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Oklahoma City Thunder at Toronto Raptors Betting Preview

The Oklahoma City Thunder are on the road at the Toronto Raptors on Friday in the National Basketball Association. The Oklahoma CIty Thunder are the top team in the Western Conference with their 48-20 record. The Thunder have won three straight games, and won 7 out of their last 10 games. The Thunder are coming off a win over the Utah Jazz on Wednesday.

For the Toronto Raptors, they are 23-46 on the season. The Raptors have dropped eight straight games, and are 1-9 in their last 10 games. The Raptors are coming off a blowout loss at home to the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday.

The Oklahoma City Thunder are big favorites. They are -14.5 on the road here. 

Red Hot Thunder

During the month of March, the Oklahoma City Thunder are 7-2. The two losses came at the Lakers and at home to the Pacers. Since the loss to the Pacers, they have wins over the Mavericks, Grizzlies and Jazz. In those three games, they are scoring 120 points per game.

On the season, Oklahoma City is scoring 120.7 points per game. The Thunder are shooting 50% from the field, and 39.2% from downtown. The THunder are also the top free throw shooting team in the country, at 83.1%. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander has been the main man for the Thunder. He is scoring 30.9 points per game. In hist last four games, he has scored 31, 20, 31 and 30 points.

The Thunder sare starting a three game road trip. Following this game, Oklahoma City will go on the road to Milwaukee for a game on Sunday and New Orleans on Tuesday. The Thunder are back home Wednesday against the Rockets.

Struggling Raptors

Not only have the Toronto Raptors lost 8 straight games, they have just one win in March. Just three of the 8 straight losses have come within single digits. The Raptors have struggled to score. Their last two games, Toronto is scoring just 92.5 points per game.

Toronto is beat up. The Raptors are without their top scorer Scottie Barnes, second leading scorer RJ Barrett, and third scorer Immanuel Quickley. That leaves the top scorer playing for Toronto Gary Trent. Trent is scoring 12.8 points per game.

The Raptors are on the road at the Washington Wizards on Saturday. After that, they are back home for four straight games. Toronto is at home against the Nets, Knicks, 76ers and Lakers.

Thunder Roll over Raptors

The Oklahoma City Thunder are having just an incredible season. They will want to make sure they do not overlook the Raptors here. Sure, Toronto has been struggling, and are beat up, but they can win games if teams sleep on them.

That will not happen here. When push comes to shove, our final bet for this game is the Oklahoma City Thunder -14.5 over the Toronto Raptors. Enjoy the game and best of luck with all your NBA Betting!

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