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Thunder Cashing Tickets vs Spurs Lately

A pair of Western Conference heavyweights are set to collide on Saturday as Game 1 of the San Antonio Spurs-Oklahoma City Thunder series tips off in the Lone Star State. At the betting window it’s OKC who has been the more profitable bet, as the Thunder are 4-0 ATS in their last four against the Spurs.

Shark Bites
  • The Thunder are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 road games.
  • The UNDER is 4-0 in the Spurs last 4 home games.
  • The Thunder are 7-2 ATS in their last 9 games following an ATS loss.

AT&T Center has not been kind to the Thunder, however. Kevin Durant and company have an awful record against the Spurs in Texas, dropping six of their previous 30 at the stadium.

When the Thunder take the road, high-scoring games tend to follow. The total has gone OVER in six of the Thunder’s last seven games away from Oklahoma City.

This series is shaping up to be another clash of an elite offense against a top notch defense. The Thunder scored 112 points per game on 47.6 percent shooting against Dallas in the first round, while San Antonio held Memphis to 81 points per game on 39.4 percent shooting in a first-round sweep.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those looking to pick the visitors as their prediction to cover in this one found the Oklahoma City Thunder listed as 6-point underdogs earlier at BetOnline. Meanwhile, the OVER/UNDER total betting line for this game was set at 200.5 at Bovada but may have moved since the betting odds opened.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 104-94 victory for the Spurs. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Oklahoma City Thunder vs San Antonio Spurs Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Oklahoma City Thunder will look to vanquish their hosts on Saturday, as they are 39-45-3 ATS versus the spread this season, while the San Antonio Spurs are 47-39 ATS. Oklahoma City is 42-45 against the points scored total betting line, while San Antonio is 36-48-2 versus the line. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and San Antonio vs Oklahoma City injuries news.

According to the betting Power Rankings at Odds Shark, it's the No. 8-rated San Antonio Spurs and the No. 2-rated Thunder in this NBA basketball matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively the game matches up San Antonio's No. 10-ranked offense (103.51 PPG) against a Oklahoma City Thunder defense that ranks No. 14 at 102.41 PPG. The San Antonio Spurs have averaged 48.39% from the field per game, more than the Oklahoma City Thunder have managed so far this NBA season (47.62% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

 

San Antonio cruised to victory on Sunday, running Memphis out of the gym and running up a 116-95 score at FedExForum.

Betting Trends
  • Oklahoma City is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Oklahoma City is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of Oklahoma City's last 12 games
  • Oklahoma City is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • San Antonio is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • San Antonio is 4-8 ATS in its last 12 games
  • San Antonio is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of San Antonio's last 7 games

Next Betting Matchups

Oklahoma City at San Antonio, Monday, May 2nd

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