Oklahoma City Thunder vs Indiana Pacers 4/21/2021 NBA Odds and Picks
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Oklahoma City Thunder vs Indiana Pacers 4/21/2021 – The Oklahoma City Thunder are on a free-fall owning the longest current losing streak in the NBA right now. This team hopes to stop the bleeding as they go up against the Indiana Pacers for their next matchup this coming Wednesday, April 21. Both teams are set to clash at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana as the game begins at 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Bally Sports Indiana and Bally Sports Oklahoma will manage the broadcast and share it on NBA League Pass for the online live stream. The Indiana Pacers having homecourt is given the edge in NBA betting lines against the Indiana Pacers.
Oklahoma City Thunder vs Indiana Pacers 4/21/2021
Oklahoma City Thunder vs Indiana Pacers 4/21/2021 Betting Odds
Oklahoma City Thunder Betting
The Oklahoma City Thunder suddenly had a hard time winning games and is rumored to be focused on getting a good position at the upcoming NBA lottery. Their record after losing 11 straight games is now at 20-38 but still holds a good lead over the Minnesota Timberwolves and Houston Rockets for the worst place in the NBA Western Conference standings. Lou Dort and Darius Bazley have been trying their best to end the bad slump but it is not enough. Al Horford has been rested for the entire season while Shai Gilgeous-Alexander seems to be far from returning to the roster.
Players to watch: S. Gilgeous-Alexander SG 35 GP 35 GS 33.7 MIN 23.7 PTS 0.5 OR 4.2 DR 4.7 REB 5.9 AST 0.8 STL 0.7 BLK 3 TO 2 PF 2 AST/TO 21.85 PER
A. Horford C 28 GP 28 GS 27.9 MIN 14.2 PTS 1 OR 5.7 DR 6.7 REB 3.4 AST 0.9 STL 0.9 BLK 1 TO 1.7 PF 3.2 AST/TO 17.62 PER
L. Dort SF 45 GP 45 GS 29.6 MIN 13.9 PTS 0.7 OR 3 DR 3.6 REB 1.6 AST 1 STL 0.4 BLK 1.5 TO 2.5 PF 1.1 AST/TO 10.87 PER.
Indiana Pacers Betting
The Indiana Pacers are on a three-game losing streak and have managed to hold the 9th best record in the NBA Eastern Conference with their record at 26-31. They are two games below the Charlotte Hornets while also holding the same distance above the Washington Wizards and Chicago Bulls. This team has been riddled with injuries all season long with TJ Warren being out for the season while Myles Turner and Domantas Sabonis have been injured for the past weeks. Caris LeVert and Malcolm Brogdon are trying to carry the team on their backs but they will need other players to step up as well.
Players to Watch: M. Brogdon PG 51 GP 51 GS 35 MIN 21.3 PTS 1.1 OR 3.9 DR 5 REB 5.9 AST 0.9 STL 0.3 BLK 2 TO 2 PF 2.9 AST/TO 18.18 PER
D. Sabonis PF 53 GP 53 GS 35.7 MIN 19.9 PTS 2.5 OR 9.1 DR 11.6 REB 6 AST 1.1 STL 0.5 BLK 3.4 TO 3.4 PF 1.8 AST/TO 19.79 PER
C. LeVert SG 21 GP 21 GS 32.3 MIN 18.1 PTS 0.7 OR 3.9 DR 4.6 REB 4 AST 1.6 STL 0.5 BLK 1.9 TO 2.2 PF 2.1 AST/TO 15.27 PER.
Oklahoma City Thunder vs Indiana Pacers 4/21/2021 Betting Numbers
Oklahoma City Thunder
Oklahoma City are 2-9 ATS in their last 11 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Indiana’s last 6 games.
Oklahoma City Thunder
Mike Muscala C Ankle is “?” Wednesday vs Indiana
Jeremy Lamb SG Knee is “?” Wednesday vs Oklahoma City
Oklahoma City Thunder vs Indiana Pacers Betting Picks
This is a good chance for the Indiana Pacers to bounce back and get their winning groove once again. They are the heavy favorites by the best sportsbook and prevail over the Oklahoma City Thunder by a wide margin.
Moneyline: The Pacers are given a wide ML of -700 while the Thunder are at +500 if they pull an upset.
ATS: It is a wide 10.5 points between both teams in the ATS. The Pacers have -10.5 while the Thunder are on the far side with +10.5.
TOTALs: 224.5 points is the total in this game with the Thunder the team over and the Pacers are under.
Score Prediction: 108 – 102, Pacers