Golden State Warriors vs. Oklahoma City Thunder NBA Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights & Trends for May 8, 2021

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BetMGM Jun 16, 2021, 2.31 PM

The Oklahoma City Thunder (21-46) are big, 14.5-point underdogs as they try to stop a five-game losing streak when they visit the Golden State Warriors (34-33) on Saturday, May 8, 2021 at Chase Center. The game airs at 10:00 PM ET on NBCS-BA. The over/under is 223.5 for 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 -14.5 -110 -110 223.5 -110 -110

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Point Total Insights

  • Golden State's games this year have resulted in a higher total score than Saturday's matchup over/under (223.5 points) in 32 out of 67 opportunities (47.8% of matchups).
  • In Oklahoma City's games this year, the competing teams combined for a higher point total than Saturday's matchup total in 28 out of 67 matchups (41.8%).
  • Together, the two teams combine for 218.2 points per game, 5.3 points fewer than the point total of 223.5 for this contest.
  • These two teams surrender a combined 228 points per game, 4.5 more than this contest's over/under.
  • The Warriors have seen a 225.8 average over/under in their games this season, 2.3 points more than the over/under in this contest.
  • The over/under for this game is 3.1 points more than the average over/under in Thunder's games this season (220.4 points).

Warriors Betting Data

  • Golden State holds a losing record against the spread this season, going 30-32 ATS.
  • The Warriors have fared well as a 14.5-point favorite, going 4-0 against the spread when favored by at least 14.5 points.
  • Golden State has hit the over less than half of the time, in 26 of 62 games (41.9%).

Warriors Key Players

  • Draymond Green leads the Warriors in assists and rebounds. He averages 8.7 assists and 7.1 rebounds per game.
  • Golden State's scoring leader is Stephen Curry, who racks up 31.6 points per game.
  • Curry hits 5.3 threes per game to lead the Warriors.
  • Green leads the team with 1.6 steals per game. Andrew Wiggins collects 1.0 block a game to pace Golden State.

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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
5/6/2021 Thunder 118-97 GS Yes Home -16.5 216.5 -5000 1350 Regular Season Yes 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
Warriors Last 10 Games
Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed AVG Reb. Margin 3Pt %
6-4 7-3 2-8-0 221.3 113 108.3 -1.9 34.4%

Warriors Injuries

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

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Thunder Betting Data

  • Oklahoma City has failed to cover the spread in more than half of its games, going 29-36 ATS.
  • Oklahoma City and its opponents have hit the over in less than half of their games this year -- 30 of 65 (46.2%).

Thunder Key Players

  • Shai Gilgeous-Alexander averages 23.7 points and adds 5.9 assists per game, putting him at the top of the Thunder's leaderboards for those statistics.
  • Moses Brown is at the top of the Oklahoma City rebounding leaderboard with 8.6 rebounds per game. He also scores 8.2 points and tacks on 0.2 assists per game.
  • Ty Jerome is the most prolific from distance for the Thunder, hitting 2.2 threes per game.
  • Isaiah Roby (0.9 steals per game) is the steal leader for Oklahoma City while Aleksej Pokusevski (1.0 block per game) is the block leader.

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Thunder Last 10 Games

Thunder Last Five Games
Date Opponent Result Favored Played As Spread Total Thunder Moneyline Opponent Moneyline Game Type Covered Over/Under
5/6/2021 Warriors 118-97 GS No Away +16.5 216.5 1350 -5000 Regular Season No 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
Thunder Last 10 Games
Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed AVG Reb. Margin 3Pt %
1-9 5-5 5-5-0 225.8 104.7 121.1 +1.1 37.2%

Thunder Injuries

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

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