Oklahoma City Thunder vs Brooklyn Nets 1/13/2022 NBA Picks and Previews
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Oklahoma City Thunder vs Brooklyn Nets 1/13/2022 – The Oklahoma City Thunder are on one of the longest losing streaks in the NBA right now and they hope to bounce back very soon. This team will have the task to go on the road and challenge the Brooklyn Nets at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York this coming Thursday. The live television broadcast at the YES Network will start at 8:30 p.m. Eastern Time and it will be shown on an online live stream for NBA League Pass subscribers. The Brooklyn Nets are still the heavy favorites to win according to NBA betting lines and keep the Oklahoma City Thunder troubles going.
Oklahoma City Thunder vs Brooklyn Nets 1/13/2022
Oklahoma City Thunder vs Brooklyn Nets 1/13/2022 Betting Odds
Oklahoma City Thunder Betting
It has been a tough road for the Oklahoma City Thunder for the past weeks as they only won once in the last eight matches. This team is now second to the last in the NBA Western Conference with a record of 13-27. The last team they competed against was the Washington Wizards and they only lost that game by four points, 118-122. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander played his heart out tallying 32 points, eight assists and six rebounds. Helping him was rookie Josh Giddey who contributed 18 points, eight assists and six rebounds while Lou Dort was not far away with 17 points.
Players to watch: S. Gilgeous-Alexander PG 35 GP 35 GS 34.9 MIN 22.2 PTS 0.6 OR 4 DR 4.6 REB 5.2 AST 0.9 STL 0.7 BLK 2.4 TO 2.3 PF 2.2 AST/TO 18.10 PER
L. Dort SF 36 GP 36 GS 32.4 MIN 16.3 PTS 0.7 OR 3.4 DR 4.1 REB 1.7 AST 0.9 STL 0.4 BLK 1.6 TO 2.9 PF 1.1 AST/TO 12.28 PER
J. Giddey SG 35 GP 35 GS 30.6 MIN 11.3 PTS 1.5 OR 5.9 DR 7.4 REB 6.4 AST 1.1 STL 0.5 BLK 2.9 TO 1.7 PF 2.2 AST/TO 13.59 PER.
Brooklyn Nets Betting
The Brooklyn Nets are coming off from a blowout victory against the Chicago Bulls, 138-122, but they are still behind them in the NBA Eastern Conference standings by 1.5 games. Kin Durant was the team’s leading scorer with 27 points and he also had nine assists. James Harden controlled the floor with 25 points along with 16 assists and seven rebounds while Day Ron Sharpe stepped up as the team’s starting center with 20 points and seven rebounds before fouling out. Kyrie Irving played in this game and he only contributed 9 points, four rebounds and three assists.
Players to Watch: K. Durant PF 34 GP 34 GS 37.4 MIN 29.8 PTS 0.6 OR 7.1 DR 7.7 REB 5.8 AST 0.7 STL 1 BLK 3.1 TO 1.9 PF 1.9 AST/TO 25.69 PER
J. Harden SG 34 GP 34 GS 36.9 MIN 22.4 PTS 0.9 OR 7.1 DR 8.1 REB 9.7 AST 1.3 STL 0.7 BLK 4.8 TO 2.5 PF 2 AST/TO 21.02 PER
K. Irving PG 2 GP 2 GS 36 MIN 22 PTS 0.5 OR 5 DR 5.5 REB 4 AST 2 STL 1 BLK 3 TO 2.5 PF 1.3 AST/TO 17.67 PER.
Oklahoma City Thunder vs Brooklyn Nets 1/13/2022 Betting Numbers
Oklahoma City Thunder
Oklahoma City are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games.
Brooklyn are 1-7 ATS in their last 8 games.
Oklahoma City Thunder
Kenrich Williams SF Quarantine is out indefinitely
LaMarcus Aldridge PF Foot is out indefinitely
Oklahoma City Thunder vs Brooklyn Nets Betting Picks
There is no question that there is a small room for an upset for the Oklahoma City Thunder to win over the Brooklyn Nets according to the online sportsbook. This game should cover the spread while the total is going over.
Moneyline: The Nets as the huge favorites are having an ML of -700 while the Thunder are +500 if they pull an upset.
ATS: A very wide ten points in between both teams across the spread with the Nets getting the -10 while the Thunder are on the far side +10.
TOTALs: The total pegged for this matchup is at 213.5 points with the Thunder being the team over and the Nets are under.
Score Prediction: 116 – 104, Nets