Thunder vs Warriors Prediction and Odds
Thunder vs Warriors Prediction and Odds: The Golden State Warriors are expected to win this game as per the bookmarkers.
The OKC Thunder (25-27) will lock horns with the Golden State Warriors (27-16) in the upcoming NBA fixture. It hasn’t been a satisfying campaign for the Thunder till now. They need to play consistently well to improve their playoff chances. Oklahoma is currently in the 12th position in the Western Conference. The Thunder are coming off an emphatic 153-121 win over the Houston Rockets in the last game.
The Golden State Warriors will aim for their fourth consecutive home win when they host the Thunder at Chase Center in the next matchup. The Warriors also had a much below-par campaign this season. They are currently in the 7th position in the Western Conference. Golden State won its last game against the Dallas Mavericks with a score of 119-113.
Thunder vs Warriors Prediction: Last 5 Games Stats
The OKC Thunder have won 3 of the last 5 away fixtures.
The wins came against the likes of the Denver Nuggets, Brooklyn Nets, and Chicago Bulls. They lost to the Houston Rockets and Sacramento Kings. The Thunder have won 9 out of 25 away games this season.
In the last 5 away games
- The OKC Thunder have scored 111.2 points per game.
- The OKC Thunder have conceded 108.2 points per game.
- Number of games that ended with a difference of 3 points or less: 3
- Number of games that ended with a difference of 4-10 points: 1
The Golden State Warriors have won 3 of the last 5 home fixtures.
The Warriors won against teams like the Dallas Mavericks, Toronto Raptors, and Memphis Grizzlies. They faced defeats against the Brooklyn Nets and Phoenix Suns. Golden State has a good home record of 20-6 as of now.
In the last 5 home games
- The Golden State Warriors have scored 119.8 points per game.
- The Golden State Warriors have conceded 119.0 points per game.
- Number of games that ended with a difference of 3 points or less: 4
- Number of games that ended with a difference of 4-10 points: 0
Both teams won their last fixtures. The home advantage will be on the side of the Golden State Warriors.
Thunder vs Warriors Prediction: Attack and Defense Analysis
The OKC Thunder have maintained a scoring rate of 117.3 points per game. In shooting, they attained a success rate of 46.9% in field goals, 36.3% in 3-pointers, and 79.7% in free throws. The Thunder rank 15 in the offense with an Adjusted Offensive Rating of 114.0.
The Golden State Warriors are playing with an average of 118.0 points per game. They shot 47.5% from the field and 38.1% from the 3-point line. The free throw accuracy is currently at 79.1%. The Warriors are rated 113.6 on offense with a rank of 19 in the league.
The OKC Thunder are slightly ahead in the offense.
The OKC Thunder have been conceding 115.9 points per game in the current season. They maintained an average of 44.2 rebounds along with 8.2 steals and 5.1 blocks per game. The Thunder are given a rating of 112.8 in the defense with a rank of 9 among all sides.
The Golden State Warriors are giving away 118.2 points per game so far. They played with an average of 44.2 rebounds per game. The average number of steals and the average number of blocks per game stand at 7.0 and 3.9 respectively. The Warriors rank 14 in the defense with an Adjusted Defensive Rating of 113.7.
The OKC Thunder have an upper hand in the defense as well.
Warriors vs Thunder Prediction: Odds
- Golden State Warriors: -4.5 (-105)
- OKC Thunder: +4.5 (-105)
- Golden State Warriors: -192
- OKC Thunder: +160
- Golden State Warriors: 65%
- OKC Thunder: 35%
Thunder vs Warriors Prediction: Last Game Analysis
Can the Thunder end their losing streak against the Warriors?
The OKC Thunder lost all their last 7 games against the Warriors. They will surely be high on confidence this time after securing a big win by a margin of 32 points against the Houston Rockets in the last game. The Thunder looked in lethal touch and dominated the Rockets throughout the four quarters. They shot 57.7% from the field and 45.7% from the 3-point line. Apart from the offensive firepower, the Thunder’s defense did well too. They outrebounded the Rockets 42-34. Oklahoma also won 27-12 in the fast break points.
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander had one of his best nights of the season as he finished with 42 points, 4 rebounds, and 6 assists. Mike Muscala scored 19 points with 6 rebounds.
Will the Warriors register another home win?
The Golden State Warriors had to fight hard to win against the Dallas Mavericks. The absence of Luka Doncic turned out to be a big advantage for the Warriors. Stephen Curry helped in securing a good lead for his side before he moved to the locker room with a leg injury in the third quarter. Golden State seemed to lose the plot in the closing minutes as they allowed the Mavericks to come back. Hardaway’s 3-pointer with 1:28 left reduced the Warriors’ lead to just 4 points. However, Golden State managed to win the contest by a margin of 6 points in the end.
Stephen Curry was the leading scorer for the Warriors once. He scored 21 points with 6 rebounds and 7 assists. Draymond Green looked good too with his contribution of 17 points, 9 rebounds, and 9 assists.
Warriors vs Thunder Prediction: Head-to-Head Stats
There have been 260 regular season games between these two games in the NBA. The OKC Thunder are leading with 141 wins, while the Golden State Warriors won 119 games.
If we check out the recent meetings, the Warriors dominated as they are currently on a winning streak of 7 games against the Thunder. The previous clash took place in the current season on 30 January 2023. The Golden State Warriors won that matchup with a score of 128-120.
Head-to-Head: Key Highlights (Last 5 Meetings)
- The Golden State Warriors hosted 2 games and won both of them.
- Average Number of Total Points scored: 215.6
- Average Number of Points scored by the Golden State Warriors: 116.6
- Average Number of Points scored by the OKC Thunder: 99.0
Warriors vs Thunder Prediction: Players to Watch Out
Golden State Warriors
Klay Thompson (Shooting Guard)
Points Per Game: 20.8 | Rebounds Per Game: 4.0 | Assists Per Game: 2.4
Jordan Poole (Shooting Guard)
Points Per Game: 20.5 | Assists Per Game: 4.3 | Rebounds Per Game: 2.8
Andrew Wiggins (Small Forward)
Points Per Game: 16.8 | Rebounds Per Game: 4.9 | Steals Per Game: 1.2
Oklahoma City Thunder
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (Point Guard)
Points Per Game: 31.0 | Assists Per Game: 5.6 | Rebounds Per Game: 4.8
Josh Giddey (Shooting Guard)
Points Per Game: 16.2 | Rebounds Per Game: 8.0 | Assists Per Game: 5.9
Jalen Williams (Forward)
Points Per Game: 11.8 | Rebounds Per Game: 4.0 | Steals Per Game: 1.1
Thunder vs Warriors Winner Prediction
- Home Advantage: Warriors
- Recent H2H Advantage: Warriors
- Offensive Advantage: Thunder by a small margin
- Defense Advantage: Thunder by a small margin
- Overall: Even Stevens as per the stats but the Warriors are expected to win
The OKC Thunder need to be at their absolute best to hand a home defeat to the Warriors. They have a strong momentum on their side from the last game. On the other hand, the Golden State Warriors have got a major setback in the form of Curry’s injury. They need to consistently win games at home after an average performance this season. The Golden State Warriors are the home favorites for this fixture as per the odds.