Spurs vs Warriors Betting Preview
The San Antonio Spurs have won 16 games in a row against the Golden State Warriors and they'll try to keep that streak alive when the teams meet in NBA betting action on Friday night.
Overall San Antonio is 18-2 SU and 13-5-2 ATS over its past 20 games against Golden State dating back to 2007, although the Warriors did manage to cover an 11.5-point spread at the sportsbooks in their 95-88 road loss to the Spurs on January 18.
The Warriors sport records of 31-23 and 28-24-2 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Spurs sit at 44-12 and 31-23-2 ATS on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 34-19-1 for the Warriors and 26-29-1 for the Spurs. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Warriors sit at No. 9 in the current NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Spurs are at No. 2 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Spurs will win this game 109-100.
How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Golden State's No. 4-rated squad against San Antonio's No. 26-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Golden State rates No. 8 in the league with 7.8 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 4 with 8.6 per outing.
Defensively, the Spurs feature the league's No. 12-rated defense on the road, giving up 98.8 points per game. Golden State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 11 in the league in scoring at home.
San Antonio won its last outing, a 116-90 result against the Clippers on February 21. The Spurs covered in that game as a 4-point underdog, while the 206 combined points took the game OVER the total. The battle between the Spurs and Clippers didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Los Angeles was handed a 116-90 defeat on Thursday at STAPLES Center.
Golden State won its last outing, a 108-98 result against the Suns on February 20. The Warriors covered in that game as an 8.5-point favorite, while the 206 combined points took the game UNDER the total. Phoenix was scorched by Klay Thompson for 28 points as the Warriors defated the Suns 108-98 in NBA action on Wednesday.
San Antonio Spurs Trends:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Phoenix are 7-3
After playing LA Clippers are 9-1
After a win are 9-1
Golden State Warriors Trends:
When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing Minnesota are 2-8
After playing Phoenix are 3-7
After a win are 6-4
A few Spurs at Warriors trends to consider:
San Antonio is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
San Antonio is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
San Antonio is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Golden State
San Antonio is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Golden State
Golden State is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Golden State's last 13 games
The total has gone OVER in 14 of Golden State's last 19 games when playing at home against San Antonio
Golden State is 2-9-1 ATS in its last 12 games when playing San Antonio
San Antonio at Phoenix, Sunday, February 24
Golden State at Minnesota, Sunday, February 24