The 14-4 Oklahoma City Thunder will travel out east to face the upstart 11-5 Brooklyn Nets in an NBA pro basketball game on Tuesday night. Tip off time from Brooklyn is scheduled for 7:30PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by the NBA TV.
The current betting odds has the road team Oklahoma City Thunder favored by -3 ½ points with an over under of 191 points. There has been no movement in the betting line since it opened up a few hours ago. Trend: Oklahoma City Thunder is 5-0 ATS in their past five games.
During the lockout shortened year a season ago the Thunder and Nets met once and it was Oklahoma City with the 84-74 road win as a -8 point betting favorite. The game went under 201 points. The Thunder has won five straight wins. They come off the 100-79 road win at New Orleans on Saturday as a -8 ½ point betting favorite. OKC is the top rated scoring team in the league averaging 105 points per game and hit on 48 1/2% from the field. They are also good on the defensive end of the court raking second in defensive field goal percentage by allowing 42.3% from the field. Kevin Durant leads the team with 26 points and 51.2% shooting on the season.
The Nets had their five game win streaked snapped on Saturday night to the Miami Heat as they fall 102-89 as a +8 point underdog. Miami outscores Brooklyn 62-30 in the second half. During the win streak the Nets really flexed their defensive muscle as they allowed their opponents no more than 89 points in any one of the games. The Nets are second in the league in scoring defense allowing just 91 points a game. Brook Lopez leads the team with 18 points and 53% shooting from the floor.