Philadelphia 76ers vs Oklahoma City Thunder 1/17/2021 NBA Spread and Picks
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Philadelphia 76ers vs Oklahoma City Thunder 1/17/2021 – The Philadelphia 76ers came out short in their last game and this team is eager to get back on the horse immediately. They are on their second game on their NBA Western Conference swing but this time will be going up against the Oklahoma City Thunder. This inter-conference matchup is set to happen this Sunday, January 17 and it will be at the Chesapeake Arena located in Oklahoma City. The game will air live on NBA TV at 7:00 p.m. while NBA League Pass has the online live stream. According to Online NBA Betting, the Philadelphia 76ers will be taking the victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Philadelphia 76ers vs Oklahoma City Thunder 1/17/2021
Philadelphia 76ers vs Oklahoma City Thunder 1/17/2021 Betting Odds
Philadelphia 76ers Betting
The Philadelphia 76ers didn’t have the right decisions to finish the game properly against the Memphis Grizzlies during their last game. The team didn’t play with Joel Embiid but their opponents have the early returning Ja Morant. Shake Milton came off the bench with 28 points while Tobias Harris contributed 21. Ben Simmons flirted with a triple-double having 11 points, 16 rebounds, and nine assists while also having seven turnovers. Tyrese Maxey had an off game but the team had vintage Dwight Howard doing 8 points, 18 rebounds, and three blocks. Everything was there except the end-game clutch.
Players to watch: J. Embiid C 11 GP 11 GS 31.3 MIN 25 PTS 1.6 OR 9.8 DR 11.5 REB 2.9 AST 1.4 STL 1.5 BLK 3.2 TO 2.1 PF 0.9 AST/TO 27.98 PER
T. Harris PF 10 GP 10 GS 32.5 MIN 18.9 PTS 1.3 OR 6.2 DR 7.5 REB 3 AST 1.1 STL 0.9 BLK 2 TO 2.2 PF 1.5 AST/TO 19.14 PER
S. Curry SG 8 GP 8 GS 30 MIN 17 PTS 0.1 OR 2.1 DR 2.3 REB 3.6 AST 0.8 STL 0.4 BLK 1.5 TO 1.8 PF 2.4 AST/TO 20.56 PER.
Oklahoma City Thunder Betting
The Oklahoma City Thunder avoided getting into a losing streak taking an overtime victory over the Chicago Bulls, 127-125, during their last game. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander had the numbers 33 points, 10 assists, and five rebounds while Lou Dort had a better performance with 21 points, eight rebounds, and six steals. Bench players stepped up and one of them was Mike Muscala with 11 and Kenrich Williams doing 11. The team only had 9 points from Darius Bazely who struggled by shooting only 25% from the field. Al Horford missed this game but had Isaac Roby filled in with 15 points, four rebounds, and three assists before fouling out.
Players to Watch: S. Gilgeous-Alexander SG 12 GP 12 GS 33.9 MIN 21.6 PTS 0.8 OR 4.5 DR 5.3 REB 6.2 AST 0.9 STL 0.4 BLK 2.6 TO 2.5 PF 2.4 AST/TO 21.47 PER
L. Dort SF 12 GP 12 GS 28.6 MIN 12.8 PTS 0.8 OR 3.1 DR 3.8 REB 0.8 AST 1.2 STL 0.3 BLK 1.2 TO 2.5 PF 0.6 AST/TO 13.29 PER
G. Hill PG 11 GP 11 GS 26.2 MIN 11.4 PTS 0.6 OR 1.5 DR 2.2 REB 3.5 AST 0.9 STL 0.2 BLK 0.8 TO 1.1 PF 4.2 AST/TO 16.23 PER.
Philadelphia 76ers vs Oklahoma City Thunder 1/17/2021 Betting Numbers
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Philadelphia’s last 7 games.
Oklahoma City Thunder
Oklahoma City is 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games.
Mike Scott PF Knee is OUT 2 games
Oklahoma City Thunder
Trevor Ariza SF Personal is “?” Sunday vs Philadelphia
Philadelphia 76ers vs Oklahoma City Thunder Betting Picks
It was a bad loss for the Philadelphia 76ers during their last game and expect Doc Rivers to give them a mouthful speech after that loss. Top Online Sportsbook has the Sixers taking this game over the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Moneyline: The Thunder as the underdogs in this game is given an ML of +125 while the Sixers are -150.
ATS: It is just four points across the spread with the Sixers getting the -4 while the Thunder are +4.
TOTALs: 217 points on the total for this matchup with the Thunder the team under and the Sixers are over.
Score Prediction: 115 – 107, Sixers