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Best Games to Bet on Today: Portland Trail Blazers vs. Oklahoma City Thunder and Phoenix Suns vs. Golden State Warriors – December 16, 2015

Best Games to Bet on Today: Portland Trail Blazers vs. Oklahoma City Thunder and Phoenix Suns vs. Golden State Warriors – December 16, 2015

Wednesday night viewing has never been this good as we’ve served up a pair of mouth-watering NBA games that will definitely whet your sporting appetite. Kicking things off tonight is the much-anticipated showdown between the streaking Oklahoma City Thunder and the Portland Trail Blazers.

Then, the Golden State Warriors square off with the Phoenix Suns in a blockbuster Western Conference clash. Read on below for a quick breakdown of these two matchups and while you’re at it, you can check out our previews of Dallas vs. Indiana and San Antonio vs. Washington.

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Portland Trail Blazers vs. Oklahoma City Thunder (8:00 PM ET)

Line: Portland Trail Blazers (+9.5) at Oklahoma City Thunder (-9.5); total: 208.5 – view all NBA lines

[sc:NBA240banner ]The Oklahoma City Thunder extended their winning streak to five games with a thrilling 104-98 overtime victory over the Utah Jazz on Sunday. Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook combined for 56 points for the Thunder who battled back from a 16-point first half deficit. Key to the Thunder’s resurgence has been their stellar offensive play. They are averaging 105.3 points during their five-game unbeaten run.

They will look to keep the momentum going when they lock horns with the Portland Trail Blazers tonight. The Blazers are coming off a tough 105-101 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Monday night. Damian Lillard led the way for Portland, scoring 30 points on 8-of-16 shooting from the field. He has increased his offensive production this season, averaging 24.7 points per game this campaign.

The Thunder are 5-2 ATS in their last seven home games against the Blazers.

Writer’s Prediction

Oklahoma City wins, 107-97.

Phoenix Suns vs. Golden State Warriors (10:30 PM ET)

Line: Phoenix Suns (+12) at Golden State Warriors (-12); total: 219.5 – view all NBA lines

Best Games to Bet on Today: Blazers vs Thunder and Suns vs Warriors

The Golden State Warriors are no longer undefeated. The defending champions had their 28-game regular season win streak snapped on Saturday with a 108-95 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks. Fatigue ultimately set in for the road-weary Warriors who fell to 24-1 this season. Stephen Curry had 28 points but only shot 2-of-8 from beyond the arc.

They will look to return to the win column when they face the Phoenix Suns later tonight. The Warriors will fancy their chances of doing just that as they have fared extremely well against the Suns at home of late. The Warriors have won their last seven meetings with the Suns at Oracle Arena. Golden State eased past Phoenix, 135-116, in their first meeting this season with Curry exploding for 41 points.

The Warriors are 7-3 SU and 4-6 ATS in their last 10 meetings with the Suns.

Writer’s Prediction

Golden State wins, 119-98. Create a betting account now and bet on the best games for tonight.

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