The passing of the torch comes to mind when Golden State takes on San Antonio. Respected as a perennial power of the past the Spurs have dropped from great to merely good. Conversely no team is coveted with NBA Games Betting Odds like the Golden State Warriors. Fresh off a NBA title and two straight Finals appearances they show no signs of slowing down. While the Spurs are playoff bound nobody sees a title in their future. As for the Warriors they are in a heated fight with Houston for best in the West.
San Antonio Spurs vs. Golden State Warriors
Date and Time: Thursday, March 8, 2018, 10:30 p.m. Eastern
Location: ORACLE Arena, Oakland, California
NBA Betting Online Odds at SBG:
|Spurs||+11 (-110)||221 (-110)|
|Warriors||-11 (-110)||221 (-110)|
Spurs vs. Warriors TV Coverage: TNT
Red ink has been flowing with NBA Games Betting Odds for the San Antonio Spurs. With just two payouts in their last six games they look worn down. Just as alarming is San Antonio’s seven straight up losses in ten games. Over the total has soared in eight of their last ten games. Remaining in top form is a defense that ranks best in the NBA. What is clearly evident of the Spurs decline is an offense that ranks 27th in the Association. LaMarcus Aldridge carries the scoring load with 22 points per game.
Betting value has been a constant challenge for the Golden State Warriors. Popularity with the wagering public is a perpetual challenge. Lately the red ink has flowed with five spread losses in their last seven games. Home court has not been an advantage for the NBA champs. Hence the Warriors 14 payouts in 32 tilts at ORACLE. Stephen Curry is in top form with 27 points per game. Houston leads Golden State by a half game for top seed in the Western Conference. Offensively the Warriors rank best in the NBA. Defense they are subpar at 20th.
Team vs. Team
Head to head Golden State has dominated the sportsbook cashier’s cage vs. the Spurs. San Antonio has failed to get the money in their last five with the Warriors. Over the total has paid in six of the last seven between these teams. ORACLE Arena has provided a solid home court edge. Most noteworthy is Golden State’s five payouts in their last seven home games with the Spurs. Five in a row have gone over the number at ORACLE in this series. Between these two teams the disparity of scoring ability is quite definite.
Matchup to Watch
Firepower superiority with NBA Games Betting Odds is clearly with Golden State. Offensively the Spurs are simply outgunned in every way. Defensively the Spurs remain elite but keeping pace with the champs for 48 minutes isn’t likely. Ground down by the grueling NBA schedule Golden State is fading fast. Problematic is their inability to get scoring depth help for Aldridge.
Spurs vs. Warriors NBA games Betting Odds Picks
In conclusion the NBA baton of excellence has been passed from San Antonio to Golden State. Respect for the Spurs remains solid. However, reality dictates their best days are over. For the Warriors the best may be yet to come.
NBA Betting Online Pick: Golden State Warriors
NBA Betting Online Score Prediction: Warriors 120, Spurs 101