It will be a critical Game 5 of the best of seven Western conference NBA playoff series between the Golden St Warriors and San Antonio Spurs in a pro basketball game on Tuesday night. Tip off time for game five is scheduled for 9:30PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by TNT TV.
The NBA odds from this pro basketball playoff game have the home side San Antonio Spurs favored by -7 points with an over under line of 195 points. There has been no line movement in this NBA playoff contest since the odds came out a few hours ago.
The Golden St Warriors have knotted this Western conference playoff series at 2-2 following their 97-87 home overtime victory against the San Antonio Spurs as a +2 point underdog. The total landed under 198 points.
It was all tied up at 84 after four quarters and the Golden St Warriors outscored San Antonio 13-3 in the overtime session to gain the victory in game four..
The Warriors survived another poor shooting game at home as they connect on 38% from the floor and 7 of 18 from three point distance. Golden St made 20 of 25 free throws and crushed the Spurs on the glass by a 65-51 margin. The Warriors turned the ball over 18 times. Harrison Barnes led the Warriors with 26 points and ten rebounds as he connected on 9 of 26 from the floor. Backup guard Jarrett Jack came off the bench for 25 points and seven boards on 9 of 16 shooting. Golden St is seventh in the league in scoring offense with 101.2 points scored per game and is the best three point shooting team in basketball by making 45.8% from the floor. They hold teams to just 43.9% shooting ranking fourth best in basketball.
The Spurs shoot a miserable 35.5% from the field and made 7 of 27 three pointers. San Antonio hurt their cause by missing 11 of 25 free throws and failed to take advantage of six less turnovers than the Warriors. Manu Ginobili led the Spurs with 21 points and four rebounds on 8 of 18 shooting. Tim Duncan scored 19 points and grabbed 15 rebounds as he made 7 of his 27 shots. The Spurs are an efficient basketball team and poor execution rarely costs this team win as it did in game four with poor field goal and free throw shooting. The Spurs are a top five team in all four key areas of offense which are points per game, field goal, three point and free throw shooting.