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San Antonio Spurs vs Brooklyn Nets Odds
Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for San Antonio when they hit take on the Nets on Sunday in pro hoops betting action.
Supporters of the Spurs have seen them go 39-12 and 28-21-2 ATS so far this season, while the Nets are at 29-21 and 22-26-2 ATS. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). In totals betting, the Nets are 21-29, while the Spurs are 23-27-1.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Nets rated this week at No. 15 and the Spurs sitting at No. 1. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction models that turned out a 106-98 result in favor of the Spurs today.
How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Brooklyn's No. 15-rated squad against San Antonio's No. 20-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Brooklyn rates No. 10 in the league with 7.5 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 5 with 8.5 per outing.
Defensively, the Spurs feature the league's No. 16-rated defense on the road, giving up 100 points per game. Brooklyn, meanwhile, comes in at No. 20 in the league in scoring at home.
Last time out for San Antonio, they were a 119-109 loser as they battled the Pistons on the road. The Spurs failed to cover in the match as a 5.5-point favorite, while 228 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Spurs got a terrific 31-point performance from Tony Parker but Detroit handed them a 119-109 defeat on Friday at The Palace of Auburn Hills.
The Nets were an 89-74 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Wizards. They failed to cover the 1.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (163) made winners of UNDER bettors. The Nets endured an 89-74 loss at the hands of the Wizards on Friday, despite a 20-point effort from Deron Williams at Verizon Center.
San Antonio Spurs Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 9-1
Before playing Chicago are 7-3
After playing Detroit are 8-2
After a loss are 8-2
Brooklyn Nets Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 1-9
Before playing Indiana are 3-7
After playing Washington are 2-8
After a loss are 7-3
A few Spurs at Nets trends to consider:
San Antonio is 19-1 SU in its last 20 games when playing Brooklyn
San Antonio is 11-1 SU in its last 12 games
San Antonio is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games when playing on the road against Brooklyn
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of San Antonio's last 6 games when playing Brooklyn
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Brooklyn's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Brooklyn's last 6 games when playing San Antonio
Brooklyn is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Brooklyn's last 5 games when playing at home against San Antonio
San Antonio at Chicago, Monday, February 11
Brooklyn at Indiana, Monday, February 11