The 42-35 Atlanta Hawks will travel on a back to back as they face the 56-20 San Antonio Spurs in an NBA pro basketball game on Saturday night. Tip off time from San Antonio is scheduled for 8:30PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by the NBA League Pass Channel.
The NBA odds from this pro basketball game has the home team San Antonio Spurs favored by -7 ½ points with an over under line of 194 ½ points. There has been no line movement since the NBA odds were released a few hours ago.
In their lone meeting this season it was the Spurs with the 98-93 road victory against the Hawks as a -3 ½ point betting favorite. The total landed under 194 points.
Atlanta has a road record this season of 18-20 straight up. The Hawks lose their second straight after a 101-90 home defeat on Friday night to the Philadelphia 76ers as a -6 point betting favorite. The game finished under 192 ½ points. The Hawks fell behind 40-26 after one period in defeat. They shot 46.6% from the floor and made 5 of 17 three pointers. Atlanta allowed the 76ers 46.2% and pulled down seven less rebounds than Philadelphia. Josh Smith led the Hawks with 19 points and six rebounds as he made 8 of his 13 shots. Atlanta shoots the ball very well this season as the team ranks in the top six in the NBA in shooting and three point shooting percentage. The team connects on 46.5% from the floor and 37.6% from three point distance. Consistency has been a huge issue for this Atlanta Hawks team. They sit in the sixth seed in the Eastern conference trailing the fourth seeded Brooklyn Nets by two games with just fie games remaining.
The Spurs are 33-5 straight up on their home court this season. San Antonio loses for the third time in four games after a 100-88 road defeat on Thursday to the Oklahoma City Thunder as a +7 ½ point underdog. The game finished under 201 points. It was an uphill climb for the Spurs after one quarter by falling behind 29-18 in defeat. They shot just 39.8% from the floor along with 8 of 21 coming from three. San Antonio allowed the Thunder to connect on 46.3% of their shots with 12 of 24 from beyond the arc. Kawhi Leonard had 24 points and 14 rebounds for San Antonio as he made 9 of his 18 shots. The Spurs holds a ½ game lead over the Oklahoma City Thunder for best record in the Western conference with just six games remaining. The Spurs have shot the ball extremely well this season as the team hits on 48.4% from the floor ranking second best in the NBA.