The 58-22 San Antonio Spurs will travel on a back to back as they face the 45-35 Golden St Warriors in an NBA pro basketball game on Monday night. Tip time from Golden St is scheduled for 10:30PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by NBA TV.
The NBA odds from this pro basketball contest is lined at a pick with an over under of 203 points. There has been no line movement since the odds came out a few hours ago.
This will be the fourth meeting of the year between the Spurs and Warriors with each team winning on their home court. Golden St has covered the spread in two of the three games.
San Antonio has a road mark of 23-17 on the season. They lose their sixth road game in a row following a 91-86 defeat at the LA Lakers on Sunday as a -3 ½ point betting favorite. The total landed under 196 points. The Spurs shot just 37.1% from the field and connected on 6 of 18 from three. They allowed the Lakers 36.5% shooting and lose the game because LA grabbed 12 more rebounds. Tim Duncan led the Spurs with 23 points and ten rebounds as he made 11 of 22 shots. It was a bad night for Tony Parker as he goes 1 of 10 from the field. San Antonio trails the Oklahoma City Thunder for the top seed in the Western conference with just two games remaining. OKC’s magic number is one. Any combination of one Thunder victory or Spurs loss will give the Thunder home court advantage throughout the Western conference playoffs. San Antonio has put up some great offensive numbers as the team is ranked in the top four in all four key areas.
The Warriors are 27-13 playing on their home court. They lose their second straight after a 118-116 road defeat on Friday to the LA Lakers as a +7 point underdog. The game finished over 208 ½ points. Golden St shot 47.4% from the floor and made 11 of 26 three pointers. They allowed the Lakers 51.5% shooting along with 12 of 25 coming from the three point line. The Warriors pulled down eight more rebounds than the Lakers and lose because LA attempted 34 more free throws. Stephen Curry led the Warriors with 47 points and nine assists as he made 17 of his 31 shots. Golden St sits in the sixth seed in the Western conference and holds a ½ game lead over the seventh seeded Houston Rockets with just two games remaining. If Golden St remains in the sixth seed they will avoid Oklahoma City or San Antonio in the first round of the playoffs. Golden St sits in the top eleven in the league in all four key areas of offense. The Warriors are a top five team in field goal and three point shooting defense. Teams make just 43.9% from the field against Golden St this season ranking fourth in the league.