Line jumps in Spurs-Warriors matchup
Monday night's heavyweight matchup in the NBA is Spurs vs. Warriors and already the line has jumped two full points in favor of the home team.
The Warriors opened as 3-point favorites over the Spurs for tonight's 10:30PM ET tip-off, but according to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv Golden State is now -5. As for the total, the number jumped from 209 up to 210.
Our NBA Public Betting data shows that 70% of wagers are on the Warriors to cover the spread in this matchup. Golden State is 40-4 on the season and 26-17 against the spread, although San Antonio is no slouch at 38-6 overall and 30-14 at the betting window. Both teams have been extremely profitable for bettors this season.
The historical trends favor the Spurs, who have covered in five of the past six meetings between these two teams. They're also 4-1 against the number in their last five road games versus the Warriors, who are just 1-4 at the betting window in their last five home games. The under has also been profitable, cashing in four of the last five meetings between these two teams and in five of the last seven games in Oakland.