Raptors vs Thunder: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 31, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 31, 2021

The Toronto Raptors (18-29) take a three-game slide into a road matchup with the Oklahoma City Thunder (19-27), who have lost three straight as well. The Raptors are favorites () in the contest, which begins at 8:00 PM ET (on BSOK) on Wednesday, March 31. The matchup has an over/under of points.

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from DraftKings Sportsbook as of March 31, 2021, 12:40 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Raptors vs Thunder Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of March 31

Raptors:
DeAndre’ Bembry: Out (Health and Safety Protocols),
Patrick McCaw: Out (Knee),
Paul Watson: Out (Health and Safety Protocols),
Jalen Harris: Out (Hip)

Thunder:
Luguentz Dort: Day To Day (Concussion protocol),
Mike Muscala: Day To Day (Ankle),
Darius Bazley: Day To Day (Shoulder),
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander: Day To Day (Foot)

Raptors and Thunder Records ATS

  • Toronto is under .500 against the spread this season with a record of 20-27
  • The Raptors are 1-5 against the spread this season when they are at least a 7.5-point favorite.
  • Toronto and its opponents have outscored the set over/under in 55.3% of its games this season (26/47).
  • Oklahoma City has a 24-21-1 record ATS this season.
  • Oklahoma City and its opponents have typically been held under the total points bet this season, only reaching the over in 45.7% (21) of their 46 games played.

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Scoring Trends

  • Toronto’s games this season have resulted in a higher total score than Wednesday’s matchup total (223 points) in 27 out of 47 opportunities (57.4% of matchups).
  • In 20 out of Oklahoma City’s 46 games this year (43.5%), the competing teams scored a higher point total than the point total in Wednesday’s matchup.
  • This season, the average total for Raptors games is 224.6 points, 1.6 more than the over/under of 223 points for this contest.
  • A difference of 4.5 points separates this game’s over/under (223 points) and the average total points bet in Thunder’s games (218.5 points) this season.
  • The Raptors have an average implied point total of 114.2 this season, which is 0.8 points lower than their implied total in Wednesday’s game (115).
  • So far this season, Toronto has outscored its implied point total for this matchup (115) 18 times.
  • The Thunder’s average implied point total on the season (113.7 points) is 5.7 points higher than their implied total in this matchup (108 points).
  • Oklahoma City has scored more than 108 points 19 times this season.
  • The Raptors are at the 18th spot in the NBA’s scoring charts (112.1 PPG), while the Thunder allow the 18th-fewest points per game (112.3) in the league.
  • The Raptors have a -18-point scoring differential on the season (-0.4 per game). The Thunder have also been out-scored by opponents on average this year (-287 total points, -6.2 per game).

Raptors Leaders

  • Pascal Siakam leads the Raptors in points and rebounds. He puts up 20.1 points per game while adding 7.4 rebounds.
  • Siakam’s rebounding prop over/under for the matchup is listed at 6.5 rebounds, 0.9 rebounds lower than his season average of 7.4.
  • The squad is led in assists by Kyle Lowry’s 7.3 per game.
  • Lowry’s PRA prop total for the contest is set at 29.5, 0.2 less than his season average of 29.7.
  • Fred VanVleet is the top three-point shooter for the Raptors, connecting on 3.4 per game.
  • VanVleet’s three pointers made prop total for the game is set at 3.5, 0.1 shots higher than his season average of 3.4.
  • Toronto’s blocks leader is Chris Boucher, who averages 1.9 per game. OG Anunoby leads the team averaging 1.7 steals a contest.
  • Anunoby’s steals prop over/under for the game is set at 1.5, 0.2 steals lower than his season average of 1.7.

Thunder Leaders

  • Shai Gilgeous-Alexander’s strong performances this season give him the top spot on the Thunder scoring and assists leaderboards with 23.7 points per game and 5.9 assists per game.
  • Darius Bazley collects all of the boards and is the Oklahoma City leader in rebounds, getting 7.5 per game.
  • Ty Jerome is tops from three-point range for the Thunder, hitting 2.2 threes per game.
  • Jerome’s three pointers made prop total for the game is set at 2.5, 0.3 shots higher than his season average of 2.2.
  • Oklahoma City’s Theo Maledon has the top spot on the team’s steals leaderboard with 1.0 per game and Aleksej Pokusevski is first in blocks with 1.0 per game.
  • Maledon’s steals prop total for the game is set at 1.5, 0.5 steals greater than his season average of 1.0.

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