Thunder vs Spurs Prediction - NBA Picks 3/12/23
San Antonio Spurs (17-49) vs Oklahoma City Thunder (31-35)
Game Info: Sunday, March 12, 2023 at 7:00 pm (AT&T Center)
Betting Odds: San Antonio Spurs +3.5 -- Over/Under: Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Oklahoma City Thunder and San Antonio Spurs meet Sunday in NBA action at the AT&T Center. Let’s preview this game and give out a pick and prediction.
The Oklahoma City Thunder are averaging 118.2 points on 47 percent shooting and allowing 117 points on 47.3 percent shooting. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander is averaging 31.2 points and 5.7 assists, while Josh Giddey is averaging 16.2 points and 6.2 assists. Luguentz Dort is the third double-digit scorer and Jalen Williams is grabbing 4.2 rebounds. The Oklahoma City Thunder are shooting 36.2 percent from beyond the arc and 80.2 percent from the free throw line. The Oklahoma City Thunder are allowing 36 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.6 rebounds per game.
The San Antonio Spurs are averaging 112.3 points on 46.8 percent shooting and allowing 122.3 points on 50.8 percent shooting. Keldon Johnson is averaging 21.6 points and 4.9 rebounds, while Devin Vassell is averaging 19 points and 3.6 assists. Devonte’ Graham is the third double-digit scorer and Tre Jones is grabbing 3.5 rebounds. The San Antonio Spurs are shooting 34.1 percent from beyond the arc and 74.7 percent from the free throw line. The San Antonio Spurs are allowing 39.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.1 rebounds per game.
The Thunder are 31-8 ATS in their last 39 Sunday games and 7-3-3 ATS in their last 13 road games. The Spurs are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 home games and 5-16 ATS in their last 21 games overall. The over is 7-0-1 in Thunder last 8 overall. The over is 28-13 in Spurs last 41 overall. The Thunder are 3-7 ATS in the last 10 meetings in San Antonio and 3-0-1 ATS in the last 4 meetings.
The Oklahoma City Thunder have been in a bit of a funk lately and are on the end of a back to back. However, OKC is the better team no matter how you slice it and thee are games they need to take advantage of if they're going to hang around in the play-in tournament. The San Antonio Spurs are in full tank mode, and that includes losing at home by an average of 7 points. I'll lay the chalk with the Thunder.