Saturday Night NBA Betting Picks: San Antonio vs. Golden State
Posted by: Anthony Yaylor
Before the Golden State Warriors emerged two years ago as the new dominant power of the Western Conference, the San Antonio Spurs were a top NBA Betting Online choice. San Antonio was long celebrated as Best in the West. Although there has been a definite changing of the guard, with Golden State now reigning supreme, the Spurs are still respected. Beyond that, San Antonio also boasts the best defense in basketball. Golden State hosts San Antonio on Saturday night.
San Antonio Spurs vs. Golden State Warriors
Date and Time: Saturday, February 10, 2018, 8:30 p.m. Eastern
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Spurs vs. Warriors TV Coverage: ABC
The San Antonio Spurs have a NBA betting online record of 35-21 straight up and 29-25-2 against the spread. In their last six games however, the Spurs came away with the cash just twice. A total of six out of the last eight San Antonio games have gone over the total. In their last game the Spurs crushed the Suns at Phoenix 129-81 as 10 point chalks. LaMarcus Aldridge dominated in the win at Phoenix with 23 points and 13 rebounds. He leads the Spurs with 22.4 points and 8.5 rebounds per game. San Antonio is the top ranked defense in the NBA but their anemic offense ranks only 27th in the Association for scoring.
The Golden State Warriors have been a terrible board value all season but especially as of late. The defending NBA champions have paid out in just two out of their last nine games. In their last game the Warriors were upset at home by Oklahoma City 125-105 as 10 point chalks. It was the third straight up loss for the Warriors in their last four games. Under the total has hit in four out of the last five games for Golden State. Head coach Steve Kerr nearly took the top job with the New York Knicks a few years ago. It was the best decision he never made. Instead he landed at Golden State and inherited the best player in the game with Stephen Curry. The rest has been history with back to back Western Conference titles.
Team vs Team
The online sportsbook series between the Warriors and Spurs is emblematic of the changing of the guard in the Western Conference. The Spurs have come away with the cash in just one out of their last six games against the Warriors. Over the total has paid out in five out of the last six games between San Antonio and Golden State. At the ORACLE Arena, the Warriors have hit the cashier’s cage in four out of their last six home games against the Spurs. The last four games at Oakland between the Warriors and Spurs have gone over the total.
Matchup to Watch
Golden State may not bring the best NBA betting online value to the board on a typical night but they have proven to rise to the occasion against the Spurs. The Warriors have always used the Spurs as a measuring stick since their emergence as the NBA’s marquee championship team. Motivation is the matchup edge in this one.
Spurs vs. Warriors NBA Games Betting Odds Picks
The Warriors have the numbers, youth, offense and motivational edge in this matchup. Golden State is the call.
NBA Betting Online Pick: Golden State Warriors
NBA Betting Online Score Prediction: Warriors 120. Spurs 101
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