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Memphis Grizzlies vs. Oklahoma City Thunder Online Basketball Betting Picks

Posted by: Charlie Smith

Online basketball betting players have been getting a kick from watching Russell Westbrook tear it up on the court this season. Considering that Oklahoma City will be hosting the meager Memphis Grizzlies this evening, this is one performance you won’t want to miss. So what kind of predictions can players learning how to bet on sports make on tonight’s Memphis Grizzlies vs. Oklahoma City Thunder contest? Let’s take a quick gander at the odds to find out.

Memphis Grizzlies vs. Oklahoma City Thunder – Thursday, February 7th   

When: 8:00 pm ET

Where: Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

TV: Local Broadcast

Stream: NBA League Pass

Online Basketball Betting Odds:

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Grizzlies +14 (-110) 214½ (-110) +1200
Thunder -14 (-110) 214½ (-110) -1900
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Memphis Grizzlies        

The Grizzlies tumble into this evening’s matchup sporting a 22-33 record that ranks them 5th in the Southwest Division. And in the Western Conference, the Grizzlies rank 14th overall. To place themselves in the run for the playoffs, Memphis would have to cover the 9 game gap between them and the 8th seeded Clippers. Unfortunately for Memphis, we haven’t seen anything out of them this season to suggest they’re capable of mounting such a push. So does this mean they’ll be easy pickings for Westbrook and the Thunder this evening? Well tonight’s online basketball betting odds certainly seem to think so. After all, Memphis enters this contest with the 30th worst scoring offense in the NBA.

Players to Watch: Mike Conley (20.4 ppg, 3.4 rpg, 6.4 apg), Marc Gasol (15.7 ppg, 8.6 rpg, 4.7 apg), and Jaren Jackson Jr. (13.6 ppg, 4.7 rpg, 1.2 apg).

Oklahoma City Thunder 

The Thunder charge into this Thursday night matchup sporting a 34-19 record that ranks them 2nd in the Northwest Division. And in the Western Conference, OKC currently ranks 3rd overall. Since they’re only 4 games behind the conference leading Golden State Warriors, it’s safe to say that Oklahoma City is having one heck of a season. Nevertheless, the club recently had a 7 game winning streak snapped by Boston 134-129. Although they were able to bounce back against the Magic the other night, the Thunder won’t be taking their foot of the gas this evening. The spread is currently set at 14 points this evening and Oklahoma City shouldn’t have a hard time covering it.

Players to Watch: Paul George (28.0 ppg, 7.9 rpg, 4.0 apg), Russell Westbrook (21.4 ppg, 9.6 rpg, 11.0 apg), and Dennis Schroder (15.7 ppg, 3.4 rpg, 4.2 apg).

Memphis Grizzlies vs. Oklahoma City Thunder Betting Predictions

Trends

  • The TOTAL has gone OVER in 4 of Memphis’s last 5 games when playing on the road against Oklahoma City
  • Memphis is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Oklahoma City
  • Memphis is 1-7 ATS in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Oklahoma City
  • The TOTAL has gone OVER in 5 of Oklahoma City’s last 5 games when playing Memphis
  • Oklahoma City is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Memphis
  • Oklahoma City is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games when playing Memphis
Memphis Grizzlies vs. Oklahoma City Thunder Betting Picks

So which side should legal betting fans take in this Memphis Grizzlies vs. Oklahoma City Thunder matchup? All in all, OKC is the only way to bet here. The money line isn’t offering much value here so stick to the TOTALs and the spread. Sign up today to make your online betting prediction!

Score Prediction: 128-102 Oklahoma City.