Sacramento Kings vs. Oklahoma City Thunder NBA Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights & Trends for May 9, 2021

The Oklahoma City Thunder (21-47) are heavy underdogs (+10.5) as they try to break a six-game losing streak when they visit the Sacramento Kings (29-38) at 10:00 PM ET on Sunday, May 9, 2021 at Golden 1 Center. The game airs on NBCS-CA. The matchup’s point total is set at 223.5.

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Kings vs Thunder Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Kings -10.5 -110 -110 223.5 -110 -110

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Point Total Insights

  • Sacramento and its opponents have hit the over on Sunday’s 223.5 total in 47 out of 67 games (70.1%) this year.
  • In 29 out of Oklahoma City’s 68 games this year (42.6%), the competing teams combined for more points than the over/under in Sunday’s matchup.
  • The total for the contest of 223.5 is 4.6 points more than the combined points per game averages for the Kings (113.8 points per game) and the Thunder (105.1 points per game).
  • The 233.5 points per game these two teams allow their opponents to score on average this season are 10.0 more than the 223.5 total in this contest.
  • This season, the average total for Kings games is 231.8 points, 8.3 more than the over/under of 223.5 points for this contest.
  • The over/under for this matchup is 2.9 points more than the average over/under in Thunder’s games this season (220.6 points).

Kings Betting Data

  • Sacramento has failed to beat the spread more often than not this year, going 27-36.
  • When they are at least 10.5-point favorites, the Kings have gone 1-1 ATS.
  • Sacramento normally hits the over, topping the point total in 33 of 63 games (52.4%).

Kings Key Players

  • The Kings points and assists leader is De’Aaron Fox. He averages 25.2 points per game and contributes 7.2 assists.
  • Sacramento is led in rebounds by Richaun Holmes’ 8.5 per game.
  • Buddy Hield hits 4.0 threes per game to lead the Kings.
  • Sacramento’s blocks leader is Holmes, who records 1.6 per game. Delon Wright leads the team averaging 1.6 steals a game.

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Kings Last 10 Games

Kings Last Five Games
Date Opponent Result Favored Played As Spread Total Kings Moneyline Opponent Moneyline Game Type Covered Over/Under
5/7/2021 Spurs 113-104 SA No Home +5.5 220.5 260 -350 Regular Season No Under
5/5/2021 Pacers 104-93 SAC Yes Away -10.5 216.5 -1200 750 Regular Season Yes Under
5/4/2021 Thunder 103-99 SAC Yes Away -12.5 206.5 -2500 1050 Regular Season No Under
5/2/2021 Mavericks 111-99 SAC No Away +5.5 214.5 Regular Season Yes Under
4/30/2021 Lakers 110-106 SAC No Away +12.5 224.5 1300 -3000 Regular Season Yes Under
Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed AVG Reb. Margin 3Pt %
6-4 3-7 3-7-0 225.7 111.1 114.6 -7 35.1%

Kings Injuries


Harrison Barnes: Day To Day (Adductor),

Tyrese Haliburton: Out For Season (Knee),

Robert Woodard II: Out (Low Back),

De’Aaron Fox: Out (Health Protocols)

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Thunder Betting Data

  • Oklahoma City has a losing record against the spread, going 29-37 ATS (covering just 43.9% of the time).
  • Oklahoma City has combined with its opponents to hit the over in 47% of matchups this year (31 out of 66 chances).

Thunder Key Players

  • Shai Gilgeous-Alexander collects 23.7 points and tacks on 5.9 assists per game, putting him at the top of the Thunder’s leaderboards in those statistics.
  • Moses Brown grabs 8.6 rebounds per game (he also scores 8.2 points per game and adds 0.2 assists per game) which puts him at the top of the Oklahoma City rebounding leaderboard.
  • Ty Jerome is the top shooter from the three-point line for the Thunder, hitting 2.2 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

Thunder Last Five Games
Date Opponent Result Favored Played As Spread Total Thunder Moneyline Opponent Moneyline Game Type Covered Over/Under
5/8/2021 Warriors 136-97 GS No Away +30.5 221.5 3300 -10000 Regular Season No Over
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
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 6-4-0 226.5 103.7 122.8 0 39.3%

Thunder Injuries


Ty Jerome: Out (Calf),

Mike Muscala: Out (Ankle),

Aleksej Pokusevski: Out (Knee),

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander: Out (Foot),

Luguentz Dort: Day To Day (Knee)