Oklahoma City Thunder (23-17) meet the Toronto Raptors (25-14) in NBA action at the Chesapeake Energy Arena on Wednesday night.
Oklahoma come into this game on the back of a 117-104 win on the road at the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday night.
Danilo Gallinari scored 30 points for the Thunder, while Shai Gilgeous-Alexander had 20 points, a career-high 20 rebounds and 10 assists.
The Thunder are averaging 109.2 Points per Game (PPG), while they are allowing 107.3 (PA). Gilgeous-Alexander averages 19.9 PPG for Oklahoma. They are 13-7 on home-court.
Toronto went down to a narrow 105-104 home-court loss to the San Antonio Spurs on Sunday night, in a game in which they lost an 18-point lead.
Serge Ibaka had 21 points and a season-high 15 rebounds for the Raptors, Norman Powell scored 20 points and Kyle Lowry finished with 16 points and a season-high 15 assists.
The Raptors are averaging 110.3 PPG, while they are allowing 105.2 (PA). Pascal Siakam leads the way for the Raptors with 24.7 PPG. They are 11-7 on the road.
Despite the loss to San Antonio, there was some very positive news for Toronto. The defending NBA champions were boosted by the return to action of Siakam and Powell on Sunday after missing 11 games apiece. The Raptors now expect Marc Gasol back for the trip to Oklahoma after missing the last 12 games. Without the trio, Toronto went 6-5 over 11 games.
Oklahoma City Thunder vs Toronto Raptors Betting Lines & NBA Pick
Oklahoma have won 12 of their past 15 games but, with Toronto almost back to full-strength, we’ll take the Raptors as our tips to win in NBA predictions for this game.
The Thunder can be backed at -125 (1.80) with Betway on the Money Line NBA odds, with the Raptors at odds of +111 (2.11) with Sports Interaction.
NBA Pick: Money Line – Toronto Raptors to Win @ +111 (2.11) with Sports Interaction