Spurs vs. Thunder Prediction, Odds & Best Bet for March 12 (OKC Shines in Ideal Matchup)
Spurs vs. Thunder Game Info
- Date: Sunday, March 12, 2023
- Time: 7:00 p.m. ET
- Venue: AT&T Center -- San Antonio, Texas
- Coverage: BSSW and BSOK
The Oklahoma City Thunder head to San Antonio to face the Spurs in a Western Conference clash on Sunday. The Thunder are still fighting for a spot in the play-in tournament while the Spurs have fallen out of contention.
Will OKC pull out a crucial road win on Sunday? Or will San Antonio treat its fans to a home upset?
Spurs vs. Thunder Odds & Spread
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Not surprisingly, the Thunder are listed as slight road favorites on the spread and moneyline against the lowly Spurs. This game also features the highest total on Sunday's slate at 237.5 points.
Spurs vs. Thunder Betting Trends
- The Thunder compiled a 47-31-4 ATS record last year.
- The Spurs had an ATS record of 26-16 as underdogs of 3 points or more last year.
- Last season, 40 Thunder games went over the point total.
- There were 39 Spurs games (out of 82) that went over the total last season.
Spurs vs. Thunder Prediction & Pick
The Spurs have finally started to turn things around after their horrendous 16-game losing streak by winning three of their last five, including a huge 128-120 upset of the Denver Nuggets on Friday.
They've yet to beat the Thunder yet this year, however, going 0-2 against them so far. Neither game was particularly close, either, with OKC winning by eight and 16 points, respectively.
San Antonio has nothing to play for at this stage of the season, while the Thunder still have a possible postseason berth in their sights. OKC also boasts a potent offense that ranks second in the NBA in scoring, which is bad news for the Spurs' last-ranked defense.
San Antonio won't be able to keep up (24th in points), so the Thunder should win comfortably on the road.
Final Score Prediction: Thunders: 122 | Spurs: 114
Spurs vs. Thunder Best Bet
This is an ideal matchup for OKC given San Antonio's generous defense. There's a reason the Spurs haven't beaten the Thunder yet this year, and it's because OKC is the better team. The Thunder should be able to score at will here and cover the spread with ease, even on the second day of a back-to-back.
Bet: Oklahoma City Thunder -3 (-112)
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