Spurs on the floor against Golden State
The San Antonio Spurs are 4-0 SU and 3-1 ATS in their last four games against the Golden State Warriors as those Western Conference teams hit the hardwood again on Saturday night.
San Antonio and Golden State last met on December 19, with the Spurs picking up a 104-102 road victory as a 7-point underdog in an OVER result on the NBA odds. The UNDER, though, has paid off in five of their last seven meetings.
(Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). The Warriors currently sport a record of 44-26, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 33-35-2 ATS. The Spurs are 52-16 and 36-32 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Warriors post a 27-42-1 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Spurs have gone 40-28 against the number.
According to new Power Rankings at Odds Shark, it's the No. 5-rated Warriors and the No. 2-rated Spurs in this matchup. Predictive computer formulas point to a 101-98 win for the Spurs on Saturday.
Last time out for Golden State, they were a 115-110 winner as they battled the Bucks at home. The Warriors failed to cover in the match as a 12.5-point favorite, while 225 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Milwaukee was victimized by Stephen Curry for 31 points as the Warriors defeated the Bucks 115-110 in NBA action on Thursday.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Golden State's No. 11-ranked offense (103.67 PPG) against a Spurs defense that ranks No. 5 at 97.71 PPG. The Warriors have averaged 45.96% from the field per game, less than the Spurs have managed so far this season (48.89% on average).
San Antonio home to Philadelphia, Monday, March 24th
Golden State home to Memphis, Friday, March 28th