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San Antonio Spurs vs Brooklyn Nets 5/12/2021 NBA Picks and Previews

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San Antonio Spurs vs Brooklyn Nets 5-12-2021 NBA Picks and Previews

San Antonio Spurs vs Brooklyn Nets 5/12/2021 – The Brooklyn Nets are now on back-to-back wins and have reclaimed the second best record in the NBA Eastern Conference. They hope to stay that way and will need to win this next game against the San Antonio Spurs this coming Wednesday, May 12. Both teams are expected to meet each other at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. YES2 and Bally Sports SW-SA share the broadcast rights and will go live at 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time. NBA League Pass has the match up in their online live stream platform. The Brooklyn Nets are the favored team in NBA spreads to win over the San Antonio Spurs.

San Antonio Spurs vs Brooklyn Nets 5/12/2021

When: May 12, 2021 8:00 PM ET
Where: Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York
TV: YES2 | Bally Sports SW-SA
Stream: NBA League Pass

San Antonio Spurs vs Brooklyn Nets 5/12/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
San Antonio Spurs +5 (-111) 231.5 o (-111) +160
Brooklyn Nets -5 (-111) 231.5 u (-111) -180
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San Antonio Spurs Betting

The San Antonio Spurs are slowly getting their winning groove back by taking victories in two of their last three matchups. They were able to upset the Milwaukee Bucks during their last match in a high-scoring affair, 146-125. DeMar DeRozan had 23 points to lead the team in scoring while Dejounte Murray was not far behind doing 21 pints, nine assists and six rebounds. Keldon Johnson had 20 points and seven rebounds followed by Patty Mills having 20 points of his own coming from the bench. Lonnie Walker and Rudy Gay was able to chip in 19 points each to help the Spurs seal the upset win.

Players to watch: D. DeRozan SF 58 GP 58 GS 33.9 MIN 21.5 PTS 0.7 OR 3.6 DR 4.2 REB 7.1 AST 0.9 STL 0.3 BLK 1.9 TO 2.1 PF 3.7 AST/TO 22.16 PER

D. Murray PG 64 GP 64 GS 31.9 MIN 15.9 PTS 0.9 OR 6.1 DR 7 REB 5.4 AST 1.5 STL 0.1 BLK 1.8 TO 2.1 PF 3 AST/TO 16.84 PER

D. White PG 36 GP 32 GS 29.6 MIN 15.4 PTS 0.4 OR 2.6 DR 3 REB 3.5 AST 0.7 STL 1 BLK 1.3 TO 2.5 PF 2.8 AST/TO 15.15 PER.

Brooklyn Nets Betting

The Brooklyn Nets won an important game over the Chicago Bulls with the final score settling at 115-107. Kevin Durant led the scoring charge with 21 points, eight assists, four rebounds and three blocks while Joe Harris was not far behind with 17 points, five rebounds and two three-pointers. Bruce Brown had a double-double with 15 points and ten rebounds as the starting guard. Kyrie Irving played only 21 minutes and was able to give the team 13 points, five assists and three rebounds while Blake Griffin as the starting center also had 13 points along with four rebounds and four assists.

Players to Watch: K. Durant PF 31 GP 28 GS 33.5 MIN 28.2 PTS 0.4 OR 6.7 DR 7.1 REB 5.2 AST 0.8 STL 1.3 BLK 3.5 TO 2.1 PF 1.5 AST/TO 26.8 PER

K. Irving PG 51 GP 51 GS 35.4 MIN 27.4 PTS 1 OR 3.8 DR 4.8 REB 6.2 AST 1.4 STL 0.6 BLK 2.5 TO 2.7 PF 2.5 AST/TO 24.52 PER

J. Harden SG 34 GP 34 GS 37.3 MIN 25.4 PTS 0.9 OR 7.8 DR 8.7 REB 11 AST 1.3 STL 0.7 BLK 4.1 TO 2.4 PF 2.7 AST/TO 24.95 PER.

San Antonio Spurs vs Brooklyn Nets 5/12/2021 Betting Numbers

Trends

San Antonio Spurs

The total has gone OVER in 6 of San Antonio’s last 9 games.
San Antonio are 2-6 SU in their last 8 games.
San Antonio are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games against Brooklyn.
Spurs are 15-5 SU in their last 20 games against Brooklyn.
San Antonio are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games on the road.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of San Antonio’s last 7 games when playing on the road against Brooklyn.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Antonio’s last 5 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
San Antonio are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Atlantic Division division.
San Antonio are 3-6 ATS in their last 9 games played in May.

Brooklyn Nets

Brooklyn are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Brooklyn’s last 6 games.
Brooklyn are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Brooklyn’s last 5 games against San Antonio.
Brooklyn are 12-2 SU in their last 14 games at home.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Brooklyn’s last 7 games when playing at home against San Antonio.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Brooklyn’s last 5 games this season.
Brooklyn are 15-5 SU in their last 20 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Nets are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Southwest Division division.
Brooklyn are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games played in May.

Injuries

San Antonio Spurs

Trey Lyles PF Ankle is “?” Wednesday vs Brooklyn
Derrick White PG Ankle is out for season

Brooklyn Nets

James Harden SG Hamstring is upgraded to probable Wednesday vs San Antonio
Kyrie Irving PG Facial is “?” Wednesday vs San Antonio
Spencer Dinwiddie PG ACL is out for season
Joe Harris SG Hip is OUT Wednesday vs San Antonio
Chris Chiozza PG Hand is out indefinitely

Head-to-Head
San Antonio Spurs Brooklyn Nets
37-30-1 Against the Spread 34-34-0
33-35-0 Straight Up 38-30-0
111 Points per Game 119
112 Points Allowed per Game 115
46.3 Offensive FG% 49.2
79 Offensive FT% 80.83
35.53 Offensive 3PT% 39.01
46.96 Defensive FG% 46.24
75.11 Defensive FT% 77.73
37.45 Defensive 3PT% 36.8

San Antonio Spurs vs Brooklyn Nets Betting Picks

The Brooklyn Nets are very hard to beat and James Harden is rumored to return in this matchup against the San Antonio Spurs. The best sportsbook sees the Nets dominating this home game against the struggling Spurs.

Moneyline: The Nets as the heavily favored team is having an ML of -180 while the Spurs are at +160.

ATS: It is a wide five points across the spread with the Spurs getting the +5 while the Nets are at -5.

TOTALs: The given total for both teams to dance on is at 231.5 with the Spurs going over and teh Nets are under.

Score Prediction: 120 – 112, Nets