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NBA 2k20 Sim: Portland Trail Blazers vs Oklahoma City Thunder 7/8/2020 NBA Odds and Picks

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NBA 2k20 Sim Portland Trail Blazers vs Oklahoma City Thunder 7-8-2020 NBA Odds and Picks

Portland Trail Blazers vs Oklahoma City Thunder 7/8/2020 – Two teams at the lower half of the playoff seeding in the NBA Western Conference are set to clash as the Portland Trail Blazers enter the same court with the Oklahoma City Thunder. This game is set to happen this Wednesday, July 8 and it will be shown on Twitch.tv/nba2klivesims. The Portland Trail Blazers are outside looking in the playoff picture as they have 29-37 record and are 9th place in the west. Meanwhile, the Oklahoma City Thunder are looking good as they are tied with the Houston Rockets with their record at 40-24 and are fifth in the west playoff race. This should be a run-and-gun game and according to NBA Game Odds, the Blazers are coming in as the team with the upper hand over the Thunder.

Portland Trail Blazers vs Oklahoma City Thunder 7/8/2020

When: July 8, 2020 8:00 AM ET
Where:
TV: Twitch.tv/nba2klivesims
Stream: Twitch.tv/nba2klivesims
Portland Trail Blazers vs Oklahoma City Thunder 7/8/2020 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Portland Trail Blazers -6.5 (-110) 113.5 o (-110) -350

Oklahoma City Thunder
+6.5 (-110) 113.5 u (-110) +245
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Portland Trail Blazers Betting

Damian Lillard has been carrying this team on his back in the 2019-20 NBA season as injuries pile up for the Blazers. He is a 40-point threat every game and is in the top 10 best NBA 2k20 player ratings at 94 overall. Hassan Whiteside has been manning the paint for the Blazers. He is the second-highest ranked player in the squad with an 87 overall. CJ McCullum joins Lillard in the backcourt and both of them can score in bunches. He owns an 85 overall and adds space for Lillard to operate. Jusuf Nurkic is healthy for this team and this seven-foot Bosnian is at 83 overall. Carmelo Anthony is a mis-season acquisition and he is given a 77 overall along with Rodney Hood. Gary Trent is another shooter that rotates in the backcourt and he is at 76.

 

Oklahoma City Thunder Betting

The Oklahoma City Thunder were expected to miss the NBA playoffs but they are poised to make it and shame all doubters and it is primarily because of Chris Paul. The veteran point guard gives stability in the team’s offense at 87 overall. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander is having a breakout year and him along with two other players, Danilo Gallinari and Steven Adams, are all 84 overall. Dennis Shroeder is the high scoring combo guard at 81 overall and he compliments Paul in the backcourt. The Thunder bench has some good complimentary players as well. One of them is big man Nerlens Noel at 78 overall while Andre Roberson is healthy for this squad and this lockdown defender is at 76 overall.

Portland Trail Blazers vs Oklahoma City Thunder Betting Picks

The matchup to watch would be Chris Paul and Damian Lillard as both players dictate the tempo of the team. With more firepower in their arsenal, the Blazers are picked by Best Sportsbook to prevail over the Thunder.

Moneyline: The Blazers are at -350 in the ML while the Thunder are given a +245 if they pull a rabbit out of the hat.

ATS: A fair 6.5 points is given to both teams between them with the Blazers at -6.5 while the Thunder are at +6.5.

TOTALs: It is 113.5 points on the total for both teams with the Blazers going over while the Thunder are under.

Score Prediction: 115 – 107 Trail Blazers