NBA Playoffs Betting – Game 4 – Thunder at Nuggets on TNT

May 30, 2011 NBA Basketball

The Oklahoma City Thunder will try and complete a four-game sweep of the Denver Nuggets as the two teams meet in Monday NBA playoffs betting.

Oklahoma City pulled out a 97-94 win on Saturday night to take a 3-0 lead in the best-of-seven series.  Make your NBA playoffs bet on this game at Sbg global.

Thunder’s Dynamic Duo and More
Oklahoma City has a great all-star duo of Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook but they are more than just those two players.  Serge Ibaka was the key player on Saturday night as he had a career-high 22 points and a career-high 16 rebounds. Ibaka gave Oklahoma City a different dimension on Saturday and it was too much for Denver to handle.

Denver’s Foul Line Troubles
Denver can point to free throw shooting as one reason they are down 3-0 in this series. They missed 15 free throws on Saturday night and in this series they have missed 36 free throws. They are shooting just 69% from the line.  Denver head coach George Karl called the free throw line a little nightmare for his team.

Game Notes
Denver is a 3-point favorite in Game 4 on Monday night and the total is listed at 206.  As you make your NBA playoffs bet, keep in mind that in this series, Oklahoma City is 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings in Denver. The Thunder is 4-0 ATS in their last 4 road games. The Thunder is 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games as an underdog. The Thunder is 17-7 ATS in their last 24 Monday games. The Nuggets are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 Monday games. The Nuggets are 9-3-1 ATS in their last 13 home games. The Nuggets are 19-7-1 ATS in their last 27 games as a favorite. The Nuggets are 2-6 in NBA playoffs betting in their last 8 Conference Quarterfinals games. The Under is 4-1 in Oklahoma City’s last 5 games as a road underdog. The Over is 5-1 in the Nuggets last 6 playoff games as a favorite. The Under is 18-7-2 in the Nuggets last 27 overall. In this series, the Under is 5-1 in the last 6 meetings and the Under is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings in Denver.

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