Spurs vs. Suns Pick
Who Oddsmakers Like: San Antonio. According to oddsmakers at YouWager, the Spurs are listed as a 9.5-point favorite on the spread line. The total is set at 204. San Antonio opened as an 8.5-point favorite, The over-under has dropped after opening at 207.5.
Who the Public Likes: Phoenix. As of Wednesday afternoon, 62 percent of public bets have sided with the Suns on the spread. Online bets have seen 70 percent come in on the under.
Who We Like: These two squads have met three times already this season, with the Spurs winning all three matchups and covered the spread twice. The under has hit all three games. The Spurs have dropped two games in a row with the total going 1-1. Over the last 10 games, San Antonio is 5-5 ATS and 5-5 on over-unders. Phoenix has lost three in a row straight up and eight of their last nine. The Suns are 5-5 ATS in its last 10 games and the under has hit six times out of 10.
I'm leaning toward the Spurs here. With Devin Booker out of the lineup and being on a back-to-back, the Suns are at a severe disadvantage here despite being at home. I'm banking on San Antonio to sweep the season series.
NBA DAILY PREDICTION: SAN ANTONIO SPURS -9.5