The Spurs and Thunder are set to face off at 7:30 ET on TNT. The Thunder will host the game at Paycom Center in Oklahoma City, OK. This Western conference matchup has an over/under of 238 points, and the Thunder are favored to win at home vs. the Spurs.
SAN ANTONIO SPURS VS OKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER BETTING PICK
The Pick: Oklahoma City Thunder -9
This game will be played at Paycom Center at 7:30 ET on Tuesday, November 14th.
WHY BET THE OKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 111-101 in favor of the Thunder.
- Our projections have Shai Gilgeous-Alexander finishing with Shai Gilgeous-Alexander points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists.
- From the field, we have the Thunder finishing with a field goal percentage of 48.2% and knocking down 13 threes.
Can the Spurs Pull Off a Road Win?
Facing the Thunder, the Spurs currently hold an overall record of 3-7 and aim to end their five game losing streak. In road games, the Spurs have a 2-3 record this season, in contrast to their 1-4 record when playing at home.
San Antonio comes in with an overall ATS record of 4-6 so far this season. When playing on the road, the Spurs hold an ATS record of 2-3 in contrast to a 2-3 record against the spread when playing at home.
The Spurs’ offense finished with 113 points in their previous game, mirroring their current average of 113 points per contest. The top scorer for the Spurs was Keldon Johnson with 20 points, while Victor Wembanyama also chipped in with 18 points.
Coming into the game, the Spurs’ defense is giving up an average of 124.2 points per game. So far, they have given up more points than the NBA league average in 100.0% of their games.
So far this season, the Spurs’ defense has struggled with fouls, averaging 13th in fouls per contest. On average, opponents are getting to the line 23.3 times per game vs. San Antonio.
Will the Thunder Make it Happen at Home?
The Thunder will face the Spurs bringing in an overall record of 6-4 and a 2-1 record over their previous three games. This season, when playing on the road, the Thunder have a 3-1 record, while their record at home is 3-3.
Oklahoma City comes in with an overall ATS record of 7-3 so far this season. Oklahoma City has gone 2-2 against the spread this season when they are the favorites, and they are 5-1 when playing as underdogs.
Coming off their recent game, the Thunder offense tallied 111 points in a matchup against the Suns. Their field goal percentage for the game was 48.8%, and they made 10 threes. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander is leading the team in scoring at 29.4 points per contest. Jalen Williams has also been a key contributor with a PPG average of 17.9 going into the game.
Currently, the Thunder’s defense holds the 17th rank in the NBA, allowing 114.1 points per game.
When it comes to forced turnovers, the Thunder are forcing 14 per game, which is 15th in the league. They also come into the game sitting 6th in blocked shots at 6.2 per game.