In this battle between two Western Conference teams coming off opposite outcomes in their previous games, the Phoenix Suns (1-1), looking to return to the winning ways after a narrow overtime defeat, are hosting the Los Angeles Clippers (2-0), who want to remain perfect and on top of the West.
Date/Time: 10-27-2019, 13:30 EDT
Spread: Oklahoma City Thunder +1
Oklahoma City Thunder have a 0-2 record (1-1 against the spread) so far this season and are tied with four more teams in the last place of the West. In their last game they lost at home against the Wizards with an 85-97 score, not beating the odds. They are led in scoring by Shai Gilgeous-Alexander with 27 ppg, adding 4.5 boards per game. He is followed by Danilo Gallinari with 19.5 ppg and 6 boards per game.
Golden State Warriors have a 0-1 record (0-1 against the spread) so far this season and are sitting on the third to last place of the West. In their last game they lost at home against the Clippers with a 122-141 score, not beating the odds. They are led in scoring by Steph Curry with 23 ppg, adding 4 boards and 4 dimes per game. He is followed by D’Angelo Russell with 20 ppg and a team high 8 dimes per game.
In their three meetings last season the Warriors led the Thunder 2-1 wins, winning the only road game by 22 points. Thunder had a 27-14 home record last season, while the Warriors were 22-19 on the road. Warriors are better offensively, scoring 122 ppg to Thunder’s 90, while Thunder are better defensively, allowing 98.5 ppg to Warriors’ 141. Both teams have almost identical field goal percentage (39.4% to 39.2%), while Warriors have a better 3-point percentage (35.7% to 30%). Thunder are better in boards grabbed (48.5 to 42), while Warriors are better both in dimes made (27 to 14.5) and in turnovers committed (13 to 15.5). Bookmakers give the Warriors a -1 spread and expect them to beat the odds for the road win.
Golden State Warriors vs Oklahoma City Thunder Prediction: Golden State Warriors -1 (-108)
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