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Oklahoma City Thunder vs. San Antonio Spurs NBA Betting Picks

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Oklahoma City Thunder vs. San Antonio Spurs Betting Picks

The 2018 online NBA betting season continues this evening with a thrilling Oklahoma City Thunder vs. San Antonio Spurs Western Conference pairing. The Thunder have hit a bit of a bump and enter tonight’s matchup riding a 2 game losing streak. The Spurs on the other hand, recently had their 5 game winning streak snapped by the Grizzlies on the road. So which side will the NBA sportsbook betting odds favor this Thursday night?

Oklahoma City Thunder vs. San Antonio Spurs – Thursday, January 10th   

When: 9:30 pm ET

Where: AT&T Center, San Antonio, Texas

TV: TNT

Stream: Drama on TNT, NBA League Pass

Online NBA Betting Odds:

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Thunder -1½ (-110) 223 (-110)   -125
Spurs +1½ (-110) 223 (-110) +105
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Oklahoma City Thunder        

The Thunder enter tonight’s matchup sporting a 25-15 record that ranks them 3rd overall in the Western Conference. Right now the West is led by the Denver Nuggets, who own a 2 ½ game lead over Oklahoma City. Despite entering tonight’s match riding a 2 game losing streak, the online NBA betting odds are pegging OKC as a favorite over San Antonio on the road. This isn’t all that shocking, seeing as how the Thunder are 6-4 in their last 10 against the Spurs. On top of that, Oklahoma City comes in with the better defense seeing as how they rank 7th in points allowed while San Antonio ranks 11th.

Players to Watch: Paul George (26.8 ppg, 8.0 rpg, 3.9 apg), Russell Westbrook (21.2 ppg, 10.8 rpg, 10.3 apg), and Steven Adams (15.4 ppg, 10.2 rpg, 1.7 apg).

San Antonio Spurs 

The Spurs ride into this Western Conference pairing flashing a 24-18 record. Although they’re ranked 1st overall in the Southwest Division, the Spurs currently sit at the No. 7 spot in the conference. Obviously they’ll want to improve their playoff standing in the coming weeks and an upset over the Thunder would be huge this evening. However, the Spurs have done a pretty good job of rebounding given how crappy their start to the season was. Although the Thunder might be a better all-around team, San Antonio will be hungry to avenge their loss to the Grizzlies tonight.

Players to Watch: DeMar DeRozan (22.3 ppg, 6.1 rpg, 6.4 apg), LaMarcus Aldridge (19.8 ppg, 8.6 rpg, 2.4 apg), and Rudy Gay (13.6 ppg, 6.6 rpg, 2.4 apg).

Oklahoma City Thunder vs. San Antonio Spurs Betting Predictions

Trends

  • The TOTAL has gone UNDER in 4 of Oklahoma City’s last 5 games when playing on the road against San Antonio
  • Oklahoma City is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games when playing on the road against San Antonio
  • Oklahoma City is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against San Antonio
  • The TOTAL has gone UNDER in 6 of San Antonio’s last 7 games when playing Oklahoma City
  • San Antonio is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Oklahoma City
  • San Antonio is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Oklahoma City Thunder vs. San Antonio Spurs Betting Picks

So which side should mobile betting fans take in this Oklahoma City Thunder vs. San Antonio Spurs matchup? All in all, this one is a bit of a tossup. Even the online NBA betting odds feel that way about this matchup. However, the Thunder feel like a better pick here. Take them either straight up or against the spread this Thursday night. The money line is low enough to be a great option for Spurs fans. Sign up today to make your online betting prediction!

Score Prediction: 114-112 Oklahoma City.