Trail Blazers vs Thunder: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 16, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 16, 2021

The Portland Trail Blazers (16-10) are favored () to continue a four-game win streak when they visit the Oklahoma City Thunder (11-15) at 8:00 PM ET on Tuesday, February 16 at Chesapeake Energy Arena. The contest airs on FS-OK. The matchup’s point total is set at .

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from DraftKings Sportsbook as of February 16, 2021, 6:42 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Trail Blazers vs Thunder Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of February 16

Trail Blazers:
Rodney Hood: Out (Foot),
Jusuf Nurkic: Out (Wrist),
CJ McCollum: Out (Left foot),
Zach Collins: Out (Ankle),
Harry Giles III: Out (Calf)

Thunder:
Trevor Ariza: Out (Personal),
Theo Maledon: Out (Health and Safety Protocols),
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander: Day To Day (Knee),
George Hill: Out (Thumb)

Trail Blazers and Thunder Records ATS

  • Portland has played to a 14-12 record against the spread this season.
  • When favored by at least 7.5 points, the Trail Blazers are 1-2 against the spread in 2020-21.
  • 15 of 26 Portland games this season (57.7%) resulted in a total more than the contest’s over/under.
  • Oklahoma City has outpaced the spread so far this season with a record of 16-9-1.
  • Oklahoma City and its opponents have typically hit the over this season, doing so in 50% (13) of its 26 games played.

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Head to Head

In their last meeting, the Thunder defeated the Trail Blazers 125-122. Anfernee Simons led the Trail Blazers with 26 points, and Shai Gilgeous-Alexander paced the Thunder with 24. The Thunder covered the spread as 5-point underdogs, and the teams put up a total of 247 total points to hit the over on the 226.5-point over/under.

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/25/2021 Trail Blazers Trail Blazers -5 226.5 -199 164 Regular Season 125-122 OKC*
  • 1/25/2021 DNP – Trail Blazers: CJ McCollum;
    Thunder: Al Horford

Scoring Trends

  • Portland and its opponents have gone over Tuesday’s 225.5 total in 15 out of 26 games (57.7%) this season.
  • 10 Oklahoma City games this year (38.5% of its matchups) ended with a final point total greater than Tuesday’s point total of 225.5 points.
  • This season, the average total for Trail Blazers games is 230.7 points, 5.2 more than the over/under of 225.5 points for this contest.
  • A difference of 4.7 points separates this game’s over/under (225.5 points) and the average total points bet in Thunder’s games (220.8 points) this season.
  • The Trail Blazers have an average implied point total of 117.4 this season, which is 0.4 points higher than their implied total in Tuesday’s game (117).
  • So far this season, Portland has outscored its implied point total for this matchup (117) 13 times.
  • The average implied point total on the season for the Thunder (113.8) is 4.8 more points than the team’s implied total in this matchup (109).
  • This season, Oklahoma City has scored more than this game’s implied total of 109 points 11 times.
  • The Trail Blazers are the league’s sixth-highest scoring team (115.5 PPG), while the Thunder allow the 22nd-fewest points per game (113.2) in NBA play.
  • The Trail Blazers have totaled just seven more points than their opponents this season (0.3 per game on average), while the Thunder have been out-scored by 146 total points (5.6 per game average differential).

Trail Blazers Leaders

  • Damian Lillard leads the Trail Blazers in points and assists. He puts up 29.2 points per game while tacking on 7.3 assists.
  • Lillard’s PRA prop over/under for the game is set at 41.5, 0.6 greater than his season average of 40.9.
  • Portland is led in rebounds by Enes Kanter’s 10.9 per game.
  • Kanter’s rebounding prop over/under for the game is posted at 7.5 boards, 3.4 rebounds lower than his season average of 10.9.
  • CJ McCollum is the top three-point shooter for the Trail Blazers, connecting on 4.8 per game.
  • McCollum’s three pointers made prop total for the game is set at 2.5, 2.3 shots less than his season average of 4.8.
  • Portland’s steals leader is Robert Covington, who collects 1.7 per game. Derrick Jones Jr. leads the team averaging 0.9 blocks an outing.
  • Jones’ blocks prop over/under for the contest is set at 0.5, 0.4 blocks lower than his season average of 0.9.

Thunder Leaders

  • The Thunder go-to guy, Gilgeous-Alexander, leads the team in both scoring (22.6 points per game) and assists (6.5 assists per game).
  • Gilgeous-Alexander’s points prop total for the game is set at 20.5, 2.1 points less than his season average of 22.6.
  • Darius Bazley’s 7.5 rebounds per game paces Oklahoma City’s rebounding effort. He also adds 11.9 points per game.
  • Bazley’s rebounding prop over/under for the contest is set at 6.5 rebounds, 1.0 rebound lower than his season average of 7.5.
  • Al Horford is tops from three-point range for the Thunder, hitting 2.2 threes per game.
  • Horford’s three pointers made prop over/under for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.7 shots lower than his season average of 2.2.
  • Nobody on Oklahoma City grabs more steals than Hamidou Diallo (1.1 per game) or blocks more shots than Horford (0.8 per game).
  • Horford’s blocks prop over/under for the game is set at 0.5, 0.3 blocks lower than his season average of 0.8.

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