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Oklahoma City Thunder vs Cleveland Cavaliers 1/4/2020 Spread Odds and Picks

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Oklahoma City Thunder vs Cleveland Cavaliers 1-4-2020 Spread Odds and Picks

Oklahoma City Thunder vs Cleveland Cavaliers 1/4/2020 – The Oklahoma City Thunder is riding a four-game winning streak and they will be traveling to the Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse on January 4, Saturday at 7:30 pm Eastern Time. They will be putting that streak on the line against the Cleveland Cavaliers who want to avoid a two-game losing streak. Fox Sports Ohio will be airing the game on TV while NBA League Pass and SofaScore will have the match available via online streaming. The Thunder are expected to win this road game according to NBA Betting Covers while the Cavs are going to be in a losing streak after.

Oklahoma City Thunder vs Cleveland Cavaliers 1/4/2020

When: January 4, 2020 7:30 PM ET
Where: Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse, Cleveland, Ohio
TV: Fox Sports Ohio
Stream: NBA League Pass / Sofa Score

Oklahoma City Thunder vs Cleveland Cavaliers 1/4/2020 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Oklahoma City Thunder -4.5 (-110) 214 o (-110) -265

Cleveland Cavaliers
+4.5 (-110) 214 u (-110) +225
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Oklahoma City Thunder Betting

In their recent win against San Antonio, Shai Gileous-Alexander is still on his breakout season with 25 points, seven rebounds and five assists. Dennis Shroder came off the bench with 19 points while Chris Paul did 16 points, eight rebounds and five assists. Steven Adams has been more consistent for the past month as he finished the game with 14 points and nine rebounds. Thunder got Danilo Gallinari back but he has some rust still doing 5-of-15 from the field and finished with 13 points. The Thunder have a lot of guards with a lot of experience that will just outclass the Cavaliers.

Players to watch: S. Gilgeous-Alexander SG 34 GP 34 GS 35.4 MIN 19.9 PTS 0.7 OR 4.5 DR 5.2 REB 2.9 AST 1.2 STL 0.5 BLK 2 TO 1.7 PF 1.5 AST/TO 17.23 PER

D. Schroder PG 33 GP 0 GS 30.3 MIN 18.4 PTS 0.3 OR 3.5 DR 3.8 REB 3.7 AST 0.7 STL 0.3 BLK 2.9 TO 2.1 PF 1.3 AST/TO 16.22 PER

D. Gallinari PF 29 GP 29 GS 30.5 MIN 17.9 PTS 0.5 OR 5.1 DR 5.6 REB 2.2 AST 0.7 STL 0.1 BLK 1.4 TO 1.3 PF 1.5 AST/TO 18.57 PER.

Cleveland Cavaliers Betting

The Cavs in their last match against the Hornets, Collin Sexton led the scoring charge with 21 points while Kevin Love had 18. Tristan Thompson struggled from the field doing 2-of-7 but he made it up with 11 rebounds for the team. Darius Garland handled the point with 14 points and eight assists while Cedi Osman chipped in with 17 points. A good surprise for the team is John Henson with 10 points and six rebounds coming off from the bench. The Cavs are in for a tough night as the Thunder with Chris Paul and Dennis Schroder are establishing a gritty culture and that made them tough to beat.

Players to Watch: C. Sexton PG 34 GP 34 GS 30.8 MIN 18.1 PTS 1 OR 2.1 DR 3.1 REB 2.3 AST 1 STL 0.1 BLK 2.1 TO 2.1 PF 1.1 AST/TO 14.73 PER

K. Love PF 29 GP 29 GS 30.6 MIN 16.6 PTS 1 OR 9.6 DR 10.5 REB 2.9 AST 0.6 STL 0.4 BLK 2.7 TO 1.4 PF 1.1 AST/TO 18.42 PER

T. Thompson C 33 GP 33 GS 31.3 MIN 12.6 PTS 4 OR 6.2 DR 10.2 REB 2.2 AST 0.8 STL 1 BLK 1.9 TO 2.2 PF 1.1 AST/TO 17.14 PER.

Oklahoma City Thunder vs Cleveland Cavaliers 1/4/2020 Betting Numbers

Trends

Oklahoma City Thunder

Oklahoma City are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Oklahoma City’s last 5 games.
Oklahoma City are 8-1 SU in their last 9 games.
Thunder are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games against Cleveland.
Oklahoma City are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games against Cleveland.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Oklahoma City’s last 8 games on the road.
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Oklahoma City’s last 14 games when playing on the road against Cleveland.
Oklahoma City are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games this season.
Thunder are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Eastern conference.
Oklahoma City are 7-0 SU in their last 7 games played in January.

Cleveland Cavaliers

Cleveland are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games.
Cavaliers are 5-13 SU in their last 18 games.
Cleveland are 4-11 SU in their last 15 games at home.
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Cleveland’s last 14 games when playing at home against Oklahoma City.
Cleveland are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Western conference.
Cleveland are 2-11 SU in their last 13 games against an opponent in the Northwest division.
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Cleveland’s last 16 games played in January.

Injuries

Oklahoma City Thunder

Andre Roberson SF Knee is out indefinitely

Cleveland Cavaliers

Larry Nance Jr. PF Knee is out indefinitely

Head-to-Head
Oklahoma City Thunder Cleveland Cavaliers
19-16 Against the Spread 16-16-1
17-18 Straight Up 15-16-2
110 Points per Game 110
105 Points Allowed per Game 111
46.7 Offensive FG% 44.64
79.35 Offensive FT% 75.68
33.9 Offensive 3PT% 33.85
45.35 Defensive FG% 48.55
80.16 Defensive FT% 76.5
33.8 Defensive 3PT% 37.66

Oklahoma City Thunder vs Cleveland Cavaliers Betting Picks

The battle of the guards will be the key in this game and the Thunder has the upper hand on that one as indicated in Online Sportsbook. In this game against the Cavs, Darius Garland and Collin Sexton is just too inexperienced to contain Chris Paul and Dennis Schroder. On the bigs, the Cavs may have the edge with Tristan Thompson and Kevin Love but Steven Adams alone will be a tough guy to contain and will challenge every rebound opportunity.

Moneyline: The ML given to the Thunder in this game is at -255 while the Cavs are at +255 if they win at home.

ATS: The Cavs and Thunder are separated by 4.5 points across the spread. OKC is at the -4.5 while the Cavs are on the opposite end at +4.5.

TOTALs: It is 214 points that are expected for both teams to reach in this match with the Thunder going under.

Score Prediction: 112 – 106 Thunder