Tip-Off: 7:30 PM CT
Location: AT&T Center (San Antonio, Texas)
Spread: Spurs (-7)
Thunder/Spurs Trends Against The Spread
|28-14-1 (66%) Overall||23-21 (51%)|
|14-7 (66%) on the road||11-10 (52%) at home|
|27-13-1 (67%) as underdog or pick||7-6 (53%) as favorite|
|14-7 (66%) as road underdog||6-3 (66%) as home favorite|
|Head To Head|
|1-0 (100%)||0-1 (0%)|
Thunder/Spurs Trends Against The Total
- OKC is hitting the over 41% of the time this season.
- The Spurs are hitting the over 53% of the time this season.
- The Thunder are 9-12 against the over on the road.
- San Antonio is 15-5-1 against the over at home.
Game 1 | OKC 99 – SA 94
Why the Thunder Will Cover (+7)
These two teams are on a similar trajectory and despite being better in every statistical category mentioned above the Thunder and Spurs find themselves in nearly the same position in the Western Conference standings. What sets Oklahoma City apart tonight is how strong they’ve been against the spread, particularly on the road where they’re covering 66% of the time. To take it a step further, when OKC is a 5.5-8.5 underdog they are covering 80% of the time. They’ve already covered once against the Spurs this season and they’ll do it again tonight.
Why the Game Will Not Hit the Over (221.5)
Surely you know the drill by now, right? The safest play in the entire NBA is the under on a game in which the Thunder are playing. I like it a little better than normal tonight because the pace in which the Spurs play with has the total bloated a big larger than normal. OKC has yet to hit the over when the point total is between 219.5 and 22.5, and San Antonio has only hit the over 47% of the time against those same numbers. Following a day off the Thunder hit the over just 37% of the time. Then there’s the fact that the previous meeting between these two failed to hit the over as well.
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