At 7:00 ET, the San Antonio Spurs (-117) will host the Brooklyn Nets (-104) in a non-conference matchup. The Spurs (-1) are favored over the Nets with the over/under line set at 220.5.

San Antonio (14-53) has lost three straight games and is 15th in the Western Conference. Meanwhile, Brooklyn (26-41) has dropped two straight contests and is 11th in the Eastern Conference.


The Pick: Brooklyn Nets +1

This game will be played at Moody Center at 7:00 ET on Sunday, March 17th.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 107-104 in favor of the Nets.
  • Our projections have Cam Thomas finishing with Cam Thomas points, 3 rebounds and 3 assists.
  • From the field, we have the Nets finishing with a field goal percentage of 46.5% and knocking down 15 threes.

Will the Nets Exceed Expectations on the Road?

As the Nets look to snap their two-game losing streak, they are 1-point underdogs against the Spurs. This season, Brooklyn has been the underdog in 45 of their 67 games.

On the road, the Nets have an average scoring differential of -6.9 points per game. Their ATS record on the road is 11-22, and they are 10-23 straight-up.

Against the spread, the Nets are 29-35 overall and have failed to cover in their last two games. Their O/U record for the season is 33-34.

The Nets’ most recent game was a 121-100 loss to the Pacers. They were 8.5-point underdogs in that game, and the O/U line was 228.5.

For the season, the Nets are 26-41 and are currently in 11th place in the Eastern Conference. In non-conference games, they are 8-18 compared to 18-23 against the East.

On average, the Nets’ games have finished with 225.6 points this season, and today’s O/U line is set at 220.5. This year, 50 of their games have had higher O/U lines than today’s.

On the season, the Nets are 25th in the NBA in scoring at 111.7 points per game. However, they have been slightly better on the road, averaging 109.4 points per game compared to 113.9 at home.

When looking at their scoring in relation to the NBA average, the Nets have outscored the league average in just 40.3% of their games. They have also scored below their own average in two straight games.

In terms of three-point shooting, the Nets are 6th in the league at 13.7 made threes per game. Overall, they are 13th in three-point shooting percentage at 36%. From two-point range, Brooklyn is 26th in the NBA.

At this time, the Nets’ defense is positioned 15th in the NBA, permitting 114.0 points per game. In the terms of takeaways, Nets are causing 12.1 turnovers per game, ranking 8th in the league. They also enter the matchup ranked 15th in rejections, averaging 5.1 blocked shots each game.

Can San Antonio Lock in a Home Win?

San Antonio is favored by 1 point today against the Nets. This season, the Spurs have been favored in just five of their 67 games. As the favorite, they have a scoring margin of +14.6 points per game.

Overall, the Spurs are 33-34 against the spread this season, including an 18-18 record on the road. In their last three games as the underdog, they have also failed to cover the spread.

In their most recent game, the Spurs lost to the Nuggets by a score of 117-106. The O/U line for that game was 224.5 points, and San Antonio was getting 10.5 points. This loss dropped the Spurs’ record to 14-53 on the season.

This year, the Spurs have an O/U record of 33-33-1, and their games have averaged a combined 232 points. In their last three games, the final score has finished below the posted O/U line.

San Antonio is currently in 15th place in the Western Conference and 5th in the Southwest Division. Against the Western Conference, they are 9-31 and 1-11 against other teams in their division. In non-conference games, they are 5-22.

The Spurs have been one of the most efficient teams in the league this season, ranking 3rd in pace at 100.9 possessions per game. Despite their up-tempo style, they are just 21st in scoring at 112.2 points per game.

At home, the Spurs are averaging 114.0 points per game compared to 110.6 on the road. Overall, they have outscored the NBA scoring average in 46.3% of their games.

In terms of shooting, the Spurs are 24th in field goal percentage at 46%. They are also in the bottom third of the league in three-point shooting at 35%.

Coming into the game, the Spurs will be looking to improve their defense, as they are currently giving up 119.8 points per game (25th). On two point field goal attempts, the Spurs’ defensive unit is allowing a field goal percentage of 56.0% and allowing 37.9% from beyond the arc.