15* NBA Saturday Undervalued Underdog on New Jersey Nets +8
Oklahoma City vs. New Jersey,
01/21/2012 20:00 EDT,
Score: 84 - 74
Point Spread: +8/-105 New Jersey
The New Jersey Nets are showing awesome value as a big home underdog to the Oklahoma City Thunder. While Oklahoma City owns the best record in the Western Conference at 12-3, they really aren't blowing out opponents. The Thunder are only outscoring opponents by 4.5 points/game overall and by 2.2 points/game on the road.
The New Jersey Nets have played much better of late. They have recent wins over both Phoenix and Golden State, and they also played Denver and the L.A. Clippers tough on the road. This team is finally hitting its stride and should show great improvement the rest of the way as Deron Williams and company continue to mesh.
The Nets are 13-5 ATS in their last 18 after scoring 100 points or more in their previous game. The Thunder are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 Saturday games. New Jersey is 13-3 ATS in home games in non-conference games over the last 2 seasons. Take the Nets Saturday.