Warriors vs. Thunder odds, line, spread: 2021 NBA picks, Oct. 26 predictions from proven computer model
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The Golden State Warriors will take on the Oklahoma City Thunder at 8 p.m. ET on Tuesday at the Paycom Center. Oklahoma City is 0-3 overall and 0-1 at home, while the Warriors are 3-0 overall and 2-0 on the road. The Warriors have dominated this series in recent years, winning 14 of their last 20 matchups against the Thunder.
Golden State is favored by nine points in the latest Thunder vs. Warriors odds from Caesars Sportsbook, and the over-under is set at 223.5. Before entering any Warriors vs. Thunder picks, you'll want to see the NBA predictions from the advanced computer model at SportsLine.
The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every NBA game 10,000 times and has returned almost $9,000 in profit on its top-rated NBA picks over the past three-plus seasons. The model finished up almost $600 on its top-rated picks last season and enters Week 2 of the 2021-22 NBA season on a stunning 103-68 roll on top-rated NBA picks against the spread. Anyone following it has seen huge returns.
- Thunder vs. Warriors spread: Thunder +9
- Thunder vs. Warriors over-under: 223.5 points
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What you need to know about the Thunder
The Thunder ended up a good deal behind the Philadelphia 76ers when they played on Sunday, losing 115-103. Oklahoma City's defeat came about despite a quality game from guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, who had 29 points and eight assists along with six boards. For the season, Gilgeous-Alexander is averaging 20.0 points, 4.7 rebounds and 4.0 assists per game.
The Thunder have struggled on their home court, winning just one of their last 13 games at home. Oklahoma City has also lost 16 of its last 17 meetings against an opponent from the Western Conference.
What you need to know about the Warriors
Meanwhile, while not quite a landslide, the contest between Golden State and the Sacramento Kings on Sunday was still a pretty decisive one as Golden State wrapped it up with a 119-107 win on the road. Golden State can attribute much of its success to point guard Stephen Curry, who posted a double-double with 27 points and 10 assists in addition to seven rebounds. Curry has posted a double-double in two of his first three games this season.
The Warriors enter Tuesday's matchup averaging 118.3 points per game, which ranks fourth in the NBA. Golden State is also 4-1 against the spread in its last five games on the road against Oklahoma City.
How to make Warriors vs. Thunder picks
The model has simulated Thunder vs. Warriors 10,000 times and the results are in. We can tell you that the model is leaning under, and it's also generated a point-spread pick that is hitting in nearly 70 percent of simulations. You can only see the pick at SportsLine.
So who wins Thunder vs. Warriors? And which side of the spread hits almost 70 percent of the time? Visit SportsLine now to see which side to back, all from the model that has crushed its NBA picks, and find out.