The Philadelphia 76ers (20-14) are three-point favorites in a matchup against with the Oklahoma City Thunder (15-20) on December 31, 2022, when a pair of the NBA’s biggest stars — the 76ers’ Joel Embiid and the Thunder’s Shai Gilgeous-Alexander — will hit the court at Paycom Center. A 225.5-point over/under has been installed for this matchup.
How to bet 76ers vs. Thunder
Philadelphia 76ers vs. Oklahoma City Thunder Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 3 points, with bookmakers listing the 76ers as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the 76ers have -156 odds to pick up the win, while the Thunder are listed at +133 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 225.5 points.
76ers vs. Thunder Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Saturday, December 31, 2022
- Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: NBCS
- Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
- Arena: Paycom Center
76ers vs. Thunder Betting Trends
The 76ers are 20-14-0 against the spread this season. Philadelphia has been victorious in 14, or 63.6%, of the 22 contests it has been chosen as favorites in this season. 76ers games this year have gone over the point total 51.4% of the time (18 out of 35 games with a set point total).
In the Thunder’s 35 games this year, they have 21 wins against the spread. Oklahoma City has gone 12-14 in games it was the underdog on the moneyline (winning 46.2% of those games). Thunder games this season have eclipsed the over/under 54.3% of the time (19 out of 35 games with a set point total).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
76ers vs. Thunder Injury Report
Thunder: Aleksej Pokusevski: Out (Leg), Jeremiah Robinson-Earl: Out (Ankle), Ousmane Dieng: Out (Wrist), Chet Holmgren: Out (Foot)
What you need to know about the Philadelphia 76ers
Philadelphia has a top-five defense this season, ranking second-best in the league with 108.5 points allowed per game. On offense, it ranks 21st with 111.8 points scored per contest. The 76ers are posting 112.3 points per game this season in home games, which is one more points than they’re averaging in road games (111.3). The 76ers’ offense has been better over their last 10 games, scoring 118.7 points per contest compared to the 111.8 they’ve averaged this year.
Philadelphia is making 12.6 three-pointers per game this year (11th-ranked in NBA), and it owns a 38.1% three-point percentage (fifth-best). So far this year, the 76ers have taken 60.2% two-pointers, accounting for 68.3% of the team’s baskets. They have shot 39.8% from beyond the arc (31.7% of the team’s baskets).
What you need to know about the Oklahoma City Thunder
On offense Oklahoma City is the eighth-ranked squad in the NBA (115.7 points per game). On defense it is fifth-worst (116.9 points allowed per game). The Thunder are scoring more points at home (117.8 per game) than away (113.5). The Thunder are averaging 114.1 points per contest over their previous 10 games, which is 1.6 fewer points than their average for the season (115.7).
With 11.6 made 3-pointers per game and shooting 34.7% from beyond the arc, Oklahoma City is 17th and 17th in the league, respectively, in those categories. The Thunder take 36% percent of their shots from beyond the arc, and 64% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 27.1% of the Thunder’s baskets are 3-pointers, and 72.9% are 2-pointers.
76ers vs. Thunder Predictions and Pick
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