Brooklyn Nets vs San Antonio Spurs NBA Betting Prediction

NBA Brooklyn Nets vs San Antonio Spurs Prediction 3/17/2024

The Brooklyn Nets (26-41) travel to face off against the San Antonio Spurs (14-53) on Sunday, March 17th. This game will be played at Moody Center in Austin and televised on NBA. Both the Nets and Spurs will be looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. Tip off is scheduled for 7:00 ET.

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The Nets Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

The Nets were defeated by the Pacers in the most recent game, concluding with a score of 121-100. Turning the tide, the Nets picked up the win, overcoming a halftime deficit of 59-57.

When playing on the road this season, the Nets have gone 10-23 compared to their 16-18 record at home. Overall, the Nets are 26-41 and are looking to snap their two game losing streak as they face the Spurs.

Brooklyn has an overall ATS record of 29-35 as they come into today’s game. The Nets have suffered two consecutive ATS losses when playing as underdogs, and they are 12-10 against the spread when they are the favorites.

The Spurs Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

San Antonio’s most recently played the Nuggets and lost with a final score of 117-106. Alonside their straight-up loss, the Spurs failed to cover the spread as +10.5 point underdogs. Concerning the over/under, the total of 223 points remained below the established over/under line of 224.5.

In their last five games, the Spurs are 1-4 and have an overall record of 14-53. In the Western Conference, the Spurs are currently ranked 15th, and are 5th in the Southwest division.

San Antonio arrives with an ATS record of 33-34 for the season up to this point. San Antonio has covered the spread in two consecutive road games, while maintaining an ATS record of 18-18 on the road as opposed to 15-16 at home.

Nets Offense Breakdown

Through 67 games games, Brooklyn is averaging 111.7 points per game (25th).

When it comes to scoring, the Brooklyn Nets are 25th in the NBA with an average of 111.7 points per game. On the road, they average 109.4 points per game (25th).

So far this season, the Nets have outscored the NBA scoring average in 40.3% of their games. They have also made an average of 13.7 three-pointers per game (6th).

When it comes to field goal percentage, the Nets are 26th in the league at 45%. In terms of pace, they are 25th at 97 possessions per game.

Spurs Offense Breakdown

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In 67 games games, San Antonio has an average of 112.2 points per game (21st).

This season, the Spurs have been an above-average scoring team at home, averaging 114.0 points per game (18th). Overall, they are averaging 112.2 points per game (21st).

San Antonio’s offense has been one of the most efficient in terms of pace, ranking 3rd in the league with 100.9 possessions per game. However, they have struggled with their field goal shooting, ranking 24th in the NBA at 46%.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Spurs are 15th in the league in made threes per game (12.6). However, they are just 26th in three-point shooting percentage at 35%.

Nets Team Defense

On defense, Nets is currently around the league average in points allowed, giving up an average of 114.0 points per game. When it comes to defending inside the arc, the Nets squad is permitting opposing teams to shoot at a clip of 53.5% inside the arc, and they’re also giving up 37.6% from downtown.

Spurs Team Defense

Looking at the Spurs defense, they will be looking for a better performance considering they are currently conceding 119.8 points per game (25th). In terms of two point field goal attempts, the Spurs defense has allowed a shooting percentage of 56.0% while allowing 37.9% from downtown.

Key Players For The Nets And Spurs

The outlook for today’s matchup points to Cam Thomas as the primary point contributor for the Nets, finishing with 21 points while maintaining a 8/17 shooting accuracy. For the season, he has been averaging 21.3 points per game, in addition to 3.1 rebounds.

As for San Antonio, Devin Vassell is projected to be the primary scorer for the Spurs. Our forecast has him finishing the game with 20, and adding 4 rebounds. This season, he has put together a field goal percentage of 46.9%, and he is contributing 19.2 points per game on average.

Nets vs Spurs Trends

  • Although Brooklyn has a straight up record of 1-2 in their last three road games, they have not held up as well vs the spread going 1-2. The team averaged 108 points per game in these games.
  • Across their last three home contests, San Antonio has a 2-1 record vs the spread. Their overall mark in these games was 1-2, while averaging 118 points per game.
  • In their last ten games as the betting underdog, the Nets have a straight up record of 3-7 and an ATS mark of 3-6-1.
  • Through their last five games as the favorite, the Spurs have an ATS record of 4-1 and a straight up mark of 4-1.

Nets vs Spurs Prediction

Entering the game as underdogs with a spread of +1, the Nets is our point spread pick. Our projections not only see them covering the spread but also indicate a solid chance of an outright victory. This is a good choice for those looking for a higher moneyline payout.

Right now, the over/under line for the game is sitting at 220.5 and given that our model is projecting 210 points between the teams, we like the under.

All odds are courtesy of Action247 Sportsbook. Good luck!!

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