Free NBA Picks Today: Oklahoma City Thunder vs Brooklyn Nets 3/14/23

Free NBA Picks Today: Oklahoma City Thunder vs Brooklyn Nets 3/14/23
Tue 14th March 2023

The Oklahoma City Thunder (33-35, 20-15 Home), one of the league’s top scoring teams, host the Brooklyn Nets (39-29, 20-17 Away) on Tuesday. Brooklyn edged past the Denver Nuggets 122-120 at Ball Arena on Sunday. Mikal Bridges was the top scorer with 25 points. Nic Claxton added 20 points and five assists. The Nets are sixth in the Eastern Conference.

Oklahoma City got the win on Sunday at AT&T Center, beating the San Antonio Spurs 102-90. Jalen Williams had 21 points, 10 assists, and seven rebounds to lead the team. The Thunder are 12th in the Western Conference.

It’s the final meeting of the season between the teams. After taking the only previous season game against Brooklyn 112-102 at Barclays Center on January 15, Oklahoma City will be looking for a season sweep. Josh Giddey led the Thunder with 28 points, nine rebounds, and nine assists.

Seth Curry had 23 points, two rebounds, one assists, and one steals in defeat. The Nets have been led this season by Claxton and Cam Thomas, who are averaging 12.4 and 10.8 points per game, respectively. Claxton also has grabbed 9.1 rebounds per game. Meanwhile, Royce O’Neale is dishing 3.7 assists per game.

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander’s 31.2 points per game have powered the Thunder on offense. He has the fourth-best scoring average in the NBA. Giddey is recording 7.8 rebounds and 6.2 assists per game. The Thunder rank as one of the highest-scoring offenses in the league, fourth-best with 117.8 points per game.

The teams have split their last 10 matchups at Paycom Center (5-5). Oklahoma City is pursuing a fourth consecutive home win this season.Brooklyn is 5-5 in the last 10 games with an average margin of -3.8 (113.0-116.8). Oklahoma City has also split the last 10 (5-5), scoring 117.3 points per game on average while holding opponents to 116.2 (+1.1 margin).


(Last Five | Season Average | Differential)
Points + Rebounds + Assists:
Spencer Dinwiddie: 37.0 | 26.8 | +10.2
Points per game:
Mikal Bridges: 26.4 | 18.8 | +7.6
Rebounds per game:
Royce O’Neale: 8.5 | 5.0 | +3.5
Dorian Finney-Smith: 3.4 | 4.8 | -1.4
Assists per game:
Spencer Dinwiddie: 9.8 | 5.7 | +4.0


(Last Five | Season Average | Differential)
Points + Rebounds + Assists:
Jalen Williams: 34.3 | 20.9 | +13.4
Kenrich Williams: 0.0 | 14.6 | -14.6
Points per game:
Jalen Williams: 23.3 | 13.4 | +9.9
Luguentz Dort: 9.8 | 13.8 | -4.0
Rebounds per game:
Kenrich Williams: 0.0 | 4.8 | -4.8
Assists per game:
Josh Giddey: 8.0 | 6.2 | +1.8
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander: 4.0 | 5.6 | -1.6

SportsTips’ NBA Pick:

OKC Thunder (-120)

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