San Antonio versus Oklahoma City Thunder Spurs Pick Prediction NBA Pro Basketball Odds Preview 3-11-2013

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The 46-16 Oklahoma City Thunder will travel on a back to back when they face a rested San Antonio Spurs team in an NBA pro basketball game on Monday night. Tip off time from San Antonio is scheduled for 8:30PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by NBA TV.

The NBA odds from this game has the home team San Antonio Spurs favored by -2 ½ points with an over under line of 208 points. There has been no movement in the line since the NBA odds came out a few hours ago.

The teams have met twice this season with each team winning on their home court. OKC covered the spread on their home court with the game pushing in San Antonio.

Oklahoma City Thunder has a road record of 19-12 on the season. They win their fifth straight game following a 91-79 home victory against the Boston Celtics on Sunday afternoon as a -11 point betting favorite. The game finished under 199 points. OKC pulled away in the fourth quarter by outscoring Boston 23-14. They shoot 44.1% from the field and converted 4 of 16 from three. The Thunder held the Celtics to just 37.7% from the field and forced 19 Boston turnovers. Kevin Durant had 23 points and 11 rebounds on 6 of 16 shooting for Oklahoma City in victory. OKC sits in the top three in every key offensive category which are points per game, field goal, three point and free throw shooting. They defend very well as the Thunder allows 42.8% shooting good for second in the NBA in defensive field goal percentage this season.

The Spurs are 25-4 on their home court. Their three game win streak was snapped on Friday in a 136-106 home defeat to the Portland Trailblazers as a -11 ½ point betting favorite. The game landed over 202 points. San Antonio is crushed in the second half by getting outscored 79-49 in defeat. The team wasted a 52.4% shooting night with 6 of 19 from three point range. They pull down nine less rebounds than Portland and allowed the Trailblazers 61.6% shooting along with 12 of 21 from three point distance. Time Duncan had 18 points and eight rebounds for San Antonio on 8 of 14 shooting. On the offensive side of the court the Spurs are a very good shooting team. They are second in the league in offensive field goal percentage hitting on 48.9% from the field. San Antonio is fourth in NBA in scoring offense with 104.8 points a game. The team continues to be without Tony Parker who will be out for a month with an ankle sprain.

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