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Thunder vs Knicks Predictions, Odds and Picks Sunday, March 31

The Oklahoma City Thunder visit the New York Knicks on Sunday night in a game that’s a tough call for your basketball betting online because of injury concerns for both teams.

All-Star guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, averaging 30.4 points, missed Oklahoma City’s 128-103 win over Phoenix on Friday and is doubtful for Sunday with a quadriceps injury. The Thunder did fine against the Suns but lost to Houston without him on Wednesday.

Thunder vs Knicks Predictions, Odds and Picks Sunday, March 31
Thunder vs Knicks Predictions, Odds and Picks Sunday, March 31

The Knicks are without big men Julius Randle and OG Anunoby and nearly rallied for a win with 61 points from Jalen Brunson at San Antonio on Friday before losing 130-126 in overtime. It was only the second loss in nine games for New York.

Oklahoma City is tied with Minnesota for the top spot in the West and begins a five-game road trip. The Thunder are 22-14 on the road. The Knicks are fourth in the East and have won three in a row at home.

The Thunder is +1400 to win the NBA title in the Las Vegas odds while the Knicks are +3500.

Here’s a look at some NBA Odds and NBA Game Odds to consider!

Thunder vs Knicks Game Information

  • Game: Thunder (51-22) vs Knicks (44-29)
  • Start Time: 7 p.m. ET
  • Day Game: Sunday, March 31
  • Location: Madison Square Garden, New York, N.Y.
  • Thunder vs Knicks Live Stream: NBA Game Pass


The Knicks are a 2-point favorite in the NBA lines on their home court when they take on the Thunder, who are third in the league in scoring. New York is second in the NBA in points allowed per game and 24-13 at MSG. The Thunder have won four of the last five meetings, including a 129-120 victory at home on Dec. 27.

Thunder vs Knicks Head-to-Head



Thunder vs Knicks Spreads and Odds



  • Over bettors have cashed in five of the last six New York contests at the sportsbook, but are 29-44 on the season..
  • The Thunder are 3-6 ATS in their last nine outings, but 42-31 overall this season.
  • Knicks guard Miles McBride is averaging 19.2 points the last six games – more than 11 above his season average.
  • Oklahoma City guard Josh Giddey is averaging 26.3 points in his past three games, more than double his season mark (12.2).
  • The over is 3-0 in the last three Thunder games and 41-31-1 on the season.
  • New York is 6-2-1 ATS in its last seven contests after the loss at San Antonio.
  • Oklahoma City has only hit the first quarter game total under in 18 of its last 49 games
  • Knicks guard Donte DiVincenzo has made 22 shots from 3-point range in his last three contests and boasts 245 this season.

Thunder vs Knicks Over/Under Pick: Over 216 1/2 (-110)

Even without some of the top talent on the court, this number seems low. The teams combined for 254 in their last game and the over is 4-0 in the last four meetings. You can make it one of your top NBA bets for tonight.



Thunder vs Knicks Pick ATS: Knicks -2 (-110)

The thought is that the Knicks have an answer for their home fans after a disappointing loss at struggling San Antonio.



Thunder vs Knicks Moneyline Pick: Knicks (-130)

Brunson averaged almost 35 points in his last eight outings while DiVincenzo has been on fire. New York will have to contain Jalen Williams, who is averaging 21.4 points in his last eight games.


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Thunder vs Knicks Player Prop: DiVincenzo 20+ points in Knicks win (+200)

DiVincenzo is averaging 26.8 points in his last four games.



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Thunder vs Knicks Prediction

Knicks 116, Thunder 108: Points from supporting players like McBride and Bojan Bogdanovic could be key in a Knicks win. The dynamic could change if Gilgeous-Alexander is back healthy.



Questions of the Day

Will Thunder forward Jalen Williams match his last effort versus the Knicks?

No. Williams will have a tough time equaling his season-high, 36-point performance in OKC’s win last December.

Will Knicks guard Josh Hart top his average in assists?

Yes. Hart is averaging 3.9 for the season, but 8.3 in his last four games.

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