The Golden State Warriors (-194) travel to San Antonio to take on the Spurs (+160) at 8:00 ET in a Western Conference matchup. The Warriors (-4.5) are currently 10th in the West and have lost two straight games. The Spurs (+4.5) are 15th in the West and have a record of 14-50. The over/under line for this game is 227.5.

This game will be played at the Frost Bank Center and can be seen on NBCS.

GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS VS SAN ANTONIO SPURS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Golden State Warriors -4.5

This game will be played at Frost Bank Center at 8:00 ET on Monday, March 11th.

WHY BET THE GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 111-106 in favor of the Warriors.
  • Our projections have Jonathan Kuminga finishing with Jonathan Kuminga points, 5 rebounds and 2 assists.
  • From the field, we have the Warriors finishing with a field goal percentage of 48.3% and knocking down 12 threes.

Can Golden State Pull Out the Win as Road Favorites?

Golden State has gone 2-2 against the spread in their last four games, and they are favored by 4.5 points today. As the favorite, the Warriors have a record of 27-14 and an ATS record of 20-21. On average, they have outscored their opponents by 4.9 points per game when favored.

The Warriors have an O/U record of 31-31-1 this season, and the over has hit in their last two games. This year, their games have averaged 235.7 points per game, and today’s line is set at 227.5.

In their last game against the Spurs, the Warriors lost by a score of 126-113. The O/U line for that game was 225 points. Golden State also lost to the spread, as they were favored by 12.5 points going into the game.

Currently, the Warriors are 10th in the Western Conference with a record of 33-30. Against the West, they are 16-22 and 5-9 against other teams in the Pacific Division. In non-conference games, they are 17-8.

On the road, the Warriors have an average scoring margin of +3.1 points per game. Their ATS record on the road is 20-9 compared to 14-19 at home.

The Warriors have been one of the best three-point shooting teams in the league this season. They are 2nd in made threes per game at 15 and 3rd in three-point attempts at 39.8 per game. Overall, they are shooting 37% from beyond the arc (9th).

In terms of scoring, the Warriors are 7th in the league at 118.7 points per game. On the road, they are averaging 119.7 points per game compared to 117.7 at home. Golden State has outscored the NBA scoring average in 61.9% of their games this season.

When it comes to pace, the Warriors are 7th in the league at 100.2 possessions per game. In terms of field goal percentage, they are shooting 47% (16th). Inside the arc, Golden State is making 54% of their shots (18th).

At present, the Warriors’ defense is ranked 18th, allowing 117.0 points per game. Opponents are hitting 54.4% of their two-point field goal attempts this season, and they’re also connecting on 35.9% of their three-point attempts.

Does San Antonio Have What it Takes to Win as Home Underdogs?

San Antonio is 14-50 on the season and is currently in 15th place in the Western Conference. In their division, they are in 5th place with a record of 1-10.

The Spurs have an ATS record of 32-32 for the season and have covered the spread in their last two games. At home, they are 14-14 ATS and 18-18 ATS on the road.

As the underdog, the Spurs are 10-49 this season and are getting 4.5 points today. They have gone 2-2 as the underdog in their last four games.

In their last game against the Warriors, the Spurs won 126-113 as 12.5-point underdogs. The O/U line for that game was 225 points.

This season, the Spurs have an O/U record of 33-30-1, and the over has hit in their last two games. On average, their games have finished with 232.9 points.

Today’s O/U line of 227.5 is slightly lower than their season average of 233.8 points. In 49 of their 64 games, the O/U line has been higher than 227.5.

At home, the Spurs are averaging 115.2 points per game, which is 16th in the NBA. Overall, they are 21st in scoring at 112.6 points per game. In terms of pace, San Antonio is 3rd in the league at 101.2 possessions per game.

When it comes to shooting, the Spurs are 24th in field goal percentage at 46%. From beyond the arc, they are 27th in the league at 35%. In terms of free throws, San Antonio is 29th in attempts and 26th in makes.

So far this season, the Spurs have outscored the NBA scoring average in 48.4% of their games. In terms of assists, San Antonio is 2nd in the league with an average of 29.9 per game.

On defense, the Spurs are ranked 25th in the NBA this season. So far, they have given up more points than the NBA scoring average in 70.3% of their games. Opponents are hitting 56.0% of their two-point field goal attempts this season, and they’re also connecting on 37.8% of their three-point attempts.