Authored by NBA Against The Spread Expert Analyst Charlie McDougall and produced by Charliessports.com for their 2014 Basketball game on Thursday Night December 11, 2014 at 8:00 pm EST on the TNT Television Network.
The (13-7) Cleveland Cavaliers of the Eastern Conference Central division will make the trip from Northeast Ohio to the largest City in the Sooner State to take on the (8-13) Oklahoma City Thunder of the Western Conference Northwest in 2014 NBA action. The team will play at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. This Sports Handicapper believes the Cleveland Cavaliers are starting to come together as a team, and we will start to see what we expected from them. Oklahoma City has their core players healthy for the first time all season and will also begin to dominate. The betting line has Oklahoma City as a 2′-point home favorite Against The Spread, and the betting odds total is at 203′ points for Thursday Night’s game.
The 2014-15 Cleveland Cavaliers have won eight in a row after their 105-101 home win vs. Toronto. Cleveland has held their opponents under the century mark their last four on the road. Cleveland is 4-1 Against The Spread their last five vs. OKC. And the under is 4-1-1 the last five the teams have played in the Sooner State that’s in between the LeBron James era. Cleveland is 3-6-1 Against The Point Spread their last nine NBA Handicappers Expert Predictions going over the total three times and staying under seven. The key to a Cleveland Cavaliers win is to play gritty, the Cavaliers must stay hungry and develop and winning mind-set.
The 2014-15 Oklahoma City Thunder scored 114 points in a Tuesday Night home win vs. Milwaukee, their highest scoring output in their last ten games. Oklahoma City has covered their last four at Chesapeake Energy Arena, and the under is 10-4-1 the last fifteen meetings between the teams. OKC is averaging about 93 points per contest, but that number will start to increase. The Thunder is 4-1 Against The Number their last five at home, going over the total once and staying under four times. The key to a Thunder win is to match the intensity of Thursday’s opponent, most of the NBA is off, so all eyes will be on this game.
Free Pick: Side and Total.