Tip-Off: 7 PM CT
Location: Paycom Center (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma)
Spread: Spurs (-7.5)
Spurs/Thunder Trends Against The Spread
|30-28 (51%)||36-19-2 (65%)|
|16-13 (55%) on the road||16-9-2 (64%) at home|
|11-8 (57%) as favorite||35-18-2 (66%) as underdog|
|2-3 (40%) as road favorite||15-8-2 (65%) as home underdog|
|Head To Head|
|1-1 (50%)||1-1 (50%)|
Thunder/Knicks Trends Against The Total
- OKC is hitting the over 42% of the time this season.
- The Spurs are hitting the over 50% of the time this season.
- The Thunder is 12-15 against the over at home.
- San Antonio is 11-18 against the over on the road.
The Thunder and the Spurs have played twice so far this season. OKC won the first meeting, and San Antonio won the second meeting.
Why the Thunder Will Cover (+7.5)
The spread makes sense with OKC’s laundry list of injuries, but Josh Giddey and Tre Mann have played particularly well in their expanded roles over the last couple of weeks. This is the final game before the All-Star Break, and I expect the Thunder to put out a good effort for the home crowd. Don’t be surprised if OKC not only covers but wins the game.
Why the Game Won’t Hit the Over (218.5)
I must be missing something because I don’t understand this point total. The Thunder barely averages 100 points, and while the Spurs are a decent scoring team, putting up 111.8 points per game, I’m just not seeing this happening. OKC has a decent defense, and while San Antonio does not, it would be a struggle for these two teams to combine for at least 219.
On the Season
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