San Antonio favored by 6 against Philadelphia on Monday
San Antonio Spurs vs Philadelphia 76ers Odds
San Antonio travels to Philadelphia on Monday, hoping to boost its 32-11 mark with a victory over the 76ers.
(Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). The 76ers currently sports a record of 17-23, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 17-23 ATS. The Spurs are 32-11 and 25-17-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the 76ers post a 23-17 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Spurs have gone 19-24 against the number.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game pits the 76ers, currently No. 26 in the Odds Shark NBA Power Rankings, against the Spurs, who rate No. 1 in the most recent survey. Meanwhile, math and computer handicapping models run on this game predict a 106-94 victory for the Spurs.
How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Philadelphia's No. 23-rated squad against San Antonio's No. 20-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Philadelphia rates No. 21 in the league with 6.5 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 4 with 8.7 per outing.
Defensively, the Spurs feature the league's No. 18-rated defense on the road, giving up 99.8 points per game. Philadelphia, meanwhile, comes in at No. 21 in the league in scoring at home.
Last time out for San Antonio, they were a 98-93 winner as they battled the Hawks on the road. The Spurs covered in the match as a 3.5-point favorite, while 191 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Tony Parker scored 23 points and chipped in with 12 assists for San Antonio on Saturday, leading the Spurs to a 98-93 victory over Atlanta at Philips Arena.
In their last action, Philadelphia was a 108-101 winner at home against the Raptors. They covered the 4-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (209) was profitable news for OVER bettors. Jrue Holiday poured in 33 points for Philadelphia on Friday, as they defeated Toronto 108-101 at Wells Fargo Center.
San Antonio Spurs Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing New Orleans are 7-3
After playing Atlanta are 9-1
After a win are 7-3
Philadelphia 76ers Trends:
When playing on Monday are 2-8
Before playing Milwaukee are 5-5
After playing Toronto are 3-7
After a win are 2-8
A few Spurs at 76ers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of San Antonio's last 9 games
San Antonio is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
San Antonio is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Antonio's last 5 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 13 of Philadelphia's last 14 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games
Philadelphia is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against San Antonio
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games when playing at home against San Antonio
San Antonio home to New Orleans, Wednesday, January 23
Philadelphia at Milwaukee, Tuesday, January 22