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Los Angeles Lakers at Oklahoma City Thunder Betting Pick – Nov 30, 2023

The Los Angeles Lakers are at the Oklahoma City Thunder in National Basketball Association action on Thursday. This is one of nine games on the slate for Thursday; the final day of November. The Los Angeles Lakers come into the game with an 11-8 record on the seasonĀ 

The Lakers smoked the Pistons in Detroit on Wednesday.

The Oklahoma City Thunder are 11-6 on the season, and 5th in the Western Conference. The Thunder are tied with Dallas and Phoenix, and only Ā½ game behind the Nuggets. Oklahoma City has dropped back to back, including a 3 point loss to Minnesota on Tuesday. In their last 10 games, the Thunder are 7-3.

The Thunder are -6.5 in this game over the Lakers. The total for this game is listed at 227.5.

Thunder Surprise Team in 2023

The Oklahoma City Thunder are scoring 118.6 points per game, and allowing opponents to score 110.9. Their 7.7 point differential average is the best in the Western Conference. The Thunder, in their last five losses, have been by less than five points per game. During the Thunder’s recent six game winning streak, they won games by 14, 43, 7, 19, 36 and 12.

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander has been elite at the point guard spot for Oklahoma City. He is scoring more than 30 points per game, playing 34 minutes a night. The point guard leads the team with 6.1 assists per game as well. Big man Chet Holmgren is the top shooter on the team, scoring just shy of 18 points per game.

The Thunder are on the road for their next two games after this. Oklahoma City will go to Dallas Saturday, and then head to Houston. Following that, they will host the Warriors and Jazz.

Lakers Look for Back to Back Wins

The Los Angeles Lakers, after getting smacked on Monday by Philadelphia, came back with a strong effort in Detroit. In the win, DeAngelo Russell scored a game high 35 points, while Anthony Davis added 28 points and 16 rebounds and LeBron James added 25 points.

James is the top scorer for the Lakers with 25 per game, but as we saw on Wednesday, Russell and Davis can take over and dominate the game as well. The Lakers big three all came into the game questionable with injuries. That leaves us to wonder about their status for this game, on back to back nights.

The Los Angeles Lakers are playing their final game of a four game road trip. After beating Cleveland to start the trip, they are looking to finish 3-1. The Lakers will host the Rockets on Saturday, before hosting the Suns on December 5th in the NBA in-season tournament.

Lakers Top Thunder on Thursday

This should be a really good basketball game. The Thunder and Lakers are both teams that want to keep getting better, and prove that they can be one of the contenders in the Western Conference. Shai Gilgeous Alexander against LeBron and Anthony Davis is a must watch basketball.

The status of some Lakers players are unknown, and with the in-season tournament game coming up, do not be surprised if they sit. Take the Thunder to win this game over the Lakers. Betting Oklahoma City -6.5 now before it climbs.

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