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Spurs Have Become ATS Gold

A sure thing when wagering against the spread is basically a mirage, but the San Antonio Spurs have become as close as it gets to being a guarantee. In their last 14 games, the Spurs have gone 12-2 ATS, covering spreads of 11 or more points eight times during that span. The Spurs opened as 14.5 point favorites for tonight’s home game against the Knicks.

Shark Bites
  • The Knicks are 2-10 SU in their last 12 games on the road vs the Spurs.
  • The Spurs have scored over half of the posted total in six straight games.
  • The total has gone OVER in nine of New York's last 13 games.

The AT&T Center has treated the Spurs and there backers well this season, as the team is still undefeated on their home court. They’re also 16-5 ATS at home, including a 9-1 ATS run over their last 10 games.

While they can’t touch the Spurs in terms of ATS or SU success, the Knicks are on a mini run of their own, winning four of their last five games both SU and ATS. The Knicks have been on the underdog side of two double-digit spreads this season and covered both times.

The teams met earlier this season on November 2nd, with the Spurs winning 94-84, covering a 7.5 point spread in New York. The Spurs were in a sharing mood that night, as four players scored 16 or more points.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

San Antonio Spurs opened as -13-point favorites at online sportsbook BetOnline, while the NBA total line was sitting around 194.5 at Bovada for those who prefer OVER/UNDER betting on the total amount of points scored.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 109-93 win for the Spurs on Friday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

New York Knicks vs San Antonio Spurs Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The San Antonio Spurs sport a record of 31-6 and 26-11 ATS heading into this matchup, while the New York Knicks sit at 18-19 and 22-15 ATS on the NBA season. The OVER/UNDER totals betting records are 16-20-1 for the San Antonio Spurs and 18-18-1 for the New York Knicks. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and San Antonio vs New York injuries news.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams with the San Antonio Spurs rated this week at No. 1 and the New York Knicks sitting at No. 20.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively the game matches up San Antonio's No. 6-ranked offense (103.68 PPG) against a New York Knicks defense that ranks No. 11 at 99.41 PPG. The San Antonio Spurs have averaged 49.2% from the field per game, more than the New York Knicks have managed so far this NBA season (43.78% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Knicks got 25 points from Carmelo Anthony as New York ran past Miami 98-90 on Wednesday at AmericanAirlines Arena.

The Spurs blew out Utah on Wednesday, running up the score in a 123-98 win at AT&T Center.

Betting Trends
  • New York is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • New York is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 9 of New York's last 13 games
  • New York is 16-7 ATS in its last 23 games on the road
  • San Antonio is 12-2 ATS in its last 14 games
  • San Antonio is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Antonio's last 5 games
  • San Antonio is 9-1 ATS in its last 10 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

New York home to Milwaukee, Sunday, January 10th
San Antonio at Brooklyn, Monday, January 11th

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