San Antonio Spurs vs Golden State Warriors NBA Betting Prediction

NBA Spurs vs Golden State Warriors Prediction 3/9/2024

The San Antonio Spurs (13-50) travel to face off against the Golden State Warriors (33-29) on Saturday, March 9th. This game will be played at Chase Center in San Francisco and televised on NBCS. Both the Spurs and Warriors will be looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. Tip off is scheduled for 8:30 ET.

Spurs vs Warriors

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The Spurs Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

The Spurs is coming off a loss to the Kings in their latest game, ending with a score of 131-129. The Spurs may have lost the game outright, but they did succeed in covering the spread as +12 point underdogs. The over/under line for this matchup was set at 235.5 points, and the teams managed to exceed that total.

In their last five games, the Spurs are 2-3 and have an overall record of 13-50. In the Western Conference, the Spurs are currently in 15th place and are 5th in the Southwest division.

San Antonio’s ATS record sits below .500 (31-32). The Spurs maintain an ATS record of 17-18 on the road, while they have a 14-14 record vs. the spread when playing at home.

The Warriors Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

In the game against the Bulls, Klay Thompson was the top scorer for Golden State, recording 25 points. His field goal percentage for the game was 45.4%. Jonathan Kuminga contributed 19 points, but Golden State lost the game 125-122.

Coming into their matchup against the Spurs, the Warriors have an overall record of 33-29 and have gone 1-2 in their last three games. At home, the Warriors have gone 17-16 compared to 16-13 on the road.

Golden State comes in with an overall ATS record of 34-27 so far this season. When playing on the road, the Warriors hold an ATS record of 20-9 in contrast to a 14-18 record against the spread when playing at home.

Spurs Offense Breakdown

Through 63 games games, San Antonio is averaging 112.4 points per game (22nd).

On the season, the Spurs are 22nd in the league in scoring at 112.4 points per game. However, when they are on the road, they are averaging 110.2 points per game (24th).

San Antonio is 3rd in the NBA in pace at 101.2 possessions per game. Despite their pace, they are just 25th in field goal percentage at 46%.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Spurs are 11th in attempts but just 27th in three-point shooting percentage at 34%. Overall, they are 19th in two-point shooting at 53%.

Warriors Offense Breakdown

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The Golden State offense will take the floor in today’s game with the league’s 6th ranked offense at 118.7 points per game.

When playing at home, the Warriors are 11th in the NBA in scoring at 117.9 points per game. Overall, they are 6th in the league at 118.7 points per game. In terms of pace, Golden State is 7th in the NBA at 100.3 possessions per game.

So far this season, the Warriors have outscored the NBA scoring average in 61.3% of their games. In terms of field goal percentage, they are 16th in the league at 47%. When it comes to two-point shooting, Golden State is 18th in the NBA at 54%.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Warriors are 10th in the league at 37%. They are 2nd in three-point makes at 15 per game, but they are just 20th in free throw attempts at 21.2 per game. In terms of offensive rebounds, Golden State is 4th in the NBA.

Spurs Team Defense

Coming into the game, the Spurs’ defense is giving up an average of 120.4 points per game. So far, they have given up more points than the NBA league average in 69.8% of their games. Inside the arc, the Spurs defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 56.1% and 37.9% from three-point territory.

Warriors Team Defense

So far, the Warriors’ defense is ranked 18th in the league at 116.9 points per contest. When it comes to forced turnovers, the Warriors are forcing 13.9 per game, which is 23rd in the league. They also come into the game sitting 27th in blocked shots at 4.3 per game.

Key Players For The Spurs And Warriors

Our projections for today’s game indicate that Devin Vassell will be the primary scorer for the Spurs, with 20 points and going 7/16 from the field. Throughout this season, his average stands at 19.5 points per game, along with 3.9 rebounds.

As for Golden State, Jonathan Kuminga is projected to be the primary scorer for the Warriors. Our forecast has him finishing the game with 17, and adding 5 rebounds. Throughout the season, he has maintained a 53% field goal shooting rate and is averaging 15.7 points per game.

Spurs vs Warriors Trends

  • In their last ten games away from home, the Spurs have a straight up record of 1-9 while going 5-5 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 111 points per game in these contests.
  • In their last ten games at home, the Warriors have a straight up record of 8-2 while going 8-2 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 121 points per game in these contests.
  • The last ten games that San Antonio was the underdog, they have an ATS mark of 7-3 while going 3-7 straight up.
  • Through their last five games as the favorite, the Warriors have an ATS record of 4-1 and a straight up mark of 4-1.

Spurs vs Warriors Prediction

In this Spurs vs. Warriors matchup, our point-spread bet is on the Spurs at +9. While we project the Warriors to win 111-108, our recommendation is to bet on the Spurs for the point-spread.

As for the total, the line is currently sitting at 230 and our model has the Spurs and Warriors finishing with a combined 219 points. Our pick is to take the under.

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

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