In a Western Conference matchup, the Golden State Warriors (39-34) are taking on the San Antonio Spurs (18-56) at the Frost Bank Center. The game is set to tip-off at 7:00 ET and can be seen on NBCS.

Golden State is currently favored by 8.5 points and has a moneyline of -347. The over/under line for the game is 227.5. The Warriors are 10th in the Western Conference while the Spurs are 15th.

GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS VS SAN ANTONIO SPURS BETTING PICK

The Pick: San Antonio Spurs +8.5

This game will be played at Frost Bank Center at 7:00 ET on Sunday, March 31st.

WHY BET THE SAN ANTONIO SPURS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 112-104 in favor of the Warriors.
  • Our projections have Stephen Curry finishing with Stephen Curry points, 4 rebounds and 5 assists.
  • From the field, we have the Warriors finishing with a field goal percentage of 47.1% and knocking down 16 threes.

Can the Warriors Grab a Win in San Antonio?

Golden State is favored by 8.5 points today, and they have a record of 31-16 as the favorite this season. In their last three games, they have covered the spread and have an ATS record of 24-23 as the favorite.

The Warriors have won three straight games on the road and have an ATS record of 25-11 on the road. Overall, they are 21-15 on the road this season.

In Western Conference play, the Warriors are 19-24 compared to 20-10 against non-conference opponents. This puts them in 10th place in the West, and they are 5th in the Pacific Division.

Golden State’s O/U record for the season is 35-37-1, and the under has hit in three straight games. This season, their games have averaged 233.9 points per game compared to today’s line of 227.5.

In their last game, the Warriors defeated the Hornets by a score of 115-97. They were favored by 12 points in that game and easily covered the spread. The O/U line for that game was 219.5.

This season, the Warriors are 7th in the NBA in scoring at 118 points per game. On the road, they are 3rd in the league, averaging 118.1 points per game.

So far this season, the Warriors have outscored the NBA scoring average in 57.5% of their games. They have also made the 2nd most three-pointers per game in the league at 14.7.

When it comes to field goal percentage, the Warriors are 15th in the NBA at 47%. They are also 10th in the league in pace at 99.6 possessions per game.

At present, the Warriors’ defense is ranked 17th, allowing 115.9 points per game. When it comes to defending inside the arc, the Warriors squad is permitting opposing teams to shoot at a clip of 54.2% inside the arc, and they’re also giving up 35.7% from downtown.

Will the Spurs Pull Through as the Home Underdog?

San Antonio has won three straight games as the underdog and is 13-54 as the underdog this season. Today, they are 8.5-point underdogs at home vs. the Warriors.

The Spurs’ O/U record for the season is 37-36-1, and the over has hit in their last two games. On average, their games have finished with 231.5 points, which is higher than today’s line of 227.5.

In their most recent game, the Spurs beat the Knicks by a score of 130-126. They were 8-point underdogs going into the game and have now covered the spread in three straight games.

San Antonio’s overall record this season is 18-56, which is 15th in the Western Conference. Against the West, they are 11-34 and 1-13 against their division. At home, the Spurs are 10-27 compared to 8-29 on the road.

The Spurs’ ATS record for the season is 38-36, and they have covered in their last two home games. On average, they have an ATS scoring margin of -5.1 points per game at home and -9.1 points per game on the road.

At home, the Spurs have outscored their season average of 112.2 points per game by averaging 113.5 points per game. Overall, they are 22nd in the league in scoring. In terms of pace, the Spurs are 3rd in the NBA at 101.1 possessions per game.

So far this season, the Spurs have made 12.5 three-pointers per game, which is 17th in the league. In terms of three-point shooting percentage, they are 27th at 34%. In terms of field goal percentage, the Spurs are 25th in the league at 46%.

One area where the Spurs have excelled is in assists, as they are 2nd in the NBA at 29.8 per game. In terms of free throw shooting, they are 24th in the league in free throws made per game and 27th in free throw attempts.

So far, the Spurs’ defense is ranked 25th in the league at 119.3 points per contest. In terms of two point field goal attempts, the Spurs defense has allowed a shooting percentage of 55.9% while allowing 37.7% from downtown.