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Mark your calendars for November 06th, 2023, when the Thunder and Hawks collide in an NBA game in Oklahoma, OK at Paycom Center. Check out our picks and predictions to elevate your chances of winning with your bets.
Introduction to the Thunder vs. Hawks betting tip and prediction
The Western Conference and Eastern Conference collide in this NBA matchup on November 06th, 2023, at 19:00. The Thunder enters as 3.5 point underdogs in the contest. The previous game between these two teams was a pick’em and the Hawks won, 137-132. The over/under for the upcoming game is 236.5 points.
The 2023-2024 basketball season underscores the importance of the 3-point shot in the game. Let’s assess how teams are performing from long range. The Thunder is currently making 38.6% of their 3-pointers, demonstrating their sharpshooting ability. In contrast, the Hawks are converting on 34.3% of their 3-point attempts, showcasing their proficiency in long-range shooting. When it comes to shot selection, the Thunder is attempting 37% of their shots from beyond the 3-point line, while the Hawks are opting for 37% of their field goal attempts from downtown.
Oklahoma City Thunder
How is the Thunder playing this season?
The Thunder comes into this game with a 3-3 record, and they are currently 7th in the Western Conference standings.
Best scorer for the Thunder
The leading scorer for the Thunder this season is Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, who is averaging 24.8 points per game. He scored 36 points on 13-for-22 shooting in his previous regular-season meeting against the Hawks.
Other Team Leaders for the Thunder
Coming into the November 06th, 2023 contest, Chet Holmgren leads the Thunder with 7.3 rebounds per game. In the last match, he made 45.5 points in DraftKings and 41.1 fantasy points in FanDuel. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander has a team-high 6.6 assists per game The steals leader for the Thunder is Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (2.6 steals per game) In terms of swatting shots, Chet Holmgren is leading the way for the Thunder with 2.3 blocks per game. His DFS production in the last game is as follows: 45.5 DraftKings fantasy points and 41.1 FanDuel fantasy points per game.
Thunder Team Analysis
The Thunder’s point differential this season is -1 points per game, which ranks 16th in the NBA. They are averaging 116 points per game while allowing 117 points per game. In terms of 3-pointers, the Thunder is making 12.2 shots per game, which ranks 16th in the NBA. From the free-throw line, the Thunder is making 19.2 per game, which ranks 9th in the NBA.
Projected Thunder Starting Lineup and Injuries
In their last meeting against the Hawks, the Thunder’s starting lineup consisted of Jaylin Williams, Jalen Williams, Luguentz Dort, Josh Giddey and Shai Gilgeous-Alexander. For the upcoming matchup, the Thunder has the following injuries: Shai Gilgeous-Alexander is questionable (knee) and Kenrich Williams is out (back).
How are the Hawks playing this season?
The Hawks head this game with a 4-2 record, and they are currently 3rd in the Eastern Conference standings.
Best scorer for the Hawks
The leading scorer for the Hawks this season is Trae Young, who is averaging 21.7 points per game. Trae Young also leads the team in minutes played per game with 35.39. He scored 33 points on 10-for-20 shooting in his previous regular season meeting against the Thunder. In the last game, scored 48.75 DraftKings fantasy points and 44 FanDuel fantasy points.
Other Team Leaders for the Hawks
Clint Capela is leading the way with 10.2 rebounds per game. In his last game of the season, he scored 29.75 points in DraftKings and 31.4 in FanDuel. Trae Young is dishing out a team-high 10.3 assists per game. He has 48.75 DraftKings fantasy points and 44 FanDuel fantasy points scored in the last game. In terms of steals, the Hawks’ leader is Trae Young with 1.5 steals per game. His DFS points in the last match were the following: 48.75 DraftKings fantasy points and 44 FanDuel fantasy points. The blocks’ leader for the Hawks is Clint Capela, who is sending back 1.3 shots per game. He scored 29.75 DraftKings fantasy points and 31.4 FanDuel fantasy points in his last game.
Hawks Team Analysis
The Hawks’ point differential this season is 7.1 points per game, which ranks 7th in the NBA. They are averaging 122.8 points per game while allowing 115.7 points per game. In terms of 3-pointers, the Hawks are making 11.5 shots per game, which ranks 21st in the NBA. From the free-throw line, the Hawks are making 22.3 per game, which ranks 1st in the NBA.
Projected Hawks’ Starting Lineup and Injuries
In their last meeting against the Thunder, the Hawks’ starting five were Clint Capela, John Collins, De’Andre Hunter, Dejounte Murray and Trae Young. For the upcoming matchup, Hawks has the following injuries: Kobe Bufkin is out (thumb) and Wesley Matthews is out (calf).
Bet suggestions for this game
Spread betting suggestion
With the Thunder coming into this game as 3.5 point underdogs the suggestion is to bet at the Hawks.
Money Line betting suggestion
Thunder is a 3.5 money line underdog for the game against the Hawks, and the suggestion is to pick the Hawks.
Over/Under betting suggestion
The over/under for the Thunder and Hawks is 236.5 points, so the suggestion is to take the over.
Will there be Overtime?
Since the Thunder and Hawks had no match that went overtime this season, overtime is not likely for the upcoming contest.
Thunder vs Hawks betting tip: FAQs
The game will be played on November 06th, 2023.
The contest will take place at Paycom Center in Oklahoma, OK.
The Thunder have a 3-3 record thus far this season, they are the 7th seed in the Western Conference standings. Meanwhile, the Hawks are 4-2, they own the 3rd spot in the Eastern Conference.
The last time that the Thunder and Hawks played, the Hawks won, 137-132.
Thunder is underdogs by 3.5 points for the November 06th, 2023 game. In the previous meeting, the Thunder was a 0 point favorite. They lost the game against Hawks, 137-132.
The over/under is 236.5 points for the November 06th, 2023 game.
The matchup on November 06th, 2023, is the first game between the Thunder and Hawks this season. The next contest between these two teams will be on January 04, 2024 at the State Farm Arena.