The Washington Wizards will take on the Oklahoma City Thunder at 12:30 p.m. ET on Sunday from the NBA bubble. The Thunder currently occupy the fifth playoff spot in the Western Conference, while the Wizards are in 10th place in the East and have been eliminated from the NBA playoff picture.
The Wizards are 1-7-1 against the spread in their last nine games as an underdog, while the Thunder are 9-0 against the spread in their last nine Sunday games. Accordingly, Oklahoma City is favored by 9.5 points in the latest Thunder vs. Wizards odds from William Hill, and the over-under is 222.5. Before entering any Wizards vs. Thunder picks, you'll want to see the NBA predictions from the model at SportsLine.
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- Thunder vs. Wizards spread: Thunder -9.5
- Thunder vs. Wizards over-under: 222.5 points
- Thunder vs. Wizards money line: Oklahoma City -450, Washington 370
What you need to know about the Thunder
The Thunder were thoroughly outscored in the second half on Friday against the Grizzlies, 58-32. Oklahoma City ended up on the wrong side of a painful 121-92 blowout. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander was a dismal 3-for-13 from the floor.
Dennis Schroder has missed the past three games and will be out Sunday following the birth of his child. There is no timetable for his return. Gilgeous-Alexander has shot 32.4 percent from the field while Schroder has been out. Schroder had been averaging 18.9 points per game this season.
What you need to know about the Wizards
The Wizards have lost all five of their games in the NBA bubble and have missed the playoffs in two consecutive seasons. However, Washington beat Oklahoma City, 97-85, in the second game of the season.
How to make Wizards vs. Thunder picks
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