At 7:00 ET, the Oklahoma City Thunder (-442) will host the Toronto Raptors (+341) in a non-conference matchup. The Thunder are currently favored by 9.5 points and have won two straight games. The over/under line for this game is set at 237 points.

This game will be played at Paycom Center in Oklahoma City and can be seen on BSO.

TORONTO RAPTORS VS OKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER BETTING PICK

The Pick: Toronto Raptors +9.5

This game will be played at Paycom Center at 7:00 ET on Sunday, February 4th.

WHY BET THE TORONTO RAPTORS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 117-114 in favor of the Thunder.
  • Our projections have Shai Gilgeous-Alexander finishing with Shai Gilgeous-Alexander points, 5 rebounds and 6 assists.
  • From the field, we have the Thunder finishing with a field goal percentage of 48.7% and knocking down 10 threes.

Do the Raptors Stand a Chance in Oklahoma City?

Toronto is 17-31 this season after losing to the Rockets by a score of 135-106. In the Eastern Conference, they are currently in 12th place and are 5th in the Atlantic Division.

On the road, the Raptors are 7-18 this season, and they are 13-12 ATS. Their straight-up road ATS record is 16-16.

As the underdog, the Raptors are 9-23 this season, and they are 16-16 ATS as the underdog. Today, they are getting 9.5 points and have an ATS record of 23-25.

In their games this season, the Raptors have averaged 231.3 points per game, which is lower than today's O/U line of 237. Overall, their O/U record for the season is 25-22-1.

In their last game, the Raptors lost to the Rockets by a score of 135-106. The O/U line for that game was 233.5, and Toronto was getting 4.5 points going into the game.

So far this season, the Raptors are averaging 114.3 points per game, which is 20th in the NBA. However, when playing on the road, they are scoring 116.6 points per game, which is 11th in the league. In terms of field goal percentage, Toronto is 11th in the NBA at 47%.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Raptors are 24th in the league, making an average of 11.8 threes per game. Overall, they are shooting 35% from beyond the arc. In terms of free throw shooting, Toronto is 21st in the NBA, making an average of 16.8 free throws per game.

In terms of pace, the Raptors are 14th in the league at 98.9 possessions per game. When it comes to assists, they are 3rd in the NBA, averaging 29.3 per game. Finally, Toronto has outscored the NBA scoring average in 45.8% of their games this season.

At present, the Raptors' defense is ranked 18th, allowing 117.0 points per game. Opponents are hitting 55.9% of their two-point field goal attempts this season, and they're also connecting on 37.4% of their three-point attempts.

Will the Thunder Pull Through as the Favored Home Team?

Oklahoma City is the current 1 seed in the Western Conference with a record of 34-15. In the West, they are 21-11 against other conference opponents and 10-3 against teams in the Northwest Division.

At home, the Thunder have an average scoring margin of +10.0 points per game. Today, they are favored by 9.5 points and have a home record of 19-6. Their ATS record at home is 17-8.

In their last two games, the Thunder have covered the spread and they are 21-12 ATS as the favorite this season. As the favorite, they have a straight-up record of 25-8.

Oklahoma City's O/U record for the season is 26-23, and their games have averaged 233.1 points per game. Today's O/U line is set at 237, and 33 of their games have had lower over/under lines.

In their last game, the Thunder defeated the Hornets by a score of 126-106. They were favored by 15.5 points in that game, and the O/U line was 225.5.

At home, the Thunder are averaging 122.3 points per game, which is 5th in the NBA. Overall, they are 4th in scoring at 120.6 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage, the Thunder are 2nd in the league at 50%.

When it comes to three-point shooting, Oklahoma City is 14th in three-pointers made per game at 13. They are shooting 39% from beyond the arc, which is 3rd in the NBA.

So far this season, the Thunder have outscored the NBA scoring average in 67.3% of their games. In terms of pace, they are 12th in the league at 99.4 possessions per game.

Coming into today's game, the Thunder's defense is giving up an average of 112.5 points per contest. When it comes to defending inside the arc, the Thunder squad is permitting opposing teams to shoot at a clip of 50.9% inside the arc, and they're also giving up 36.6% from downtown.