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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 NBA Spread and Picks

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

When: Sunday, January 17, 7:00 PM ET
Where: Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
TV: NBA TV
Stream: NBA League Pass

Philadelphia 76ers vs Oklahoma City Thunder 1/17/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Philadelphia 76ers -4 (-110) 217 o (-110) -150
Oklahoma City Thunder +4 (-110) 217 u (-110) +125
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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

Trends

Philadelphia 76ers

The total has gone OVER in 5 of Philadelphia’s last 7 games.
Philadelphia is 2-4 SU in their last 6 games.
76ers are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games against Oklahoma City.
Philadelphia is 2-18 SU in their last 20 games against Oklahoma City.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Philadelphia’s last 6 games on the road.
Philadelphia is 1-10 SU in their last 11 games when playing on the road against Oklahoma City.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Philadelphia’s last 10 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Philadelphia is 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Northwest Division division.
Philadelphia is 2-4 SU in their last 6 games played in January.

Oklahoma City Thunder

Oklahoma City is 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oklahoma City’s last 6 games.
Oklahoma City is 4-2 SU in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oklahoma City’s last 6 games against Philadelphia.
Oklahoma City is 1-5 SU in their last 6 games at home.
Oklahoma City is 10-1 SU in their last 11 games when playing at home against Philadelphia.
Thunder are 9-2 ATS in their last 11 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Oklahoma City is 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Atlantic Division division.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oklahoma City’s last 6 games played in January.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oklahoma City’s last 5 games played on a Sunday.

Injuries

Philadelphia 76ers

Mike Scott PF Knee is OUT 2 games
Seth Curry PG COVID-19 is out indefinitely
Furkan Korkmaz SG Thigh is OUT 2 weeks
Joel Embiid C Knee is OUT next 2 games
Vincent Poirier C COVID-19 is “?” Sunday vs Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City Thunder

Trevor Ariza SF Personal is “?” Sunday vs Philadelphia
Al Horford C Personal is out indefinitely
Ty Jerome PG Ankle is “?” Sunday vs Philadelphia

Head-to-Head
Philadelphia 76ers Oklahoma City Thunder
7-7-0 Against the Spread 7-5-0
6-8-0 Straight Up 6-6-0
114 Points per Game 106
110 Points Allowed per Game 112
47.74 Offensive FG% 44.83
76.53 Offensive FT% 72.51
36.63 Offensive 3PT% 33.05
43.72 Defensive FG% 46.24
76.41 Defensive FT% 72.87
36.62 Defensive 3PT% 35.84

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