San Antonio Spurs vs. Oklahoma City Thunder - 1/2/20 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Oklahoma City Thunder (18-15) at San Antonio Spurs (14-18)
NBA Basketball: Thursday, January 2, 2020 at 8:30 pm (AT&T Center)
The Line: San Antonio Spurs -2 -- Over/Under: 218.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Oklahoma City Thunder and San Antonio Spurs meet Thursday in NBA action at the AT&T Center.
The Oklahoma City Thunder look to stay hot after winning seven of their last eight games. The Oklahoma City Thunder are averaging 108.2 points on 46.6 percent shooting and allowing 107.3 points on 45.4 percent shooting. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander is averaging 19.8 points and 5.2 rebounds while Dennis Schroder is averaging 18.4 points and 3.7 assists. Danilo Gallinari is the third double-digit scorer and Chris Paul is dishing 6.5 assists. The Oklahoma City Thunder are shooting 33.9 percent from beyond the arc and 79.6 percent from the free throw line. The Oklahoma City Thunder are allowing 33.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.9 rebounds per game. The Oklahoma City Thunder have won five of their last seven road games.
The San Antonio Spurs need another win after winning seven of their last 11 games. The San Antonio Spurs are averaging 113.4 points on 47.4 percent shooting and allowing 114.9 points on 46.4 percent shooting. DeMar DeRozan is averaging 21.2 points and 5.3 rebounds while LaMarcus Aldridge is averaging 19.4 points and 2.5 assists. Bryn Forbes is the third double-digit scorer and Patty Mills is dishing 2.1 assists. The San Antonio Spurs are shooting 36.6 percent from beyond the arc and 77.8 percent from the free throw line. The San Antonio Spurs are allowing 36.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 46.5 rebounds per game. The San Antonio Spurs have won three of their last four home games.
The Thunder are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games playing on 1 days rest, 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games as an underdog and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Spurs are 4-1-1 ATS in their last 6 games playing on 1 days rest, 3-1-1 ATS in their last 5 games as a favorite and 5-2-1 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The under is 4-0 in Thunder last 4 overall. The over is 5-0 in Spurs last 5 home games. The Thunder are 0-6 ATS in the last 6 meetings in San Antonio and 1-4 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
The home team has won nine of the last 10 meetings between the Thunder and Spurs. The Oklahoma City Thunder are possible the biggest surprise of the season right now and look like a possible playoff team in the West, however, they're losing on the road by an average of 2.8 points. The San Antonio Spurs have quickly turned things around and are winning their last five games by an average of 6.4 points while shooting 54.2 percent from the field. In a battle between two hot teams, I'll side with the home trend and lay the bucket with the Spurs.