Thunder vs. Warriors, 5/8/21 NBA Predictions, Odds & DFS Notes

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Updated: May 7, 2021

Thunder vs. Warriors NBA Prediction

Thunder vs. Warriors, 5/8/21 NBA Predictions, Odds & DFS Notes

With the Warriors laying 14.5 points and the total sitting at 223.5 points, what’s the best play on Saturday when Golden State hosts the Thunder at 10:00 p.m. ET?

Game Snapshot

575 Oklahoma City Thunder (+14.5) at 576 Golden State Warriors (-14.5); o/u 223.5

10:00 p.m. ET, Saturday, May 8, 2021

Chase Center, San Francisco, CA

Oklahoma City Thunder DFS Notes

Ty Jerome matched his season-high of 23 points in a 118-97 loss to the Warriors on Thursday. The Thunder were run out of the building so it’s hard to take much from this game. Jerome was certainly one of the few bright spots, hitting 8-of-14 shots and 4-of-4 free throws with four rebounds, three assists, one steal and three triples in 22 minutes. He’s still just a deep-league option, at best.

Golden State Warriors DFS Notes

Stephen Curry dropped 34 points in an easy 118-97 win over the Thunder on Thursday, adding seven assists, four rebounds, one steal and six triples in 31 minutes. The Warriors have five games left and all of them happen to be at home, including one more against the Thunder. Curry’s level of play will have them confident going into their inevitable play-in games regardless of how short-handed the team is, as he’s playing at a level that is simply unheard of. In the last month, Curry has lapped everyone else as the No. 1 fantasy player with 36.9 points, 7.1 triples, 5.9 rebounds, 5.0 assists and 0.9 steals on 49% shooting.

Thunder vs. Warriors Game Prediction

The under is 20-6 in the last 26 games between these two teams and is 14-2 in the last 16 meetings when the Warriors are the host. On the other side, the under is 14-4 in the Thunder’s last 18 road games, and is 19-7 in their last 26 games versus a team with a winning record. On the other side, the under is 4-0 in the Warriors’ last four games overall and is 4-0 in their last four games after scoring 100 points or more in their previous game.

NBA PREDICTION: THUNDER/WARRIORS UNDER 223.5



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