Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Washington Wizards August 9, 2020 Betting Preview: Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds, Line, Spread and Trends

Written by on August 9, 2020

Sunday’s game (August 9, 2020) between the Oklahoma City Thunder (42-26) and the Washington Wizards (24-45) sees Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and the Thunder as a solid, 9-point favorite. The over/under for the game is set at 224. Sunday’s contest is one of seven on the docket in the NBA for the day. Tip-off is slated for 12:30 PM ET at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Reunion, Florida.

Betting Information

Thunder vs Wizards Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Thunder -9 -110 -110 224 -110 -110

Computer Picks

Computer picks for Thunder vs Wizards
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Thunder (-9) Over (224) Thunder 120 Wizards 107

Head to Head

In one head-to-head meetings this year, Washington has a 1-0 record against Oklahoma City. The Wizards also have a 1-0 record against the spread when taking on the Thunder.

Thunder vs Wizards in 2019-20
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Result
10/25/2019 Thunder -8.5 218.5 -386 295 97-85 WAS

Thunder Betting Information

  • Oklahoma City has more often than not combined with its adversaries to reach the total, doing so 30 times in 68 contests (44.1%).
  • Oklahoma City has been good against the spread this season, posting a 40-26-1 record.
  • When favored by at least 9 points, the Thunder have struggled to a 0-4 record ATS this season.

Wizards Betting Information

  • Washington has a winning record against the spread, going 34-33-1 ATS (covering 50% of the time).
  • When they are at least 9-point underdogs, the Wizards have fared well, going 10-9 against the spread.
  • Washington and its opponents have hit the over in more than half of their games this year — 38 of 69 (55.1%).

Over/Under Analysis

Thunder vs Wizards Total Facts
Games Over Total % Over Total Average PPG Combined Average PPG Average Opponent PPG Combined Average Opponent PPG Average Total
Thunder 22 32.4% 110.4 225.3 108.1 227.5 218.6
Wizards 45 65.2% 114.9 225.3 119.4 227.5 234.2

Thunder Leaders

  • The Thunder scoring leader is Gilgeous-Alexander, who puts up 19.1 points per game.
  • Chris Paul leads Oklahoma City with 6.7 assists a game and Steven Adams paces the squad with 9.3 rebounds per outing.
  • The Thunder are led by Danilo Gallinari from beyond the arc. He connects on 3.0 shots from deep per game.
  • Paul leads the team with 1.6 steals per game. Nerlens Noel collects 1.5 blocks a contest to pace Oklahoma City.

Wizards Leaders

  • The Wizards leader in scoring is Rui Hachimura with 13.4 points per game. He also adds 6.1 rebounds per game and 1.8 assists per game.
  • Thomas Bryant (7.2 rebounds per game) and Ish Smith (4.9 assists per game) are the Washington leaders in rebounds and assists.
  • Shabazz Napier is at the top of Washington’s steals hierarchy with 1.2 steals per game and Ian Mahinmi leads the squad in blocks with 1.2 per game.
  • Napier is tops from three-point range for the Wizards, knocking down 1.4 threes per game.

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