers consider OKC to be one of the top threats in the Western Conference and a team that can beat anyone on their NBA playoffs schedule.

The Oklahoma City Thunder will host the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday night with a starting time of 8 PM ET.

Oklahoma City is fighting for a top 4 finish in the Western Conference so that they can have home court advantage in the opening round so this game is of major importance to them.  Sports Gambling will have side and total odds on this matchup so be sure and have your account open and ready for action today.

Oklahoma City was becoming a highly attractive NBA basketball playoffs betting commodity with a record of 47-24 straight up and 37-33-1 against the spread.  The Thunder were 18-17-1 against the spread at home and went over the total in 22 of their 36 home games.

OKC was ranked 5th in the NBA for scoring offense but their defense ranked only 18th in the league for points allowed.  Kevin Durant continues to establish himself as one of the dominant superstars in the league with a team best 27.8 points per game.

Golden State will likely miss NBA playoffs betting action as they had a record of 31-42 straight up and 35-37-1 against the spread. The Warriors were not a good board value on the road with just 16 payouts in 37 games as they went over the total in just 13 of those games as a visitor.  Golden State has been done in buy their defense that ranked 29th in the NBA for points allowed.

Golden State has been a solid value against the Thunder in this head to head series with 13 payouts in the last 20 meetings between these two teams.  The Warriors in fact have paid out in their last 3 matchups with the Thunder as the series has gone over the total in 5 of the last 8 games.

OKC was a +1300 selection at Sports-Gambling to win the NBA title while Golden State was a +65000 long shot to win the 2011 NBA playoffs odds.