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Oklahoma City Thunder vs. San Antonio Spurs ATS Pick

Time: 8:00 PM EST Wednesday January 22, 2014, TNT

Location: AT&T Center – San Antonio, Texas

The San Antonio Spurs host the Oklahoma City Thunder in a huge Western Conference match up where the winner will end up on top in the West.

In their last games Oklahoma City beat the Portland Blazers 105-97 as a 6.5 point home favorite. San Antonio beat the Milwaukee Bucks 110-82 as the 15 point home betting choice.

In their last meeting a month ago on December 21, Oklahoma City beat San Antonio 113-100 on the road as a 3 point underdog. The Thunder also beat the Spurs 94-88 at home in November of year as a 2.5 point favorite.

Oklahoma City has won 8 of their last 10 meetings which includes in sweeping the Spurs 4 straight in last year’s playoffs.


Below are some key handicapping stats for this match-up with an against the spread pick from one of our professional sports handicappers.

These are 2 of the top scoring offensives in the league. The Blazers are 1st averaging 109.6 points per game and Houston is 5th with 105.1 PPG.

This season San Antonio is 17-6 at home and Oklahoma City is 13-7 on the road.

These 2 teams have gone Under the posted total in 5 of their 6 meetings.

The home team has a 5-1-1 record against the spread in the last 7 meetings.

Oklahoma City is 8-1-1 against the spread in their last 10.

Betting Odds
Point Spread: San Antonio -6
Over/Under Total Line: 204.5
Moneyline: Thunder +215 / Spurs -255

Straight up and Against the Point Spread Records
Oklahoma City Thunder: 32-10 SU / 24-18 ATS
San Antonio Spurs: 32-19 SU / 21-20 ATS

Key Betting Trends
• OKL is 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games.
• OKL is 6-1 ATS in their last 7 road games vs. a team with a winning home record.
• OKL has an Over record of 5-1 in their last 6 games playing on zero days rest.
• SA is 18-7 ATS in their last 25 games playing on 2 days rest.
• SA is 9-2 in Spurs last 11 home games vs. a team with a winning road record.
• SA has an Over record of 25-10-1 in their last 36 home games.

Sagarin Power Rankings
Oklahoma City Thunder: 97.65
San Antonio Spurs: 98.07

Key Player Injuries

[G] 12/27/2013 – Russell Westbrook Mid Feb (Knee)

[F] 01/19/2014 – Matt Bonner Prob Wednesday (Nose)
[G] 01/19/2014 – Tony Parker Prob Wednesday (Shin)
[G] 01/13/2014 – Danny Green Mid Feb (Hand)
[C] 01/5/2014 – Tiago Splitter Early Feb (Shoulder)

Point Spread Pick

The Thunder have owned the Spurs winning 3 straight and going 8-1-1 against the betting line in the last 10 in the series. San Antonio does catch Oklahoma City in a 3 in 4 spot and are on a mini hot streak winning 7 of their last 8 straight up. However, extending the margin and covering the spread has been lacking by the Spurs in recent games with 1-3 against the spread mark.
Take the Oklahoma City Thunder +6 at and Lay -105 instead of -110 on this game!

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