Trail Blazers vs Thunder Pick and Predictions 04/05/2022
April 5, 2022
|When:||Tuesday, April 5th at 8 p.m. ET|
|Venue:||Paycom Center, Oklahoma City, OK|
The Portland Trail Blazers will be traveling to Oklahoma City to face off against the Thunder on Tuesday night. The Blazers are currently 13th in the West and have lost seven straight games. Oklahoma City has lost 13 of its last 16 games.
The teams have met four times this season. The last time they faced off was on March 29 when the Thunder defeated the Trail Blazers in overtime.
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Trail Blazers vs Thunder
Why bet on Trail Blazers?
✅ Portland is 27-51 overall and ranks better than OKC in the Northwest
✅ Damian Lillard leads the team with 24 points and 7.3 assists per game
✅ Portland has an ATS record of 30-47-1
Why bet on Thunder?
✅ Oklahoma is sixth in the league's rebounding with 45.9 rebounds per game
✅ Shai Gilgeous-Alexander leads the team with 24.5 points and 1.3 steals per game
✅ Oklahoma has an ATS record of 47-27-4
The Trail Blazers lost their seventh game in a row on Sunday night against the San Antonio Spurs. Ben McLemore and Keon Johnson led the team with 19 points each. Portland struggled to maintain its offensive production without injured players such as Damian Lillard and Jusuf Nurkic.
The Trail Blazers finished the season with a record of 27-51, which is their first 50-loss season since 2007. Injuries have plagued the team all year, and the trade of CJ McCollum at the deadline may have started a rebuild.
Olivier Sarr had a career-high 24 points for the Thunder on Sunday against the Phoenix Suns. He also had five 3-point shots.
With Tre Mann and Josh Giddey out for the season, Aleksej Pokuveski has been given the opportunity to run the team's offense. He said it took him a couple of games to get used to the new role. He's expected to be a part of the Thunder's future plans.
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