Oklahoma City Thunder vs Los Angeles Lakers Odds, Lines, Picks & Predictions – NBA, Apr. 8

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BetMGM Betting @BETMGM Apr 08, 2022, 4:30 PM
  • The Lakers are -5.5 favorites vs. the Thunder
  • Total (Over/Under): 225.5 points
  • Friday, April 8, 2022 at 10:30pm EDT
  • Watch the game on SportsNet LA & BSOK

The Oklahoma City Thunder visit Crypto.com Arena to take on the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday. Tipoff is scheduled for 10:30pm EDT in Los Angeles.

The Lakers are betting favorites in this NBA matchup, with the spread sitting at -5.5 (-110).

So far this NBA season, the Thunder are against the spread, while the Lakers are against the spread.

The Thunder vs Lakers Over/Under is 225.5 total points for the game.


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Thunder vs. Lakers Odds, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Oklahoma City Thunder+5.5 -110O 225.5 -110180
Los Angeles Lakers -5.5 -110U 225.5 -110-225

Against the spread this NBA season, the Thunder have gone:

  • Away Spread Record against the Spread (Away Spread Units Units / Away Spread ROI ROI)
  • Away Moneyline Record against the Moneyline (Away ML Units Units / Away ML ROI ROI)
  • Away Record Over against the Over for game total points (Away Over Units Units / Away Over ROI ROI)
  • Away Under Record against the Under for game total points (Away Under Units Units / Away Under ROI ROI)
  • The Oklahoma City Thunder have covered the Spread in 48 of their last 77 games (+19.40 Units / 23% ROI)
  • The Oklahoma City Thunder have hit the Moneyline in 12 of their last 35 away games (+16.35 Units / 47% ROI)
  • The Oklahoma City Thunder have hit the 2H Moneyline in 13 of their last 24 games (+14.96 Units / 61% ROI)
  • The Oklahoma City Thunder have covered the 4Q Spread in 25 of their last 38 games (+10.70 Units / 26% ROI)
  • The Oklahoma City Thunder have hit the 4Q Game Total Under in 14 of their last 18 away games (+9.63 Units / 49% ROI)
  • The Oklahoma City Thunder have only hit the 1H Moneyline in 17 of their last 73 games (-27.77 Units / -37% ROI)
  • The Oklahoma City Thunder have only hit the Game Total Under in 28 of their last 65 games (-12.70 Units / -18% ROI)
  • The Oklahoma City Thunder have only hit the 3Q Game Total Under in 15 of their last 41 games (-12.06 Units / -27% ROI)
  • The Oklahoma City Thunder have only hit the 4Q Game Total Over in 19 of their last 47 games (-11.88 Units / -23% ROI)
  • The Oklahoma City Thunder have only hit the Team Total Under in 28 of their last 65 games (-11.83 Units / -16% ROI)
  • Against the spread this NBA season, the Lakers have gone:

    • Home Spread Record against the Spread (Home Spread Units Units / Home Spread ROI ROI)
    • Home Moneyline Record against the Moneyline (Home ML Units Units / Home ML ROI ROI)
    • Home Over Record against the Over for game total points (Home Over Units Units / Home Over ROI ROI)
    • Home Under Record against the Under for game total points (Home Under Units Units / Home Under ROI ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Lakers have hit the 2Q Game Total Over in 45 of their last 63 games (+26.30 Units / 38% ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Lakers have hit the 1Q Game Total Under in 30 of their last 39 games at home (+19.88 Units / 46% ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Lakers have hit the 3Q Game Total Over in 14 of their last 17 games (+11.80 Units / 63% ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Lakers have hit the 2H Moneyline in 15 of their last 20 games at home (+10.84 Units / 43% ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Lakers have hit the Game Total Over in 30 of their last 48 games (+10.20 Units / 19% ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Lakers have only hit the 1H Moneyline in 27 of their last 79 games (-36.82 Units / -33% ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Lakers have only hit the 2Q Game Total Under in 24 of their last 78 games (-33.07 Units / -39% ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Lakers have only hit the Moneyline in 31 of their last 80 games (-31.15 Units / -23% ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Lakers have only covered the 2Q Spread in 26 of their last 73 games (-25.34 Units / -32% ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Lakers have only hit the 1Q Game Total Over in 9 of their last 39 games at home (-23.82 Units / -56% ROI)
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    Oklahoma City Thunder: Keys to the Game vs. the Los Angeles Lakers

    The Thunder were 4-17 (.190) when allowing 15 or more fastbreak points last season — 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .413

    The Thunder are 8-18 (.308) when allowing 15 or more second chance points this season — 4th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .468

    The Thunder are 4-23 (.148) when allowing 110 or more points this season — 5th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .274

    The Thunder are 15-38 (.283) when allowing 15 or more second chance points since the start of the 2020-21 season — 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .458

    Los Angeles Lakers: Keys to the Game vs. the Oklahoma City Thunder

    The Lakers were 13-8 (.619) when allowing 15 or more second chance points last season — 5th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .450

    The Lakers are 36-16 (.692) when they win the turnover margin since the start of the 2020-21 season — 4th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .556

    The Lakers were 19-8 (.704) when they win the turnover margin last season — 5th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .552

    Injury Report: Lakers vs. ThunderFriday‘s Game, Apr. 8

  • Russell Westbrook (Lakers): Westbrook is out for Thursday’s (Apr. 7) game against Golden State.
  • Anthony Davis (Lakers): Davis is out for Thursday’s (Apr. 7) game against Golden State.
  • LeBron James (Lakers): James is out for Thursday’s (Apr. 7) game against Golden State.
  • Kendrick Nunn (Lakers): Nunn suffered a setback as he tried to ramp-up activity on his knee, according to Matt Peralta of Lakersnation.com. There is no timetable for his return.
  • Josh Giddey (Thunder): Thunder coach Mark Daigneault said Giddey won’t play again this season.
  • Ty Jerome (Thunder): The Thunder announced that Jerome will miss the rest of the season.
  • Tre Mann (Thunder): Mann did not play in Wednesday’s (Apr. 6) game against Utah.
  • Kenrich Williams (Thunder): Williams hasn’t played since Feb. 14 against New York. A timetable for his return has not been announced.
  • Derrick Favors (Thunder): Thunder coach Mark Daigneault said Favors won’t return this season.
  • Mike Muscala (Thunder): The Thunder announced that Muscala will miss the rest of the season.
  • Darius Bazley (Thunder): Bazley is out for the season with a non-displaced tibial plateau fracture in his right knee according to Thunder Communications.
  • Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (Thunder): Thunder coach Mark Daignault announced that Gilgeous-Alexander will miss the rest of the season.
  • Luguentz Dort (Thunder): Dort hasn’t played since Feb. 12 against Chicago. A timetable for his return has not been announced.
  • Oklahoma City Thunder Offensive Stats & Trends

    The Thunder had an assist to turnover ratio of 1.4 (1,588 assists/ 1,108 TOs) last season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 1.9

    The Thunder are shooting 42% (1,634/3,916) this season — tied for lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 45%

    The Thunder had an assist to turnover ratio of 1.3 (737 assists/ 570 TOs) in the second half last season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 1.8

    The Thunder have averaged 1.13 points per shot (4,431 points/3,916 shots) this season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 1.23

    Los Angeles Lakers Offensive Stats & Trends

    The Lakers averaged 0.51 points per possession (7,887 points/16,015 possessions) last season — tied for 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 0.54

    The Lakers averaged 14.7 turnovers per game (1,060 turnovers/72 games) last season — 2nd highest among NBA teams; League Avg: 13.2

    The Lakers have averaged 111.3 points per game (5,009 points/45 games) this season — 5th best among NBA teams; League Avg: 107.8

    The Lakers shot 74% from the free throw line (1,241/1,679) last season — 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 78%

    Oklahoma City Thunder Defensive Stats & Trends

    The Thunder have averaged 35.6 defensive rebounds per game (1,566 rebounds/44 games) this season — 5th best among NBA teams; League Avg: 34.3

    The Thunder have averaged 35.6 defensive rebounds per game (4,134 rebounds/116 games) since the start of the 2020-21 season — 3rd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 34.3

    The Thunder averaged 35.7 defensive rebounds per game (2,568 rebounds/72 games) last season — tied for 3rd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 34.4

    The Thunder have averaged 6.8 steals per game (396 steals/58 games) at home since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 4th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 7.6

    Los Angeles Lakers Defensive Stats & Trends

    The Lakers have 364 steals this season — 7th most among NBA teams

    The Lakers have averaged 5.7 blocks per game (255 blocks/45 games) this season — 5th best among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.8

    The Lakers have blocked 641 shots since the start of the 2020-21 season — 5th most among NBA teams

    The Lakers have averaged 5.5 blocks per game (641 blocks/117 games) since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 4th best among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.9


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