On Friday, the Thunder look to take the best record in the Western Conference from the Spurs in Portland when they take on the Trail Blazers. Get NBA odds at Top Bet sportsbook.
Oklahoma City (57-21) sits in a dead tie with the San Antonio Spurs for the best record and the top seed in the West, heading into Thursday’s nights action. Why this is so important is the fact that if those two teams would meet in the Western Conference Finals, the team with the better seed will hold the coveted home court advantage. Oklahoma City is 7-3 in their last 10 games and will get to play the Kings and the Bucks on their home floor in their last two games after playing the Blazers. The Thunder are 24-15 on the road.
The Blazers (33-45) are completely out of the playoff contention but they are playing a tough schedule to finish out the season. On Wednesday, they ran into Kobe Bryant and the rest of the crew from the Lakers. They lost that game, 113-106, and will now host a top team in NBA, the Thunder. Their other three games to finish the season are against more playoff teams in the Nuggets, Clippers and Warriors. The Blazers are 22-17 at home and have lost their last nine games after getting beat by the Lakers.
The Thunder are 47-29-2 against the spread and are 20-17-2 on the road. The Blazers are 34-41-3 ATS and 18-19-2 while playing at home.
The Thunder will win this game. The Thunder have much more to play for and they are just plain better than the Blazers. Portland has lost their last nine games and might not win another for the rest of the year so to take OKC Click Here.