Oklahoma City Thunder at Portland Basketball Betting

November 30, 2010 NBA Basketball

Basketball betting favors Portland on Tuesday but not by a lot as they host the Oklahoma City Thunder in a game that can be seen on NBA-TV.

The Blazers have won the last four in his NBA betting series against Oklahoma City but this is an improved Thunder team and the Blazers don’t have the injured Brandon Roy.

Basketball betting has seen Portland win the last five at home against Oklahoma City by an average of 12.8 points per game. The Trail Blazers won at Oklahoma City 83-74 earlier this season. Last year the Blazers won the season series 3-1. Brandon Roy led the Trail Blazers with 22.3 points in four contests against the Thunder last season. Travis Outlaw had 17.8 points per game while LaMarcus Aldridge added 17.3 points per contest. Kevin Durant led Oklahoma City with 18.5 points per game.

The series trends are going to favor Portland in this basketball betting matchup but recent play is going to favor Oklahoma City. The Blazers have won seven of the last ten overall against Oklahoma City and they are 6-4 against the NBA betting odds in those games. Eight of the last nine in this series have gone under the basketball betting total.

Oklahoma City is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Thunder are 19-7 ATS in their last 26 road games. The Thunder are 34-16-1 ATS in their last 51 Tuesday games. The Thunder are 1-4 in NBA betting in the last 5 meetings in Portland.  Oklahoma City has simply been great on the road this season as they are 18-7 vs. the basketball betting odds.  The Thunder are also on a five-game winning streak overall.

The Trail Blazers are 9-4 ATS in their last 13 vs. the Northwest Division.
The Blazers are just 13-14-1 at home this season vs. the basketball betting line.  Portland is just 3-5 straight up in their last eight games overall and the loss of Roy is starting to catch up to the Blazers. Roy will not be back until after the All-Star break.

The last four Oklahoma City games against the Northwest Division have all gone under the basketball betting total.  On the other side, the last four Blazer games against the division have gone over. Seven of the last ten overall for Portland have gone over. In this series against the Thunder though, eight of the last nine have gone under in NBA betting.

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