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Oklahoma City Thunder vs Toronto Raptors 4/18/2021 NBA Odds and Picks

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Oklahoma City Thunder vs Toronto Raptors 4-18-2021 NBA Odds and Picks

Oklahoma City Thunder vs Toronto Raptors 4/18/2021 – The Oklahoma City Thunder has been the coldest team right now in the entire NBA and they hope to stop the slump really soon. They will be heading on the road to battle the Toronto Raptors who are still battling for a play-in tournament spot. This game will be played in the Raptorsโ€™ adopted venue and city at the Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida. Tip-off happens at 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time and it will be shown live on television at SN And Bally Sports OK. NBA League Pass holds the online live stream for their subscribers. The Toronto Raptors are seen by NBA betting covers to bring the OKC Thunderโ€™s 10th straight loss.

Oklahoma City Thunder vs Toronto Raptors 4/18/2021

When: April 18, 2021 7:00 PM ET
Where: Amalie Arena, Tampa, Florida
TV: SN | Bally Sports OK
Stream: NBA League Pass

Oklahoma City Thunder vs Toronto Raptors 4/18/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Oklahoma City Thunder +11.5 (-111) 220.5 o (-110) +600
Toronto Raptors -11.5 (-111) 220.5 u (-110) -900
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Oklahoma City Thunder Betting

The Oklahoma City Thunder are now on a nine-game losing streak and that puts their record at 20-36. They are just above the Minnesota Timberwolves and Houston Rockets in the NBA Western Conference standings. This team lost to the NBA Eastern Conferenceโ€™s worst team Detroit Pistons by six points, 104-110. Lou Dort led the charge with 26 points, six rebounds and two assists while Darius Bazley did 19 points, seven rebounds and two assists. Moses Brown has been a great player filling in the starting center position doing 12 points and eight rebounds. Tony Bradley came off the bench with 11 points and seven boards.

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 21.87 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 17.64 PER

L. Dort SF 44 GP 44 GS 29.5 MIN 13.6 PTS 0.7 OR 2.9 DR 3.6 REB 1.6 AST 1 STL 0.4 BLK 1.5 TO 2.5 PF 1.1 AST/TO 10.42 PER.

Toronto Raptors Betting

The Toronto Raptors have been struggling to find their identity all season long and the NBA trade deadline even made them more mediocre. Their record is now at 23-34 and they are the fourth-worst team in the NBA Eastern Conference just above the Cleveland Cavaliers, Orlando Magic and Detroit Pistons. This team is trying to get some momentum going by winning their last two games. Paul Watson had his breakout game with 30 points, four rebounds and eight three-pointers. Yuta Watanabe had 21 points, six rebounds and two assists coming off the bench.

Players to Watch: P. Siakam PF 46 GP 46 GS 35.6 MIN 20.8 PTS 1.7 OR 5.5 DR 7.2 REB 4.7 AST 1.1 STL 0.7 BLK 2.2 TO 3.3 PF 2.2 AST/TO 18.02 PER

F. VanVleet SG 45 GP 45 GS 36.1 MIN 19.5 PTS 0.6 OR 3.5 DR 4.2 REB 6.1 AST 1.7 STL 0.8 BLK 2 TO 2.4 PF 3.1 AST/TO 17.04 PER

G. Trent Jr. SG 11 GP 11 GS 33.6 MIN 17.4 PTS 0.1 OR 3.4 DR 3.5 REB 1.6 AST 0.9 STL 0.2 BLK 0.8 TO 1.7 PF 2 AST/TO 12.65 PER.

Oklahoma City Thunder vs Toronto Raptors 4/18/2021 Betting Numbers

Trends

Oklahoma City Thunder

Oklahoma City are 1-8 ATS in their last 9 games.
Thunder are 0-9 SU in their last 9 games.
Oklahoma City are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games against Toronto.
Oklahoma City are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games against Toronto.
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Oklahoma City’s last 12 games on the road.
Oklahoma City are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games when playing on the road against Toronto.
Oklahoma City are 0-5 SU in their last 5 games this season.
Thunder are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Oklahoma City are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Atlantic Division division.

Toronto Raptors

Toronto are 6-14 ATS in their last 20 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Toronto’s last 7 games.
Toronto are 6-14 SU in their last 20 games.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Toronto’s last 10 games against Oklahoma City.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Toronto’s last 5 games at home.
Toronto are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games when playing at home against Oklahoma City.
Toronto are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Toronto’s last 7 games against an opponent in the Northwest Division division.
Toronto are 12-6 SU in their last 18 games played in April.
Toronto are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games played on a Sunday.

Injuries

Oklahoma City Thunder

Mike Muscala C Ankle is downgraded to OUT Sunday vs Toronto
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander PG Foot is out indefinitely
Aleksej Pokusevski SF Arm is downgraded to OUT Sunday vs Toronto
Josh Hall SF Knee is downgraded to OUT Sunday vs Toronto
Gabriel Deck SF Personal is out indefinitely

Toronto Raptors

Kyle Lowry PG Rest is “?” Sunday vs Oklahoma City
Pascal Siakam PF Rest is “?” Sunday vs Oklahoma City
Fred VanVleet PG Hip is “?” Sunday vs Oklahoma City
OG Anunoby SF Knee is “?” Sunday vs Oklahoma City
Gary Trent Jr. SG Ankle is “?” Sunday vs Oklahoma City
Jalen Harris SG Hip is “?” Sunday vs Oklahoma City

Head-to-Head
Oklahoma City Thunder Toronto Raptors
25-30-1 Against the Spread 24-33-0
28-28-0 Straight Up 32-25-0
105 Points per Game 112
114 Points Allowed per Game 111
44.44 Offensive FG% 45.06
72.66 Offensive FT% 82.57
34.51 Offensive 3PT% 36.96
46.91 Defensive FG% 45.7
76.71 Defensive FT% 79.12
35.7 Defensive 3PT% 37.61

Oklahoma City Thunder vs Toronto Raptors Betting Picks

The Oklahoma City Thunder is a team that is looking for a good NBA draft lottery and it is seen in online sports betting that they are the underdogs in this matchup against the once-mighty Toronto Raptors.

Moneyline: The ML given to the Thunder on this matchup is +600 while the Raptors at home is at -900.

ATS: It is 11.5 on the ATS between both teams with the Thunder getting the +11.5 while the Raptors are -11.5.

TOTALs: The given total for this game is at 220.5 points with the Thunder the team over while the Raptors are under.

Score Prediction: 111 – 105, Raptors