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NBA 2k20 Sim: Oklahoma City Thunder vs New Orleans Pelicans 5/14/2020 NBA Odds and Picks

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NBA 2k20 Sim Oklahoma City Thunder vs New Orleans Pelicans 5-14-2020 NBA Odds and Picks

Oklahoma City Thunder vs New Orleans Pelicans 5/14/2020 – These are two NBA Western Conference teams stacked with youthful talent that will clash in this NBA 2k20 simulation game. The Oklahoma City Thunder will be testing the New Orleans Pelicans this Thursday, May 14 and it will be shown live via Twitch.tv/nba2klivesims. The Oklahoma City Thunder is not even expected to reach the NBA playoffs but they are now sitting at fifth place with a 40-24 record. On the other side, the New Orleans Pelicans were dark horses to go to the playoffs if they had Zion Williamson at the beginning of the season. They are now at the tenth place with a 28-36 record. Even with Williamson much healthy in NBA 2k20 sims, the Thunder are seen by NBA Betting Covers to win over the young Pelicans.

Oklahoma City Thunder vs New Orleans Pelicans 5/14/2020

When: May 14, 2020 8:00 AM ET
Where:
TV: Twitch.tv/nba2klivesims
Stream: Twitch.tv/nba2klivesims
Oklahoma City Thunder vs New Orleans Pelicans 5/14/2020 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Oklahoma City Thunder -5.5 (-110) 102.5 o (-110) -250

New Orleans Pelicans
+5.5 (-110) 102.5 u (-110) +185
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Oklahoma City Thunder Betting

The Oklahoma City Thunder is the team that surprised the entire NBA with how they managed to survive the post-Westbrook era. Thanks to the basketball IQ of Chris Paul who leads the team with his 87 overall. The Thunder managed to rebuild without tanking. Paul is surrounded by very capable players who has 84 overall ratings and they are Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, Steven Adams and Danilo Gallinari. All of them join Paul in the starting lineup while Dennis Shroeder joins paul in the backcourt at 83 overall. They have good bench support with Nerlens Noel backing up Steven Adams in the center position with his 78 overall. They also have a healthy Alvin Roberson who is a lockdown defender at 76.

 

New Orleans Pelicans Betting

The New Orleans Pelicans have the youth movement in full bloom until the lockdown started in the NBA in mid-March. The team is led by the tandem of Zion Williamson and the first time NBA All-Star Brandon Ingram with 86 overall. Jrue Holiday is a stable combo guard for this team and along with his veteran leadership comes an 83 overall rating. J.J. Redick is another guard that joins Holiday in the starting position. His 80 overall comes with an A+ in three-point shooting. Lonzo Ball rotates with Holiday and Redick with his 79 overall rating. He is a solid contributor off the bench while starting center Derrick Favors is at 78 overall. He shares minutes with Jahlil Okafor with 77.

Oklahoma City Thunder vs New Orleans Pelicans Betting Picks

The New Orleans Pelicans may have a great upside to the game of all their young players but this is not the time for them to beat the Thunder yet with Chris Paul at the helm. Online Sportsbook has confidence in with the Thunder who has a balanced attack in all positions.

Moneyline: Having the edge in this game, the Thunder are at -250 in this game while the Thunder are +185.

ATS: The Thunder are at -5.5 across the spread for this game while the Pelicans are on the other side with +5.5.

TOTALs: It is 102.5 points on the total for this simulation match and the Thunder and Pelicans have enough firepower to go over.

Score Prediction: 113 – 105 Thunder