Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Washington Wizards 01/06/19: Starting Lineups, Matchup Breakdown, Odds, Daily Fantasy, Betting

Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Washington Wizards Preview

The Oklahoma City Thunder (25-13) will be looking for their fourth straight win when they take on the Washington Wizards (15-24) on Sunday night.

Both teams are moving in different directions this season as the Thunder are near the top of the Western Conference and the Wizards are fighting to get back into the top eight over in the Eastern Conference.

The Wizards lost their lone game against the Thunder back in November, 134-111.

TV Schedule

Date: 01/06/19
Time: 7 pm ET
Arena: Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma City, OK
Channel: NBCS WSH, FS OK

Oklahoma City Thunder Preview Starting Lineup

PositionStarter
PGRussell Westbrook
SGDennis Schroeder
SFTerrance Ferguson
PFJerami Grant
CSteven Adams

Thunder Analysis

Oklahoma City Thunder

OKC comes into the matchup as winners of three straight, the most recent being a 111-109 win over the Portland Trail Blazers. Paul George and Russell Westbrook combined for 78 points in the win as the Thunder moved within a game and a half of the first place Denver Nuggets.

The Thunder currently sit second in the Western Conference with a 25-13 record.

Thunder Quick Links: Thunder Starting Lineup, Thunder Roster, Thunder Depth Chart, Thunder Injuries, Thunder News, Thunder Schedule

Washington Wizards Starting Lineup

PositionStarter
PGTomas Satoransky
SGBradley Beal
SFJeff Green
PFTrevor Ariza
CThomas Bryant

Wizards Analysis

Washington Wizards

Washington has had the opposite season of the Thunder, headlined by injuries and rumors of internal issues. John Wall is out for the season after undergoing surgery on his heel. Meanwhile, Bradley Beal has been the subject of trade talks.

The Wizards currently sit 11th in the Eastern Conference and are 3 ½ games behind the Charlotte Hornets for the eighth spot in the East. Washington fell 115-109 to the Miami Heat in their last outing despite 33 points from Beal.

Wizards Quick Links: Wizards Starting Lineup, Wizards Roster, Wizards Depth Chart, Wizards Injuries, Wizards News, Wizards Schedule

Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Washington Wizards Betting Odds

Oklahoma City is a -10 point favorite for tonight’s game. The over/under is set at 226 points. There has been no movement on the moneyline, where the Thunder are -650.

Oklahoma City is 109-45 at home and 159-72 as the favorite. Washington is 62-91 on the road and 51-87 as the underdog.

Odds & Line Movement Links: Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Washington Wizards, Vegas Odds (All NBA Games Today)

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DraftKings & FanDuel Fantasy Picks

Russell Westbrook ($11.8k) and Bradley Beal ($9.7k) are our fantasy studs for tonight’s game. Westbrook is projected to finish with 57.89 points and Beal is projected for 43.69 on FanDuel.

Steven Adams ($7.1k) and Otto Porter ($4.9k) are fantasy values. Adams is projected for 36.02 points and Porter is projected for 25.7 points.

Find all of our Fanduel and Draftkings projections here: https://www.lineups.com/nba/nba-fantasy-basketball-projections. 

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