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Oklahoma City Thunder vs Portland Trailblazers: NBA Live Stream, Schedule, Fixture, Injury List and Probable Lineups, January 23, 2024

The Oklahoma City Thunder (29-13) are set to host the struggling Portland Trail Blazers (12-30) after clinching victories in six consecutive home games. The matchup is scheduled to tip-off at 8:00 PM ET on Tuesday, January 23, 2024.

The Thunder enter the game as commanding double-digit favorites, favored by 14 points, with the point total set at 237.5.

Oklahoma City has showcased dominance in 76.9% of the games where they were favored, securing victories in 20 out of 26 such contests this season. Remarkably, the Thunder have yet to enter a game this year with moneyline odds shorter than -1076, emphasizing their superiority in matchups where they are expected to win. According to the moneyline set by oddsmakers for this game, Oklahoma City carries an implied victory probability of 91.5%.

In contrast, the Trail Blazers have faced the underdog status in 38 games this season and managed to secure victory in only 11, resulting in a win rate of 28.9%. Portland has played as a moneyline underdog of +688 or longer in just one game this season, which they ultimately lost. The implied win probability for the Trail Blazers in this matchup is set at 12.7%.

Which team is better?

Analyzing scoring differentials, the Thunder average 121.7 points per game, representing a 4.6-point advantage over the 117.1 points per game given up by the Trail Blazers. Oklahoma City boasts an impressive 22-6 against-the-spread (ATS) record and 23-5 overall record when scoring more than 117.1 points. Meanwhile, Portland holds an 11-3 ATS record and a 7-7 overall record when scoring more than 113.7 points.

Defensively, the Thunder shine, holding opponents to fewer than 107.5 points in 12 out of 15 contests, resulting in a 12-1-1 ATS record and a 12-2 overall record in such situations. In contrast, the Trail Blazers, who allow 117.1 points per game, rank 19th in the league defensively.

The Thunder, currently occupying the third spot in the NBA’s scoring charts with 121.7 points per game, have outscored their opponents by an impressive total of 339 points this season, averaging an eight-point differential per game. In contrast, the Trail Blazers, who have the league’s lowest-scoring offense with 107.5 points per game, find themselves at a deficit of 401 points on the season, equating to a 9.6-point differential per game.

As the Thunder aim to extend their home winning streak, the Trail Blazers face a formidable challenge against one of the league’s top-scoring teams.

Oklahoma City Thunder vs Portland Trailblazers: Probable Lineup

Oklahoma City Thunder: Shai Gilgeous-Alexander*, Josh Giddey, Ousmane Dieng, Chet Holmgren, Cason Wallace

Portland Trail Blazers: Scoot Henderson, Jabari Walker, Shaedon Sharpe, Skylar Mays, Jerami Grant

Oklahoma City Thunder vs Portland Trailblazers: Injury Report

Oklahoma City Thunder: Ousmane Dieng (Questionable)

Portland Trail Blazers: Robert Williams III, Moses Brown, Sheadon Sharpe

Oklahoma City Thunder vs Portland Trailblazers: Fixture and Schedule

The NBA match Oklahoma City Thunder vs Portland Trailblazers will be held on January 23, 08:00 PM (ET) and January 24, 06:30 AM (Indian Time). The Game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and Portland Trailblazers will be played at the Paycom Center (Oklahoma).

Where And When To Watch?

The NBA match between the Oklahoma City Thunder and Portland Trailblazers will be live-streamed on ESPN and ABC. Those who wish to livestream can watch the matches on FUBO TV for free and can also enjoy the free trial of NBA League Pass.

CountryChannelDate and Time
USESPN and ABCJanuary 23 (08:00 PM)
IndiaJio Cinema, Voot Select, and NBA.comJanuary 24 (06:30 AM)

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