Golden State Warriors vs. Oklahoma City Thunder NBA Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights & Trends for May 6, 2021

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BetMGM Jun 16, 2021, 2.31 PM

The Oklahoma City Thunder (21-45) are heavy underdogs (+13.5) as they try to stop a four-game losing streak when they visit the Golden State Warriors (33-33) at 10:00 PM ET on Thursday, May 6, 2021 at Chase Center. The game airs on NBCS-BA. The over/under is set at 228.5 in the matchup.

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Warriors vs Thunder Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Warriors -13.5 -115 -105 228.5 -110 -110

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Point Total Insights

  • Golden State's games this season have resulted in a higher total score than Thursday's matchup total (228.5 points) in 26 out of 66 opportunities (39.4% of matchups).
  • In Oklahoma City's games this year, the competing teams combined for a higher point total than Thursday's matchup over/under in 19 out of 66 matchups (28.8%).
  • The total for the matchup of 228.5 is 10.3 points more than the combined points per game averages for the Warriors (112.9 points per game) and the Thunder (105.3 points per game).
  • This game's total is 0.2 fewer points than the 228.3 these two teams combine to give up per game in 2020-21.
  • The Warriors have seen a 226 average over/under in their games this season, 2.5 points fewer than the over/under in this matchup.
  • Thunder's games have an over/under of 220.5 points this season, 8.0 points fewer than the total points bet for this game.

Warriors Betting Data

  • Golden State has a losing record against the spread this year, going 29-32 ATS.
  • The Warriors' record against the spread as at least a 13.5-point favorite is above .500 at 3-0.
  • Golden State and its opponents have hit the over in just 42.6% of games (26 out of 61 matchups).

Warriors Key Players

  • Draymond Green leads the Warriors in both rebounds (7.1 per game) and assists (8.7 per game).
  • Golden State is led in scoring by Stephen Curry's 31.5 points per game.
  • Curry hits 5.3 threes per game to lead the Warriors.
  • Golden State's steals leader is Green, who averages 1.7 per game. Andrew Wiggins leads the team averaging 1.0 block a game.

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Warriors Last 10 Games

Warriors Last Five Games
Date Opponent Result Favored Played As Spread Total Warriors Moneyline Opponent Moneyline Game Type Covered Over/Under
5/4/2021 Pelicans 108-103 NO Yes Away -5.5 225.5 -375 290 Regular Season No Under
5/3/2021 Pelicans 123-108 GS Yes Away -9.5 234.5 -900 575 Regular Season Yes Under
5/1/2021 Rockets 113-87 GS Yes Away -21.5 211.5 -10000 3300 Regular Season Yes Under
4/29/2021 Timberwolves 126-114 MIN No Away +3.5 244.5 3300 -10000 Regular Season No Under
4/27/2021 Mavericks 133-103 DAL No Home +34.5 221.5 3300 -10000 Regular Season Yes Over
Warriors Last 10 Games
Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed AVG Reb. Margin 3Pt %
5-5 6-4 3-7-0 223.1 112.6 110.5 -3.4 35.4%

Warriors Injuries

Warriors: Damion Lee: Out (Health and Safety Protocols), Klay Thompson: Out For Season (Right Achilles), Eric Paschall: Out (Hip), Kelly Oubre Jr.: Out (Wrist), James Wiseman: Out For Season (Knee)

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Thunder Betting Data

  • Oklahoma City has covered the spread in fewer than half of its outings, going 29-35 ATS.
  • In the majority of Oklahoma City's games this season, the teams have not hit the over (30 out of 64 games, 46.9%).

Thunder Key Players

  • The Thunder's Shai Gilgeous-Alexander puts up enough points (23.7 per game) and assists (5.9 per game) to top the squad's leaderboards.
  • Moses Brown is at the top of the Oklahoma City rebounding leaderboard with 8.6 rebounds per game. He also racks up 8.4 points and adds 0.2 assists per game.
  • Luguentz Dort is dependable from distance and leads the Thunder with 2.2 made threes per game.
  • Oklahoma City's leader in steals is Isaiah Roby (0.9 per game), and its leader in blocks is Aleksej Pokusevski (1.0 per game).

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Thunder Last 10 Games

Date Opponent Result Favored Played As Spread Total Thunder Moneyline Opponent Moneyline Game Type Covered Over/Under
5/4/2021 Kings 103-99 SAC No Home +12.5 206.5 1050 -2500 Regular Season Yes Under
5/2/2021 Suns 123-120 PHO No Home +11.5 236.5 950 -2000 Regular Season Yes Over
5/1/2021 Pacers 152-95 IND No Home +42.5 239.5 3300 -10000 Regular Season No Over
4/29/2021 Pelicans 109-95 NO No Home +17.5 206.5 1350 -5000 Regular Season Yes Under
4/27/2021 Celtics 119-115 OKC No Away +2.5 213.5 135 -160 Regular Season Yes Over
Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed AVG Reb. Margin 3Pt %
1-9 5-5 5-5-0 226.1 105.6 120.5 +2 37.5%

Thunder Injuries

Thunder: Mike Muscala: Out (Ankle), Aleksej Pokusevski: Out (Knee), Luguentz Dort: Day To Day (Hip), Shai Gilgeous-Alexander: Out (Foot)

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