Oklahoma City Thunder at Philadelphia 76ers odds, picks and predictions

The Oklahoma City Thunder (17-37) travel to Wells Fargo Center Friday to take on the Philadelphia 76ers (32-22). Tip-off is scheduled for 7 p.m. ET. Below, we look at the Thunder vs. 76ers odds and lines, and make our expert NBA picks, predictions and bets.

The Thunder come into this game following a 117-98 loss to a surging Toronto Raptors Wednesday. The Thunder will be without their leading scorer, G Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, who has been sidelined since late January and will be held out through the All-Star break.

The Thunder are 4-4-2 against the spread (ATS) over their last 10 games, but at 32-19-3 ATS overall are one of the best covering teams this season.

The Sixers are 26-27-1 ATS on the year, but just 7-12 ATS as home favorites — the second-worst record in the league in that situation. The Sixers will be without several key players who were traded prior to yesterday’s deadline.

Thunder at 76ers odds, spread and lines

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  • Money line: Thunder +650 (bet $100 to win $650) | 76ers -1100 (bet $1,100 to win $100)
  • Against the spread (ATS): Thunder +12.5 (-107) | 76ers -12.5 (-115)
  • Over/Under (O/U): 208.5 (O: -110 | U: -110)

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Thunder at 76ers key injuries


  • G Shai  Gilgeous-Alexander (ankle) out


  • G Seth Curry (trade pending) out
  • C Andre Drummond (trade pending) out
  • G Tyrese Maxey (hamstring) questionable

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Thunder at 76ers odds, lines, picks and predictions


76ers 107, Thunder 99

Money line


The only playable side is Thunder (+650), which I actually don’t hate considering the numerous key role players that will be absent for the 76ers. However, I’d look to the spread for value.

Against the spread

BET on the THUNDER +12.5 (-107).

As they say, good teams win but great teams cover.

While that’s obviously a joke, there is value in OKC here. They’re 32-19-3 ATS this season. G James Harden could make his debut for the Sixers following a trade from the Brooklyn Nets Thursday, and the line suggests that.

Philly hasn’t covered well at home regardless of Harden’s status, and OKC is 17-10 ATS as a road underdog. The Thunder rank ninth in defensive rating, so OKC’s strong defensive backcourt should be ready even if the former MVP does play.


Slight “LEAN” to the UNDER 208.5 (-110).

The Under for both OKC and Philly has been profitable this season. The Sixers are 22-30-2 O/U while the Thunder are 22-31-1 O/U.

OKC has the second-worst eFG% in the NBA, and the Sixers may still be looking to get acclimated with their new teammates if they’re ready to suit up at all. I side with the Under when you combine those factors, but ultimately prefer the Thunder +12.5 is my favorite play in this game.

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