3/16/09 NBA Free Pick: San Antonio Spurs at Oklahoma City Thunder Print
Written by Anthony Rome   
Monday, 16 March 2009 06:25

The San Antonio Spurs hit the road Monday night to take on the Oklahoma City Thunder. Let’s take a look at the odds, trends, injuries and hand out a NBA Free Pick for this matchup.

Bet on the Spurs at Thunder

Tip off: 8:05PM ET

Odds: Oddsmakers from online sports book SPORTSBETTING.COM have made San Antonio 5-point favorite.

Over/Under Total: 189

Top Public Betting Trends:

All games in this series since 1996

SAN ANTONIO is 29-27 against the spread versus OKLAHOMA CITY since 1996

SAN ANTONIO is 36-21 straight up against OKLAHOMA CITY since 1996

27 of 53 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL since 1996

Games over the last 3 seasons

SAN ANTONIO is 6-2 against the spread versus OKLAHOMA CITY over the last 3 seasons

SAN ANTONIO is 7-1 straight up against OKLAHOMA CITY over the last 3 seasons

4 of 8 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons

All games played at OKLAHOMA CITY since 1996

OKLAHOMA CITY is 14-12 against the spread versus SAN ANTONIO since 1996

OKLAHOMA CITY is 14-13 straight up against SAN ANTONIO since 1996

15 of 24 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL since 1996

Games played at OKLAHOMA CITY over the last 3 seasons.

SAN ANTONIO is 3-1 against the spread versus OKLAHOMA CITY over the last 3 seasons

SAN ANTONIO is 3-1 straight up against OKLAHOMA CITY over the last 3 seasons

2 of 4 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons

Key Injuries:

SAN ANTONIO

[C] 02/01/2009 - Ian Mahinmi is expected to miss 6-10 weeks (Ankle)

[G] 03/09/2009 - Manu Ginobili is expected to miss another 1-2 weeks (Shin)

[C] 03/06/2009 - Drew Gooden is expected to miss at least 1 week. (Groin)

OKLAHOMA CITY

[F] 10/10/2008 - D.J. White is out indefinitely (Jaw)

[F] 01/29/2009 - Desmond Mason expected to miss the rest of the season (Knee)

Free Pick: Our free pick for this game is Spurs -5.

Bet on the Spurs at Thunder

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Posted: 3/16/09 11:25AM ET

 

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