A matchup featuring an NBA team on a roll, the Brooklyn Nets (27-14 overall and 8-2 over their past 10 games), and the Oklahoma City Thunder (20-23) will occur at Barclays Center on January 15, 2023. The Nets are 5.5-point favorites as they attempt to continue their hot streak. A 229.5-point over/under is installed for the matchup.
How to bet Nets vs. Thunder
Brooklyn Nets vs. Oklahoma City Thunder Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 5.5 points, with sportsbooks listing the Nets as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Nets have -203 odds to pick up the win, while the Thunder are listed at +171 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 229.5 points.
Nets vs. Thunder Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Sunday, January 15, 2023
- Game Time: 6:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: YES
- Location: Brooklyn, New York
- Arena: Barclays Center
Nets vs. Thunder Betting Trends
The Nets have played 41 games, with 21 wins against the spread. Brooklyn has been chosen as the favorite in 29 games this year and has walked away with the win 22 times (75.9%) in those games. Nets games this year have hit the over on 17 of 43 set point totals.
The Thunder have 27 wins against the spread in 43 games this year. Oklahoma City has put together a 15-16 record in games it was listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 48.4% of those games). Thunder games this year have hit the over 58.1% of the time (25 out of 43 games with a set point total).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
Nets 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 Brooklyn Nets
Brooklyn sports a top-five defense this year, ranking fifth-best in the league with 110.6 points allowed per game. On offense, it ranks 13th with 114.2 points scored per contest. The Nets are posting 115.3 points per game this year in home games, which is 2.1 more points than they’re averaging in road games (113.2). On offense, the Nets have increased their output slightly over their last 10 games, scoring 117.6 points per contest over that span compared to the 114.2 they’ve racked up over the course of this year.
Brooklyn ranks second-best in the NBA with a three-point shooting percentage of 39.2%. It ranks 13th in the league by sinking 12.2 threes per contest. Of the shots taken by the Nets in 2022-23, 62.9% of them have been two-pointers (71.5% of the team’s made baskets) and 37.1% have been three-pointers (28.5%).
What you need to know about the Oklahoma City Thunder
Oklahoma City puts up 116.9 points per game and give up 116.4, making them eighth in the NBA on offense and 22nd defensively. The Thunder score 118.8 points per game at home, and 114.9 on the road. While the Thunder are scoring 116.9 points per game in 2022-23, they have bettered that mark over their last 10 games, tallying 121.9 a contest.
Oklahoma City makes 12 3-pointers per game and shoots 35.6% from beyond the arc, ranking 15th and 17th, respectively, in the league. The Thunder take 36.3% percent of their shots from beyond the arc, and 27.8% of their made baskets are from there. Inside the 3-point line, they take 63.7% of their shots, with 72.2% of their makes coming from there.
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