At 8:30 ET, the 33-29 Golden State Warriors will host the 13-50 San Antonio Spurs. The Warriors are currently favored by 9 points and have a moneyline of -405. The Spurs are on a 2-game losing streak and have a moneyline of +314. The over/under line for this matchup is 230 points.

This Western Conference matchup will be played at Chase Center in San Francisco. NBCS will have TV coverage for this game.

SAN ANTONIO SPURS VS GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS BETTING PICK

The Pick: San Antonio Spurs +9

This game will be played at Chase Center at 8:30 ET on Saturday, March 9th.

WHY BET THE SAN ANTONIO SPURS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 111-108 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 47.1% and knocking down 12 threes.

Can the Spurs Pull Off a Win at San Francisco?

San Antonio is 13-50 this season, which is 15th in the Western Conference. On the road, they are 6-29 compared to 7-21 at home.

The Spurs have lost two straight games and are 5-22 against non-conference opponents and 8-28 against the West. Today, they are 9-point underdogs vs. the Warriors.

In their last game, the Spurs lost to the Kings by a score of 131-129. They were 12-point underdogs in that game and covered the spread. The O/U line for that game was 235.5.

San Antonio has an average scoring differential of -10.2 points per game on the road. Their ATS record on the road is 17-18, and they are 14-14 ATS at home.

This season, the Spurs have played in 42 games with higher O/U lines than 230. Overall, their games have averaged 232.8 points per game, and their O/U record is 32-30-1.

Despite being one of the top teams in terms of pace, the Spurs are just 22nd in scoring at 112.4 points per game. On the road, they are averaging 110.2 points per game.

San Antonio’s offense has been below the NBA scoring average in 55.6% of their games this season. In terms of field goal percentage, they are 25th in the league at 46%.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Spurs are 15th in made threes but just 27th in three-point shooting percentage. Overall, they are 19th in two-point shooting at 53%.

Coming into the game, the Spurs’ defense is giving up an average of 120.4 points per game. So far, they have given up more points than the NBA league average in 69.8% of their games. In their previous game, the Spurs’ defense struggled against the Kings, giving up 131 points on a field goal percentage of 50%.

Can the Warriors Offense Score Enough at Home?

In games where the over/under line has been higher than 230 points, the Warriors have a record of 39-22. Today’s O/U line is set at 230 points, and Golden State has a season average of 235.6 points per game.

When favored this season, the Warriors have a record of 27-13 and are 20-20 against the spread as the favorite. Their average scoring margin in these games is +5.3 points per game.

Golden State’s last game finished with a combined score of 247 points, surpassing the O/U line of 223.5. The Warriors lost to the Bulls by a score of 125-122, failing to cover the spread (-8.5).

Overall, the Warriors are 33-29 this season, which puts them in 10th place in the Western Conference. Against the West, they are 16-21 and 5-9 against other teams in the Pacific Division.

Golden State is 34-27 against the spread this season, going 20-9 on the road and 14-18 at home. As the favorite, they are 20-20 ATS on the road and 14-7 ATS at home.

At home this season, the Warriors are averaging 117.9 points per game, which is 11th in the NBA. Overall, they are 6th in scoring at 118.7 points per game. In terms of pace, Golden State is 7th in the league with 100.3 possessions per game.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Warriors are one of the most prolific teams in the NBA. They are 2nd in three-pointers made per game at 15 and 3rd in three-point attempts at 40 per game. However, their overall field goal percentage is 16th in the league at 47%.

So far this season, Golden State has outscored the NBA scoring average in 61.3% of their games. In terms of assists, they are 4th in the league at 29.1 per game. On the offensive glass, the Warriors are 4th in the NBA with 12.4 offensive rebounds per game.

Coming into today’s game, the Warriors’ defense is giving up an average of 116.9 points per contest. Golden State’s defense is currently forcing 13.9 turnovers per game, which is 23rd in the league. Additionally, they enter the game ranked 27th in blocked shots, with an average of 4.3 rejections per game.