Spurs vs. Warriors Pick
Who Oddsmakers Like: Golden State. According to oddsmakers at YouWager, the Warriors are an 11-point favorite on the spread line. The total is set at 215 points. Golden State opened as a 10-point fave, while the total has dropped from 216.
Who the Public Likes: San Antonio. As of Saturday afternoon, 51 percent of public bets are siding with the visiting Spurs. Online wager info also states that 63 percent of bets are on the over.
Who We Like: The Warriors won the first meeting this season by a score of 112-92 in San Antonio on Nov. 2. Golden State is 7-3 ATS in the last 10 meetings, while the over has gone 7-3. San Antonio ended a two-game losing skid its last game with a 129-81 victory at the Suns. The Spurs are 5-5 ATS in their last 10 games, while the over has gone 7-3. Golden State also ended a two-game losing streak with a 121-103 home victory against the Mavericks its last contest. The Warriors are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games, while the under is 6-4.
Neither team is in its best form of the season in recent weeks, although the convincing wins by both in the most recent outings are promising. The Warriors have struggled to cover the spread lately and my gut feeling is that the Spurs step up to the challenge and stay within the big number tonight. San Antonio is well-coached with intelligent players and it should serve them well in this game.
NBA DAILY PREDICTION: SAN ANTONIO SPURS +11