Oklahoma City Thunder vs Portland Trail Blazers – Preview, Tips and Odds

NBA
Oklahoma City Thunder
Final
101:98
Portland Trail Blazers
Highlights and Stats


The Portland Trail Blazers will travel to Oklahoma City for a game against the Oklahoma City Thunder, scheduled to take place at the Paycom Center on 12/21 at 09:00 PM EST. OKC is with a balance of 13-18 at the moment and occupy the 13th spot in the standings of the Western Conference, while the the Trail Blazers are at #7 with 17-14 record.

Oklahoma City Thunder vs Portland Trail Blazers Head to Head

*Last game between teams from 12-19-2022
TeamQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
Oklahoma City Thunder
Oklahoma City Thunder
28 33 33 29 123
Portland Trail Blazers
Portland Trail Blazers
28 30 36 27 121

The two franchises previously faced each other only a couple of days ago on December 19th, with the Oklahoma City Thunder defeating the Portland Trail Blazers 123-121 at home. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander was the winners’ main weapon on the floor, ending the game with 35 points, catching 2 boards, and delivering 6 assists. Damian Lillard had the leading role for the Trail Blazers, finishing the match with 28 points, 6 dimes, and 3 rebounds, but obviously his exploits were not enough to secure the win. OKC has dominated recent meetings with the Portland Trail Blazers, winning all of the last five games. Those meetings ended with an average of 213.8 points.
*Last 5 head-to-head games
Team12-19-202204-05-202203-28-202202-04-202201-31-2022
Oklahoma City Thunder
Oklahoma City Thunder
123 98 1349698
Portland Trail Blazers
Portland Trail Blazers
12194131 93 81

Oklahoma City Thunder Form

*Last 10 Oklahoma City Thunder Games - 5:5
12-19-202212-17-202212-16-202212-14-202212-12-202212-10-202212-07-202212-05-202212-03-202211-30-2022
123:121vs Portland Trail Blazers115:109vs Memphis Grizzlies110:112vs Minnesota Timberwolves108:110vs Miami Heat121:114@ Dallas Mavericks110:102@ Cleveland Cavaliers123:102@ Memphis Grizzlies114:121@ Atlanta Hawks128:135@ Minnesota Timberwolves119:111vs San Antonio Spurs

The Oklahoma City Thunder defeated the Portland Trail Blazers 123-121 in front of their home fans on December 19. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander dropped 35 points, delivered 6 assists, and grabbed 2 boards, aiding the team’s victory. The Thunder shot an average of 45.5% from the floor, 86.5% from the free throw line, and a common 35.5 percent from beyond the arc. Oklahoma City is currently on a two-game winning streak, having won five of the previous ten games while also losing five. The team is performing at a mediocre level at the Paycom Center with an 8-7 home record. The franchise will come up against the New Orleans Pelicans in the next game, which is set for June 23, 2022.

Oklahoma City Thunder Averages this Season

  • Points For
    115.50
  • Points Against
    117.10
  • Assits
    24.61
  • Rebounds
    45.21
  • Steals
    8.08
  • Turnovers
    14.95
  • Blocks
    5.21
  • Points Difference
    -1.60

Field Goal Percentage

3-Point Percentage

Free Throw Percentage

Oklahoma City Thunder Standout Performer

  • Shai GilgeousAlexander

    The Thunder's main contributor this season has been Shai GilgeousAlexander with 31.3 points, 5.8 assists and 4.6 boards for an average of 35.7 minutes on the court.

Oklahoma City Thunder Missing Players

  • Chet Holmgren
    Foot
  • Ousmane Dieng
    Wrist
  • Darius Bazley
    Illness
  • Josh Giddey
    Illness

Portland Trail Blazers Form

*Last 10 Portland Trail Blazers Games - 6:4
12-19-202212-17-202212-16-202212-14-202212-12-202212-10-202212-08-202212-04-202212-03-202211-30-2022
123:121@ Oklahoma City Thunder95:107@ Houston Rockets130:110@ Dallas Mavericks112:128@ San Antonio Spurs133:112vs Minnesota Timberwolves124:118vs Minnesota Timberwolves120:121vs Denver Nuggets116:100vs Indiana Pacers111:116@ Utah Jazz128:109@ Los Angeles Lakers

In their previous game the Portland Trail Blazers met the Oklahoma City Thunder on Monday, 19th of December. They lost 123-121 away from home. The team’s most valuable player of the match was Damian Lillard, who dropped 28 points, got 3 rebounds and provided 6 assists. This however did not prove enough for the win. 50.0% of the Blazers’ field goal attempts hit the basket. The Thunder roster also averaged 81.0% free throws and a fantastic 43.2% 3-pts shooting on the night. The team has a 6-4 across the last ten showings and is currently on a L1 run. The franchise has a mediocre record of 10-8 when playing on enemy territory this term. The Portland Trail Blazers are set to continue with their visiting streak, as the calendar shows that they are to meet Denver Nuggets on their floor on 12/23.

Portland Trail Blazers Averages This Season

  • Points For
    112.60
  • Points Against
    112.10
  • Assits
    23.73
  • Rebounds
    42.38
  • Steals
    6.81
  • Turnovers
    15.89
  • Blocks
    4.38
  • Points Difference
    0.50

Field Goal Percentage

3-Point Percentage

Free Throw Percentage

Portland Trail Blazers Standout Performer

  • Damian Lillard

    Damian Lillard has been the Portland Trail Blazers main weapon this season, averaging 28.3 points, 7.0 assists and 3.8 rebounds for 34.7 minutes of playing time.

Portland Trail Blazers Missing Players

  • Gary Payton II
    Conditioning
  • Nassir Little
    Hip
  • Drew Eubanks
    Hip
  • Josh Hart
    Ankle
  • Damian Lillard
    Wrist
  • Jerami Grant
    Back

Game Details

TeamQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
Oklahoma City Thunder
Oklahoma City Thunder
22 27 29 23 101
Portland Trail Blazers
Portland Trail Blazers
32 22 24 20 98
Oklahoma City ThunderPortland Trail Blazers
  • Score

    101
    98
  • Field Goals Made

    36
    39
  • Field Goals Attempts

    77
    79
  • 3 pts Made

    8
    14
  • 3 pts Attempts

    24
    36
  • Free Throws Made

    21
    6
  • Free Throws Attempts

    25
    9
  • Rebounds Total

    37
    36
  • Rebounds Offence

    9
    9
  • Rebounds Defence

    28
    27
  • Assists

    19
    29
  • Steals

    9
    9
  • Blocks

    3
    5
  • Turnovers

    18
    20
  • Personal Fouls

    16
    22

Player Ratings

Oklahoma City Thunder

PLAYERMINFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOPFPTS+/-
Luguentz Dort3851145.52633.322100.00333113214+5
Shai GilgeousAlexander3581942.1030.0111384.60663215327-1
Josh Giddey316875.00001250.02466103013+3
Jalen Williams305862.51333.344100.00441003215+3
Kenrich Williams274757.1010.01250.0437220109+4
Mike Muscala202540.02366.7000011001056+3
Aleksej Pokusevski202728.6020.022100.0123220116-4
Isaiah Joe182540.02450.00000221100260
Aaron Wiggins10040.0000000123000110-2
Lindy Waters III711100.011100.0000101100003+4
Eugene Omoruyi41250.0010.00000110001020

Portland Trail Blazers

PLAYERMINFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOPFPTS+/-
Damian Lillard3661931.621118.222100.00228204216-2
Jerami Grant3571450.02450.01333.30554012217-1
Josh Hart355771.41333.322100.01452105513-3
Anfernee Simons3041136.44944.40000114113512+2
Jusuf Nurkic235771.41250.01250.01564101112+5
Drew Eubanks203560.0000000437331126-4
Shaedon Sharpe193560.02366.7000011000008+1
Trendon Watford184580.0000000257110138-5
Justise Winslow161520.01333.3000112201003-6
Keon Johnson811100.011100.0000000101123-2

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