Spurs tip off against Nets in Brooklyn
The San Antonio Spurs have won six straight games SU against the Brooklyn Nets as those two teams meet for the second time this season in NBA betting action at the books on Thursday.
San Antonio topped Brooklyn 113-92 and covered the 12-point spread on the NBA odds in their first meeting of the season back on December 31. The UNDER has paid out for totals bettors in seven of the last 10 games between the two teams.
The Nets bring a 21-25 record (22-24 ATS) to the battle against the 36-13 Spurs, who are 24-25 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Brooklyn go 25-20-1 so far and the Spurs go 28-21. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Nets rated this week at No. 18 and the Spurs sitting at No. 7. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction models that turned out a 99-90 result in favor of the Spurs today.
San Antonio was a 125-118 winner in its last match on the road against the Wizards. They covered the 2-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 243 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. The Spurs got a 31-point performance from Tim Duncan as San Antonio handed Washington a 125-118 defeat on Wednesday at Verizon Center.
The Nets were a 108-102 winner in their most recent outing at home against the 76ers. They failed to cover the 9-point spread as favorites, while the total score (210) made winners of OVER bettors. Philadelphia was scorched by Paul Pierce for 25 points as the Nets defated the 76ers 108-102 in NBA action on Monday.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Brooklyn's No. 21-ranked offense, averaging 97.54 PPG, against a Spurs defense that ranks No. 6 at 97.16 PPG. The Nets field goal percentage has averaged 44.99% so far, less than the Spurs shooters have achieved on the year, 49.13% per game.
San Antonio at Charlotte, Saturday, February 8th
Brooklyn at Detroit, Friday, February 7th